Physical drivers of interannual chlorophyll variability in the eastern subtropical North Atlantic (pages 3871–3886)
M. V. Pastor, J. B. Palter, J. L. Pelegrí and J. P. Dunne
Article first published online: 9 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/jgrc.20254

Key Points

  • interannual biomass variability due to advection of nutrients, mainly vertical
  • variability in upwelling of nutrients caused by changes in vertical velocities
  • upwelling of nutrients by offshore wind stress curl is critical

Alvaro Peliz
Instituto Dom Luiz, FCUL