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Changes in sinking of plankton--like particle: comparison between observations and numerical model

  title={Changes in sinking of plankton--like particle: comparison between observations and numerical model},
  author={E.Y.Shchekinova and Christina Gebuehr and Maarten Boersma and Karen H. Wiltshire},
  journal={arXiv: Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics},
Sinking and resuspension are the most important processes determining the distribution of bentho--pelagic diatoms in the water column and influencing their variability. From the bentho--pelagic time series 1991-2008 we analyzed weekly concentrations of the diatom Paralia sulcata in the German Bight. The analysis was carried out for lower wind ranges (<10 m/s) at two different seasons characterized by distinct sea surface conditions. Our results showed that the relationship between wind and… 

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