2. The Input of Material to the Ocean Reservoir

  1. Roy Chester1 and
  2. Tim Jickells2

Published Online: 27 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118349083.ch2

Marine Geochemistry

Marine Geochemistry

How to Cite

Chester, R. and Jickells, T. (2012) The Input of Material to the Ocean Reservoir, in Marine Geochemistry, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118349083.ch2

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



  • the input of materials to the ocean reservoir;
  • The World Ocean, planetary dumping of material in other geospheres;
  • natural sources of the material, injected into seawater, continental crust;
  • low-temperature weathering of ocean basement, of basalts;
  • main pathways, material brought to oceans;
  • materials supplied to oceans, processes affecting oceanic crust;
  • rivers and glaciers, oceans at particular locations, impact on coastal regions;
  • unified ocean framework describing advances


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The background

  • References