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FESEM micrographs of needle- like aragonite particles...

FESEM micrographs of needle- like aragonite particles formed during whiting events.        
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FESEM micrographs of nanostructured manganese oxides...

FESEM micrographs of nanostructured manganese oxides, bixbyte (Mn2O3) and hausmannite (Mn3O4).        
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FESEM micrographs of heterotrophic protozoa...

FESEM micrographs of heterotrophic protozoa showing the nanostructure shape of their lorica.      
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Crystal growth of rhombohedral calcite at the nanoscale

Crystal growth of rhombohedral calcite at the nanoscale.
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Sampling of the recent sediments

Sampling of the recent sediments.        
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Sampling of the recent sediments

  Sampling of the recent sediments.      
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Sampling of the recent sediments

  Sampling of the recent sediments.        
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View on the Soline Channel, connection between...

View on the Soline Channel, connection between the semi-enclosed Mljet Lakes and the open sea (Adriatic sea).      
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View on the Big Lake on the island of Mljet (Adriatic sea)

View on the Big Lake on the island of Mljet (Adriatic sea).      
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View on the Small Lake on the island of Mljet (Adriatic sea).

View on the Small Lake on the island of Mljet (Adriatic sea).      
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The Kuti lake in the Neretva delta plain (Adriatic sea)

The Kuti lake in the Neretva delta plain (Adriatic sea).
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Terra rossa profile near Novigrad

Terra rosa is polygenetic soil with hematite and pedogenic kaolinte as authigenic nanomineral phases.  
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SEM image of terra rossa microaggregates from Novigrad profile

SEM image of terra rossa microaggregates from Novigrad profile. Dominant mineral phases in clay size fractions are well-crystalized kaolinite, pedogenic kaolinite and illitic material.  
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Vineyard on terra rossa at Monte Coronici location

Vineyard on terra rossa at Monte Coronici location. Terra rossa is suitable substrate for cultivation of vines and olives.  
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Greenish-grey Cretaceous paleosol in Tri jezerca quarry

Greenish-grey Cretaceous paleosol in Tri jezerca quarry.  Cretaceous paleosol consists dominantly of illitic materials and regularly and irregularly interstratified illite/smectite.  
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SEM image of illitic material on the aggregate surface...

SEM image of illitic material on the aggregate surface of Cretaceous paleosol from Tri jezerca.  

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Nanominerals in sediments and soils: formation, properties and their role in biogeochemical processes

Funded by:
Croatian science foundation
(Project number: 2504)

Duration:
48 months (start 1. September 2014)

Project Coordinator:
Prof. Ivan Sondi

Institution:
Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering, University of Zagreb, CROATIA


Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed on the project web page are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Croatian Science Foundation.

 

 

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