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Biological consequences of environmental changes related to coastal upwelling

Biological consequences of environmental changes related to coastal upwelling

a simulation study

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marine productivity -- Atlantic Coast (Africa),
  • Marine ecology -- Atlantic Coast (Africa),
  • Upwelling (Oceanography).

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Steven Olson Howe.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationviii, 148 leaves
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14242992M

    Oscillations in sea level due to meteorological forces related to wind and pressure affect the regular tides and modify the sea level conditions, mainly in restricted waters such as bays. Investigations surrounding these variations and the biological and chemical response are important for monitoring coastal regions mainly where upwelling shelf systems occur. Biological Oceanography [email protected] () MSB Microzooplankton ecology and physiology, biological and ecological consequences of ocean change, harmful algal bloom dynamics and prediction, particular emphasis on coastal upwelling and subarctic ocean ecosystems particular emphasis on coastal upwelling and subarctic ocean.

    Ruben Escribano, Claudia S. Pérez, Variability in fatty acids of two marine copepods upon changing food supply in the coastal upwelling zone off Chile: importance of the picoplankton and nanoplankton fractions, Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, /SX, 90, 02, (), (). Coastal upwelling ecosystems like the U.S. west coast are some of the most productive ecosystems in the world and support many of the world's most important fisheries. Although coastal upwelling regions account for only one percent of the ocean surface, they contribute roughly 50 percent of the world's fisheries landings.

    Declining dissolved-oxygen (DO) levels in the world's oceans, including in the coastal realm, impact all marine life (Laffoley and Baxter, ), from microbes to higher trophic levels (Breitburg et al., ), with consequences ranging from ecological adaptations and shifts (Gilly et al., ) and changes of biogeochemical activity (Wright et al., ) to mass mortality . Comprehend the interactions between geological/physical processes and their chemical/biological consequences in the coastal ocean, including: biological productivity driven by upwelling, contributions of coastal dynamics to ocean acidification and hypoxia, evolution of coastal benthic habitats.


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• Stronger upwelling generated more acidic and low oxygen environmental conditions. • A. purpuratus showed biological mechanisms to handle acidified and hypoxic conditions.

• More intense upwelling events decreased the survivorship of A. purpuratus. • A potential upwelling intensification will negatively impact the scallop aquaculture.

@article{osti_, title = {Simulation study of biological responses to environmental changes associated with coastal upwelling off NW-Africa}, author = {Howe, S O}, abstractNote = {A two dimensional model of upwelling and its effects on nutrient and phytoplankton fields has been developed.

In it, a phytoplankton population is defined by a set of variables for cell. Upwelling for the Oregon coast is mostly prevalent during the summer months, but it also has an impact during the spring.

Lastly, this water the water that is upwelling is a cool high–salinity Author: Joseph Dames. Because phytoplankton, the grass of the sea, can extract CO2 from the atmosphere, changes in the intensity of upwelling and associated biological. The chemical and biological consequences of coastal upwelling.

and as Indicators of Fisheries-Induced and Environmental Changes. been hypothezised to be related to. 1. Introduction. The coastal upwelling zone of the Humboldt Current System (HCS) in the eastern South Pacific (ESP) is well known for its rich biological productivity, as reflected in the large anchovy, sardine (Ryther, ; Cushing, ), and jack mackerel (Alheit and Bernal, ) fisheries in the high production is mostly sustained by the Cited by: This book describes critical environmental issues that face coastal ocean and Great Lakes areas, including eutrophication, habitat modification, hydrologic and hydrodynamic disruption, exploitation of resources, toxic effects on ecosystems and humans, introduction of nonindigenous species, global climate change and variability, and shoreline.

The main enrichment process in the Western Iberia is related to the intensity and persistence of coastal upwelling conditions that occurs in spring and summer (Fig. 7 a and b), which promote the enrichment of the euphotic zone with nutrients (Fig. 7, Fig.

8 c) and permit phytoplankton growth (Nogueira et al.,Moita, ) (Fig. 7 a and d) that sustain the high. The Humboldt Current, also called the Peru Current, is a cold, low-salinity ocean current that flows north along the western coast of South America.

It is an eastern boundary current flowing in the direction of the equator, and extends –1, km (– mi) Humboldt Current is named after the Prussian naturalist Alexander von Humboldt.

Upwelling occurs in the open ocean and along coastlines. The reverse process, called “downwelling,” also occurs when wind causes surface water to build up along a coastline and the surface water eventually sinks toward the bottom. Water that rises to the surface as a result of upwelling is typically colder and is rich in nutrients.

driven by the effects of the phenomenon on the biogeochemical properties of water (SasaiLin et al., ). Consequently, it has been observed globally that 50% of all the protein from sea-food is supplied by coastal upwelling regions (Summerhayes, ).

Upwelling zones in the SCS (e.g. Off Guangzhou Bay. Such changes in the food supply to lower trophic level species are highly likely to impact the sustenance and economy of East African coastal populations that depend on marine resources 1. Physical–biological interactions in the life history of small pelagic fish in the Western Iberia Upwelling Ecosystem (SPF), its relationship to climate changes and processes related to the ‘ocean triad’ (enrichment, concentration, transport/retention).

which is partially explained by environmental variability (e.g., changes in. Stress-related gene expression. After that oxygen consumption, growth, and calcification rates were determined; the effects of the studied environmental changes were assessed in the expression of genes related to stress.

First, the tissues of all juvenile scallops were excised and immediately frozen at −80°C until RNA extraction. Effects of Sea Level Variation on Biological and Chemical Concentrations in a Coastal Upwelling Journal of Environmental Protection,4, Published Online Novemb er L.

Hutchings's 71 research works with 3, citations and 7, reads, including: Climate change, dinoflagellate blooms and sardine in the southern.

The upwelling will create boundary between the nutrient-rich waters because of the upwelling and the nutrient-depleted area due to the nutrients being drifted away by the upwell. The boundary than will create a biological transition zone between the subtropical species and the temperate species that will be each unique to their own area.

We examined growth rates and reproductive characteristics of Sardinella aurita off Senegal and other coastal areas over a 20 year period (–) to determine how they relate to variations in environmental characteristics of coastal waters.

Based on fish length‐frequency data and a coastal upwelling index, we found that S. aurita recruitment tends to occur during.

Acidification, deoxygenation, and warming are escalating changes in coastal waters throughout the world ocean, with potentially severe consequences for marine life and ocean-based economies. To examine the influence of these oceanographic changes on a key biological process, we measured the effects of current and expected future conditions in the.

A possible tendency for increased coastal upwelling intensity as climate change proceeds could partially buffer coastal upwelling ecosystems from the increases in temperature and decreases in nutrient supply that may impact other types of regional-scale ocean ecosystems. There are many possible biological impacts in EBUS including.

Anticipated Effects of Climate Change on Coastal Upwelling Ecosystems Changes to the physical environment of EBUS can directly affect the physiology (e.g., metabolism and respiration) of coastal upwelling to deliver nutrients to the euphotic zone.

This mechanism was modeled by Chhak and Di Lorenzo. Coastal biota is exposed to continuous environmental variability as a consequence of natural and anthropogenic processes. Responding to heterogeneous conditions requires the presence of physiological strategies to cope with the environment.

Ecosystems influenced by upwelling endure naturally cold, acidic and hypoxic conditions, nevertheless .This volume is one outcome of the IDOE International Symposium on Coastal Upwelling, but it is not a true symposium proceedings.

Some of the papers in the book were not presented at the meeting, some papers and posters that were presented at the symposium are not in the book, and none of the discussions following oral presentations is included.