Winter-time ecology in the Bothnian Bay, Baltic Sea: nutrients and algae in fast ice

@article{Piiparinen2010WintertimeEI,
  title={Winter-time ecology in the Bothnian Bay, Baltic Sea: nutrients and algae in fast ice},
  author={Jonna Piiparinen and Harri Kuosa and Janne-Markus Rintala},
  journal={Polar Biology},
  year={2010},
  volume={33},
  pages={1445-1461}
}
Landfast ice algal communities were studied in the strongly riverine-influenced northernmost part of the Baltic Sea, the Bothnian Bay, during the winter-spring transition of 2004. The under-ice river plume, detected by its low salinity and elevated nutrient concentrations, was observed only at the station closest to the river mouth. The bottommost ice layer… CONTINUE READING