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Ecology of Fjords and Coastal Waters: Proceedings of the Mare Nor Symposium on the Ecology of Fjords and Coastal Waters, Tromso, Norway, 5-9 December 1994

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Edited By: HR Skojldal, C Hopkins, KE Erikstad and HP Leinaas

623 pages, Figs, tabs


Hardback | Dec 1995 | #53646 | ISBN: 0444820965
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Results of a research program on the coastal ecosystem of northern Norway.


Part 1 Physical processes and seasonal patterns: latitude as a factor in the calculation of primary production, T. Platt et al; copepod behaviour and turbulence - an evolutionary response?, T. Osborn; phytoplankton in fjords and coastal waters of Northern Norway - environmental conditions and dynamics of the spring bloom, E.N. Hegseth et al; the seasonal cycle of stratification in a Scottish fjord, T.P. Rippeth et al; long-term studies of primary phytoplankton production in the gullmar fjord, Sweden, O. Lindahl; diet, estimated daily food ration and predator impact by the scyphozoan jellyfishes Aurelia aurita and Cyanea capillata, M.B. Martinussen et al. Part 2 Fronts, advection and distributional patterns: physical oceanography of coupled fjord-coastal systems in nothern Norway with special focus on frontal dynamics and tides, H. Svendsen; examination of local circulation in a wide, stratified fjord including exchange of water with the adjacent ocean, due to constant local up-fjord wind, L. Asplin; impact of advective processes on displacement of zooplankton biomass in a Nort Norwegian fjord system - a comparison between spring and autumn, T. Falkenhaug et al; fresh water in Svalbard fjord ecosystems, J.M. Weslawski et al; distribution and swimming of the jellyfishes Aurelia aurita and Cyanea capillata, V. Berstad et al. Part 3 Harmful algae: growth and vertical migration of Gyrodinium aureolum during a bloom in Norwegian fjords, S. Kristiansen et al. Part 4 Influence of human activity in arctic waters: base-line Russian investigations of the botton fauna in the South-Eastern part of the Barents Sea, S.G. Denisenko et al. Part 5 Fish ecology and stock interactions: recruitment and trophic interaction between oceanic fish populations and coastal fish stocks, O. Dragesund; modelling of fish migration in variable currents, P. Leblond et al; reappearance of Norwegian spring spawning herring (Clupea harengus L.) at spawning grounds off southwestern Norway, A. Johannessen et al; the food-web of a coastal spawning ground of the herring (Clupea harengus L.), A. Holmes et al. Part 6 Seabird ecology: spatial and temporal scaling of energy flux through populations of marine nekton, D.C. Schneider; large-scale interactions between seabirds, their prey and humans in the southern Barents Sea, J.V. Krasnov et al; adult survival and chick production in long-lived seabirds - a 5-year study of the kittiwake Rissa tridactyla, K.E. Erikstad et al; long-term changes in the Helminth fauna of colonial seabirds in the seven islands archipelago (Barents Sea, Eastern Murman), K.V. Galaktionov. Part 7 Ecology and biology of kelps and sea urchins: the biology of high latitude kelp, K.H. Dunton et al; ecological studies of the kelp Laminaria hyperborea (Gunnerus) Foslie in Norway, K. Sjotun et al; demography of the echinoid strongylocentrotus droebachiensis related to biotype in Northern Norway, K. Sivertsen et al; no evidence (Part contents)

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