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21 questions and answers about GEOTRACES


We invite you to view this video introducing the International GEOTRACES Programme. Questions related to the GEOTRACES programme are asked to seven GEOTRACES researchers: how was the programme developed, why was it important for the programme to commit to developing a merged global database with rigorous data quality control, what is the international coverage of the programme, and others.

You can choose to view the entire video by clicking on the play button below (it lasts 18 minutes) or select a specific question below to view the sequence where this question is answered.

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Topics include:

Introduction to GEOTRACES - GEOTRACES Field Programme - GEOTRACES Data Management - GEOTRACES and Modeling -  GEOTRACES Intercalibration - GEOTRACES Capacity Building in Latin America - GEOTRACES and Paleo-oceanography GEOTRACES Discoveries

Introduction to GEOTRACES by Bob Anderson*:


What is GEOTRACES?BobAnderson 17


How did GEOTRACES come to life?

Have you already made discoveries using GEOTRACES data?


*Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, USA

The GEOTRACES field programme by Catherine Jeandel*:


What is a GEOTRACES cruise?Catherine


How are the GEOTRACES cruises organised?

What proportion of the world's oceans has already been covered by GEOTRACES?

 *CNRS, LEGOS-OMP, University of Toulouse, France


GEOTRACES Data Management by Reiner Schlitzer*:


What does data management mean in GEOTRACES?RSchlitzer recad


Why did you choose to develop an open-acess database?

As a modeler, what do you expect from GEOTRACES?


*Alfred Wegener Institute, Bremerhaven, Germany

GEOTRACES and Modelling by Alessandro Tagliabue*: 


As a modeler, what are you expecting from GEOTRACES?ATagliabue


What results from the comparision of models with GEOTRACES data?
 

Has GEOTRACES yelded new knowledge about hydrothermal sources?


*Dept. of Earth, Ocean & Ecological Sciences, University of Liverpool, UK

GEOTRACES Intercalibration by Maeve Lohan*:


Why set up a committee on the quality of data?Maeve recad


Technically speaking, what does intercalibration consist of?

What will GEOTRACES bring to the knowledge of marine micronutrients? 


*Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre, University of Southampton, UK

Capacity Building in Latin America by Vanessa Hatje*:


What is the importance of GEOTRACES for Latin American VHatjecountries?


What information does the rare earth elments provide in the exploration of oceans?

To what extend you benefit from the capacity building activities set up by GEOTRACES?


*CIEnAM, Instituto de Química, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil

GEOTRACES and paleo-oceanography by Liping Zhou*: 


What is paleo-oceanography?Liping Zhou


Why is GEOTRACES so important in the knowledge of past oceans?
 

What role do Asian countries play in GEOTRACES?


*Institute of Ocean Research, Peking University, China

GEOTRACES discoveries:


Have you already made discoveries using GEOTRACES data?15 Nature


Has GEOTRACES yelded new knowledge about hydrothermal sources?
 


What will GEOTRACES bring to the knowledge if marine micronutrients?


What information does the rare earth elments provide in the exploration of oceans?

 

 

 

 

 

 

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