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The Sea, Volume 12: Biological-Physical Interactions in the Sea

Series: The Sea: Ideas and Observations on Progress in the Study of the Seas Volume: 12

Edited By: Allan R Robinson, James J McCarthy and Brian J Rotschild

662 pages, 84 color illus, 1 halftone, 169 line illus and maps, 26 tables

Harvard University Press

Hardback | Jun 2005 | #100733 | ISBN: 0674017420
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Contents

Preface Editorial Advisory Panel and External Reviewers Contributors 1. Introduction--Biological--Physical Interactions in the Sea: Emergent Findings and New Directions James J. Mccarthy, Allan R. Robinson, And Brian J. Rothschild 2. Effects of Upper Ocean Physical Processes (Turbulence, Advection, And Air-Sea Interaction) On Oceanic Primary Production Ann Gargett and John Marra 3. Coupling Small-Scale Physical Processes with Biology Hidekatsu Yamazaki, David L. Mackas, And Kenneth L. Denman 4. Mesoscale And Submesoscale Physical-Biological Interactions Glenn Flied And Dennis J. Mcgillicuddy 5. Biophysical Dynamics of Ocean Fronts Donald B. Olson 6. Biological Responses to Nutrients James J. Mccarthy 7. Population Dynamics and Physical Forcing Brian J. Rothschild 8. Physical Influences on Marine Ecosystem Dynamics John J. Cullen, Peter J. S. Franks, David M. Karl, And Alan Longhurst 9. Large--Scale Biogeoci--Emical--Physical Interactions In Elemental Cycles Nicolas Gruber And Jorge L. Sanniento 10. Solar Energy and Its Biological-Physical Interactions In The Sea Tommy D. Dickey And Paul G. Falkowski 11. Biological-Physical-Acoustical Interactions Gwyn Griffiths, Sophie Fielding, And Howard S. J. Roe 12. Data Assimilation for Modeling And Predicting Coupled Physical-Biological Interactions In The Sea Allan R. Robinson And Pierre F J. Lerinusiaux 13. Predictive Modeling for Marine Ecosystems Eileen E. Hofinann And Marjorie A. M. Friedrichs 14. Physical-Biological Interaction in the Deep-Sea Environment, Including Hydrothermal Vent Communities Mikhail E. Vinogradov And Georgyi M. Vinogradov 15. Biological-Physical Interactions and Global Climate Change: Some Lessons From Earth History Daniel P. Schrag And James J. Mccarthy Index


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Biography

Allan R. Robinson is Gordon McKay Professor of Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Emeritus, at Harvard University. Recognized as a pioneer and leading expert in modern interdisciplinary ocean dynamics and ocean prediction, he has contributed significantly to the techniques for the assimilation of multiscale data into ocean forecasting models and chairs the IOC/UNESCO COASTS program.

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