North winds and production in the eastern North Atlantic

  • Dickson R
  • Kelly P
  • Colebrook J
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A long-term increase in northerly wind componentl over the eastern North Atlantic and European Seaboard between 1950 and 1980 is associated both with a decline of phytoplankton and zooplankton biomass in sea-areas around the British Isles, and with an increase in upwelling intensity along the Iberian west coast. The implications for certain pelagic fish stocks in the area are assessed.

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  • R R Dickson

  • P M Kelly

  • J M Colebrook

  • W S Wooster

  • D H Cushing

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