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By Steven Emerson,John Hedges

the rules of chemical oceanography supply perception into the procedures regulating the marine carbon cycle. The textual content deals a historical past in chemical oceanography and an outline of ways chemical components in seawater and ocean sediments are used as tracers of actual, organic, chemical and geological techniques within the ocean. the 1st seven chapters current uncomplicated issues of thermodynamics, isotope systematics and carbonate chemistry, and clarify the impact of lifestyles on ocean chemistry and the way it has advanced within the fresh (glacial-interglacial) previous. this can be by way of themes necessary to knowing the carbon cycle, together with natural geochemistry, air-sea gasoline trade, diffusion and response kinetics, the marine and surroundings carbon cycle and diagenesis in marine sediments. . excellent as a textbook for upper-level undergraduates and graduates in oceanography, environmental chemistry, geochemistry and earth technological know-how and a useful reference for researchers in oceanography.

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