By G. Dietrich (auth.), Dr. Bernt Zeitzschel, Prof. Dr. Sebastian A. Gerlach (eds.)
This quantity includes the lawsuits of a Symposium held on the collage of Kiel, Germany, from 31 March to six April, 1971. The Symposium was once geared up via the medical Committee on Oceanic examine (SCOR) and the Marine productiveness element of the overseas organic Programme (IBPIPM) with the help of the United countries academic, clinical and Cultural association (UNESCO), the nutrients and Agriculture association (FAO), and the overseas organization of organic Oceanography (IABO). the purpose of the Symposium was once to summarize current wisdom of the biology of the Indian Ocean. Twenty-two displays by way of invited audio system reviewed the examine paintings performed throughout the foreign Indian Ocean day trip (lIOE) 1959 -1965, the 1st cooperative undertaking coordinated through the Intergovernmental Oceanographic fee (IOC). furthermore, experiences have been offered of postexpedition exam of fabric and of more moderen investigations appropriate to the goals of the lIOE. based on the goals of "Ecological Studies", the current quantity comprises a lot new info and a few synthesis, all directed in the direction of acquiring an realizing of the functioning and association of the surroundings of the Indian Ocean. The plan of the Symposium used to be to give the appropriate meteorological, actual, chemical and geological history and to persist with this with many of the points of organic oceanography. end result of the asymmetric level of improvement of the several disciplines, the papers incorporated during this quantity range of their analytical level.