On the Relation of Primary Production to Grazing During the Fladen Ground Experiment 1976 (Flex’ 76)

  • G. Radach
  • J. Berg
  • B. Heinemann
  • M. Krause
Part of the NATO Conference Series book series (NATOCS, volume 13)


To study the flow of matter in marine ecosystems means firstly to find out the most important paths of transport to higher trophic levels of the food web, and secondly to quantify the transports. It is critical for these systems, whether primary production is channelled upwards in the food web only through herbivorous zooplankton, or whether part of the particulate primary production goes directly to other consumers by sinking down to the benthos.


Particulate Organic Carbon Particulate Organic Carbon Concentration Phytoplankton Spring Bloom Herbivorous Zooplankton Phytoplankton Carbon 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Radach
    • 1
  • J. Berg
    • 1
  • B. Heinemann
    • 1
  • M. Krause
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut für MeereskundeUniversität HamburgHamburg 13Germany
  2. 2.Sonderforschungsbereich 94, Meeresforschung HamburgUniversität HamburgHamburg 13Germany

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