Microplankton Bloom Dynamics in the Gulf of Maine
Entry ID: microplankton_gom

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Summary
Abstract: Relatively high nutrient levels associated with relatively low
salinity waters have been observed on several occasions in the Bigelow
Bight area of the western Gulf of Maine. The characteristics, high
nutrients, low salinity, suggested that slope water, high in nutrients
and salinity, and a major source of nutrients to the Gulf, was not the
source. It was suggested that the source of nutrients ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 50.0   S: 23.0   E: -65.0   W: -125.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1932-01-01
Stop Date: 1978-12-31
Originating Center
Data Center
Bigelow Laboratory of Ocean Sciences Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.bigelow.org/

Data Center Personnel
Name: BIGELOW LABORATORY OF OCEAN SCIENCES
Phone: (207) 633-9600
Fax: (207) 633-9641
Contact Address:
180 McKown Point, P.O. Box 475
City: West Boothbay Harbor
Province or State: ME
Postal Code: 04575-0475
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online
Fees: Free
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 207-633-9600
Fax: 207-633-9641
Email: CGarside at Bigelow.org
Contact Address:
180 McKown Point, P.O. Box 475
City: West Boothbay Harbor
Province or State: ME
Postal Code: 04575-0475
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Estuarine and Coastal Shelf Science (Garside, C., J.C. Garside,
M.D. Keller and M.E. Sieracki. 1996. The formation of high
nutrient-low salinity water in the Gulf of Maine: a nutrient trap?
Estuar. Coast. Shelf Sci. 42, 617-628).
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-01-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-05-30
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