Bayworld Centre for Research & Education
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Oceanography

Phytoplankton

2010
  • Barlow, R., Lamont, T., Kyewalyanga, M., Sessions, H. and Morris, T. (2010)
    Phytoplankton production and physiological adaptation on the southeastern shelf of the Agulhas ecosystem.
    Cont. Shelf Res. (in press).
  • Hooker, S., Van Heukelem, L., Thomas, C., Claustre, H., Ras J., Schluter, L., Clementson., L., van der Linde, D., Eker-Develi, E., Berthon, J-P., Barlow, R., Sessions, H., Ismail, H., Pearl, J. and Trees, C. (2010)
    The third SeaWiFS HPLC analysis round-robin experiment (SeaHARRE-3).
    NASA Technical Report, TM-2010, 84 pp (in press).
2009
  • Aiken, J., Pradhan, Y., Barlow, R., Lavender, S., Poulton, A., Holligan P. and Hard-Mountford, N. (2009)
    Phytoplankton pigments and functional types in the Atlantic Ocean: A decadal assessment, 1995-2005.
    Deep Sea Res. II 56, 899-917.
  • Barlow, R., Lamont, T., Mitchell-Innes, B., Lucas, M. and Thomalla, S. (2009)
    Primary production in the Benguela ecosystem: 1999-2002.
    Afr. J. Mar. Sc. 31, 97-101.
  • Hirata, T., Hard-Mountford, N., Barlow, R., Lamont, T., Brewin, R., Smyth, T. and Aiken, J. (2009)
    An inherent optical approach approach to the estimation of size-specific photosynthetic rates in eastern boundary upwelling zones from satellite ocean colour: an initial assessment.
    Prog. Oceanogr. 83, 393-397.
  • Hutchings, L., van der Lingen, C., Shannon, L., Crawford, R., Verheye, H., Bartholomae, C., van der Plas, A., Louw, D., Kreiner, A., Ostrowski, M., Fidel, Q., Barlow, R., Lamont, T., Coetzee, J., Shillington, F., Veitch, J. Currie, J. and Monteiro, P. (2009)
    The Benguela Current: An ecosystem of four components.
    Prog. Oceanogr. 83, 15-32.
2008
  • Aiken, J., Hardman-Mountford, N., Barlow, R., Fishwick, J., Hirata, T. and Smyth, T. (2008)
    Functional links between bio-energetics and bio-optical traits of phytoplankton taxonomic groups: an overarching hypothesis with applications for ocean colour remote sensing.
    J. Plank. Res. 30, 165-181.
  • Barlow, R., Kyewalyanga, M., Sessions, H., van den Berg, M. and Morris, T. (2008)
    Phytoplankton pigments, functional types, and absorption properties in the Delagoa and Natal Bights of the Agulhas ecosystem.
    Est. Coast. & Sh. Sc. 80, 201-211.
  • Hirata, T., Aiken, J., Smyth, T., Hard-Mountford, N. and Barlow, R. (2008)
    An absorption model to determine phytoplankton size classes from satellite ocean colour. Rem. Sens. Environ. 112, 3153-3159.
    Rem. Sens. Environ. 112, 3153-3159.
2007
  • Aiken, J., Fishwick, J., Lavender, S., Barlow, R., Moore, G., Sessions, H., Bernard, S., Ras, J. and Hardman-Mountford, N. (2007)
    Validation of MERIS reflectance and chlorophyll during the BENCAL cruise October 2002: preliminary validation of new demonstration products for phytoplankton functional types and photosynthetic parameters.
    Int. J. Remote Sens. 28, 497-516.
  • Barlow, R., Stuart, V., Lutz, V., Sessions, H., Sathyendranath, S., Platt, T., Kyewalyanga, M., Clementson, L., Fukasawa, M., Watanabe, S. and Devred, E. (2007)
    Seasonal pigment patterns of surface phytoplankton in the subtropical southern hemisphere.
    Deep Sea Res.I. 54, 1687-1703.
  • Demarcq, H., Barlow, R. and Hutchings, L. (2007)
    Application of a chlorophyll index derived from satellite data to investigate the variability of phytoplankton in the Benguela ecosystem.
    Afr. J. Mar. Sc. 29, 271-282.
  • Kyewalyanga, M., Naik, R., Hegde, S., Raman, M., Barlow, R. and Roberts, M. (2007)
    Phytoplankton biomass and primary production in Delagoa Bight Mozambique: application of remote sensing.
    Est. Coast. & Sh. Sc. 74, 429-436.
2006
  • Barlow, R., Louw, D., Balarin, M. and Alheit, J. (2006)
    Pigment signatures of phytoplankton composition in the northern Benguela ecosystem during spring.
    Afr. J. Mar. Sc. 28, 479-491.
  • Bouman, H.A., Ulloa, O., Scanlan, D.J., Zwirglmaier, K., Li, W.K.W., Platt, T., Stuart, V., Barlow, R., Leth, O., Clementson, L., Lutz, V., Fukasawa, M., Watanabe, S. and Sathyendranath, S. (2006)
    Oceanographic basis of the global surface distribution of Prochlorococcus ecotypes.
    Science. 312, 918-921.
  • Fishwick, J., Aiken, J., Barlow, R., Sessions, H., Bernard, S., and Ras, J. (2006)
    Functional relationships and bio-optical properties derived from phytoplankton pigments, optical and photosynthetic parameters; a case study of the Benguela ecosystem.
    J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 86, 1267-1280.
  • Hutchings, L., Verheye, H., Huggett, J., Demarcq, H., Cloete, R., Barlow, R., Louw, D., and da Silva A. (2006)
    Variability of plankton with reference to fish variability in the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem - an overview.
    In: V. Shannon, G. Hempel, P. Malanotte-Rizole, C. Moloney & J. Woods (Editors), The Benguela: Predicting a Large Marine Ecosystem (Large Marine Ecosystems, Vol. 14). Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp. 91-124.
  • Weeks, S., Barlow, R., Roy, C. and Shillington, F. (2006)
    Remotely sensed variability of temperature and chlorophyll in the southern Benguela: upwelling frequency and phytoplankton response.
    Afr. J. Mar. Sc. 28, 493-509.
2005
  • Barlow, R., Sessions, H., Balarin, M., Weeks, S., Whittle, C. and Hutchings, L. (2005)
    Seasonal variation in phytoplankton in the southern Benguela: pigment indices and ocean colour.
    Afr. J. Mar. Sc. 27, 275-287.
  • Hooker, S., Van Heukelem, L., Thomas, C., Claustre, H., Ras J., Barlow, R., Sessions, H., Schluter, L., Pearl, J., Trees, C., Stuart, V., Head, E., Clementson., L., Fishwick, J., Llewellyn, C. and Aiken, J. (2005)
    The second SeaWiFS HPLC analysis round-robin experiment (SeaHARRE-2).
    NASA Technical Report, TM-2005-212787, 112pp.
2004
  • Barlow, R.G., Aiken, J., Moore, G., Holligan P.M. and Lavender, S. (2004)
    Pigment adaptations in surface phytoplankton along the eastern boundary of the Atlantic Ocean.
    Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 281, 13-26.
  • Claustre, H., Hooker, S.B., Van Heukelem, L., Berthon, J-P., Barlow, R., Ras, J., Sessions, H., Targa, C., Thomas, C.S., van der Linde, D. and Marty, J-C. (2004)
    An intercomparison of HPLC phytoplankton pigment methods using in situ samples: application to remote sensing and database activities.
    Mar. Chem. 85, 41-61.
2003
  • Barlow, R., Sessions, H., Silulwane, N., Engel, H., Hooker, S., Aiken, J., Fishwick, J., Vicente, V., Morel, A., Chami, M., Ras, J., Bernard, S., Pfaff, M., Brown, J. and Fawcettt, A. (2003)
    BENCAL cruise report.
    NASA SeaWiFS Postlaunch Technical Report Series, Vol. 27, 64pp.
  • Demarcq, H., Barlow, R.G. and Shillington, F.A. (2003)
    Climatology and variability of sea surface temperature and surface chlorophyll in the Benguela and Agulhas ecosystems as observed by satellite imagery.
    Afr. J. Mar. Sc. 25, 363-372.
2002
  • Barlow, R.G., Aiken, J., Holligan, P.M., Cummings, D.G., Maritorena, S. and Hooker, S. (2002)
    Phytoplankton pigment and absorption characteristics along meridional transects in the Atlantic Ocean.
    Deep Sea Res. I. 47, 637-660.
2001
  • Barlow, R.G., Aiken, J., Sessions, H.E., Lavender, S. and Mantel, J. (2001)
    Phytoplankton pigment, absorption and ocean colour characteristics in the southern Benguela ecosystem.
    S. Afr. J. Sci., 97, 230-238.
  • Bernard, S., Probyn, T.A. and Barlow, R.G. (2001)
    Measured and modelled optical properties of phytoplankton in the southern Benguela.
    S. Afr. J. Sci. 97, 410-420.
  • Gibb, S.W., Cummings, D.G., Irigoien, X., Barlow, R.G., and Mantoura, R.F.C. (2001)
    Phytoplankton pigment chemotaxonomy of the northeastern Atlantic.
    Deep-Sea Res.II, 48, 795-823.
  • Joint, I., Antia, A.N., Barlow, R.G., Batten, S. + 22 coauthors. (2001)
    Pelagic production at the Celtic Sea shelf break.
    Deep-Sea Res II, 48, 3049-3081.
  • Roy, C., Weeks, S., Roault, M., Nelson, G., Barlow, R. and Van der Lingen, C. (2001)
    Extreme oceanographic events recorded in the southern Benguela during the 1999-2000 summer season.
    S. Afr. J. Sci. 97, 465-471.
2000
  • Gibb, S.W., Barlow, R.G., Cummings, D.G., Rees, N.W., Trees, C., Holligan, P. and Suggett, D. (2000)
    Surface phytoplankton pigment distributions in the Atlantic Ocean: An assessment of basin scale variability.
    Prog. Oceanogr., 45, 339-368.
  • Hooker, S.B., Claustre, H., Ras, J., Van Heukelem, L., Berthon, J-F., Targa, C., Barlow, R.G. and Sessions, H. (2000)
    The first SeaWiFS HPLC analysis round-robin experiment (SeaHARRE-1).
    NASA SeaWiFS Postlaunch Technical Report Series, Vol. 14, 42 pp.
  • Uher, G., Schebeske, G., Barlow, R.G., Cummings, D.G., Mantoura, R.F.C., Rapsomanikis, S.R. and Andreae, M.O. (2000)
    Distribution and air-sea gas exchange of dimethyl sulphide at the European western continental margin.
    Mar. Chem., 69, 277-300.
1999
  • Barlow, R.G., Aiken, J and Lavender, S. (1999)
    Atlantic Meridional Transect: Remote sensing and pigment characterization of phytoplankton.
    EOS, 80, 154.
  • Barlow, R.G., Mantoura, R.F.C. and Cummings, D.G. (1999)
    Monsoonal influence on the distribution of phytoplankton pigments in the Arabian Sea.
    Deep-Sea Res.II, 46, 677-699.
  • Gibb, S.W., Mantoura, R.F.C., Liss, P.S. and Barlow, R.G. (1999)
    Distributions and biogeochemistries of methylamines and ammonium in the Arabian Sea.
    Deep-Sea Res.II, 46, 593-615.
  • Mantoura, R.F.C., Gibb, S.W., Barlow, R.G., Cummings, D.G., Groom, S.B. and Antia, A. (1999)
    Pigment chemotaxonomic distribution and fluxes at European ocean margins.
    EOS, 80, 23.
  • Pinkerton, M.H., Trees, C.C., Aiken, J., Bale, A.J., Moore, G.F., Barlow, R.G. and Cummings, D.G. (1999)
    Retrieval of near-surface bio-optical properties of the Arabian Sea from remotely-sensed ocean colour data.
    Deep-Sea Res.II, 46, 549-569.
1998
  • Barlow, R.G., Mantoura, R.F.C. and Cummings, D.G. (1998)
    Phytoplankton pigment distributions and associated fluxes in the Bellingshausen Sea during the austral spring 1992.
    J Mar. Systems, 17, 97-113.
  • Barlow, R.G., Mantoura, R.F.C., Cummings, D.G., Pond, D.W. and Harris, R.P. (1998)
    Evolution of phytoplankton pigments in mesocosm experiments.
    Est. Coast. & Shelf Sc., 46, 15-22.
  • Cooke, D.A., Barlow, R., Green, J., Belt, S.T. and Rowland, S.J. (1998)
    Seasonal variations of highly branched isoprenoid hydrocarbons and pigment biomarkers in intertidal sediments of the Tamar Estuary, U.K.
    Mar. Environ. Res., 45, 309-324.
  • Fileman, T.W., Pond, D.W., Barlow, R.G. and Mantoura, R.F.C. (1998)
    Vertical profiles of pigments, fatty acids and amino acids: Evidence for undegraded diatomaceous material sedimenting to the deep ocean in the Bellingshausen Sea, Antarctica.
    Deep-Sea Res. I, 45, 333-346.
  • Terzic, S., Ahel, M., Malej, A., Barlow, R.G. and Mantoura, R.F.C. (1998)
    Phytoplankton pigment signatures in the Gulf of Trieste related to major freshwater inputs during 1992.
    Period. Biol. 100, 105-111.
1997
  • Ambarsari, I., Brown, B.E., Barlow, R.G., Britton, G. and Cummings, D. (1997)
    Fluctuations in algal chlorophyll and carotenoid pigments during solar bleaching in the coral Goniastrea aspera at Phuket, Thailand.
    Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser., 159, 303-307.
  • Barlow, R.G., Cummings, D.G. and Gibb, S.W. (1997)
    Improved resolution of mono- and divinyl chlorophylls a and b and zeaxanthin and lutein in phytoplankton extracts using reverse phase C-8 HPLC.
    Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser., 161, 303-307.
  • Barlow, R.G., Mantoura, R.F.C., Cummings, D.G. and Fileman, T.W. (1997)
    Pigment chemotaxonomic distributions of phytoplankton during summer in the western Mediterranean.
    Deep-Sea Res. II, 44, 833-850.
  • Jeffrey, S.W., Llewellyn C.A., Barlow, R.G. and Mantoura, R.F.C. (1997)
    Pigment processes in the sea: a selected bibliography.
    In: S.W. Jeffrey, R.F.C. Mantoura & S.W. Wright (Editors), Phytoplankton pigments in oceanography: guidelines to advanced methods. UNESCO, Paris, pp.167-178.
  • Mantoura R.F.C., Wright, S.W., Jeffrey, S.W., Barlow, R.G. and Cummings, D.G. (1997)
    Filtration and storage of pigments from microalgae.
    In: S.W. Jeffrey, R.F.C. Mantoura & S.W. Wright (Editors), Phytoplankton pigments in oceanography: guidelines to advanced methods. UNESCO, Paris, pp. 283-305.
  • Mantoura, R.F.C., Barlow, R.G. and Head, E.J.H. (1997)
    Simple isocratic HPLC methods for chlorophylls and their degradation products.
    In: S.W. Jeffrey, R.F.C. Mantoura & S.W. Wright (Editors), Phytoplankton pigments in oceanography: guidelines to advanced methods. UNESCO, Paris, pp. 307-326.
1996
  • Ahel, M., Barlow, R.G. and Mantoura, R.F.C. (1996)
    The effect of salinity gradients on the distribution of phytoplankton pigments in a stratified estuary.
    Mar. Ecol. Prog Ser., 143, 289-295.
  • Barlow, R.G., Mantoura, R.F.C. and Cummings, D.G. (1996)
    Seasonal variation in pigment distributions in the Arabian Sea.
    EOS, 76, 27-28.
1995
  • Barlow, R.G., Mantoura, R.F.C., Peinert, R.D., Miller, A.E.J. and Fileman, T.W. (1995)
    Distribution, sedimentation and fate of pigment biomarkers following thermal stratification in the western Alboran Sea.
    Mar. Ecol. Prog Ser., 125, 279-291.
1994
  • Barlow, R.G., Cummings, D.G. and Mantoura, R.F.C. (1994)
    Chlorophyll a, divinyl chlorophyll a and accessory pigment distributions in the northwestern Mediterranean during summer 1993.
    Water Poll. Res. Rep. CEC, 32, 157-167.
  • Barlow, R.G., Turner, S.M., Mantoura, R.F.C. and Liss P.S. (1994)
    Pigment and DMS/DMSP studies during spring in the Bellingshausen Sea, Antarctica.
    EOS, 75, 218.
  • Elbaz-Poulichet, F., Cauwet, G., Guan, D.M., Faguet, D., Barlow, R. and Mantoura, R.F.C. (1994)
    C18 Sep-Pak extractable trace metals in waters from the Gulf of Lions.
    Mar. Chem., 46, 67-75.
  • Simon, N., Barlow, R.G., Marie, D., Partensky, F. and Vaulot, D. (1994)
    Characterization of oceanic photosynthetic picoeukaryotes by flow cytometry.
    J. Phycol., 30, 922-935.
1993
  • Barlow, R.G., Gough, M.A., Mantoura, R.F.C. and Fileman, R.F.C. (1993)
    Pigment signatures of the phytoplankton composition in the Northeastern Atlantic during the 1990 spring bloom.
    ICES Mar. Sc. Symp., 197, 262.
  • Barlow, R.G., Miller, A., Fileman, T.W. and Mantoura, R.F.C. (1993)
    Vertical distribution and evolution of pigment biomarkers in the western Alboran Sea, March 1992.
    Water Poll. Res. Rep. CEC, 30, 97-102.
  • Barlow, R.G., Miller, A., Fileman, T.W. and Mantoura, R.F.C. (1993)
    Deep profiles of particulate organic carbon and pigment biomarkers in the western Alboran Sea, March 1992.
    Water Poll. Res. Rep. CEC, 30, 103-107.
  • Peinert, R.D., Fowler, S.W., Hamilton, T.F., Larosa, J. and Barlow, R.G. (1993)
    Vertical particulate fluxes in relation to suspended particles in the western Alboran Sea.
    Water Poll. Res. Rep. CEC, 30, 195-201.
  • Barlow, R.G., Mantoura, R.F.C., Gough, M.A. and Fileman, T.W. (1993a.)
    Pigment signatures of the phytoplankton composition in the northeastern Atlantic during the 1990 spring bloom.
    Deep-Sea Res. II., 40, 459-477.
  • Barlow, R.G., Mantoura, R.F.C., Gough, M.A. and Fileman, T.W. (1993b.)
    Phaeopigment distribution during the 1990 spring bloom in the northeastern Atlantic.
    Deep-Sea Res. I., 40, 2229-2242.
1990
  • Barlow, R.G., Collos, Y., Maestrini, S.Y. and Roy, S. (1990)
    Microphytobenthic pigments in a salt marsh pond determined by HPLC and spectrophotometry.
    Mar. Microbial Food Webs, 4, 117-128.
  • Mantoura, R.F.C., Barlow, R.G. and Llewellyn, C.A. (1990)
    HPLC studies of summer and winter distributions of carotenoid and chlorophyll pigments in the north west Mediterranean Sea.
    Water Poll. Res. Rep. CEC, 20, 155-166.
  • Peterson, W.T., Painting, S. and Barlow, R.G. (1990)
    Feeding rates of Calanoides carinatus: a comparison of five methods including evaluation of the gut fluorescence method.
    Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser., 63, 85-92.
1988
  • Barlow, R.G., Gosselin, M., Legendre, L., Therriault, J-C., Demers, S. Mantoura, R.F.C. and Llewellyn, C. (1988a.)
    Photoadaptive strategies in sea-ice microalgae.
    Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser., 45, 145-152.
  • Barlow, R.G., Burkill, P.H. and Mantoura, R.F.C. (1988b.)
    Grazing and degradation of algal pigments by the marine protozoan Oxyrrhis marina.
    J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol., 119, 119-129.
1987
  • Barlow, R.G. and Alberte, R.S. (1987)
    Photosynthetic characteristics of phycoerythrin-containing marine Synechococcus spp. II. Time course responses of photosynthesis to photoinhibition.
    Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser., 39, 191-196.
1985
  • Barlow, R.G. and Alberte, R.S. (1985)
    Photosynthetic characteristics of phycoerythrin-containing marine Synechococcus spp. I. Response to growth photon flux density.
    Mar. Biol., 86, 63-74.
  • Olivieri, E.T., Hutchings, L., Brown, P.C. and Barlow, R.G. (1985)
    The development of phytoplankton communities in terms of their particle size frequency distribution, in newly upwelled waters of the southern Benguela current.
    Int. Symp. Upw. W. Afr., Inst. Inv. Pesq., 1, 345-371.
1984
  • Alberte, R.S. and Barlow, R.G. (1984)
    Use of fluorescence excitation spectra to study light adaptation in marine phytoplankton.
    EOS, 65, 910.
  • Barlow, R.G. and Alberte, R.S. (1984)
    Photosynthetic adaptation of the phycoerythrin-containing marine
    Synechococcus spp. EOS, 64, 108.
  • Barlow, R.G. and Alberte, R.S. (1984)
    Time course responses to photoinhibition of marine
    Synechococcus spp. EOS, 65, 898.
  • Barlow, R.G. (1984a.)
    Dynamics of the decline of a phytoplankton bloom after an upwelling event.
    Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser., 16, 121-126.
  • Barlow, R.G. (1984b.)
    Physiological responses of phytoplankton to turbulent and stable environments in an upwelling region.
    J. Plank. Res., 6, 385-397.
  • Barlow, R.G. (1984c.)
    Time-series uptake of carbon into photosynthetic products of Benguela phytoplankton populations.
    J. Plank. Res., 6, 435-442.
1983
  • Barlow, R.G. (1983)
    Carbon assimilation patterns in a deeply mixed phytoplankton community.
    S. Afr. J. Science, 79, 382.
1982
  • Barlow, R.G. and Henry, J.L. (1982)
    Patterns of carbon assimilation in phytoplankton from the Southern Ocean.
    Fish. Bull. S. Afr., 16, 25-29.
  • Barlow, R.G. (1982a.)
    Phytoplankton ecology in the southern Benguela current. I. Biochemical composition.
    J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol., 63, 209-227.
  • Barlow, R.G. (1982b.)
    Phytoplankton ecology in the southern Benguela current. II. Carbon assimilation patterns.
    J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol., 63, 229-237.
  • Barlow, R.G. (1982c.)
    Phytoplankton ecology in the southern Benguela current. III. Dynamics of a bloom.
    J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol., 63, 239-248.
1981
  • Barlow, R.G. (1981)
    Analysis of adenosine triphosphate in particulate matter.
    Fish. Bull. S. Afr., 14, 99-101.
  • Barlow, R.G. (1981)
    Measurement of carbon-14 assimilation patterns in phytoplankton.
    Fish. Bull. S. Afr., 15, 95-97.
  • Barlow, R.G. and Swart, M.J. (1981)
    Analysis of protein and carbohydrate in particulate matter.
    Fish. Bull. S. Afr., 15, 89-93.
  • Swart, M.J. and Barlow, R.G. (1981)
    Analysis of chlorophyll a in particulate matter.
    Fish. Bull. S. Afr.,. 14, 95-97.
1980
  • Barlow, R.G. (1980)
    The biochemical composition of phytoplankton in an upwelling region off South Africa.
    J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol., 45, 83-93.
1979
  • Barlow, R.G. (1979)
    Physiological studies on phytoplankton in the Southern Benguela upwelling region.
    S. Afr. J. Science, 75, 563.