6. The Transport of Material to the Oceans: Relative Flux Magnitudes

  1. Roy Chester1 and
  2. Tim Jickells2

Published Online: 27 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118349083.ch6

Marine Geochemistry

Marine Geochemistry

How to Cite

Chester, R. and Jickells, T. (2012) The Transport of Material to the Oceans: Relative Flux Magnitudes, in Marine Geochemistry, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118349083.ch6

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, relative flux magnitudes;
  • river fluxes to the oceans;
  • scaling-up of a single river data set to global ocean scale;
  • gross and net fluvial fluxes of total suspended material;
  • dissolved elements, conservative behaviour in estuarine mixing zones;
  • gross and net fluvial fluxes of organic carbon and nutrients;
  • atmospheric elemental fluxes;
  • atmospheric fluxes of organic matter;
  • hydrothermal sediment formation;
  • hydrothermal activity, source for components and as sink

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • River fluxes to the oceans

  • Atmospheric fluxes to the oceans

  • Hydrothermal fluxes to the oceans

  • Relative magnitudes of the primary fluxes to the oceans

  • The continental shelf

  • Relative magnitudes of the primary fluxes to the oceans: summary

  • References