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


New SOLAS MSc programme

The Master programme on Ocean, Atmosphere and Climate (MSC-OAC) will run in its 2nd round from September 2023.

Discover GEOTRACES Education!

Every month a new video to better understand the ocean!

US GEOTRACES cruise in the Southern Ocean successfully completed!

GEOTRACES cruise GP17-OCE arrived in Punta Arenas, Chile on January 25, 2023, marking the end of a hard-fought but successful section.

Hybrid MarChemSpec Tutorial at OCB2023

A hands-on tutorial for a new marine chemical speciation model MarChemSpec on June 15-16 (WHOI/hybrid).

What can marine authigenic Nd isotopes be reliably used for? / 1-day hybrid workshop

We are organising a full day hybrid pre-conference workshop on Sunday 9th July: What can marine authigenic Nd isotopes be reliably used for? We aim to answer this question and […]

The 2023 Call for SCOR Working Groups is open!

The Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research Secretariat invites proposals for new working groups.

Science Highlights

Irradiance-normalized non-photochemical quenching (NPQ): a new proxy of iron stress for phytoplankton

Ryan-Keogh and his colleagues used NPQ to fingerprint the photo-physiological response of phytoplankton to their environment.

Exhaustive modelling study of the oceanic neodymium parameters

The conclusion of this study reinforces the important role of the solid particles in driving the neodymium oceanic cycle.

Dissolved manganese distribution in the Arabian Sea reveals many variable triggers

Analysis of dissolved manganese on samples collected on GEOTRACES cruises allowed Singh and colleagues to establish its basin-wide distribution in the Arabian Sea.