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Author Roy, Suzanne, 1955-

Title Phytoplankton Pigments : Characterization, Chemotaxonomy and Applications in Oceanography
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (892 pages)
Series Cambridge Environmental Chemistry Series
Cambridge environmental chemistry series.
Contents Part I. Chlorophylls and Carotenoids: -- 1. Microalgal classes and their signature pigments / S.W. Jeffrey, S.W. Wright and M. Zapata -- 2. Recent advances in chlorophyll and bacteriochlorophyll biosynthesis / R.J. Porra, U. Oster and H. Scheer -- 3. Carotenoid metabolism in phytoplankton / M. Lohr -- Part II. Methodology Guidance: -- 4. New HPLC separation techniques / J.L. Garrido, R.L. Airs, F. Rodríguez, L. Van Heukelem and M. Zapata -- 5. The importance of a quality assurance plan for method validation and minimizing uncertainties in the HPLC analysis of phytoplankton pigments / L. Van Heukelem and S.B. Hooker -- Appendix: a symbology and vocabulary for an HPLC lexicon / S.B. Hooker and L. Van Heukelem -- 6. Quantitative interpretation of chemotaxonomic pigment data / H.W. Higgins, S.W. Wright and L. Schlüter -- 7. Liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry for pigment analysis / R.L. Airs and J.L. Garrido -- 8. Multivariate analysis of extracted pigments using spectrophotometric and spectrofluorometric methods / J. Neveux, J. Seppälä and Y. Dandonneau -- Appendix: a proven simultaneous equation assay for chlorophylls a and b using aqueous acetone and similar assays for recalcitrant algae / R.J. Porra -- Part III. Water-Soluble 'Pigments': -- 9. Phycobiliproteins / K.-H. Zhao, R.J. Porra and H. Scheer -- 10. UV-absorbing 'pigments': mycosporine-like amino acids / J.I. Carreto, S. Roy, K. Whitehead, C. Llewellyn and M.O. Carignan -- Part IV. Selected Pigment Applications in Oceanography: -- 11. Pigments and photoacclimation processes / C. Brunet, G. Johnsen, J. Lavaud and S. Roy -- 12. Pigment-based measurements of phytoplankton rates / A. Guttierez-Rodriguez and M. Latasa -- 13. In vivo bio-optical properties of phytoplankton pigments / G. Johnsen, A. Bricaud, N. Nelson, B.B. Prézelin and R.R. Bidigare -- 14. Optical monitoring of phytoplankton bloom pigment signatures / G. Johnsen, M.A. Moline, L.H. Pettersson, J.L. Pinckney, D.V. Pozdnyakov, E.S. Egeland and O.M. Schofield -- Appendix: harmful algae toxins and pigments / E.S. Egeland -- Part V. Future Perspectives: -- 15. Perspectives on future directions / C. Llewellyn, S. Roy, G. Johnsen, E.S. Egeland, M. Chauton, G. Hallegraeff, M. Lohr, U. Oster, R.J. Porra, H. Scheer and K.-H. Zhao -- Part VI. Aids for Practical Laboratory Work: -- Appendix A. Update on filtration, storage and extraction solvents / J.L. Pinckney, D.F. Millie and L. Van Heukelem -- Appendix B. The pigment analyst's guide to HPLC hardware / A.R. Neeley, C.S. Thomas, S.B. Hooker and L. Van Heukelem -- Appendix C. Minimum identification criteria for identifying phytoplankton pigments / E.S. Egeland -- Appendix D. Phytoplankton cultures for standard pigments and their suppliers / S. Roy, S.W. Wright and S.W. Jeffrey -- Appendix E. Commercial suppliers of phytoplankton pigments / E.S. Egeland and L. Schlüter -- Part VII. Phytoplankton Pigments Data Sheets / E.S. Egeland
Summary Describes recent advances in the study and use of phytoplankton pigments for students, researchers and professionals in aquatic science, biogeochemistry and remote sensing
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Algae -- Classification.
Oceanography -- Methodology.
Photosynthetic pigments.
Phytoplankton -- Chemotaxonomy.
Phytoplankton -- Composition.
Genre/Form Classification.
Academic theses.
Form Electronic book
Author Egeland, Einar Skarstad
Johnsen, Geir
Llewellyn, Carole.
LC no. 2011009229
ISBN 0511732260 (electronic bk.)
1107000661 (hardback)
1139185756 (eISBN)
1139190660 (electronic bk.)
9780511732263 (electronic bk.)
9781107000667 (hardback)
9781139185752 (eISBN)
9781139190664 (electronic bk.)