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Contributions of long-term research and time-series observations to marine ecology and biogeochemistry

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dc.contributor.author Ducklow, Hugh W.
dc.contributor.author Doney, Scott C.
dc.contributor.author Steinberg, Deborah K.
dc.date.accessioned 2008-10-30T15:20:20Z
dc.date.available 2008-10-30T15:20:20Z
dc.date.issued 2008-05-02
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1912/2567
dc.description Author Posting. © The Author(s), 2009. This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here by permission of Annual Reviews for personal use, not for redistribution. The definitive version was published in Annual Review of Marine Science 1 (2009): 279-302, doi:10.1146/annurev.marine.010908.163801. en
dc.description.abstract Time-series observations form a critical element of oceanography. New interdisciplinary efforts launched in the past two decades complement the few earlier, longer-running time series in building a better, though still poorly-resolved, picture of lower-frequency ocean variability, the climate processes driving it, and its implications for foodweb dynamics, carbon storage and climate feedbacks. Time-series also enlarge our understanding of ecological processes and are integral for improving models of physical-biogeochemical-ecological ocean dynamics. The major time-series observatories go well beyond simple monitoring of core ocean properties, although that important activity forms the critical center of all time-series efforts. Modern ocean time series have major process and experimental components, entrain ancillary programs and have integrated modeling programs for deriving better understanding of the observations and the changing, three-dimensional ocean in which the observatories are embedded. en
dc.description.sponsorship HWD was supported by NSF grant OPP-0217282. SCD was supported by the Center for Microbial Oceanography Research and Education (C-MORE; NSF CCF-424599). DKS was supported by NSF grant OCE-0628444. en
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dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev.marine.010908.163801
dc.subject Climate change en
dc.subject Biogeochemistry en
dc.subject Plankton ecology en
dc.subject Carbon cycle en
dc.title Contributions of long-term research and time-series observations to marine ecology and biogeochemistry en
dc.type Preprint en


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