Distribution of total phosphorus in the Bay of Bengal

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dc.contributor.author Rao, V.C.
dc.contributor.author Rao, T.S.S.
dc.date.accessioned 1993-12-05T09:56:26Z
dc.date.accessioned 2017-09-29T13:47:24Z
dc.date.available 1993-12-05T09:56:26Z
dc.date.available 2017-09-29T13:47:24Z
dc.date.issued 1968
dc.identifier.citation Bulletin of National Institute of Sciences of India, vol.38; 1968; 93-102
dc.identifier.issn 0027-9528
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/5967
dc.description.abstract The total phosphorus content in the sediment samples collected from different stations on the continental shelf along five sections normal to the coast near Bombay, Karwar, Mangalore, Cochin and Alleppey has been determined and the distribution studied. The study reveals that the sediments off the Kerala coast are uniformly rich in phosphorus while those off Karwar and Mangalore are relatively poor with those off Bombay coming in between. The distribution of phosphorus in these sediments has been discussed in relation to upwelling and biological productivity
dc.language en
dc.publisher National Institute of Sciences of India
dc.relation.ispartof B Natl Inst Sci India
dc.subject Chemistry and Biogeochemistry
dc.subject.other biological production
dc.subject.other upwelling
dc.subject.other sediment distribution
dc.subject.other continental shelves
dc.subject.other sediment samples
dc.subject.other phosphorus
dc.subject.other chemical sediments
dc.subject.other ISW, India, West Coast
dc.title Distribution of total phosphorus in the Bay of Bengal
dc.type Journal Article


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