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Chapter 4

Chemistry of the Oceans

The World Ocean is a complex mixture containing all the elements, albeit in dilute amounts in some cases. Seawater contains dissolved gases and, apart from some exceptional environments, is consequently both well oxygenated and buffered at a pH of about 8. There are electrolytic salts, the ionic str...

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https://doi.org/10.1039/9781847557780-00170
Print publication date
02 Feb 2007
Copyright year
2007
Print ISBN
978-0-85404-371-2
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978-1-84755-778-0