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Subsurface phytoplankton blooms fuel pelagic production in the North Sea

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Keywords
  • The Seasonal Phytoplankton Biomass Distribution Pattern In Stratified Temperate Marine Waters Is Tra
  • The Energy Source Supporting Pelagic Summer Production Is Believed To Be The Spring Bloom
  • However
  • The Spring Bloom Disappears Relatively Quickly From The Water Column And A Large Proportion Of The M
  • Thus
  • It Is Easy To Argue That The Spring Bloom Is Fueling The Energy Demands Of The Benthos
  • But More Difficult To Argue Convincingly That Energy Fixed During The Spring Bloom Is Fueling The Pe
  • We Argue Here That Periodic Phytoplankton Blooms Are Occurring During The Summer In The North Sea At
  • 25 M And That The Accumulated New Production [Sensu (Dugdale And Goering
  • Limnol
  • Oceanogr
  • 12
  • 196-206
  • 1967)] Occurring In These Blooms May Be Greater Than That Occurring In The Spring Bloom In The Same
  • Thus
  • Such Blooms May Explain Apparent Discrepancies In Production Yields Between Different Temperate Mari

Abstract

Subsurface phytoplankton blooms fuel pelagic production in the North Sea - DTU Orbit (15/02/14) Subsurface phytoplankton blooms fuel pelagic production in the North Sea - DTU Orbit (15/02/14) Richardson, K., Visser, A., & Pedersen, F. (2000). Subsurface phytoplankton blooms fuel pelagic production in the North Sea. Journal of Plankton Research, 22(9), 1663-1671.

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