Primary Productivity

Hawaii Ocean Time Series, University of Hawaii

This resource from the Hawaii Ocean Time-Series provides a protocol used to determine primary productivity by 14C assimilation. It includes a brief overview of the method as well as the equation used to determine how much carbon is fixed.

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Subject: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology, Biogeochemistry, Microbiology, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Radioisotopes, Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Field Methods
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Geochemistry, Ecology, BiogeoscienceKeywords: phytolankton, GPP, NPP, gross primary productivity, net primary productivity, DIC, dissolved inorganic carbon