LIU Yanli, ZHANG Jing, HE Huijun. Assessment of the Tessier and BCR sequential extraction procedures for elemental partitioning of Ca, Fe, Mn, Al, and Ti and their application to surface sediments from Chinese continental shelf[J]. Acta Oceanologica Sinica, 2018, 37(5): 22-28. doi: 10.1007/s13131-018-1189-1
Citation: LIU Yanli, ZHANG Jing, HE Huijun. Assessment of the Tessier and BCR sequential extraction procedures for elemental partitioning of Ca, Fe, Mn, Al, and Ti and their application to surface sediments from Chinese continental shelf[J]. Acta Oceanologica Sinica, 2018, 37(5): 22-28. doi: 10.1007/s13131-018-1189-1

Assessment of the Tessier and BCR sequential extraction procedures for elemental partitioning of Ca, Fe, Mn, Al, and Ti and their application to surface sediments from Chinese continental shelf

doi: 10.1007/s13131-018-1189-1
  • Received Date: 2017-09-23
  • Rev Recd Date: 2017-11-30
  • Surface sediments can integrate a wide variety of information of seawater in marginal seas, e.g., the Quaternary sedimentary shelf such as the East China Sea (ECS) and Yellow Sea (YS). The Tessier and BCR sequential extraction procedures (SEPs) have been widely applied for extraction of various geochemical phases from sediments. To choose a suitable SEP for phase extraction of sediments from the above Quaternary sedimentary shelf, efficiency and selectivity experiments were conducted on typical individual minerals and the applicability of each SEP was assessed for natural sediments (the natural sediment standard GSD-9 and three surface sediment samples). The geochemical represented elements (Ca, Fe, Mn, Al, and Ti) were measured using both SEPs. Both SEPs have good dissolution efficiency and selectivity for the targeted geochemical phases; the optimized extractant volume for each fraction was determined. The Tessier SEP is particularly recommended for the study of adsorption-desorption process. The application of the Tessier SEP to surface sediments can furnish valuable information, including the productivity conditions (via the reducible fraction Mn) and sedimentary environments (via the carbonate fraction Ca). These results confirm that the Tessier SEP is suitable for elemental fractionation in sediments from the Chinese continental shelf.
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