Chapter 10. Particulate Flux from Sea Ice in Polar Waters

  1. David N. Thomas1 and
  2. Gerhard S. Dieckmann2
  1. Amy Leventer

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757161.ch10

Sea Ice: An Introduction to its Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Geology

Sea Ice: An Introduction to its Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Geology

How to Cite

Leventer, A. (2003) Particulate Flux from Sea Ice in Polar Waters, in Sea Ice: An Introduction to its Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Geology (eds D. N. Thomas and G. S. Dieckmann), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470757161.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 1

    School of Ocean Sciences, University of Wales, Bangor, UK

  2. 2

    Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 25 MAY 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632058082

Online ISBN: 9780470757161

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Keywords:

  • sea ice;
  • polar waters;
  • particle flux;
  • arctic sea ice;
  • antarctic sea ice

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • General characteristics of particle flux

  • Seeding of open water phytoplankton populations by sea ice algae

  • Food for the pelagic community

  • Community structure in the marginal ice zone as related to sea ice flux

  • Conclusions

  • References