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Ciprea

Synopsis
Describes the French national scientific programme CIPREA (Circulation and Production of the Equatorial Atlantic) which studies the structure and food chain of equatorial oceanic upwellings. Upwelling is briefly described and emphasis put upon the deployment of current moorings from ships for these studies. The food chain and appropriate methods for making biological measurements are shown in some detail.
Language
English
Country
France
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 30 min.
Year of production
1981
Availability
OUT OF DISTRIBUTION
Uses
Courses in physical oceanography and biology.*
Subjects
Biology
Keywords
ecosystems; marine ecosystems; oceans

Production Company

Name

Centre National pour l’Exploitation des Océans

Distributor

Name

French Scientific Film Library

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