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Marine Pegagic Cyanobacteria: Trichodesmium and other Diazotrophs


Series: NATO ASI Series C: Mathematics and Physical Sciences Volume: 362

Edited By: E Carpenter and DG Capone

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1992 | #18450 | ISBN: 0792316142
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Proceedings of a NATO Workshop, Bamberg, May 1991.

' The book is of great interest to aquatic ecologists, microbiologists, botanists and all people with special interest in cyanobacteriology. ' Arch. Hydrobiol. 126:1 1992


Overview of the advanced research workshop on bloom forming marine cyanobacteria; Trichodesmium - ultrastructure and protein localization; oxygen cycling in cyanobacteria, with special reference to oxygen protection in Trichodesmium spp; oxygen dynamics in Trichodesmium spp dynamics; grazers and associated organisms of Trichodesmium; trophodynamics of marine cyanobacteria blooms; spatio-temporal dynamics of the cyanobacterial blooms in the Gulf of Finland, Baltic Sea; N2 fixation in non-heterocystous cyanobacteria - an overview; the gas vesicles and buoyancy of trichodesmium marine nitrogen-fixing diatom - cyanobacteria symbioses; discoloured waters in the Melanesian archipelago (New Caledonia and Vanuatu); the value of the Nimbus-7 coastal zone colour scanner observations; development of algorithms for remote sensing of Trichodesmium blooms; nitrogen fixation in Trichodesmium blooms; Trichodesmium blooms and new nitrogen in the North Pacific Gyre; buoyancy regulation and vertical migration of Trichodesmium - a computer-model prediction; molecular biology of nitrogen fixation in natural populaton of marine cyanobacteria; pelagic Trichodesmium (= oscillatoria) in the Great Barrier Reef region; effect of Trichodesmium blooms on water quality in the Great Barrier Reef Lagoon; ion nutrition of Trichodesmium; Trichodesmium - establishment of culture and characteristics of N2-fixation; the toxicity of Trichodesmium blooms from Caribbean waters; superoxide dismutase as a protective enzyme against oxygen toxity - an overview and initial studies in Trichodesmium; Trichodesmium blooms in the Gulf of Thailand.

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