Paleoproductivity Records from the Northeast Atlantic Margin: Diatom Evidence

  • F. Abrantes
Part of the Environmental Science Research book series (ESRH, volume 43)

Abstract

The Iberian margin is an area of coastal upwelling created by summer northerly trade winds. The spatial patterns and intensity of this upwelling system are accurately recorded by the diatom abundances and taxonomic composition in the surface sediments.

Keywords

Diatom Assemblage Coastal Upwelling Diatom Abundance Upwelling System Annual Primary Production 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Abrantes
    • 1
  1. 1.Serviços Geológicos de PortugalINGMARLisboaPortugal

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