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Chemical Oceanography

Textbook

By: Frank J Millero (Author)

589 pages, 462 colour illustrations, 106 tables

CRC Press

Hardback | May 2013 | Edition: 4 | #204209 | ISBN-13: 9781466512498
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Authored by an acknowledged international authority in the field, this fourth edition of a bestseller continues to be the "classic" textbook for students and a valuable reference for researchers in the fields of oceanography, environmental chemistry, and geochemistry. Designed for both classroom use and self-study, this comprehensive survey of essential concepts incorporates a wealth of state-of-the-art reference data. Frank Millero, the longtime editor-in-chief for the journal, Marine Chemistry, maintains his trademark style of tying descriptions and theories to oceanic observations.


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Contents

- Descriptive Oceanography
- Introduction
- Physical Characteristics of the Oceans
- Distribution of Temperature and Salinity for Ocean Waters
- Circulation and Water Masses of the Oceans
- Use of Chemical Tracers in Oceanography
- Composition of the Major Components of Seawater
- Introduction
- Methods of Determination
- Composition and Stoichiometry of Average Seawater
- The Concept of Salinity
- Methods of Determining Salinity
- Causes of the Major Components Not Being Conservative
- Isotopic Variations
- Minor Elements In Seawater
- Classification of Elements
- Residence Times
- Distribution of Trace Elements in the Oceans
- Biological Interactions
- Geochemical Balance of Elements
- Ionic Interactions
- Introduction
- Water, the Unique Solvent
- Review of the Structure of Water
- Ion-Water Interactions
- Ion-Ion Interactions
- Physical Properties of Seawater
- Atmospheric Chemistry
- Introduction
- Nitrogen Gases
- Greenhouse Gases
- Effects of Global Change
- Loss of Ozone
- The Global Sulfur Cycle
- Dissolved Gases Other than CO2
- Introduction
- Composition of the Atmosphere
- Dissolution of Gases in Seawater
- Air-Sea Exchange
- Nonreactive Gases
- Dissolved Oxygen in Seawater
- Other Nonconservative Gases
- Structural Aspects of the Solubility of Gases
- The Carbonate System
- Introduction
- Acid-Base Equilibria in Seawater
- Equilibria of Carbonate Species
- Parameters of the CO2 System in Seawater
- Distribution of Carbonate Species
- CaCO3 Dissolution in Seawater
- Fossil Fuel CO2 Input to the Oceans
- Micronutrients in the Oceans
- Introduction
- Phosphorus in Seawater
- Nitrogen Compounds in Seawater
- Silicon in Seawater
- Use of Nutrients as Water Mass Tracers
- Primary Production in the Oceans
- Primary Production
- The Iron Hypothesis
- Microbial Transformations
- Dissolved and Particulate Organic Compounds in Seawater
- Processes in the Oceans
- Photochemical Processes in Seawater
- Hydrothermal Vent Chemistry
- Anoxic Waters.Glossary of Chemical Oceanography Terms
- Appendices


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