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Russian Journal of Pacific Geology

, Volume 4, Issue 6, pp 510–519 | Cite as

Geological and biogeochemical prerequisites for high Fe and Mn contents in the Amur River water

  • V. V. Kulakov
  • L. M. Kondratyeva
  • Ye. M. Golubeva
Article

Abstract

The role of natural and anthropogenic factors in the seasonal dynamics of the Fe and Mn ion migration in the Amur River water is examined. The contribution of the biogeochemical processes in the migration of the Fe and Mn ions at the water-river bed and groundwater-surface water contact zone is substantiated. The causes of the anomalously high Mn content in the Amur River water at the beginning of the 2005 freezing after the technogenic accident in China are discussed.

Keywords

surface and underground water iron manganese biogeochemical barrier Amur River basin 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. V. Kulakov
    • 1
  • L. M. Kondratyeva
    • 1
  • Ye. M. Golubeva
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Water and Ecological Problems, Far East BranchRussian Academy of SciencesKhabarovskRussia
  2. 2.Institute of Tectonics and Geophysics, Far East DivisionRussian Academy of SciencesKhabarovskRussia

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