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dc.contributor.authorMacías Moy, Diego
dc.contributor.authorRodríguez Santana, Angel
dc.contributor.authorRamirez Romero, Eduardo
dc.contributor.authorBruno Mejías, Miguel
dc.contributor.authorPelegrí, Josep Lluis
dc.contributor.authorSangrà, Pablo
dc.contributor.authorAguiar gonzález, Borja
dc.contributor.authorGarcía Jiménez, Carlos Manuel
dc.contributor.otherBiologíaen_US
dc.contributor.otherFísica Aplicadaen_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-10-17T07:33:17Z
dc.date.available2017-10-17T07:33:17Z
dc.date.issued2013-12
dc.identifier.issn0214-8358
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10498/19751
dc.description.abstractVertical distributions of turbulent energy dissipation rates and fluorescence were measured simultaneously with a high-resolution micro-profiler in four different oceanographic regions, from temperate to polar and from coastal to open waters settings. High fluorescence values, forming a deep chlorophyll maximum (DCM), were often located in weakly stratified portions of the upper water column, just below layers with maximum levels of turbulent energy dissipation rate. In the vicinity of the DCM, a significant negative relationship between fluorescence and turbulent energy dissipation rate was found. We discuss the mechanisms that may explain the observed patterns of planktonic biomass distribution within the ocean mixed layer, including a vertically variable diffusion coefficient and the alteration of the cells’ sinking velocity by turbulent motion. These findings provide further insight into the processes controlling the vertical distribution of the pelagic community and position of the DCM.en_US
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dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.rightsinfo:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.sourceScientia Marina - 2013, vol.77, 4, 541-549en_US
dc.subjectturbulenceen_US
dc.subjectdeep chlorophyll maximumen_US
dc.subjectvertical plankton distributionen_US
dc.titleTurbulence as a driver for vertical plankton distribution in the subsurface upper oceanen_US
dc.typeinfo:eu-repo/semantics/articleen_US
dc.identifier.urldoi.org/10.3989/scimar.03854.03A
dc.rights.accessRightsinfo:eu-repo/semantics/openAccessen_US
dc.identifier.doi10.3989/scimar.03854.03A


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