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Title: Production and turnover of suspended organic detritus in the coastal water of the southeastern continental shelf. Progress report, June 1, 1985-May 31, 1986

Abstract

Data from the April, 1985 SPREX study, and various asects of the ongoing BIOTRANS program have been processed. SPREX, a two-ship study of spring removal of water from the coastal boundary zone, included measurements of respiratory rate and abundance of microorganisms during and following a spring storm event on the continental shelf. As part of the BIOTRANS program biological studies have been conducted on the coastal boundary zone off the southeast US coast. These studies include microbial respiration, production of bacterial aggregates and other organic detritus, and fallout and suspension from the bottom in response to waves and tides. These efforts involve a combination of field studies and experimental laboratory work, including laboratory studies of the formation of bacterial aggregates and the effects of suppression of various populations: protozoa, bacteria, and zooplankton; laboratory studies of resuspension of particulate detritus and benthic bacteria from sediments collected with box cores, using a 2-meter annular flume; and measurement of microbial respiratory rate in samples of unmodified ocean water, rapidly, aboard ship, using a newly designed respirometer system. (10 refs., 22 figs., 2 tabs.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Georgia Univ., Athens (USA). Inst. of Ecology
OSTI Identifier:
6457961
Report Number(s):
DOE/EV/00639-27
ON: DE86003739
DOE Contract Number:  
AS09-76EV00639
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Portions of this document are illegible in microfiche products
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; DETRITUS; MINERAL CYCLING; SOUTH ATLANTIC BIGHT; AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS; ATP; BACTERIA; CYCLOHEXIMIDE; EXPERIMENTAL DATA; RESPIRATION; ZOOPLANKTON; ANTI-INFECTIVE AGENTS; ANTIBIOTICS; AQUATIC ORGANISMS; ATLANTIC OCEAN; DATA; DRUGS; ECOSYSTEMS; FUNGICIDES; INFORMATION; MICROORGANISMS; NUCLEOTIDES; NUMERICAL DATA; ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; PESTICIDES; PLANKTON; SEAS; SURFACE WATERS; 520100* - Environment, Aquatic- Basic Studies- (-1989)

Citation Formats

Pomeroy, L R. Production and turnover of suspended organic detritus in the coastal water of the southeastern continental shelf. Progress report, June 1, 1985-May 31, 1986. United States: N. p., 1985. Web.
Pomeroy, L R. Production and turnover of suspended organic detritus in the coastal water of the southeastern continental shelf. Progress report, June 1, 1985-May 31, 1986. United States.
Pomeroy, L R. Sun . "Production and turnover of suspended organic detritus in the coastal water of the southeastern continental shelf. Progress report, June 1, 1985-May 31, 1986". United States.
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abstractNote = {Data from the April, 1985 SPREX study, and various asects of the ongoing BIOTRANS program have been processed. SPREX, a two-ship study of spring removal of water from the coastal boundary zone, included measurements of respiratory rate and abundance of microorganisms during and following a spring storm event on the continental shelf. As part of the BIOTRANS program biological studies have been conducted on the coastal boundary zone off the southeast US coast. These studies include microbial respiration, production of bacterial aggregates and other organic detritus, and fallout and suspension from the bottom in response to waves and tides. These efforts involve a combination of field studies and experimental laboratory work, including laboratory studies of the formation of bacterial aggregates and the effects of suppression of various populations: protozoa, bacteria, and zooplankton; laboratory studies of resuspension of particulate detritus and benthic bacteria from sediments collected with box cores, using a 2-meter annular flume; and measurement of microbial respiratory rate in samples of unmodified ocean water, rapidly, aboard ship, using a newly designed respirometer system. (10 refs., 22 figs., 2 tabs.},
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