Geochemistry of Organic Matter in River-Sea Systems / Edition 1

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This book deals with processes that determine the transfer and transformation of organic matter (OM) in the river-sea system. By investigating different compartments (soils, water, suspended matter, bottom sediments), the author reveals the mechanism involved in the transfer and transformation of OM on its way from the river into the sea at various stages of mixing of riverine and sea water, and outlines the transformation of OM in the line 'suspended matter-bottom sediments'. The book is recommended to oceanologists, marine chemists, biogeochemists, specialists in ecological and environmental problems, working at universities, research institutes or involved in environment management.

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Deals with processes that determine the transfer and transformation of organic matter in river-sea systems. Investigates soils, water, suspended matter, bottom sediments, and other material to reveal the mechanisms of the movement of organic matter through the various stages of mixing between river and sea water. Addressed to oceanologists, marine chemists, biogeochemists, and specialists in ecological and environmental problems. Translated from Geokhimiia organicheskogo veshchestva v sisteme reka-more published by Nauka in Moscow in 1993. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780792340300
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 6/30/1996
  • Edition description: 1996
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 0.56 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 6.14 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Materials and Methods of the Study. 2. Organic Substance of River Run-Off. 3. Geochemistry of Dissolved and Suspended Organic Carbon in the Region of River and Sea Water Intermixture. 4. Transformation of Particulate Organic Matter and Organic Matter of Bottom Sediments in River-Sea System. References. Index.

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