Procedures for Particulate Carbon, Nitrogen, Phosphorus and Total Mass Analyses used in the Us-JGOFS Hawaii Ocean Time-Series Program

  1. David C. Hurd and
  2. Derek W. Spencer
  1. D. M. Karl2,
  2. J. E. Dore1,
  3. D. V. Hebel2 and
  4. C. Winn2

Published Online: 23 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM063p0071

Marine Particles: Analysis and Characterization

Marine Particles: Analysis and Characterization

How to Cite

Karl, D. M., Dore, J. E., Hebel, D. V. and Winn, C. (1991) Procedures for Particulate Carbon, Nitrogen, Phosphorus and Total Mass Analyses used in the Us-JGOFS Hawaii Ocean Time-Series Program, in Marine Particles: Analysis and Characterization (eds D. C. Hurd and D. W. Spencer), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM063p0071

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Oceanography, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822

  2. 2

    Division of Biological Oceanography, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1991

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900292

Online ISBN: 9781118663776

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Keywords:

  • Marine sediments

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Summary

  • Introduction

  • Definitions and Caveats

  • General Precautions

  • Collection and Processing of Suspended Particles

  • Collection and Processing of Sinking Particles

  • Particulate Carbon (PC) and Nitrogen (PN)

  • Particulate Phosphorus (PP)

  • Data Reduction and Calculations

  • Precision and Accuracy