The Oceans and Marine Geochemistry: Treatise on Geochemistry, Volume 6

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9780080451015: The Oceans and Marine Geochemistry: Treatise on Geochemistry, Volume 6

The oceans are vitally important to an understanding of how the Earth works as an integrated system because its chemical composition records transfer of elements through the Earth’s geochemical reservoirs as well as defining how physical, biological and chemical processes combine to influence issues as diverse as climate change and the capacity of the oceans to remove toxic metals. Much modern marine geochemistry aims to link and integrate studies of the modern oceans with work using proxies to define how ocean chemistry and the ocean/atmospheric system has changed through time on a number of different timescales. Special focus in such work is the carbon cycle and its link to changes in greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Volume 6 covers all the important topics needed for such an integrated approach, ranging from the contemporary ocean composition, transport processes in the ocean, paleoclimatology and paleo-oceanography from marine deposits, to the evolution of seawater composition.

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The oceanic record is central to monitoring and interpreting past climate change. Because the oceans are such a large carbon reservoir, fluctuation in atmospheric C02, and hence global temperature, are intimately linked to ocean composition. The factors that control past ocean chemistry are complex, and multi-proxy methods are the key to understanding them. My main research at present is to proxy seawater composition using the metal and isotopic contents of the carbonate shells of marine microfossils: planktonic and benthic foraminifera and to evaluate factors such as dissolution that influence carbonate chemistry. I am also interested in long-term records using bulk carbonates and ocean geochemical processes in general such as seawater composition and fluid flow through oceanic crust.

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"The book, like others within the Treatise, is an indispensable reference for academics and students in oceanography, specifically marine geochemistry. Scientists will also find in their pages a large amount of relevant information for their purposes."
-J. Albaiges, in INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENT AND CHEMISTRY

“This is a concisely and clearly written, truly balanced book, well illustrated by excellent diagrams and graphs, that summarizes the essentials of contemporary knowledge of the geochemistry of ocean. It is The New Testament in marine geochemistry. ...A must for any scientific library, for any student who wants to enter the amazing world of marine geochemistry, and for any scientist who wishes to improve his knowledge of topics beyond his own area of expertise. Non-professionals will find in this book all information they need about widely discussed problems like global warming, composition and history of seawater, the natural removal of toxins, etc."
- Journal of Sedimentary Research

"I have no doubt at all that this book represents the major benchmark of the collective writings and knowledge on the subject of marine geochemistry 40 years on. It deserves to be a classic and on every marine scientist's bookshelf."
--Professor Graham Shimmield, Director of the Scottish Associatoin for Marine Science

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