Arctic Ocean Sediments Processes Proxies and Paleoenvironment

Although it is generally accepted that the Arctic Ocean is a very sensitive and important region for changes in the global climate, this region is the last major physiographic province of the earth whose short-and long-term geological history is much less known in comparison to other ocean regions. This lack of knowledge is mainly caused by the major technological/logistic problems in reaching this harsh, ice-covered region with normal research vessels and in retrieving long and undisturbed sediment cores. During the the last about 20 years, however, several international and multidisciplinary ship expeditions, including the first scientific drilling on Lomonosov Ridge in 2004, a break-through in Arctic research, were carried out into the central Artic and its surrounding shelf seas. Results from these expeditions have greatly advanced our knowledge on Arctic Ocean paleoenvironments. Published syntheses about the knowledge on Arctic Ocean geology, on the other hand, are based on data available prior to 1990. A comprehensive compilation of data on Arctic Ocean paleoenvironment and its short-and long-term variability based on the huge amount of new data including the ACEX drilling data, has not been available yet. With this book, presenting (1) detailed information on glacio-marine sedimentary processes and geological proxies used for paleoenvironmental reconstructions, and (2) detailed geological data on modern environments, Quaternary variability on different time scales as well as the long-term climate history during Mesozoic-Tertiary times, this gap in knowledge will be filled. *Aimed at specialists and graduates *Presents background research, recent developments, and future trends *Written by a leading scholar and industry expert

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  • Author : R. Stein
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 608 pages
  • ISBN : 9780080558851
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Arctic Ocean Sediments: Processes, Proxies, and Paleoenvironment

Arctic Ocean Sediments: Processes, Proxies, and Paleoenvironment
  • Author : R. Stein
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 22 July 2008
GET THIS BOOKArctic Ocean Sediments: Processes, Proxies, and Paleoenvironment

Although it is generally accepted that the Arctic Ocean is a very sensitive and important region for changes in the global climate, this region is the last major physiographic province of the earth whose short-and long-term geological history is much less known in comparison to other ocean regions. This lack of knowledge is mainly caused by the major technological/logistic problems in reaching this harsh, ice-covered region with normal research vessels and in retrieving long and undisturbed sediment cores. During

The Organic Carbon Cycle in the Arctic Ocean

The Organic Carbon Cycle in the Arctic Ocean
  • Author : Rüdiger Stein,Robie W. Macdonald
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 27 June 2011
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To understand the global oceanic carbon budget and related climate change, exact measurements of organic carbon flux in all oceans environments, especially the continental margins, are crucial. In fact, data have been available for some time on organic carbon sources, pathways, and burial for most of the world’s oceans, with the notable exception of the Arctic. With this book, the editors remedy this gap in knowledge, presenting an overview of organic-carbon sources, pathways, and burial of the circum-Arctic continental

Glacial-Marine Sedimentation

Glacial-Marine Sedimentation
  • Author : Bruce F. Molnia
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 06 December 2012
GET THIS BOOKGlacial-Marine Sedimentation

This volume of 18 papers describes the glacial-marine sedimentary environment in a variety of temporal and spatial settings. The volume's primary emphasis is the characteri zation of Quaternary glacial-marine sedimentation to show (1) the significant differences that exist between glacial marine environments in different geographic settings and (2) their resulting glacial-marine deposits and facies. Addi tionally, papers describing ancient glacial-marine environ ments are also presented to illustrate lithified analogs of the Quaternary deposits. With the Doctrine of Uniformitarianism in mind (the present is

The Arctic Seas

The Arctic Seas
  • Author : Yvonne Herman
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 06 December 2012
GET THIS BOOKThe Arctic Seas

The Arctic region has long held a fascination for explorers and scientists of many countries. Despite the numerous voyages of exploration, the na ture of the central Arctic was unknown only 90 years ago; it was believed to be a shallow sea dotted with islands. During Nansen's historic voyage on the polarship Fram, which commenced in 1893, the great depth of the central basin was discovered. In the Soviet Union, investigation of the Arctic Ocean became national policy after 1917. Today research at

Marine Geology and Oceanography of the Arctic Seas

Marine Geology and Oceanography of the Arctic Seas
  • Author : Y. Herman
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 06 December 2012
GET THIS BOOKMarine Geology and Oceanography of the Arctic Seas

Lorsqu'il n'est pas en notre pouvoir de discerner les plus vraies opinions, nous devons suivre les plus pro babies.-Rene Descartes When, in the early 1960's I undertook to covered, due to limitations imposed by a single study Arctic Ocean deep-sea cores, I did not volume. anticipate that 10 years later the climatic history Although not comprehensive, it is hoped that of the north polar basin would be still a matter of this book will provide an insight into the current

The Interconnected Arctic — UArctic Congress 2016

The Interconnected Arctic — UArctic Congress 2016
  • Author : Kirsi Latola,Hannele Savela
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 15 June 2017
GET THIS BOOKThe Interconnected Arctic — UArctic Congress 2016

This open access book presents the most current research results and knowledge from five multidisciplinary themes: Vulnerability of Arctic Environments, Vulnerability of Arctic Societies, Local and Traditional Knowledge, Building Long-term Human Capacity, New Markets for the Arctic, including tourism and safety. The themes are those discussed at the first ever UArctic Congress Science Section, St. Petersburg, Russia, September 2016. The book looks at the Arctic from a holistic perspective; how the environment (both marine and terrestrial) and communities can adapt and

Marine Geochemistry

Marine Geochemistry
  • Author : Horst D. Schulz,Matthias Zabel
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 17 April 2013
GET THIS BOOKMarine Geochemistry

A summary of the latest research in this field. The topics comprise the sedimentological examination and physical properties of the sedimentary solid phase, pore water and pore water constituents, organic matter as the driving force of most microbiological processes, biotic and abiotic redox reactions, carbonates and stable isotopes as proxies for paleoclimate reconstruction, metal enrichments in ferromanganese nodules and crusts as well as in hot vents and cold seeps on the seafloor. The current model conceptions lead to the development

Pliocene and Pleistocene Foraminifera Populations in Arctic Ocean Sediment Cores

Pliocene and Pleistocene Foraminifera Populations in Arctic Ocean Sediment Cores
  • Author : John A. Larson
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 16 April 1973
GET THIS BOOKPliocene and Pleistocene Foraminifera Populations in Arctic Ocean Sediment Cores

The Foraminifera populations and distributions of five deep sea sediment cores recovered from the Arctic Ocean yielded data on 126 species of Foraminifera. Abundance data and species appearance and mortality data across geomagnetic reversal intervals in the cores show no positive correlation. Arctic Ocean Foraminifera apparently do not respond in any significant way to magnetic reversals of the earth's magnetic field. (Modified author abstract).

The Freshwater Budget of the Arctic Ocean

The Freshwater Budget of the Arctic Ocean
  • Author : Edward Lyn Lewis,E. Peter Jones,Peter Lemke,Terry D. Prowse,Peter Wadhams
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 06 December 2012
GET THIS BOOKThe Freshwater Budget of the Arctic Ocean

Following a decision by the Arctic Ocean Sciences Board (AOSB) in July 1996 the then chainnan, Geoffrey Holland, wrote a letter of invitation to a meeting to plan a "Symposium on the Freshwater Balance of the Arctic". The meeting was held in Ottawa on November 12-13 1996 and was attended by representatives of various organisations, including the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), as well as individual scientists. Results of this meeting included: • Co-sponsorship with AOSB by the Scientific Committee on Ocean

Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences

Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 12 April 2019
GET THIS BOOKEncyclopedia of Ocean Sciences

The oceans cover 70% of the Earth’s surface, and are critical components of Earth’s climate system. This new edition of Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences summarizes the breadth of knowledge about them, providing revised, up to date entries as well coverage of new topics in the field. New and expanded sections include microbial ecology, high latitude systems and the cryosphere, climate and climate change, hydrothermal and cold seep systems. The structure of the work provides a modern presentation of the