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The biogeochemistry of bioactive trace elements cadmium and cobalt in the Southern Ocean, Atlantic Sector
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The biogeochemical cycling of the bio-active dissolved trace metals cadmium (DCd) and cobalt (DCo), are reported on a meridional transect of the Southern Atlantic, spanning 36°S to 68°S. Seawater samples ...
Southern Ocean Seasonal Cycle Experiment 2012 : seasonal scale climate and carbon cycle links
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2012-03-28)
In early May 2012, South Africa will take delivery of a new polar research ship, the SA Agulhas II, representing a significant investment of R1.6 billion in polar infrastructure to further strengthen South Africa’s ...
Phytoplankton variability in the Atlantic and Indian sectors of the Southern Ocean: a biogeochemical approach
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2018-11-16)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The Southern Ocean is identified as a key component in the global carbon cycle due to a unique combination of physical circulation and biological processes. In light of a predicted changing climate, ...
Modern-ocean ground-truthing of planktic foraminifer nitrogen isotopes : a proxy for surface ocean nutrient conditions
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2020-04)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The nitrogen (N) isotope ratios (δ15N) of organic matter trapped within the fossil shells of planktic foraminifera, upper-ocean dwelling zooplankton, are providing a new lens through which to examine the ...