Metabolism and Gaseous Exchanges in Two Coastal Lagoons from Rio de Janeiro with Distinct Limnological Characteristics

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Sidinei M. Thomaz ; Alex Enrich-Prast ; José F. Gonçalves Jr. ; Anderson M. dos Santos ; Francisco A. Esteves (2001)
  • Publisher: Instituto de Tecnologia do Paraná (Tecpar)
  • Journal: Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology (issn: 1516-8913, eissn: 1678-4324)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/S1516-89132001000400015
  • Subject: Biotechnology | Coastal lagoon | microbial respiration, diel variation | global metabolism | heterotrophic activity | TP248.13-248.65

The global metabolism and exchange of gases with the atmosphere were measured during a diel cycle in two tropical coastal lagoons, using the curves of carbon dioxide and dissolved oxygen. Heterotrophic metabolism (net CO2 production and net O2 consumption) was observed ... View more
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