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Thorium-234 Activity in Particulate and Dissolved Phases Measured during the JGOFS North Atlantic Bloom Experiment (NABE)

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Abstract: The Joint Global Ocean Flux Study (JGOFS) seeks to understand
the processes that control the transfer of carbon and other
biologically active elements in the ocean. In addition, JGOFS
hopes to improve global-scale predictions of the ocean's response to
human-induced climate change.

The North Atlantic Bloom Experiment (NABE) ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 72.0   S: 18.0   E: -8.0   W: -47.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1989-04-25
Stop Date: 1989-07-07
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Data Center
United States Joint Global Ocean Flux Study Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: jgofs/nabe/atlantisII/th234activity

Data Center Personnel
Contact Address:
City: Woods Hole
Country: USA
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Distribution Media: Online (WWW)
Phone: 617-548-1400
Email: kbuesseler at
Contact Address:
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Clark 447
City: Woods Hole
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 02543
Country: USA
Buesseler, K.O., Bacon M.P., Cochran, J.K. and Livingston, H.D.
1990. Shipboard measurement of Th-234 during the JGOFS Spring Bloom
Experiment. Eos vol. 71(2), p. 139.

Ducklow, H.W., and Harris, R.P. 1993. Introduction to the JGOFS North
Atlantic Bloom Experiment. Deep Sea Research II, Vol. 40, No. 1/2,
p. 1-8.

Livingston, H.D. and Bowles, M.C. 1992. U.S. Joint Global Ocean Flux
Study Program. Oceanus, Vol. 35, No. 1, p. 57-59.

Livingston, H.D. and Cochran, J.K. 1987. Determination of transuranic
and thorium isotopes in ocean water in solution and in filterable
particles. J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem., vol. 115(2), p. 299-308.
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Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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