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Volume 13, issue 8
Biogeosciences, 13, 2563–2578, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-13-2563-2016
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Biogeosciences, 13, 2563–2578, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-13-2563-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 29 Apr 2016

Research article | 29 Apr 2016

Water mass characteristics and their temporal changes in a biological hotspot in the southern Chukchi Sea

Shigeto Nishino et al.

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We analysed mooring and ship-based data obtained from a biological hotspot in the southern Chukchi Sea. Mooring data were collected for the first time in this site and were captured during spring and autumn blooms with high chlorophyll a concentrations. The data suggest that a dome-like structure of the bottom water and nutrient regeneration at the bottom play important roles in maintaining the autumn bloom of the biological hotspot.
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