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dc.contributor.authorHernández-León, S.en_US
dc.contributor.authorPostel, L.en_US
dc.contributor.authorArístegui, J.en_US
dc.contributor.authorGómez, M.en_US
dc.contributor.authorMontero, M. F.en_US
dc.contributor.authorTorres Curbelo, Santiagoen_US
dc.contributor.authorAlmeida, C.en_US
dc.contributor.authorKühner, E.en_US
dc.contributor.authorBrenning, U.en_US
dc.contributor.authorHagen, E.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2020-09-25T13:12:38Z-
dc.date.available2020-09-25T13:12:38Z-
dc.date.issued1992en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10553/74570-
dc.description.abstractROSSBY or planetary waves are large-scale and long period, are generated due to temporal variations in the wind stress curl and they are produced annually in the central North Atlantic\ On the other hand, N^ fixating organisms introduce the largest fraction of new nitrogen in the euphotic zone in tropical waters^ and they must produce important consequences in the dynamics of the oligotrophic ocean. We present the results on plankton metabolism over a 2800 Km east-west section in the tropical North Atlantic Ocean showing a combined effect of Rossby waves and N^ fixating organisms on the valúes of enzymatic activities of plankton in the <200, 200-500 and > 500 /jvn size classes. While biomass valúes show only small increases westward at the surface layer (0-25 m), zooplankton enzymatic activities increases to the west part of the section where large phytoplankton chains were observed. Moreover, it is shown as the micro and mesoplankton index of metabolism at the seasonal thermocline layer, match the wavelength of Rossby waves observed. As higher zooplankton metabolic activity have important consequences in the flux of carbón in the ocean, productivity estimates of this low chlorophyll environments have to be reconsidered in relation to this two factors.en_US
dc.sourceInternacional Council for the Exploration of the Sea, Biological Oceanography Committeeen_US
dc.subject251001 Oceanografía biológicaen_US
dc.titleLarge scale and mesoscale patterns of metabolic activity of epipelagic micro and mesoplankton in the Northeastern Central Atlantic at 21ºNen_US
dc.typeinfo:eu-repo/semantics/article-
dc.typeArticle-
dc.type2Artículo-
dc.description.numberofpages11en_US
dc.date.coverdate1992en_US
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crisitem.author.deptOceanografía Biológica y Cambio Global-
crisitem.author.deptIU de Oceanografía y Cambio Global-
crisitem.author.deptDepartamento de Biología-
crisitem.author.deptOceanografía Biológica y Algología Aplicada-
crisitem.author.deptIU de Oceanografía y Cambio Global-
crisitem.author.deptDepartamento de Biología-
crisitem.author.deptEcofisiología de Organismos Marinos-
crisitem.author.deptIU de Investigación en Acuicultura Sostenible y Ec-
crisitem.author.deptDepartamento de Biología-
crisitem.author.deptOceanografía Biológica y Algología Aplicada-
crisitem.author.deptIU de Oceanografía y Cambio Global-
crisitem.author.deptDepartamento de Biología-
crisitem.author.deptDepartamento de Bioquímica y Biología Molecular, Fisiología, Genética e Inmunología.-
crisitem.author.orcid0000-0002-3085-4969-
crisitem.author.orcid0000-0002-7526-7741-
crisitem.author.orcid0000-0002-7396-6493-
crisitem.author.parentorgIU de Oceanografía y Cambio Global-
crisitem.author.parentorgIU de Oceanografía y Cambio Global-
crisitem.author.parentorgIU de Investigación en Acuicultura Sostenible y Ec-
crisitem.author.parentorgIU de Oceanografía y Cambio Global-
crisitem.author.fullNameHernández León, Santiago Manuel-
crisitem.author.fullNameArístegui Ruiz, Javier-
crisitem.author.fullNameGómez Cabrera, María Milagrosa-
crisitem.author.fullNameMontero Del Pino, María Fernanda-
crisitem.author.fullNameTorres Curbelo, Santiago-
crisitem.author.fullNameAlmeida Peña, Carlos-
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