Ecosystem and primary production interactions in three contrasting sites in thenorthern levantine basın

2016-09-16
Yılmaz, Elif
Salihoğlu, Barış
Uysal, Zahit
Yumruktepe, Veli
Tezcan, Devrim
Örek, Hasan
Tuğrul, Süleyman
To determine the effects of different nutrient dynamics in the Levatine Basin a 1-D multi component lower trophic ecosystem model is used and the carrying capacity and regulatory mechanisms of the nutrients on upper trophic levels at three contrasting marine sites in the Northeastern Mediterranean is assessed. Offshore waters of Mersin Bay, coastal sites of Erdemli and Rhodes Gyre is chosen as they represent distinctive characteristics in terms of nutrients dynamics. Model results suggest distinct mechanisms that drives the phytoplankton blooms in each region, for example in Rhodes Gyre highest productivity observed during late February, whereas the strongest bloom was during spring at Erdemli coasts. Offshore waters of Mersin Bay has the lowest productivity throughout the year with minor changes during winter and spring seasons.
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Citation Formats
E. Yılmaz et al., “Ecosystem and primary production interactions in three contrasting sites in thenorthern levantine basın,” 2016, vol. 41, p. 409, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: http://ciesm.org/online/archives/abstracts/pdf/41/index.php.