6. Spatial and Temporal Operation of the Scotia Sea Ecosystem

  1. Alex D. Rogers8,
  2. Nadine M. Johnston9,
  3. Eugene J. Murphy9 and
  4. Andrew Clarke9
  1. E. J. Murphy9,
  2. J. L. Watkins9,
  3. P. N. Trathan9,
  4. K. Reid1,†,
  5. M. P. Meredith9,
  6. S. L. Hill9,
  7. S. E. Thorpe9,
  8. N. M. Johnston9,
  9. A. Clarke9,
  10. G. A. Tarling9,
  11. M. A. Collins1,‡,
  12. J. Forcada9,
  13. A. Atkinson9,
  14. P. Ward9,
  15. I. J. Staniland9,
  16. D. W. Pond9,
  17. R. A. Cavanagh9,
  18. R. S. Shreeve1,2,
  19. R. E. Korb1,§,
  20. M. J. Whitehouse1,
  21. P. G. Rodhouse9,
  22. P. Enderlein9,
  23. A. G. Hirst1,¶,
  24. A. R. Martin1,‖,
  25. D. R. Briggs9,
  26. N. J. Cunningham9 and
  27. A. H. Fleming9

Published Online: 29 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444347241.ch6

Antarctic Ecosystems: An Extreme Environment in a Changing World

Antarctic Ecosystems: An Extreme Environment in a Changing World

How to Cite

Murphy, E. J., Watkins, J. L., Trathan, P. N., Reid, K., Meredith, M. P., Hill, S. L., Thorpe, S. E., Johnston, N. M., Clarke, A., Tarling, G. A., Collins, M. A., Forcada, J., Atkinson, A., Ward, P., Staniland, I. J., Pond, D. W., Cavanagh, R. A., Shreeve, R. S., Korb, R. E., Whitehouse, M. J., Rodhouse, P. G., Enderlein, P., Hirst, A. G., Martin, A. R., Briggs, D. R., Cunningham, N. J. and Fleming, A. H. (2012) Spatial and Temporal Operation of the Scotia Sea Ecosystem, in Antarctic Ecosystems: An Extreme Environment in a Changing World (eds A. D. Rogers, N. M. Johnston, E. J. Murphy and A. Clarke), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444347241.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 8

    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PS, UK

  2. 9

    British Antarctic Survey, NERC, High Cross, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB3 0ET, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    British Antarctic Survey, Natural Environment Research Council, Cambridge, UK

  2. 2

    Castle Farm Barn Hardendale, Shap, Penrith Cumbria, UK CA10 3LQ

  3. 9

    British Antarctic Survey, NERC, High Cross, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB3 0ET, UK

  1. Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources, PO Box 213, North Hobart, Tasmania, 7002, Australia

  2. Government House, Stanley, Falkland Islands, South Atlantic

  3. §

    14 Button End, Harston, Cambridgshire, UK CB22 7NX

  4. School of Biological and Chemical Sciences Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, UK

  5. University of Dundee, Nethergate, Dundee, DD1 4HN, Scotland, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 3 FEB 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405198400

Online ISBN: 9781444347241

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Keywords:

  • spatio temporal operation, Scotia Sea;
  • Scotia Sea ecosystem, SO ecosystem;
  • oceanography and sea ice;
  • sea ice dynamics;
  • nutrient, plankton dynamics;
  • krill, of Scotia Sea food web;
  • krill population variability;
  • top-down controls, Scotia sea planktons;
  • ecosystem variability

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Oceanography and sea ice

  • Nutrient and plankton dynamics

  • Krill in the scotia sea food web

  • Food web operation

  • Ecosystem variability and long-term change

  • Concluding comments

  • Summary

  • Acknowledgements

  • References