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Internal Ecosystem Feedbacks Enhance Nitrogen-fixing Cyanobacteria Blooms and Complicate Management in the Baltic Sea
Abstract Eutrophication of the Baltic Sea has potentially increased the frequency and magnitude of cyanobacteria blooms. Eutrophication leads to increased sedimentation of organic material,Expand
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Picoplanktonic algae in the northern Baltic Sea: seasonal dynamics and flagellate grazing
The seasonal succession of picoplanktonic algae was followed from March to December 1986 at a station off Tvarminne, northern Baltic Sea. This area is characterized by strong seasonal changes inExpand
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Food utilisation of pelagic mysids, Mysis mixta and M. relicta, during their growing season in the northern Baltic Sea
Abstract The dietary habits of the pelagic mysid Mysismixta were studied during its growing season at an open sea location in the Gulf of Finland, the northern Baltic Sea. Stomach samples were takenExpand
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Nutrient limitation and grazing control of the Baltic plankton community during annual succession
Nutrient limitation and grazing control of the planktonic community were studied in the northern Baltic Sea off the SW coast of Finland during the phytoplankton growth season of 1985. In situExpand
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Sea ice in the Baltic Sea - A review
Abstract Although the seasonal ice cover of the Baltic Sea has many similarities to its oceanic counterpart in Polar Seas and Oceans, there are many unique characteristics that mainly result from theExpand
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Proportion of copepod biomass declines with decreasing salinity in the Baltic Sea
The biomass ratio of copepoda/cladocera decreased in the Northern Baltic Archipelago Sea (SW Finland) in concert with a decrease in the seawater salinity during the 1980s. There also was an increaseExpand
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Bio-optical modelling of primary production in the SW Finnish coastal zone, Baltic Sea: fast repetition rate fluorometry in Case 2 waters
A seasonal bio-optical monitoring programme was carried out in the SW Finnish coastal zone, Baltic Sea. Photosynthetic performance, spectral absorption characteristics, and fast repetition- rateExpand
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Development of a subsurface chlorophyll maximum at the entrance to the Gulf of Finland, Baltic Sea
Horizontal, vertical, and temporal variability of chlorophyll a (Chl a), stratification, currents, and pelagial biology (phytoplankton, size-fractionated primary productivity and Chl a, ciliates,Expand
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Prorocentrum minimum (Dinophyceae) in the Baltic Sea: morphology, occurrence—a review
Abstract The potentially toxic dinoflagellate Prorocentrum minimum (Pavillard) Schiller has successfully established in the Baltic Sea in the last two decades. A review of the invasion history isExpand
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Dissolved organic matter in the Baltic Sea
Abstract Several factors highlight the importance of dissolved organic matter (DOM) in coastal ecosystems such as the Baltic Sea: 1) DOM is the main energy source for heterotrophic bacteria inExpand
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