Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry

A derivative of the Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences

Edited By

  • John Steele, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
  • Steve Thorpe, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, and Bangor University, U.K.
  • Karl Turekian, Yale University, Connecticut, USA

Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry is a derivative of the Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences, 2nd Edition and serves as an important reference on current knowledge and expertise in one convenient and accessible source. The selected articles?all written by experts in their field?fall into several categories, including: chemistry of sea water, tracers in the sea, natural radioactive species in the ocean, cycles of the nuclides, marine deposits and air sea exchanges. Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry serves as an ideal reference for topical research.
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professionals, researchers, and graduate students in the marine sciences


Book information

  • Published: December 2009
  • ISBN: 978-0-08-096483-6

Table of Contents


  1. Chemistry of sea water
  2. Tracers in the sea
  3. Natural radioactive species in the ocean
  4. Pollution of the oceans
  5. Marine deposits
  6. The coastal ocean
  7. Cycles of the nuclides
  8. Air sea exchanges