standard mean ocean water


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standard mean ocean water

[¦stan·dərd ‚mēn ′ō·shən ‚wȯd·ər]
(geology)
An international reference standard used to determine oxygen and hydrogen isotopic content. Abbreviated SMOW.
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Average profile trends of (a) [delta][sup.18]O and (o) [delta][sup.2]H relative to Vienna Standard Mean Ocean Water (VSMOW) for mounds and depressions at the large gilgai (LG) and small gilgai (SG) sites.
Profile trends of [delta][sup.2]H and [delta][sup.18]O relative to Vienna Standard Mean Ocean Water (VSMOW) for replicated cores (r1, r2 and r3) at August 2015 sampling of large gilgai (LG) mound 2 and depression 2 (a) mound [delta][sup.18]O, (b) mound [delta][sup.2]H, (c) mean [delta][sup.18]O with error bars, (d) depression [delta][sup.18]O, (c) depression [delta][sup.2]H, and (f) mean [delta][sup.2]H with error bars.
[delta][sup.18]O - [delta][sup.2]H (relative to Vienna Standard Mean Ocean Water (VSMOW)) relationship in mound 2 and depression 2, at the large gilgai (LG) site, August 2015 sampling (LMWL, local meteoric water line).

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