Review of the physical oceanography of Massachusetts Bay
This report responds to an invitation of the National Marine Fisheries Service, Northeast Fisheries Center in which the author was asked to report on the present knowledge of oceanography of Massachusetts Bay and vicinity. We have attempted herein to describe the temperature- salinity cycle and the current system and to provide a comprehensive annotated bibliography on hydrography, chemistry and sea level for Massachusetts Bay.
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The importance of dissimilatory nitrate reduction to ammonium (DNRA) in the nitrogen cycle of coastal ecosystems Giblin, Anne E.; Tobias, Craig R.; Song, Bongkeun; Weston, Nathaniel; Banta, Gary T.; Rivera-Monroy, Victor H. (The Oceanography Society, 2013-09)Until recently, it was believed that biological assimilation and gaseous nitrogen (N) loss through denitrification were the two major fates of nitrate entering or produced within most coastal ecosystems. Denitrification ...
Smith, Deborah K.; Schiele, Edwin; Dolby, Lori (Oceanography Society, 2005-03)In 1999 as the millennium was drawing to a close, we decided that the time was right to introduce a new type of web site highlighting the contributions that women are making to marine science. We envisioned a web site ...
Octocorals, scleractinia, macroalgae surveys describing species abundance and distribution, as well as rainfall, temperature and hurricane data on St. John, USVI in 1987–2013 (St. John LTREB project, VI Octocorals project). Edmunds, Peter J.; Tsounis, Georgios (Biological and Chemical Oceanography Data Management Office (BCO-DMO). Contact: email@example.com, 2016-11-09)Photoquadrats recorded from 1987 – 2013 in Lameshur Bay, St. John, USVI, were used to quantify octocoral and scleractinian and macroalgae abundance with generic resolution. Data are reported as percent cover for scleractinians ...