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U-Th Series Nuclides in Aquatic Systems
 
 

U-Th Series Nuclides in Aquatic Systems, 1st Edition

 
U-Th Series Nuclides in Aquatic Systems, 1st Edition,S. Krishnaswami,J. Kirk Cochran,ISBN9780080450124
 
 
 

Krishnaswami   &   Cochran   

Elsevier Science

9780080450124

9780080564883

440

240 X 165

Covering the recent advancements in the U-Th measurement techniques

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Key Features

* this book provides state of art reviews on the applications of U-Th Series nuclides to 'time'and 'tag' key processes occurring in aquatic systems.
* the book is self-contained, each chapter presents nuclide source functions, processes regulating their distributions and models used to describe them.
* the book emphasizes current thinking in the field and future directions.

Description

Major advancement in the U-Th measurement techniques since the 1990's have resulted in new opportunities for the use of these nuclides to probe into aquatic processes in greater detail. This volume provides state-of-the-art reviews on the applications of U-Th series nuclides to "time" and "tag" in a variety of processes occurring in aquatic systems.

Readership

geochemists, earth and environmental scientists

S. Krishnaswami

Affiliations and Expertise

Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, India

J. Kirk Cochran

Affiliations and Expertise

Marine Sciences Research Center, Stony Brook University, USA

U-Th Series Nuclides in Aquatic Systems, 1st Edition

Introduction (S. Krishnaswami & J. K. Cochran). U and Th Series Nuclides in the Atmosphere: Supply, Exchange, Scavenging and Applications to Aquatic Processes (T. Church & M. M. Sarin). U-Series Geochemistry in Weathering Profiles, River Waters and Lakes (F. Chabaux, B. Bourdon & J. Riotte). Investigating Groundwater Processes Using U- and Th-Series Nuclides (D. Porcelli). Uranium and Thorium Series Nuclides as Tracers of Submarine Groundwater Discharge (M. A. Charette, W. S. Moore & W. C. Burnett). U-Th Series Nuclides in Estuarine Environments (B. A. McKee). U and Th Series Nuclides as Tracers of Particle Dynamics, Scavenging and Biogeochemical Cycles in the Oceans (M. M. Rutgers van der Leoff & W. Geibert). The Bioaccumulation of U-Th Series Radionuclides in Marine Organisms (G. M. Stewart, S. W. Fowler & N. S. Fisher). Ocean Circulation/Mixing Studies with Decay-Series Isotopes (T. L. Ku & S. Luo). Uranium and Thorium Series Radionuclides in Marine Groundwaters (J. K. Cochran & D. Kadko). Sediment Signatures of U-Th Nuclides and their Application as Paleoceanographic Tracers (Z. Chase). Appendix: Charts of the 238U, 235U, 232Th and 241Am decay series with principal modes of decay and their energies (W. Geibert). Appendix B Systematics of Radioactive Decay (S. Krishnaswami, J. Kirk Cochran). Index of Authors. Subject Index
 
 

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