3. Aspects of Benthic Community Structure and Metabolism

  1. Jan Rumohr,
  2. Eckart Walger and
  3. Bernt Zeitzschel
  1. L.-A. Meyer-Reil,
  2. A. Faubel,
  3. G. Graf and
  4. H. Thiel

Published Online: 27 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/LN013p0069

Seawater-Sediment Interactions in Coastal Waters

Seawater-Sediment Interactions in Coastal Waters

How to Cite

Meyer-Reil, L.-A., Faubel, A., Graf, G. and Thiel, H. (1987) Aspects of Benthic Community Structure and Metabolism, in Seawater-Sediment Interactions in Coastal Waters (eds J. Rumohr, E. Walger and B. Zeitzschel), Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg. doi: 10.1029/LN013p0069

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1987

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783540175711

Online ISBN: 9781118669112

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Keywords:

  • Annual cycles;
  • Bacteria and fauna development;
  • Benthic bacteria;
  • Biomass and production;
  • Coupling of pelagic and benthic processes;
  • Pelagic production;
  • Plankton blooms and incorporation;
  • Trophic and thymidine incorporation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Community Structure: Abundance, Biomass and Production

  • Benthic Response to the Annual Sedimentation Pattern

  • Biomass and Activity of Benthic Bacteria