Real-time Coastal Observing Systems for Marine Ecosystem Dynamics and Harmful Algal Blooms: theory, instrumentation and modelling.
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Roesler, Collin S.
Cullen, John J.
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The proliferation of harmful phytoplankton in marine ecosystems can cause massive fish kills, contaminate seafood with toxins, impact local and regional economies and dramatically affect ecological balance. Real-time observations are essential for effective short-term operational forecasting, but observation and modelling systems are still being developed. This volume offers guidance for developing real-time and near real-time sensing systems for observing and predicting plankton dynamics, including harmful algal blooms, in coastal waters. It explains the underlying theory and discusses current trends in research and monitoring. Topics treated include: coastal ecosystems and dynamics of harmful algal blooms; theory and practical applications of in situ and remotely sensed optical detection of microalgal distributions and composition; theory and practical applications of in situ biological and chemical sensors for targeted species and toxin detection; integrated obs.....
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CitationBabin, Marcel; Roesler, Collin S.; and Cullen, John J. (eds) (2008) Real-time Coastal Observing Systems for Marine Ecosystem Dynamics and Harmful Algal Blooms: theory, instrumentation and modelling. Paris, France, UNESCO, 860pp. (Oceanographic Methodology Series). DOI: https://doi.org/10.25607/OBP-1369
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