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Unformatted text preview: Behavior (7,9) 1.018/7.30J Fall 2009 Ecology I: The Earth System Lecture 10 Limiting Factors, and Redfield READINGS Smith and Smith 28-30; pp.54-56; Ch. 5, esp pp 81-83; Redfield, 1934: On The Proportions Of Organic Derivations In Sea Water. James Johnstone Memorial Volume, Liverpool University Press, Liverpool. 176-192 Relevant information also in these articles, which were assigned for Lectures 4 and 5 Falkowski: 2002. The Oceans Invisible Forest. Scientific American August 2002. p.38-45 Chisholm, 1992 What Limits Phytoplankton Growth? Oceanus Magazine. 35:36-46 Outline: I. Limiting factors A. Freshwater B. Oceans II. Redfield and the co-evolution of Chemistry and biology in seawater Redfield Alfred Redfield was one of the leading oceanographers of our time, and many of his contributions laid the foundations for modern oceanography. He was a physiologist who viewed the oceans as one would a living organism, with the global ocean circulation being analogous to the human bodys circulatory system. (The fact organism, with the global ocean circulation being analogous to the human bodys circulatory system....
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