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1986) used 228Ra to trace horizontal mixing and advection of water parcels that had passed through the Amazon mixing zone for over 1000 km into the Atlantic. The short-lived radium isotopes have been used in coastal and nearshore studies. 7 days) to estimate rates of cross-shelf exchange in the South Atlantic Bight. Charette et al. 4. Isotopes of the uranium and thorium decay series. 39 40 CHEMICAL REFERENCE MATERIALS water in a coastal pond. These two isotopes have great potential to solve a number of problems in estuarine and coastal oceanography.

First, while it is sensitive to interferences from sodium and chlorine, magnesium matrix effects are modest and can be corrected for. Now, many metals can be determined by co-precipitation from seawater with magnesium hydroxide (Mg(OH)2) and re-dissolution into nitric acid. This technique is simple, and avoids contaminants associated with synthetic chelates. Second, because of its high sensitivity, pre-concentration factors of 100-1000 are no longer needed, and reliable measurements can be generated from 1-10 ml of seawater.

The measurement disparities and probable causes described above required several months of additional data analysis and interpretation. ) during data collection. Standardization of pigment methodology for use with the HPLC technique would have resulted in more accurate and precise data. 3 Seawater NUTRIENTS Measurements of the major elements composing organic matter in ocean environments are among the longest established, most fundamental, and broadly informative analyses in the marine sciences.

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