Science Highlights Archive

Some recent GEOTRACES science findings are reported below.  
When getting older they are compiled in the Science Highlights Archive where the "Title Filter" search box will allow you to filter them by words in title (please note that only one-word search queries are allowed e.g. iron, Atlantic, etc.).

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Title Published Date
A new application of aerosol iron isotopes: tracing anthropogenic iron; an example of the North Atlantic Ocean 26 July 2019
Upwelled hydrothermal iron stimulates massive phytoplankton blooms in the Southern Ocean 12 July 2019
The causes of the 90-ppm glacial atmospheric CO2 drawdown still strongly debated 12 July 2019
South Pacific particulate organic carbon fate challenges Martin’s Law 16 May 2019
About the decoupled fates of aluminium, manganese, cobalt and lead in the North Pacific Ocean 24 April 2019
On the optimal use of the seaFAST system 18 April 2019
A treasure of geochemical data to trace ocean circulation, ventilation, mixing, biogeochemical and hydrothermal processes 12 April 2019
Fate of different iron phases along the Lena river plume in the Arctic Ocean 11 April 2019
A new brick to the zinc-silicate-phosphate oceanic story 08 April 2019
More insights on the natural fertilization processes of the KERGUELEN plateau 04 April 2019
Isotopic chromium variations do not always reflect the occurrence of low oxygenated waters 19 March 2019
The Scottish shelf break is not a significant source of iron to North Atlantic surface waters 18 February 2019
All the bioactive elements are not affected by the land-ocean gradient of the atmospheric deposition along the Eastern Pacific Zonal Transect 13 February 2019
Using the three thorium isotope toolbox to probe the particle dynamic within an East Pacific Rise hydrothermal plume 07 February 2019
The circulation loop in the North Atlantic and Arctic oceans depicted by the artificial radionuclides 30 January 2019
Artificial intelligence helps investigate the oceanic zinc cycle 24 January 2019
Cadmium isotopes, tracers of the cadmium sequestration as cadmium sulphide in oxygen minimum zone? 07 January 2019
New BioGEOTRACES data sets: Connecting pieces of the microbial biogeochemical puzzle 21 December 2018
Important spatial variation of the Particulate Organic Carbon export along the GEOVIDE section in the North Atlantic Ocean 12 December 2018
Local geologies imprint the Antarctic Bottom Water neodymium isotopic signatures 11 December 2018
More realistic oceanic particle field improved the thorium-230 and protactinium-231 modeling 10 December 2018
The residence times of trace elements determined in the surface Arctic Ocean during the 2015 US Arctic GEOTRACES expedition 15 November 2018
Ever wonder how long your favourite element remains in the ocean before it’s gone again? 15 November 2018
Methylmercury subsurface maxima explain mercury accumulation in Canadian Arctic marine mammals 05 November 2018
Cadmium to phosphorus ratio in euphotic zone particulates: why does it vary? 05 November 2018
Helium-3 plumes in the deep Indian Ocean confirm hydrothermal activity 24 October 2018
The role of melting-ice in driving the slowdown of circulation in the western Atlantic Ocean revealed by protactinium-thorium ratio 19 October 2018
52 years of Benthic Nepheloid Layer data! 04 October 2018
Environmental changes in the Arctic Ocean are occurring now! 22 September 2018
Rare Earth Elements are less and less natural tracers in the ocean 19 September 2018
Has the role of atmospheric dust as a control on productivity in oligotrophic regions been overestimated? 05 September 2018
Influence of particle composition on the rate constants of thorium adsorption 04 September 2018
Coupling and decoupling of barium and radium-226 along the GEOVIDE GEOTRACES section 04 September 2018
Contrasting fates of the cadmium-cadmium isotopes in the Kuroshio and Oyashio environmental systems 18 July 2018
Gulf stream eddies are fertilizing the Western Atlantic Ocean 03 July 2018
When hydrothermal iron fertilizes the surface ocean in the Western Tropical South Pacific Ocean 18 June 2018
Labile particulate iron isotopic signatures trace hydrothermal and margin inputs down to the benthic layers in the Eastern Pacific Ocean 06 June 2018
Revelations from the dissolved 226Ra-228Ra pair distribution in the South East Pacific Ocean 05 June 2018
High particulate organic carbon export in the Arabian Sea 04 June 2018
Estuary solid loads and solid-solution exchanges yield considerable dissolved trace metal enrichments 01 June 2018
High mesopelagic carbon remineralization traced by particulate biogenic barium in the North Atlantic Ocean 31 May 2018
High production of methylmercury in the anoxic waters of the Black Sea 30 April 2018
Using ICPMS/MS to determine manganese, iron, nickel, copper, zinc, cadmium and lead concentrations on less than 40ml of seawater 30 April 2018
Arctic rivers are discharging organic matter enriched in mercury to the Labrador Sea 09 April 2018
Astonishing protactinium and thorium profiles in the Mediterranean Sea 29 March 2018
Surface South Pacific ecosystems reflect the availability of the nutrients iron, nitrate and phosphate 29 March 2018
Why did the concentration of atmospheric carbon dioxide rise so much and so quickly during the last deglaciation?  06 March 2018
Particle distribution in repeated ocean sections and sediment resuspension 25 January 2018
Where, how and which trace elements are released from dust at the sea surface? 25 January 2018
Climate change induced spectacular increase of the land-ocean inputs in the Arctic Ocean 09 January 2018

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