Discovery Metadata System

Benthic silica flux magnitudes and silicon isotopic composition of marine sediment pore waters and solid phase leachates for the Barents Sea (summer 2017-2019)
GB/NERC/BAS/PDC/01557

Summary

Abstract:
This data product comprises 5 files, containing marine sediment pore water and solid phase leachate silicon (Si) isotopic and element concentration data, as well as benthic silica flux magnitudes derived from core incubation experiments and sediment biogenic silica contents. Samples were collected over three cruises of the Changing Arctic Ocean Seafloor (ChAOS) project summer sampling campaigns in the Barents Sea between 2017 and 2019 aboard the RRS James Clark Ross (cruises JR16006, JR17007 and JR18006). The aim of this study was to improve our mechanistic understanding of the cycling of Si within the Arctic Ocean seafloor through measurement of stable Si isotopes in the dissolved Si pool and the solid phase sources.

This project was part of the Changing Arctic Ocean programme, funded by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) (grant no. NE/P005942/1).

Keywords:
Arctic Ocean, Barents Sea, benthic flux, biogenic silica, core incubation, pore water, silicon isotopes

Access Data

VIEW RELATED INFORMATION

GET DATA

REFERENCE MATERIALS

REFERENCE MATERIALS

Basic Information