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The Biological Pump in Island-Induced Eddies

  • J. Arístegui
  • S. Hernández-León
  • M. F. Montero
  • S. Ballesteros
  • G. Basterretxea
Part of the Environmental Science Research book series (ESRH, volume 43)

Abstract

Eddies are important not only because they may store and transport large amounts of energy or alter the mesoscale circulation of an area, but because they may accelerate the vertical transport of carbon through the water column.

Keywords

Canary Island Vertical Transport Anticyclonic Eddy Cyclonic Eddy Euphotic Layer 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Arístegui
    • 1
  • S. Hernández-León
    • 1
  • M. F. Montero
    • 1
  • S. Ballesteros
    • 1
  • G. Basterretxea
    • 1
  1. 1.Facultad de Ciencias del MarLas Palmas de Gran CanariaCanary IslandsSpain

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