Ellwood, Michael; Law, Cliff S; Hall, Julie; Woodward, Malcolm S.; Strzepek, Robert; Kuparinen, J.; Thompson, Karen; Pickmere, Stuart; Sutton, Phillip; Boyd, P W
The waters of the north Tasman Sea are adjacent to the arid Australian sub-continent and are north of the circumpolar Subtropical convergence. Nutrient and phytoplankton stocks in this region were investigated on two voyages during February 2005 and March 2006 to establish the spatial extent and magnitude of oligotrophy in the region. Surface nitrate, phosphate, ammonium and nitrite were all in the nanomolar concentration range north and south of the Tasman Front (~33°S; 165-175°E). The...[Show more]
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