Is δ15N of sedimentary organic matter a good proxy for paleodenitrification in coastal waters of the eastern Arabian Sea?

  1. Jerry D. Wiggert,
  2. Raleigh R. Hood,
  3. S.Wajih A. Naqvi,
  4. Kenneth H. Brink and
  5. Sharon L. Smith
  1. Rajesh Agnihotri1,
  2. S. Wajih A. Naqvi1,
  3. Siby Kurian1,
  4. Mark A. Altabet2 and
  5. J. F. Bratton3

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/2008GM000770

Indian Ocean Biogeochemical Processes and Ecological Variability

Indian Ocean Biogeochemical Processes and Ecological Variability

How to Cite

Agnihotri, R., Naqvi, S. W. A., Kurian, S., Altabet, M. A. and Bratton, J. F. (2009) Is δ15N of sedimentary organic matter a good proxy for paleodenitrification in coastal waters of the eastern Arabian Sea?, in Indian Ocean Biogeochemical Processes and Ecological Variability (eds J. D. Wiggert, R. R. Hood, S.Wajih. A. Naqvi, K. H. Brink and S. L. Smith), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/2008GM000770

Author Information

  1. 1

    National Institute of Oceanography, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Dona Paula, India

  2. 2

    School For Marine Sciences and Technology, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA

  3. 3

    Coastal and Marine Geology Program, U.S. Geological Survey Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904757

Online ISBN: 9781118666364

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Keywords:

  • Chemical oceanography—Indian Ocean;
  • Marine chemical ecology—Indian Ocean;
  • Carbon cycle (Biogeochemistry)—Indian Ocean;
  • Monsoons—Indian Ocean;
  • Indian Ocean—Environmental conditions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Nitrogen Isotope Geochemistry in the Marine Environment

  • Sedimentary δ15N Records in Anthropogenically Impacted Coastal Marine Regions

  • Sedimentary δ15N Records of Peru-Chile Margin as an Example for Least Anthropogenically Influenced Coastal Anthropogenically Influenced Coastal Marine Region

  • Discussion