127I and 129I Species and Transformation in the Baltic Proper, Kattegat, and Skagerrak Basins

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127I and 129I Species and Transformation in the Baltic Proper, Kattegat, and Skagerrak Basins. / Yi, P.; Aldahan, A.; Possnert, G.; Hou, Xiaolin; Hansen, Violeta; Wang, B.

In: Environmental Science & Technology (Washington), Vol. 46, No. 20, 2012, p. 10948-10956.

Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article – Annual report year: 2012

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Yi, P.; Aldahan, A.; Possnert, G.; Hou, Xiaolin; Hansen, Violeta; Wang, B / 127I and 129I Species and Transformation in the Baltic Proper, Kattegat, and Skagerrak Basins.

In: Environmental Science & Technology (Washington), Vol. 46, No. 20, 2012, p. 10948-10956.

Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article – Annual report year: 2012

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title = "<sup>127</sup>I and <sup>129</sup>I Species and Transformation in the Baltic Proper, Kattegat, and Skagerrak Basins",
publisher = "American Chemical Society",
author = "P. Yi and A. Aldahan and G. Possnert and Xiaolin Hou and Violeta Hansen and B Wang",
year = "2012",
doi = "10.1021/es301979r",
volume = "46",
number = "20",
pages = "10948--10956",
journal = "Environmental Science & Technology (Washington)",
issn = "0013-936X",

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TY - JOUR

T1 - <sup>127</sup>I and <sup>129</sup>I Species and Transformation in the Baltic Proper, Kattegat, and Skagerrak Basins

A1 - Yi,P.

A1 - Aldahan,A.

A1 - Possnert,G.

A1 - Hou,Xiaolin

A1 - Hansen,Violeta

A1 - Wang,B

AU - Yi,P.

AU - Aldahan,A.

AU - Possnert,G.

AU - Hou,Xiaolin

AU - Hansen,Violeta

AU - Wang,B

PB - American Chemical Society

PY - 2012

Y1 - 2012

N2 - Occurrence of anthropogenic 129I in seawater has provided invaluable information about water circulation and exchange rates, but results on 129I species (iodide and iodate) are limited and only available for surface water. We here present the first extensive results on 129I and 127I species in samples of seawater depth profiles, which were collected in August 2006 and April 2007 in the Skagerrak, Kattegat, and Baltic Proper. The results expose ≤10% annual reduction of iodate as 129I is transported from the English Channel along the Dutch coast and German Bight into the Skagerrak and Kattegat. The results also suggest strong variability between surface and bottom seawater with respect to the predominant iodine species. Distribution of iodide and iodate of both 127I and 129I in the Kattegat mainly reflects water mixing process rather than speciation transformation. In water of the Baltic Proper, high 127I–/127IO3– and 129I–/129IO3– values suggest effective reduction of iodate with a maximum rate of 8 × 10–7 (127IO3–) and 6 × 10–14 (129IO3–) (g/m3.day). The reduction process of iodate seems to be related to decomposition of organic matter and photochemically induced reactions.

AB - Occurrence of anthropogenic 129I in seawater has provided invaluable information about water circulation and exchange rates, but results on 129I species (iodide and iodate) are limited and only available for surface water. We here present the first extensive results on 129I and 127I species in samples of seawater depth profiles, which were collected in August 2006 and April 2007 in the Skagerrak, Kattegat, and Baltic Proper. The results expose ≤10% annual reduction of iodate as 129I is transported from the English Channel along the Dutch coast and German Bight into the Skagerrak and Kattegat. The results also suggest strong variability between surface and bottom seawater with respect to the predominant iodine species. Distribution of iodide and iodate of both 127I and 129I in the Kattegat mainly reflects water mixing process rather than speciation transformation. In water of the Baltic Proper, high 127I–/127IO3– and 129I–/129IO3– values suggest effective reduction of iodate with a maximum rate of 8 × 10–7 (127IO3–) and 6 × 10–14 (129IO3–) (g/m3.day). The reduction process of iodate seems to be related to decomposition of organic matter and photochemically induced reactions.

U2 - 10.1021/es301979r

DO - 10.1021/es301979r

JO - Environmental Science & Technology (Washington)

JF - Environmental Science & Technology (Washington)

SN - 0013-936X

IS - 20

VL - 46

SP - 10948

EP - 10956

ER -