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The Baltic Sea marine system - human impact and natural variations


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Title: The Baltic Sea marine system - human impact and natural variations
Authors: Gustafsson, Erik
E-mail: erikg@gvc.gu.se
Issue Date: 7-Sep-2010
University: Göteborgs universitet. Naturvetenskapliga fakulteten
Institution: Department of Earth Sciences ; Institutionen för geovetenskaper
Parts of work: Gustafsson, E. and Omstedt, A., 2009. Sensitivity of Baltic Sea deep water salinity and oxygen concentration to variations in physical forcing. Boreal Environment Research, 14, 18–30.

Hansson, D. and Gustafsson, E., 2010. Salinity and hypoxia in the Baltic Sea since AD 1500. Submitted to Journal of Geophysical Research – Oceans.

Omstedt, A., Gustafsson, E. and Wesslander, K., 2009. Modelling the uptake and release of carbon dioxide in the Baltic Sea surface water. Continental Shelf Research, 29, 870–885,
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Gustafsson, E., 2010. Modelled long-term evolution of particulate organic carbon flux to the Baltic Sea deep water. Submitted to Journal of Marine Systems.
Date of Defence: 2010-10-01
Disputation: Klockan 10.00 i sal Stora Hörsalen, Geovetarcentrum, Guldhedsgatan 5A, Göteborg.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: A
133
Keywords: Baltic Sea
modelling
salinity
oxygen
nutrients
eutrophication
acidification
climate
Abstract: The environmental state of the Baltic Sea system is influenced by both natural and anthropogenic factors. Water exchange with the adjacent ocean and within the system depend on large-scale atmospheric circulation and properties of the straits separating the different sub-basins. Physical processes control the stratification and determine residence times of water and dissolved substances, which has a major impact on the oxygen situation. Deep water oxygen demand is coupled to the production of or... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8159-7
ISSN: 1400-3813
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/22777
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