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Volume 38

Number 2

June 2009

CONTENTS

 

EDITORIAL

133

Nitrogen and iron fertilization in the oceans: potential means to sequester CO2 from the atmosphere

 

 

 

RESEARCH ARTICLES

 

 

135

Changes in major carbon components during a fertilization experiment with surface water from the Central Indian Ocean, Tang S, Zhou H Y, Peng X T, Jiang L, Wu Z J & Lin R C

 

 

142

Improvement in wave forecast using data assimilative coastal wave model, Suchandra A Bhowmick, Raj Kumar, Sujit Basu, Abhijit Sarkar &
Vijay K Agarwal

 

 

151

Development of a neural network model for dissolved oxygen in seawater, Sundarambal Palani, Shie-Yui Liong, Pavel Tkalich &
Jegathambal Palanichamy

 

 

160

Morphometry and cell volumes of diatoms from a tropical estuary of India,
M S Ravi kumar, N Ramaiah & DanLing Tang

 

 

166

Redescription of Dicrolene nigricaudis (Alcock, 1899) a rare species of deep sea cusk eel (Ophidiiformes; Ophidiidae) from Indian EEZ, Sherine Sonia Cubelio, Jinson Joseph, S Venu, A V Deepu & B Madhusoodana Kurup

 

 

170

Study of variations in water quality of Mumbai coast through multivariate
analysis techniques,
Indrani Gupta, Shivani Dhage & Rakesh Kumar

 

 

178

Metal phytoremediation potential of Rhizophora mucronata (Lam.),
V Pahalawattaarachchi, C S Purushothaman & A Vennila

 

 

184

Seasonal variations of phytoplankton in Mahanadi estuary, east coast of India, Subrat Naik, B C Acharya & Anil Mohapatra

 

 

191

Infaunal macrobenthos along the shelf waters of the west coast of India,
Arabian Sea, T V Joydas & R Damodaran

 

 

205

Circulation and mixing processes in Chilika lagoon, P K Mohanty &
B U S Panda

 

 

215

Estuarine characteristics of lower Krishna river, V Rajani Kumari &
I Mrutyunjaya Rao

 

 

224

Phytoplankton species assemblages and their relationship to hydrographic factors—a study at the old port in Mangalore, coastal Arabian Sea,
Karolina Härnström, Indrani Karunasagar & Anna Godhe

 

 

235

Assessment of metal concentration in the sediment cores of Manakudy estuary, south west coast of India, Sugirtha P Kumar & J K Patterson Edward

 

 

249

Potential microbial diversity in mangrove ecosystems: A review, K Sahoo &
N K Dhal

 

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