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Geochemical evidence of the indirect pathway of terrestrial particulate material transport to the Okinawa Trough
Chen, Chen-Tung Arthur1,2; Kandasamy, Selvaraj3,4; Chang, Yuan-Pin1; Bai, Yan2; He, Xianqiang2,5; Lu, Jung-Tai1; Gao, Xuelu6
Source PublicationQUATERNARY INTERNATIONAL
ISSN1040-6182
2017-06-16
Volume441Issue:APages:51-61
KeywordMarine Sediments East China Sea Okinawa Trough Typhoons Biomarkers
MOST Discipline CatalogueGeography, Physical ; Geosciences, Multidisciplinary
DOI10.1016/j.quaint.2016.08.006
Contribution Rank[Chen, Chen-Tung Arthur; Chang, Yuan-Pin; Lu, Jung-Tai] Natl Sun Yat Sen Univ, Dept Oceanog, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; [Chen, Chen-Tung Arthur; Bai, Yan; He, Xianqiang] State Ocean Adm, Inst Oceanog 2, State Key Lab Satellite Ocean Environm Dynam, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, Peoples R China; [Kandasamy, Selvaraj] Xiamen Univ, State Key Lab Marine Environm Sci, Xiamen, Peoples R China; [Kandasamy, Selvaraj] Xiamen Univ, Dept Geol Oceanog, Xiamen, Peoples R China; [He, Xianqiang] Chinese Acad Sci, Inst Oceanol, Qingdao, Peoples R China; [Gao, Xuelu] Chinese Acad Sci, Yantai Inst Coastal Zone Res, Key Lab Coastal Environm Proc & Ecol Remediat, Yantai, Shandong, Peoples R China
Department海岸带信息集成与综合管理实验室
AbstractThe major source of particulate matter in the East China Sea (ECS) is the Changjiang (Yangtze) River. Sediment types, the geochemical indices of terrigenous and biogenic inputs (TOC, CaCO3 and Sc), and biomarker indices such as the carbon preference index (CPI) of long-chain n-alkanes and the cinnamyli vanillyl ratio (C/V) in surface sediments, all reveal that the influence of terrestrial material initially declines away from the mouth of the Changjiang River across the ECS continental shelf. However, the influence then strengthens from the middle ECS shelf toward the continental slope and the Okinawa Trough, because when the northeast winds prevail from September to April, the Changjiang River plume flows southwestward along the coast of China. Part of this flow turns eastward in the northern Taiwan Strait, and then joins the northeastwardly flowing Kuroshio to reach the Okinawa Trough. As the central ECS is bypassed, the sediments accumulated there are geologically older, carbonate-rich and organic poor than those found off the coast of China and in the Okinawa Trough.
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Indexed BySCI
Language英语
WOS KeywordEAST-CHINA-SEA ; GULF-OF-MEXICO ; CONTINENTAL-SHELF ; ORGANIC-MATTER ; CROSS-SHELF ; NORTHEASTERN TAIWAN ; SURFACE SEDIMENTS ; SUSPENDED MATTER ; MARINE-SEDIMENTS ; GRAIN-SIZE
WOS Research AreaPhysical Geography ; Geology
WOS IDWOS:000404696200005
Funding OrganizationMinistry of Science and Technology of Taiwan(MOST 103-2611-M-110-010 ; "Aim for the Top University" program ; National Natural Science Foundation of China(41273083) ; Shanhai Fund(2013SH012) ; 104-2611-M-110-96)
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Document Type期刊论文
Identifierhttp://ir.yic.ac.cn/handle/133337/22552
Collection中科院海岸带环境过程与生态修复重点实验室
Affiliation1.Natl Sun Yat Sen Univ, Dept Oceanog, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
2.State Ocean Adm, Inst Oceanog 2, State Key Lab Satellite Ocean Environm Dynam, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, Peoples R China
3.Xiamen Univ, State Key Lab Marine Environm Sci, Xiamen, Peoples R China
4.Xiamen Univ, Dept Geol Oceanog, Xiamen, Peoples R China
5.Chinese Acad Sci, Inst Oceanol, Qingdao, Peoples R China
6.Chinese Acad Sci, Yantai Inst Coastal Zone Res, Key Lab Coastal Environm Proc & Ecol Remediat, Yantai, Shandong, Peoples R China
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Chen, Chen-Tung Arthur,Kandasamy, Selvaraj,Chang, Yuan-Pin,et al. Geochemical evidence of the indirect pathway of terrestrial particulate material transport to the Okinawa Trough[J]. QUATERNARY INTERNATIONAL,2017,441(A):51-61.
APA Chen, Chen-Tung Arthur.,Kandasamy, Selvaraj.,Chang, Yuan-Pin.,Bai, Yan.,He, Xianqiang.,...&Gao, Xuelu.(2017).Geochemical evidence of the indirect pathway of terrestrial particulate material transport to the Okinawa Trough.QUATERNARY INTERNATIONAL,441(A),51-61.
MLA Chen, Chen-Tung Arthur,et al."Geochemical evidence of the indirect pathway of terrestrial particulate material transport to the Okinawa Trough".QUATERNARY INTERNATIONAL 441.A(2017):51-61.
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