Physical Oceanography

, Volume 10, Issue 2, pp 161–167 | Cite as

Analysis of the basic classes of organic compounds dissolved in seawater and their behaviour in the estuaries of rivers and coastal zone of the sea

  • E. E. Sovga
  • V. A. Zhorov
Analysis of Observations and Methods of Calculating Oceanic Hydrophysical Fields
  • 66 Downloads

Abstract

On the basis of the available literature data, we analyze basic classes of organic compounds dissolved in seawater and study the transformations of proteins, carbohydrates, and lipids produced in the process of photosynthesis in seawater and their behaviour in river water and estuaries of the Black Sea. We also discuss the causes and distinctive features of the processes of production and destruction in the Black Sea.

Keywords

Phytoplankton River Water Humic Acid Organic Substance Coastal Zone 

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    Sovga, E. E. and Zhorov, V. A. Distinctive features of the destruction of natural organic compounds in the shelf zones of seas and estuaries of rivers. In:Complex ecological investigations of the Black Sea. Sevastopol: MHI (1995), pp. 104–110.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Horne, R. A. Marine Chemistry. In:The Structure of Water and the Chemistry of the Hydrosphere. New York: Wiley (1969).Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Lee, B. G. and Fisher, N. S. Release rates of trace elements and protein from decomposing planktonic debris. 1. Phytoplankton debris.J. Mar. Res. (1993)51, No. 2, 391–421.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Hedges, J. I. Global biogeochemical cycles: progress and problems.Mar. Chem. (1992)39, No. 1-3, 67–93.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Parrish, C. Dissolved and particulate marine lipid classes: a review.Mar. Chem. (1988)23, No. 1-3, 17–40.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Korzh, V. D.Geochemistry of the Element Composition of the Hydrosphere, Moscow: Nauka (1991).Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Wells, M. L. and Goldberg, E. D. Marine submicron particles.Mar. Chem. (1992)40, No. 1–2, 5–18.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    Aminot, A. El-Sayed, M. A. and Reouel, R. Fate of natural and anthropogenic dissolved organic carbon in the macrotidal Elorn Estuary.Mar. Chem. (1990)29, No. 2–3, 235–275.Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    Verity, P. G., Goder, J. A., Bishop, S. S.,et al. Composition, productivity, and nutrient chemistry of coastal ocean planktonic web.continental Shelf Res. (1993)13, No. 7, 741–776.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. 10.
    Torgunova, N. I. New ideas concerning the distribution of dissolved organic substances in the Black Sea.Okeanologiya (1994)34, No. 1, 57–61.Google Scholar
  11. 11.
    Agatova, A. I. and Torgunova, N. I. Biochemical composition of the organic substance of the Black Sea and the rate of its transformation. In:Variability of the Ecosystem of the Black Sea. Moscow. Nauka (1991), pp. 120–125.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© VSP 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. E. Sovga
  • V. A. Zhorov

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations