Distribution and flux of 226Ra and 228Ra in the Amazon River estuary.

R. M. Key, R. F. Stallard, W. S. Moore, Jorge Louis Sarmiento

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Abstract

Measurements show that desorption from river-borne suspended particulate matter in the estuary increases the riverine flux of both isotopes to the ocean by a factor of approximately 5 over the flux attributable to radium dissolved in the river water alone. -from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)6995-7004
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Geophysical Research
Volume90
Issue numberC4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1985

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Geophysics
  • Forestry
  • Oceanography
  • Aquatic Science
  • Ecology
  • Water Science and Technology
  • Soil Science
  • Geochemistry and Petrology
  • Earth-Surface Processes
  • Atmospheric Science
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Space and Planetary Science
  • Palaeontology

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