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  • Organic phosphorus in marine sediments : chemical structure, diagenetic alteration, and mechanisms of preservation 

    Laarkamp, Kirsten L. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2000-09)
    Phosphorus, an essential nutrient, is removed from the oceans only through burial with marine sediments. Organic phosphorus (Porg) constitutes an important fraction (ca. 25%) of total-P in marine sediments. However, given ...
  • Plutonium isotopes in the North Atlantic 

    Buesseler, Ken O. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1986-09)
    The artificial radionuclide Plutonium (Pu) has been introduced into the environment primarily as fallout from atmospheric nuclear weapons testing during the 1950's and 1960's. Earlier studies of Pu geochemistry are ...