10 Salinity and Carbon 5

10 Salinity and Carbon 5 - Chloride Sodium Magnesium...

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Oceans and Rivers 4 billion tons of dissolved salts to the ocean annually
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What kind of Salts?
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KCl NaCl MgCl 2 CaCO 3 CaSO 4 River Water 35.15 20.39 12.14 11.67 5.68 5.79 3.41 2.12 Ion Carbonate Calcium Sulfate Silicate Chloride Sodium Magnesium Potassium River Salt Composition Dominated by Carbonate, Calcium, Sulfate, and Silicate KAlSi 3 O 8 CaAl 2 Si 2 O 8 NaAlSi 3 O 8
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Ocean Salt Composition Ion Chloride Sodium Sulfate Magnesium Calcium Potassium Carbonate Silicate Sea Water (%) 55.04 30.62 7.68 3.69 1.15 1.10 0 .40 .0004 Dominated by Chloride, Sodium, and Sulfate 2.9% Na + and Cl - (85% of total)
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River Water 35.15 20.39 11.67 12.14 5.68 5.79 3.41 2.12 Sea Water .40 1.15 .0004 7.68 55.04 30.62 3.69 1.10 Ion Carbonate Calcium Silicate Sulfate
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Unformatted text preview: Chloride Sodium Magnesium Potassium Percentage of Total Dissolved Minerals } 79% } 85% Carbonate, calcium and silicate are disappearing Chloride and sodium are appearing River Water has high amounts of Calcium, Carbonate, and Silicate Ocean Water has high amounts of Sodium and Chloride If ocean salts come from rivers, some process is removing calcium, carbonate, and silicates from the river water, and sodium and chloride are being enriched in ocean waters. Enrich Sodium, Chloride in ocean water Remove Silica, Calcium, Carbonate from river water Alterations...
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