By G. Dietrich (auth.), Dr. Bernt Zeitzschel, Prof. Dr. Sebastian A. Gerlach (eds.)
This quantity includes the court cases of a Symposium held on the college of Kiel, Germany, from 31 March to six April, 1971. The Symposium was once prepared via the clinical Committee on Oceanic examine (SCOR) and the Marine productiveness portion of the foreign organic Programme (IBPIPM) with the help of the United countries academic, medical and Cultural association (UNESCO), the meals and Agriculture association (FAO), and the foreign 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 means of invited audio system reviewed the study paintings performed throughout the overseas Indian Ocean day trip (lIOE) 1959 -1965, the 1st cooperative undertaking coordinated via the Intergovernmental Oceanographic fee (IOC). moreover, reviews have been offered of postexpedition exam of fabric and of more moderen investigations suitable to the goals of the lIOE. according to the goals of "Ecological Studies", the current quantity includes a lot new info and a few synthesis, all directed in the direction of acquiring an realizing of the functioning and association of the atmosphere of the Indian Ocean. The plan of the Symposium used to be to offer the suitable meteorological, actual, chemical and geological heritage and to stick with this with many of the facets of organic oceanography. as a result asymmetric degree of improvement of different disciplines, the papers integrated during this quantity range of their analytical level.