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Rubisco as a percentage of total protein in phosphorus (P)- and nitrogen (N)-limited continuous cultures Coccolithophore Emiliania huxleyi Table - link N/A 108740 Losh JL, Young JN, Morel...
Membrane permeability to CO2 Diatom Fragilariopsis cylindrus best estimate 0.24 cm/sec: minimal estimate 0.037 cm/sec 116830 Kranz SA, Young JN, Hopkinson...
Sinking rates of flagellates Various Table - link N/A 105171 Richard W. Eppley, Robert...
Sinking rates of flagellates and diatoms Various 0.18-6.0 m/day 105172 Richard W. Eppley, Robert...
Cellular Phosphorus:Carbon (P:C) molar ratio Algae ~0.02 - 0.002 unitless 111707 Galbraith ED, Martiny...
Trophic categories defined with respect to the chlorophyll a concentration within the surface layer, [Chla]surf, and the associated parameters Biosphere Table - link N/A 112622 Julia Uitz, Herve´ Claustre...
Generation time Diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum 15 hours 104195 Greene RM, Geider RJ...
Fraction of carbon fixed photosynthetically by aquatic organisms that is respired Biosphere 10-60 % 104194 Ilana Berman-Frank and...
Size (diameter) of most abundant cyanobacteria Prochlorococcus 0.6 (0.5-0.7) µm 101520 Partensky F, Hess WR...
Fraction of cyanobacteria out of total ocean marine picoplankton in the upper 200 m Biosphere ~10 % 112102 Flombaum P et al., Present...
Annual mean global abundances Cyanobacteria Prochlorococcus 2.9±0.1×10^27 Synechococcus 7.0±0.3×10^26 cells 112100 Flombaum P et al., Present...
Specific growth rate of Synechococcus in the equatorial Atlantic Ocean Cyanobacteria Synechococcus spp. 0.7 1/day 113495 MV Zubkov, Faster growth...
Specific growth rate of Prochlorococcus in the equatorial Atlantic Ocean Prochlorococcus 0.3-0.6 1/day 113496 MV Zubkov, Faster growth...
global atmospheric iron deposition in open ocean Biosphere 9.6e+10 mol/year 100786 Fung, I.Y., S.K. Meyn...
Percentage of Rubisco out of total protein Diatom Skeletonema costatum 1.4 (±0.2 Table - link) % 108737 Losh JL, Young JN, Morel...
Average Net Primary Productivity in ocean Biosphere 140 g Carbon/(m^2*year) 102940 Field CB, Behrenfeld MJ...
Cell volume Cyanobacteria Synechococcus WH7803 1.8 µm^3 104843 Brown, C.M., Lawrence...
Uptake rate of bioavailable phosphate in the North Atlantic Gyre (20.6˚ N) Bacterioplankton 0.5 nmol l-1 h-1 113494 MV Zubkov et al., Dominant...
Percentage of Rubisco out of total protein in several plants Plants 5 to 40 % 108736 Losh JL, Young JN, Morel...
Percent of total ocean NPP contributed by eutrophic regions in the oceans Biosphere <=18 % 102953 Field CB, Behrenfeld MJ...