14. Sediment Interstitial Waters and Diagenesis

  1. Roy Chester1 and
  2. Tim Jickells2

Published Online: 27 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118349083.ch14

Marine Geochemistry

Marine Geochemistry

How to Cite

Chester, R. and Jickells, T. (2012) Sediment Interstitial Waters and Diagenesis, in Marine Geochemistry, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118349083.ch14

Author Information

  1. 1

    School of Environmental Sciences, The University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK

  2. 2

    School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 21 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118349076

Online ISBN: 9781118349083

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Keywords:

  • sediment interstitial waters and diagenesis;
  • diagenetic processes in sediments, driven by redox reactions;
  • early diagenesis, the diagenetic sequence/redox environments;
  • redox reactions in sediments;
  • organic matter in marine sediments;
  • sources and distribution of organic matter in marine sediments;
  • classification of organic matter in marine sediments;
  • behaviour of chemical species, sediment–interstitial complex;
  • trace metals and their release, concentrated in interstitial waters;
  • interstitial water inputs to oceans

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Early diagenesis: the diagenetic sequence and redox environments

  • Organic matter in marine sediments

  • Diagenesis: summary

  • Interstitial water inputs to the oceans

  • Interstitial water inputs to the oceans: summary

  • References