Benthic flux studies in Narragansett Bay

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Authors:Elderfield, H.; Luedtke, N.; McCaffrey, R. J.; Bender, M.
Author Affiliations:Primary:
Univ. R.I., Grad. Sch. Oceanogr., Kingston, RI, United States
Volume Title:American Journal of Science
Source:American Journal of Science, 281(6), p.768-787. Publisher: Kline Geology Laboratory, Yale University, New Haven, CT, United States. ISSN: 0002-9599
Publication Date:1981
Note:In English. 12 refs.; illus. incl. 40 anals., 7 tables, sketch map
Summary:The benthic flux of chemicals into waters and sediments of Narragansett Bay is a function of the contrast between the chemistry of interstitial and overlying waters. The magnitudes of the fluxes are estimated at sites where interstitial-water studies were previously carried out. [M.S.]
Subjects:Ammonia compound; Biogenic structures; Bioturbation; Cycles; Data; Experimental studies; Geochemistry; In situ; Laboratory studies; Manganese; Marine sediments; Metals; Migration of elements; Nutrients; Oceanography; Organic compounds; Phosphate ion; Pollution; Sedimentary structures; Sediments; Surveys; Narragansett Bay; Rhode Island; United States; North American Atlantic; Organic materials; Silicate ion
Coordinates:N412400 N414600 W0711800 W0712500
Abstract Numbers:82M/1261
Record ID:1981052999
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2019 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Mineralogical Abstracts, United Kingdom, Twickenham, United Kingdom
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