APPENDIX D
Acronym List and Chemical Terminology

ACRONYM LIST


AESOPS

Antarctic Environment and Southern Ocean Process Study

AMS

Accelerator Mass Spectrometry

AOU

Apparent Oxygen Utilization


BATS

Bermuda Atlantic Time Series


CHN

Carbon Hydrogen Nitrogen

CSIA

Compound-specific Isotopic Analysis

CSK

Cooperative Study of the Kuroshivo


DIC

Dissolved Inorganic Carbon

DOC

Dissolved Organic Carbon

DOM

Dissolved Organic Matter

DOP

Dissolved Organic Phosphorus


EqPac

Equatorial Pacific


FIRI

Fourth International Radiocarbon Intercomparison


GFAAS

Graphite Furnace Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy



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Chemical Reference Materials: Setting the Standards for Ocean Science APPENDIX D Acronym List and Chemical Terminology ACRONYM LIST AESOPS Antarctic Environment and Southern Ocean Process Study AMS Accelerator Mass Spectrometry AOU Apparent Oxygen Utilization BATS Bermuda Atlantic Time Series CHN Carbon Hydrogen Nitrogen CSIA Compound-specific Isotopic Analysis CSK Cooperative Study of the Kuroshivo DIC Dissolved Inorganic Carbon DOC Dissolved Organic Carbon DOM Dissolved Organic Matter DOP Dissolved Organic Phosphorus EqPac Equatorial Pacific FIRI Fourth International Radiocarbon Intercomparison GFAAS Graphite Furnace Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy

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Chemical Reference Materials: Setting the Standards for Ocean Science irm-GCMS Gas chromatography-isotope ratio mass spectrometry HOT Hawaii Ocean Time-series HPLC High power liquid chromatography IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency ICP-MS Inductively-Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry JGOFS Joint Global Ocean Flux Study NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology NMR Nuclear Magnetic Resonance NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NRC National Research Council NSF National Science Foundation PAH Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons PCB Polychlorinated biphenyl POC Particulate Organic Carbon POM Particulate Organic Matter SCOR Scientific Committee on Ocean Research SeaWiFS Sea-viewing Wide Field-of-View Sensor USGS United States Geological Survey WOCE World Ocean Circulation Experiment

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Chemical Reference Materials: Setting the Standards for Ocean Science NUCLIDES 227Ac Actinium-227 26Al Aluminum-26 241Am Americium-241 39Ar Argon-39 7Be Beryllium-7 10Be Beryllium-10 12C Carbon-12 13C Carbon-13 14C Carbon-14 137Cs Cesium-137 36Cl Chlorine-36 129I Iodine-129 85Kr Krypton-85 14N Nitrogen-14 15N Nitrogen-15 210Pb Lead-210 239Pu Plutonium-239 240Pu Plutonium-240 210Po Polonium-210 231Pa Protactinium-231 223Ra Radium-223 224Ra Radium-224 226Ra Radium-226 228Ra Radium-228 222Rn Radon-222 90Sr Strontium-90 228Th Thorium-228 230Th Thorium-230 232Th Thorium-232 234Th Thorium-234 3H Tritium 234U Uranium-234 235U Uranium-235 238U Uranium-238 COMPOUNDS CaCO3 calcium carbonate CO2 carbon dioxide CO carbon monoxide DMS dimethyl sulfide N2 gaseous nitrogen HCl hydrochloric acid HF hydrofluoric acid Mg(OH)2 magnesium hydroxide CH4 methane NO3 nitrate N2O nitrous oxide PO4 phosphate H3PO4 phosphoric acid KCl potassium chloride Si(OH)4 silicate AgBr silver bromide AgCl silver chloride AgNO3 silver nitrate NaOH sodium hydroxide H2SO4 sulfuric acid H2SO3 sulfurous acid H2O water

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Chemical Reference Materials: Setting the Standards for Ocean Science FORMULAS FOR CALCULATING δ13C, δ14C, and ∆14C (Units in parts per thousand or per mille — ‰)