By X. Le Pichon, M. Melguen, J. C. Sibuet (auth.), Henry Charnock, Sir George Deacon (eds.)
The papers on the normal Symposia of the Joint Oceanographic meeting have been awarded through authors who have been invited to accommodate issues of wide interdisciplinary curiosity. jointly they gave a precious account of the current nation of marine study, its proQlems and capability. There turns out benefit in publishing them in a single quantity and we're thankful to the authors who kindly agreed to arrange their papers for book. This has taken your time (and no longer all authors discovered it attainable) yet we are hoping the ensuing quantity remains to be indicative of tendencies in smooth oceanography. rather obvious is the best way the utilized facets are commencing to play a extra very important half inspite of concerns in regards to the results of the legislation of the ocean on our freedom to make observations. we're in particular thankful to the 4 authors who agreed to offer lectures summarising the paintings of their personal box which used to be stated on the meeting. We additionally desire to thank the opposite authors, in addition to all thinking about the meeting and with the creation of this volume.
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E. those chemicals with short residence times). Geological and biological processes that result in the mobilization of materials from the continents to the oceans are dependent upon such characteristics of climate as crustal temperature, rainfall and the extent and types of vegetation. The atmospheric fluxes of some metals to an oceanic area may be of the same order of magnitude as their fluxes from the mixed layer to the deep ocean. The high atmospheric concentrations of such metals as copper, zinc, manganese, lead and nickel have been related to their volatilization from the earth's crust.
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