Tidal Mixing and Plankton Dynamics

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780387963464
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 7/28/1986
  • Series: Coastal and Estuarine Studies Series , #17
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1986
  • Pages: 502
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.04 (d)

Table of Contents

Phytoplankton Responses to Vertical Tidal Mixing.- Island Stirring Effects on Phytoplankton Growth.- Patterns of Phytoplankton Production Around the Galapagos Islands.- The Stimulation of Phytoplankton Production on the Continental Shelf within Von Karman Vortex Streets.- Dynamics of Phytoplankton Patches on Nantucket Shoals: an Experiment Involving Aircraft, Ships and Buoys.- The Influence of Tidal Mixing on the Timing of the Spring Phytoplankton Development in the Southern Bight of the North Sea, the English Channel and on the Northern Armorican Shelf.- Are Red Tides Correlated to Spring-Neap Tidal Mixing?: Use of a Historical Record to Test Mechanisms Responsible for Dinoflagellate Blooms.- Tidal Stirring vs. Stratification: Microalgal Dynamics with Special Reference to Cyst-Forming, Toxin Producing Dinoflagellates.- Dynamics of Larval Herring (ClupeaHarengus L.) Production in Tidally Mixed Waters of the Eastern Coastal Gulf of Maine.- The Importance of Bathymetry to Seasonal Plankton Blooms in Hecate Strait, B.C.- The Effects of Seasonal Variations in Stratification on Plankton Dynamics in Long Island Sound.- Observations of the Structure of Chlorophyll A in Central Long Island Sound.- Phytoplankton Patchiness in the Central Long Island Sound.- Empirical Models of Stratification Variation in the York River Estuary, Virginia, USA.- Temporal and Spatial Sequencing of Destratification in a Coastal Plain Estuary.- Effects of Tidal Mixing on the Plankton and Benthos of Estuarine Regions of the Bay of Fundy.- Real-Time Characterization of Individual Marine Particles at Sea: Flow Cytometry.- Development of a Moored in Situ Fluorometer for Phytoplankton Studies.- An Inexpensive Moored Water Sampler for Investigating Chemical Variability.- An Induced Mixing Experiment?.

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