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Biogeochemistry of Major World Rivers

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Series: SCOPE - Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment Volume: 42

Edited By: ET Degens, S Kempe and JE Richey

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1990 | #11549 | ISBN: 0471926760
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About this book

Provides a comprehensive overview of the biogeochemistry of major rivers and their role in the biogeochemical cycles of its life.


Contents

Spatial variability of river plumes and eutrophication, K.H.Szekielda and D.McGinnis; remote sensing of water substances in rivers, estuarine and coastal waters, J.Fischer et al; the biogeochemistry of a major river system - the Amazon case study, J.E.Richey et al; carbon and mineral transport in major North America, Russian Arctic, and Siberian rivers - the St. Lawrence, the Mackenzie, the Yukon, the Arctic Alaskan rivers, the Arctic Basin rivers in the Soviet Union, and the Yenisei, S.A.Telang et al; biogeochemical aspects of South American rivers - the Parana and the Orinoco, P.J.Depetris and J.E.Paolini; biogeochemistry of major African rivers - carbon and mineral transport, O.Martins and J.L.Probst; Himalayan type rivers, V.Subramanian and V.Ittekkot; biogeochemistry of European rivers, S.Kempe et al; dissolved organic carbon in rivers, A.Spitzy and J.Leenheer; fate of riverine particulate organic matter, V.Ittekkot and R.W.P.M.Laane; stable carbon isotopes in rivers and estuaries, W.G.Mook and F.C.Tan; minerals in rivers, G.Irion; particulate matter processes in estuaries, D.Eisma and G.C.Cadee; modelling terrestrial sources to rivers, B.Esser and G.H.Kohlmaier; summary - biogeochemistry of major world rivers, E.T.Degens.

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