Book 2016

Aquatic Microbial Ecology and Biogeochemistry: A Dual Perspective

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ISBN: 978-3-319-30257-7 (Print) 978-3-319-30259-1 (Online)

Table of contents (23 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. Unraveling Microbial Diversity and Their Processes

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-12

      Phagotrophic Protists: Central Roles in Microbial Food Webs

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      Pages 13-24

      Drivers That Structure Biodiversity in the Plankton

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      Pages 25-34

      The Elongated, the Squat and the Spherical: Selective Pressures for Phytoplankton Shape

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      Pages 35-44

      Crossing the Freshwater/Saline Barrier: A Phylogenetic Analysis of Bacteria Inhabiting Both Freshwater and Marine Ecosystems

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      Pages 45-63

      Approaches and Challenges for Linking Marine Biogeochemical Models with the “Omics” Revolution

  3. Viewing Growth and Trophodynamics Through a Stoichiometric Lens

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 65-65

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      Pages 67-75

      Out of Africa and into Stoichiometry

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      Pages 77-89

      Exploring the Implications of the Stoichiometric Modulation of Planktonic Predation

  4. Understanding the Mysteries of Light and Nitrogen

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 91-91

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      Pages 93-104

      On Saturating Response Curves from the Dual Perspectives of Photosynthesis and Nitrogen Metabolism

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      Pages 105-116

      Nitrate Reductase: A Nexus of Disciplines, Organisms, and Metabolism

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      Pages 117-126

      The Ammonium Paradox of an Urban High-Nutrient Low-Growth Estuary

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      Pages 127-139

      Why Is Planktonic Nitrogen Fixation So Rare in Coastal Marine Ecosystems? Insights from a Cross-Systems Approach

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      Pages 141-152

      Where Light and Nutrients Collide: The Global Distribution and Activity of Subsurface Chlorophyll Maximum Layers

  5. Looking in the Rear View Mirror: The Long View on Changing Ecosystems

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 153-153

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      Pages 155-170

      An Ecosystem in Transition: The Emergence of Mixotrophy in the Arabian Sea

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      Pages 171-183

      The Saint Lawrence Island Polynya: A 25-Year Evaluation of an Analogue for Climate Change in Polar Regions

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      Pages 185-197

      Ecological Processes and Nutrient Transfers from Land to Sea: A 25-Year Perspective on Research and Management of the Seine River System

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      Pages 199-213

      A Historical Perspective on Eutrophication in the Pensacola Bay Estuary, FL, USA

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      Pages 215-223

      Meeting in the Middle: On the Interactions Between Microalgae and Their Predators or Zooplankton and Their Food

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      Pages 225-236

      Lake Transparency: A Window into Decadal Variations in Dissolved Organic Carbon Concentrations in Lakes of Acadia National Park, Maine

  6. Focusing on Unique Systems, Processes and Dynamics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 237-237

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      Pages 239-250

      Phytoplankton Biodiversity in the Oligotrophic Northwestern Sargasso Sea

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      Pages 251-260

      Biological Oceanography of the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia: A Review

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