Nitrogen Fuelling of the Pelagic Food Web of the Tropical Atlantic

  title={Nitrogen Fuelling of the Pelagic Food Web of the Tropical Atlantic},
  author={Vera Sandel and Rainer Kiko and Peter Brandt and Marcus Dengler and Lars Stemmann and Pieter Vandromme and Ulrich Sommer and Helena Hauss and Arga Chandrashekar Anil},
  booktitle={PloS one},
We estimated the relative contribution of atmosphere (ic Nitrogen (N) input (wet and dry deposition and N fixation) to the epipelagic food web by measuring N isotopes of different functional groups of epipelagic zooplankton along 23°W (17°N-4°S) and 18°N (20-24°W) in the Eastern Tropical Atlantic. Results were related to water column observations of nutrient distribution and vertical diffusive flux as well as colony abundance of Trichodesmium obtained with an Underwater Vision Profiler (UVP5… CONTINUE READING
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