Metal Stable Isotopes in Paleoceanography

  title={Metal Stable Isotopes in Paleoceanography},
  author={Ariel D. Anbar and Olivier J. Rouxel},
  journal={Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences},
  • A. AnbarO. Rouxel
  • Published 30 April 2007
  • Environmental Science
  • Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Considered esoteric only a few years ago, research into the stable isotope geochemistry of transition metals is moving into the geoscience mainstream. Although initial attention focused on the potential use of some of these nontraditional isotope systems as biosignatures, they are now emerging as powerful paleoceanographic proxies. In particular, the Fe and Mo isotope systems are providing information about changes in oxygenation and metal cycling in ancient oceans. Zn, Cu, Tl, and a number of… 

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