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Sources and reduction of metal-content variation in biogeochemical prospecting.

A. J. BjoМ€rklund

Sources and reduction of metal-content variation in biogeochemical prospecting.

by A. J. BjoМ€rklund

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Published by Geologinen tutkimuslaitos in Otaniemi .
Written in

    Places:
  • Finland,
  • Korsnäs region.
    • Subjects:
    • Biogeochemical prospecting.,
    • Lead ores -- Finland -- Korsnäs region.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [41]-42.

      SeriesGeological Survey of Finland. Bulletin 251, Bulletin (Geologinen tutkimuslaitos (Finland)) ;, 251.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTN270 .B54
      The Physical Object
      Pagination42 p.
      Number of Pages42
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5095981M
      LC Control Number74167756

        Particular focus areas of this call are projects that involve functional prospecting of diverse species/metagenomes, require the construction of large DNA molecules (> 10Kb), and exploit coupling to high-throughput screening technologies. Small-scale DNA synthesis requests that could be easily performed by commercial providers are discouraged. Skip to Main Content. Close. Journals; Books; GeoRef. About GeoRef; GeoRef Advanced Search.

        At temperatures up to about 80 °C, petroleum in subsurface reservoirs is often biologically degraded, over geological timescales, by microorganisms . Analytical method for copP8r is described in which Cu acts catalytically on the reduction of ferric iron with sodium thiosulfate,' with thiocyanate as the indicator. The method was used at•Rpros in geochemical prospecting work. Saf+onov, A. P., and Sergeev, E. A., New ~ophysical methods of prospecting for deposits based on the.

        In the past few decades, chemosynthetic ecosystems at deep-sea hydrothermal vents have received attention as plausible analogues to the early ecosystems of Earth, as well as to extraterrestrial ecosystems. These ecosystems are sustained by chemical energy obtained from inorganic redox substances (e.g., H2S, CO2, H2, CH4, and O2) in hydrothermal fluids and ambient seawater. .   Humic acids (HA) are ubiquitous redox-active compounds of natural aquatic and soil systems. Here we studied the potential of HA as reductants for chlorinated aliphatic pollutants. To avoid artifacts potentially involved when studying chemically reduced HA, we prepared electrochemi cally reduced soil, aquatic and synthetic HA, and anthrahydroquinone-2,6-disulfonic acid (AHQDS), a .


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Sources and reduction of metal-content variation in biogeochemical prospecting by A. J. BjoМ€rklund Download PDF EPUB FB2

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REFERENCES Bjrrklund, A., Sources and reduction of metal-content variation in biogeochemical pros- pecting Cited by: A metal (from Greek μέταλλον métallon, "mine, quarry, metal") is a material that, when freshly prepared, polished, or fractured, shows a lustrous appearance, and conducts electricity and heat relatively well.

Metals are typically malleable (they can be hammered into thin sheets) or ductile (can be drawn into wires). A metal may be a chemical element such as iron; an alloy such as. Biogeochemical prospecting is based on the fact that plants can uptake or the mode of biomass reduction for safe disposal after phytoremediation.

distinct variation in sources of ⁸⁷Sr. Due to engagement of Cr in the chromite crystal structure and its non-essential role in the plant's life cycle, Ni was used as pathfinder element in biogeochemical prospecting of chromite deposits.

Biogeochemical prospecting for minerals is not difficult provided a number of simple steps and precautions are followed. It is a young science requiring a great deal more knowledge. Biogeochemical Prospecting of Sulphide Minerals in Winder Valley, Balochistan, Pakistan Article in Resource Geology 52(1) - 66 March with 65 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

The above observations combined with geochemical and biogeochemical anomaly maps (Fig.5 and 6) showing patterns of metal variation in relation to known mineralized rocks, form the basis for selecting: (1) molybdenum analysis of B horizon soil; (2) copper analysis of B horizon soil; and (3) molybdenum analysis of second year spruce needle ash.

Biogeochemical successions The foregoing discussions have dealt with general aspects of the long-term, global cycling of elements. The various stages in a biogeochemical cycle are, however, separated in space and/or time and, at any particular time, one 18 process may dominate in any particular environment and may, later, be succeeded by another.

The Ala Manna beach and park area in SE Honolulu is exposed to (1) local automotive exhaust emissions from the heavily travelled boulevard and high density shopping mall located immediately to the north; (2) a frequently congested access road located between the park proper and the beach; and (3) a remote source of geothermal and volcanic emissions km to the SE on the Island of Hawaii.

A number of studies have shown that the biogeochemical prospecting is an effective and successful mineral exploration technique for disseminated Au deposits (Warren & Hajek, Girling et al. Linear models are widely adopted in subsurface prospecting because of the advantages in terms of effectiveness and numerical efficiency.

They make it possible to simplify the problem of inverse sca. The use of metal tolerant species and their metal indicator and accumulation is a function of immense use for biogeochemical prospecting (Brooks, ; Badri and Sringeul, ; McInnes et al.

Brassicaceae had the highest number taxa i.e. 11 genera and 87 species that are established for hyperaccumulation of metals (Figure 7). In addition, naturally occurring surface mineralizations can produce metal concentrations in soils and vegetation that are as high, or higher, than those found around man-made sources.

The searches by prospectors for such metal deposits, frequently using biogeochemical techniques. With AMD characterized by low pH and high SO 4 2− and Fe concentrations, the major metabolites are the oxidation and reduction of Fe and S for energy, and CO 2 as a carbon source [34,35,36,37,38].

A snapshot of the microbial community present at the Tab-Simco site in August was obtained through the generation of 16S rRNA gene clone. We found a large variation in rates at our 12 sites (Figures 2E, S5, and S7), with the highest rate observed at the oxic site GOF3 ( mmol m –2 day –1).

Of the other sites, the seasonally hypoxic sites GOF5 and LL3A had the highest sulfate reduction rates ( and mmol m –2 day –1, respectively). Global seawater δ 66 Zn values at depths deeper than 1, m seem to be relatively constrained, with an average value of +±‰ from a compilation of about data points from the studies mentioned above.

The major cause for the constrained value of δ 66 Zn in deep water has been attributed to physical processes (Conway & John, ).Despite the general homogeneity of δ 66 Zn in. Biogeochemical exploration is an effective but underutilized method for delineating covered mineralization.

Plants are capable of accumulating rare earth elements (REEs) in their tissue, and ferns (pteridophytes) are especially adept because they are one of the most primitive land plants, therefore lack the barrier mechanisms developed by more evolved plants.

The Norra Kärr Alkaline Complex. China faces great challenges in protecting its soil from contamination caused by rapid industrialization and urbanization over the last three decades.

Recent nationwide surveys show that 16% of the soil samples, 19% for the agricultural soils, are contaminated based on China’s soil environmental quality limits, mainly with heavy metals and metalloids.

Comparisons with other regions of the. Noteworthy is that the biomass burning emissions, though largely unchanged compared to the prior, decreased by ± Tg y −1 from towhich is comparable to the result of Worden et al., who found a reduction in this source of ± Tg y −1.

If combined (50 Gt for the period –), this reduction was close to the total decreased sediment flux (43 Gt) measured from these nine major rivers over the same period. Besides, the temporal variations in water and sediment fluxes into the ocean from .al.

; Gozzard et al. ). The source of contam-inated drainage from mine sites is, typically, weath-ered metal sulphides (primarily pyrite) deep inside the mine or on the surface of mine spoil and tailings. Once exposed to the atmosphere, metal sulphides undergo a series of biogeochemical reactions that contaminate drainage (Younger et al.Source Time Function and Focal Mechanism Variation.

In section we discussed how variations in source time function and focal mechanism are treated in this study. Differences in source time function can result in waveforms of diverse shape, which will result in improper stacking if the seismograms are not equalized.