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Effects of Tidal Mixing on the Plankton and Benthos of Estuarine Regions of the Bay of Fundy

  • G. R. Daborn
Part of the Lecture Notes on Coastal and Estuarine Studies book series (COASTAL, volume 17)

Abstract

In coastal waters, vertical mixing induced by wind or tidal currents is often associated with relatively high primary production resulting from nutrient recirculation. This general conceptual model is now well recognized (cf. Mann, 1982; Valiela, 1984; and other papers in this volume), and is variously invoked to explain many phenomena of oceans, coastal waters and lakes, from the initiation of seasonal blooms to the spatial distribution of areas of higher and lower production.

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Nova Scotia Suspension Feeder Photic Zone Sand Wave Zooplankton Population 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. R. Daborn
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  1. 1.Department of BiologyAcadia UniversityWolfvilleCanada

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