The Geochemical Evolution of Terrestrial Waters in the Antarctic: The Role Of Rock-Water Interactions

  1. William J. Green and
  2. E. Imre Friedmann
  1. W. Berry Lyons and
  2. Paul A. Mayewski

Published Online: 16 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/AR059p0135

Physical and Biogeochemical Processes in Antarctic Lakes

Physical and Biogeochemical Processes in Antarctic Lakes

How to Cite

Lyons, W. B. and Mayewski, P. A. (1993) The Geochemical Evolution of Terrestrial Waters in the Antarctic: The Role Of Rock-Water Interactions, in Physical and Biogeochemical Processes in Antarctic Lakes (eds W. J. Green and E. I. Friedmann), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/AR059p0135

Author Information

  1. Glacier Research Group and Biogeochemical Systems Center, Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans And Space, University Of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire 03824

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1993

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875908304

Online ISBN: 9781118668092

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Keywords:

  • Limnology—Antarctic regions;
  • Biogeochemistry—Antarctic regions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Chemical Weathering

  • Chemical Weathering in Ice-Free Valleys of Victoria Land: Evidence from Fe:Mn Ratios

  • Origin of CA-CL Groundwater Brines and Potential Rock-Water Interactions

  • Source of the Brines

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments