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Assessing the uses of 230Th, 232Th and 231Pa as proxies in the past and modern ocean

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Thorium-230 and protactinium-231 have been widely used as proxies of oceanic processes in both modern and past marine environment. Their application as such proxies is, however, limited by sparse data from the modern ocean with which to characterize their distribution and behavior. This thesis aims to provide such data and to assess their uses as oceanic proxies for ocean circulation, sediment dissolution, and modern dust input. Twelve profiles of dissolved 230Th, 231...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Earth Sciences
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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Division:
MPLS
Department:
Earth Sciences
Role:
Supervisor
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Earth Sciences
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2015-06-23

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