Biogeochemistry - its origins and development

Eville Gorham

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The history of how aspects of biology, geology and chemistry came together over the past three centuries to form a separate discipline known as biogeochemistry is described under four major headings: metabolic aspects, geochemical aspects, biogeochemical cycles, and the origin of life. A brief chronology of major conceptual advances is also presented.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)199-239
Number of pages41
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1991


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