Articles | Volume 11, issue 23
Biogeosciences, 11, 6739–6753, 2014
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-11-6739-2014

Special issue: KEOPS2: Kerguelen Ocean and Plateau Study 2

Biogeosciences, 11, 6739–6753, 2014
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-11-6739-2014

Research article 05 Dec 2014

Research article | 05 Dec 2014

Microbial food web dynamics during spring phytoplankton blooms in the naturally iron-fertilized Kerguelen area (Southern Ocean)

U. Christaki et al.

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The concurrent investigation of several parameters has provided insight into two key roles of heterotrophic bacteria, and the microbial food web functioning, at the onset and late phase of the spring phytoplankton bloom induced by natural iron fertilization in the Southern Ocean.
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