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- Zang, Jiaye, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- The Science of the total environment 2017 v.579 pp. 1541-1549
- Bacillariophyceae; biogeochemistry; carbon; coasts; estuaries; information sources; organic matter; phytoliths; phytoplankton; primary productivity; rivers; silica; silicon; Yellow Sea
- ... The study was carried out to address a method for separation of terrestrial and marine biogenic silica (BSi) in estuaries based on BSi compositions and δ13C values in BSi associated organic matter (δ13CBSi). We used two world-class major rivers - the Changjiang (Yangtze) and Huanghe (Yellow) Rivers as examples to illustrate our approach. Our results for these rivers indicate that riverine BSi is c ...