Baseline bulk sediment composition for sediment core SO268/1_5-1 (MUC-01) taken during RV SONNE cruise SO268/1 in the CCZ, Pacific Ocean


This baseline dataset comprises downcore measurements of the bulk sediment composition for a sediment core (MUC) retrieved in the framework of the European collaborative JPI Oceans MiningImpact project onboard R/V SONNE cruise SO268 in 2019. The scientific work during cruise SO268 was part of the second phase of the MiningImpact project (Environmental impacts and risks of deep-sea mining) and is designed to assess the environmental impacts of deep-sea mining of polymetallic nodules in the Clarion-Clipperton Zone (CCZ) in the Pacific Ocean. After performing total acid digestions, the sediments were analyzed using ICP-AES (iCAP 7400, Thermo Scientific) at the Marine Geochemistry Lab, Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven.

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Creator Volz, Jessica B ORCID logo; Lange, Mirko; Koehler, Dennis; Geibert, Walter ORCID logo; Stimac, Ingrid ORCID logo; Kasten, Sabine ORCID logo
Publisher PANGAEA
Publication Year 2024
Funding Reference Federal Ministry of Education and Research Crossref Funder ID 03F0812F JPI-O MiningImpact: Auswirkungen von Manganknollenbergbau auf biogeochemische Prozesse und die Ausbreitung von Stoffen in der Tiefsee
Rights Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International; Data access is restricted (moratorium, sensitive data, license constraints);
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Resource Type Dataset
Format text/tab-separated-values
Size 1485 data points
Discipline Earth System Research
Spatial Coverage (-117.026 LON, 11.931 LAT); Clarion-Clipperton Fraction Zone, North East Pacific Ocean