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The humboldt current system of northern and central chile : Oceanographic processes, ecological interactions and socioeconomic feedback
The Humboldt Current System (HCS) is one of the most productive marine ecosystems on earth. It extends along the west coast of South America from southern Chile (∼42°S) up to Ecuador and theExpand
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Gelatinous zooplankton assemblages associated with water masses in the Humboldt Current System, and potential predatory impact by Bassia bassensis (Siphonophora: Calycophorae)
Large numbers of gelatinous zooplankton were collected off Mejillones Peninsula, Chile (Humboldt Current System) in January 1997 during an oceanographic cruise. The area was charac- terized by theExpand
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Unidades litodemicas en la cordillera Central de Colombia
The Central Cordillera of Colombia is composed of five major litodemic units that can be followed from the border with Ecuador to the confluence of the Cauca and Magdalena rivers. Toe eastern marginExpand
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Primary production and plankton dynamics in the Reloncaví Fjord and the Interior Sea of Chiloé, Northern Patagonia, Chile
Seasonal variability in freshwater discharge and solar radiation directly affects the struc- ture and functioning of the pelagic community in Chile's northern Patagonian fjords. The input of freshExpand
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Seasonal and inter-annual variation of mesozooplankton in the coastal upwelling zone off central-southern Chile
Abstract Zooplankton sampling at Station 18 off Concepcion (36°30′S and 73°07′W), on an average frequency of 30 days (August 2002 to December 2005), allowed the assessment of seasonal andExpand
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Patagonian Fjord Ecosystems in Southern Chile as a Highly Vulnerable Region: Problems and Needs
Southern Chile encompasses one of the most extensive fjord regions of the world, the Patagonia, currently exposed to natural and anthropogenic perturbations. These fjord ecosystems provide importantExpand
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The distribution and abundance of krill faecal material and oval pellets in the Scotia and Weddell Seas (Antarctica) and their role in particle flux
SummaryThe abundance and depth distribution of zooplankton faeces in spring to early summer were investigated along meridional transects (47°W and 49°W) that extended from the Scotia Sea (57°S)Expand
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The role of faecal material in the particulate organic carbon flux in the northern Humboldt Current, Chile (23°S), before and during the 1997–1998 El Niño
Sedimentation rates of faecal material, phytoplankton and microzooplankton and production rates of faecal material from crustaceans and pelagic tunicates were estimated during the austral summer andExpand
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