The Role of Air-Sea Exchange in Geochemical Cycling

  • Patrick Buat-Ménard

Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (ASIC, volume 185)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Roland Wollast
    Pages 1-34
  3. John T. Merrill
    Pages 35-63
  4. Jean Claude Brun-Cottan
    Pages 83-111
  5. Peter S. Liss, Liliane Merlivat
    Pages 113-127
  6. Edward C. Monahan
    Pages 129-163
  7. Patrick Buat-Ménard
    Pages 165-183
  8. Ralf Conrad, Wolfgang Seiler
    Pages 269-282
  9. William F. Fitzgerald
    Pages 363-408
  10. Roy Chester
    Pages 443-476
  11. Patrick Buat-Ménard
    Pages 477-496
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 531-549

About this book


This book arises from a NATO-sponsored Advanced Study Institute on 'The Role of Air-Sea Exchange in Geochemical Cycling' held at Bombann@§. near Bordeaux, France. from 16 to 27 September 1985. The chapters of the book are the written versions of the lectures given at the Institute. The aim of the book is to give a comprehensive up-to-date coverage of the subject. presented in a teaching mode. The chapters contain much recent research material and attempt to give the reader an understanding of how the role of air-sea exchange in geochemical cycling can be quantitatively assessed. In the last decade, major advances in the fields of marine and atmospheric chemistry have underlined the role of physical, chemical and biological processes at and near the air-sea interface in a number of geochemical cycles (C. S, N, metals etc ... ). Further, there is strong concern over the anthropogenic perturbation of these cycles on both regional and global scales. The first part of the book (Chapters 1 to 8) provides a review of topics fundamental to such studies. These topics include concepts in geochemical modelling, assessment of atmospheric transport from sources to the oceans. description of mixing and transport processes within the ocean for both dissolved and particulate materials, quantification of air-sea fluxes for both gases and particles, photochemical transformations in the atmospheric and oceanic boundary layers.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Patrick Buat-Ménard
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre des Faibles Radioactivit#x00E9;sLaboratoire Mixte CNRS-CEAGif-sur-YvetteFrance

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1986
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-8606-6
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-4738-2
  • Series Print ISSN 1389-2185
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