Marine Pelagic Ecosystems

  1. Corinne Le Quéré and
  2. Eric S. Saltzman
  1. Osvaldo Ulloa and
  2. Carolina Grob

Published Online: 20 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/2008GM000867

Surface Ocean-Lower Atmosphere Processes

Surface Ocean-Lower Atmosphere Processes

How to Cite

Ulloa, O. and Grob, C. (2009) Marine Pelagic Ecosystems, in Surface Ocean-Lower Atmosphere Processes (eds C. L. Quéré and E. S. Saltzman), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/2008GM000867

Author Information

  1. Departamento de Oceanografía and Centro de Investigación Oceanográfica en el Pacífico Sur-Oriental, Universidad de Concepción, Casilla, Concepción, Chile

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904771

Online ISBN: 9781118670330



  • Ocean-atmosphere interaction;
  • Atmospheric chemistry;
  • Climatic changes


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Modes of Nutrition

  • Phytoplankton

  • Bacterioplankton and Archaeoplankton

  • Zooplankton

  • Primary Production

  • Respiration

  • The Redfield Ratio, New Production, Export Production, and the Biological Pump

  • Global Biogeochemical Cycles and Climate Change