Flows of Energy and Materials in Marine Ecosystems [E-Book] : Theory and Practice / edited by M. J. R. Fasham.
Fasham, M. J. R., (editor)
Boston, MA : Springer, 1984
744 p. 46 illus. online resource.
NATO Conference Series ; 13
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Table of Contents:
  • One — Invited Papers
  • The Importance of Measuring Fluxes in Marine Ecosystems
  • Community Measures of Marine Food Networks and their Possible Applications
  • Thermodynamics of the Pelagic Ecosystem: Elementary Closure Conditions for Biological Production in the Open Ocean
  • The Structure of Aquatic Ecosystems and its Dependency on Environmental Conditions
  • Eutrophication of a Coastal Marine Ecosystem — An Experimental Study Using the MERL Microcosms
  • Oceanic Nutrient Cycles
  • State-of-the-Art in the Measurement of Primary Production
  • Functional Types of Marine Planktonic Primary Producers and their Relative Significance in the Food Web
  • Measuring the Metabolism of the Benthic Ecosystem
  • The Measurement of the Enthalpy of Metabolism of Marine Organisms
  • Bacterial Production in the Marine Food Chain: The Emperor’s New Suit of Clothes?
  • Suspended Marine Bacteria as a Food Source
  • The Biological Role of Detritus in the Marine Environment
  • The Cycling of Organic Matter by Bacterioplankton in Pelagic Marine Ecosystems: Microenvironmental Considerations
  • An Overview of Secondary Production in Pelagic Ecosystems
  • The Quantitative Significance of Gelatinous Zooplankton as Pelagic Consumers
  • Fish Production in Open Ocean Ecosystems
  • Ecological Efficiency and Activity Metabolism
  • Detrital Organic Fluxes Through Pelagic Ecosystems
  • The Supply of Food to the Benthos
  • Coupling the Sub-Systems — the Baltic Sea as a Case Study
  • On the Relation of Primary Production to Grazing during the Fladen Ground Experiment 1976
  • Two — Working Group Reports
  • Studies on Marine Autotrophs: Recommendations for the 1980s
  • Respiration
  • Nutrient Cycling in Estuarine and Coastal Marine Ecosystems
  • Excretion and Mineralisation Processes in the Open Sea
  • Herbivory
  • Detritivory
  • Carnivory
  • The Role of Free Bacteria and Bactivory
  • Participants.