An International Study of the Marine Biogeochemical Cycles of Trace Elements and Isotopes


US GEOTRACES cruise in the Southern Ocean makes the cover of Eos science news magazine!

Read the article of the journalist Sofia Moutinho about her experience on board the GEOTRACES cruise…

Call for Review of 2024 SCOR Working Group Proposals

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Call for Applications for an Early-Career Scientist to Join the SCOR Executive Committee

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Building Capacity in Physical Chemistry Methods, Measurements and Modelling for Chemical Oceanography

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GEOTRACES highligted in the ICS report on science organizations in the digital era

GEOTRACES is provided as an example on the use of digital data platforms.

Science Highlights

A thorough estimate of the hydrothermal plumes on neodymium concentration and isotope oceanic cycles

Basak and coworkers investigated the influence of particulate matter on neodymium distributions in the Southern East Pacific Rise Hydrothermal Plume.

What are the drivers of the distributions of cadmium, nickel, zinc, copper and cobalt, manganese and aluminium in the Atlantic Ocean? Two papers are tackling this issue

The authors reveal that the distributions of dissolved tracers at depth in the South Atlantic are predominantly controlled by the mixing of North Atlantic Deep Water and waters of Antarctic origin…

Disentangling the sources and transport of iron in the Southern Ocean using a water mass mixing model analysis

Traill and co-workers used an extended optimum multiparameter analysis water‐mass mixing model…