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Fjord oceanography : [proceedings of the NATO Conference on Fjord Oceanography, held in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, June 4-8, 1979, and sponsored by the NATO Special Program Panel on Marine Sciences]

Author: Howard J Freeland; David M Farmer; Colin D Levings; North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Scientific Affairs Division.; NATO Special Program Panel on Marine Science.
Publisher: New York : Published in coordination with NATO Scientific Affairs Division by Plenum Press, ©1980.
Series: NATO conference series., IV,, Marine sciences ;, v. 4.
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NATO Conference on Fjord Oceanography (1979 : Victoria, B.C.)
Fjord oceanography.
New York : Published in coordination with NATO Scientific Affairs Division by Plenum Press, c1980
(OCoLC)647693659
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard J Freeland; David M Farmer; Colin D Levings; North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Scientific Affairs Division.; NATO Special Program Panel on Marine Science.
ISBN: 0306404397 9780306404399
OCLC Number: 6087696
Description: xiv, 715 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introductory Papers.- Pacific Fjords - A Review of their Water Characteristics.- Why Biologists are Interested in Fjords.- Physical Processes.- The Fluid Mechanical Problem of Fjord Circulations.- Topographic Effects in Stratified Fluids.- Barotropic and Baroclinic Response of a Semi-Enclosed Basin to Barotropic Forcing from the Sea.- A Linear Model of Internal Tides in Sill Fjords.- Tidaily-Forced Stratified Flow over Sills.- Geostrophic Fronts.- Modelling of Mixing Processes in the Surface Layers of the Ocean.- Experimental Simulation of the 'Retreat' of the Seasonal Thermocline by Surface Heating.- Turbulent Entrainment at a Buoyancy Interface due to Convective Turbulence.- Energetics of Mixing Processes in Fjords.- Mixing and Exchange Processes in a Small Greenland Sill-Fjord.- Mixing Experiments in Fjords.- Tracer Measurement of Mixing in the Deep Water of a Small, Stratified Sill-Fjord.- Estimation of Vertical Mixing Rates in Fjords Using Naturally Occurring Radon-222 and Salinity as Tracers.- Recent Observations in Knight Inlet.- Mixing Induced by Internal Hydraulic Disturbances in the Vicinity of Sills.- Generation of Lee Waves over the Sill in Knight Inlet.- The Hydrography of Knight Inlet, B.C., in the Light of Long's Model of Fjord Circulation.- Turbulence Measurements through a Train of Breaking Internal Waves in Knight Inlet, B.C..- Finite Element Computation of the Barotropic Tides in Knight Inlet, British Columbia.- The Distribution of Zooplankton Communities in a Glacial Run-Off Fjord and Exchanges with the Open Sea.- Circulation Studies.- An Unusual Polynya in an Arctic Fjord.- Seasonal Observations of Low Frequency Atmospheric Forcing in th Strait of Juan de Fuca.- Vertical Structure of Fluctuating Currents in the Strait of Juan de Fuca.- Physical Oceanography of the New Zealand Fjords.- A Way to Measure the Residual Flow in the Limfjord - Denmark.- Controlling Impact of Changes in Fjord Hydrology.- Water Movements Traced by Metals Dissolved from Mine Tailings Deposited in a Fjord in North-West Greenland.- Exchange Processes above Sill Level between Fjords and Coastal Water.- Particulate Matter Exchange Processes between the Saint Lawrence Estuary and the Saguenay Fjord.- Zooplankton Variability in Skjomen, Northern Norway and Exchanges with the Outer Fjord..- Mean Field Distributions of a Dissolved Substance in the Vicinity of Branches in a Fjord System.- Pelagic Ecology.- Pelagic Productivity and Food Chains in Fjord Systems.- How the Zooplankton Community may vary within a Single Fjord System.- A Preliminary Examination of Zooplankton Species Groupings and Associated Oceanographically Defined Regions along the British Columbia Mainland Coast.- Gadoid Populations of Western Scottish Sea-Lochs and their Exchanges with West Coast Stocks.- Phytoplankton Biology of Saanich Inlet, B.C..- Echo-Sounding and Ecology.- Variability in Sea-Loch Phytoplankton.- Amino Acid Fluxes in Marine Plankton Communities Contained in CEPEX Bags.- Biochemical Components as Indicators of Seasonal Condition of Deep-Water Zooplankton.- Deep-Water Exchange and its Effects.- Deep-Water Renewal in Fjords.- The Tidal Jet in Rupert-Holberg Inlet.- Effect of Oxygen Deficiency on Benthic Macrofauna in Fjords.- Benthic Biology of a Dissolved Oxygen Deficiency Event in Howe Sound, B.C..- Renewal and Entrainroent in Loch Eil: A Periodically Ventilated Scottish Fjord.- Deep-Water Renewals in the Frierfjord - An Intermittently Anoxic Basin.- A Radiotracer Study of Water Renewal and Sedimentation in a Scottish Fjord.- Description of Water Renewal Processes in the Gros Mecatina Estuary.- Characteristics of Flow over a Sill during Deep-Water Renewal.- Benthic Ecology.- The Meiobenthos of Fjords: A Review and Prospectus.- The Macrobenthos of Fjords.- The Effect of Sedimentation on Rocky Bottom Organisms in Balsfjord, Northern Norway.- Suprabenthic Gammaridean Amphipoda (Crustacea) in the Plankton of the Saguenay Fjord, Quebec.- Sedimentation.- Flocculation, Agglomeration and Zooplankton Pelletization of Suspended Sediment in a Fjord Receiving Glacial Meltwater.- Depositional Processes in an Anoxic, High Sedimentation Regime in the Saguenay Fjord.- Observations of the Sedimentary Environments of Fjords on Cumberland Peninsula, Baffin Island.- Volume of Water Pumped and Particulate Matter Deposited by the Iceland Scallop (Chlamys Islandica) in Balsfjord, Northern Norway.- Fjord Chemistry.- Sediment Surface Reactions in Fjord Basins.- Redox Dependent Processes in the Transition from Oxic to Anoxic Conditions: An in situ Study Concerning Remineralization, Nutrient Release and Heavy Metal Solubilization.- Reaction and Flux of Manganese within the Oxic Sediment and Basin Water of an Alaskan Fjord.- Sediment-Seawater Exchanges of Nutrients and Transition Metals in an Alaskan Fjord.- Redox Species in a Reducing Fjord: The Oxidation Rate of Manganese II.- Cr Species in Saanich and Jervis Inlets.- The Chemistry of Suspended Particulate Matter from Two Oxygen Deficient Norwegian Fjords - with Special Reference to Manganese.- Fluorescence Measurements of Humic Substances and Lignin Sulfonates in a Fjord System.- Index of Geographic Names.- Index of Taxonomic Names.
Series Title: NATO conference series., IV,, Marine sciences ;, v. 4.
Responsibility: edited by Howard J. Freeland and David M. Farmer and Colin D. Levings.
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