A time series of benthic flux measurements from Monterey Bay , CA

  • William Berelsona, Jim McManusb, +7 authors Joceline Boucherh
  • Published 2002


In situ incubation chamber measurements of benthic nutrient recycling rates were made on the Monterey Bay shelf at 100m during various years and seasons. Variability in nutrient (Si, PO4 , NH3, NO3 ) and trace metal (Mn, Fe (II), Cu) fluxes correlate with variability in the amount of organic carbon oxidized on the sea floor. Patterns of primary productivity… (More)

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