4. The Transport of Material to the Oceans: The Atmospheric Pathway

  1. Roy Chester1 and
  2. Tim Jickells2

Published Online: 27 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118349083.ch4

Marine Geochemistry

Marine Geochemistry

How to Cite

Chester, R. and Jickells, T. (2012) The Transport of Material to the Oceans: The Atmospheric Pathway, in Marine Geochemistry, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118349083.ch4

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:

  • transport of material to oceans, the atmospheric pathway;
  • material transported within atmosphere, as particles/gases;
  • the marine aerosol;
  • transport of aerosols within troposphere;
  • specific aerosol components, as mineral dust;
  • aerosols, as end-product of complex series of processes;
  • principal components of marine aerosol;
  • major SEAREX programme in the Pacific Ocean;
  • chemistry of the marine aerosol;
  • atmospheric pathway

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Material transported via the atmosphere: the marine aerosol

  • The chemistry of the marine aerosol

  • Material transported via the atmosphere: the air–sea interface and the sea-surface microlayer

  • The atmospheric pathway: summary

  • References