geochemistry geochemistry  /ˌdʒi oʊ ˈkɛ mə stri/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the chemistry of the earth's crust

Usage(s):

  • Biology also influenced geochemistry, says Indiana University biochemist John Hayes.

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  1. "Our goal is to build a submersible autonomous underwater vehicle to map in 3-D the geochemistry and biology of this ice-covered lake," said Doran, who is also a principal investigator on the National Science Foundation's Long-Term Ecological...
    on Apr 19, 2007 By: Peter Doran Source: Newswise (press release)

  2. "There is SO much 02 in the atmosphere," said Dr. Spencer, "it is believed to not be substantially affected by vegetation, but is the result of geochemistry in deep-ocean sediments. No one really knows for sure."
    on Aug 17, 2008 By: Roy Spencer Source: Canada Free Press

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