Biological oceanography, biogeochemical cycles, and pelagic ecosystem functioning of the east-central South Pacific Gyre: focus on Easter Island and Salas y Gómez Island

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Peter von Dassow; Silvana Collado-Fabbri;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso. Facultad de Recursos Naturales. Escuela de Ciencias del Mar
  • Journal: issn: 0718-560X
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3856/vol42-issue4-fulltext-4
  • Subject: plankton community | [ SDE ] Environmental Sciences | Salas y Gómez Island | GC1-1581 | [SDE]Environmental Sciences | Isla de Pascua | comunidad planctónica | Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling | Easter Island | Isla Salas y Gómez | QH301-705.5 | SH1-691 | función biogeoquímica | oceanography | ecosistema pelágico | pelagic ecosystem | oceanografía | Biology (General) | biogeochemical function

International audience; The Exclusive Economic Zone of Chile defined by Easter Island and Salas y Gómez Island is in the South Pacific Subtropical Gyre (SPSG), putting it at the center of the most oligotrophic and biomass poor waters in the world. Only 10 biological oce... View more