Nutrients: Practical notes on their determination in sea water.
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These notes are aimed primarily at the freshwater chemist beginning to conduct analyses of nutrients in saline waters, but they will also be useful to the complete newcomer to the application of automated colorimetric techniques to natural waters in general. The emphasis is on automated techniques, but much of the material should be of interest to analysts who still use manual methods. The term 'nutrients' is a little difficult to define precisely, but from the point of view of the marine chemist, phosphate, nitrate, nitrite, ammonia, and silicate are those most commonly encountered. For a more detailed discussion and definitions of terms, see Grasshoff et al. (1983)......
PublisherInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
Series;NrICES Techniques in Marine Environmental Sciences;7
Essential Ocean Variables (EOV)Nutrients
Best Practice TypeStandard Operating Procedure
CitationKirkwood, D. (1996) Nutrients: Practical notes on their determination in sea water. ICES Techniques in Marine Environmental Sciences, No.17, 25pp. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-253