Skip to content

Due to system maintenance, purchasing is not available at this time. We are working to fix the issue and apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Your Cart

×

You have 0 items in your cart.

Register Sign in Wishlist

Phytoplankton Pigments
Characterization, Chemotaxonomy and Applications in Oceanography

Part of Cambridge Environmental Chemistry Series

S. W. Jeffrey, S. W. Wright, M. Zapata, R. J. Porra, U. Oster, H. Scheer, M. Lohr, J. L. Garrido, R. L. Airs, F. Rodríguez, L. Van Heukelem, S. B. Hooker, H. W. Higgins, L. Schlüter, J. Neveux, J. Seppälä, Y. Dandonneau, K.-H. Zhao, J. I. Carreto, S. Roy, K. Whitehead, C. Llewellyn, M. O. Carignan, C. Brunet, G. Johnsen, J. Lavaud, A. Guttierez-Rodriguez, M. Latasa, A. Bricaud, N. Nelson, B. B. Prézelin, R. R. Bidigare, M. A. Moline, L. H. Pettersson, J. L. Pinckney, D. V. Pozdnyakov, E. S. Egeland, O. M. Schofield, M. Chauton, G. Hallegraeff, D. F. Millie, A. R. Neeley, C. S. Thomas
View all contributors
  • Date Published: October 2011
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781107000667

Hardback

Add to wishlist

Other available formats:
eBook


Looking for an inspection copy?

This title is not currently available on inspection

Description
Product filter button
Description
Contents
Resources
Courses
About the Authors
  • Pigments act as tracers to elucidate the fate of phytoplankton in the world's oceans and are often associated with important biogeochemical cycles related to carbon dynamics in the oceans. They are increasingly used in in situ and remote-sensing applications, detecting algal biomass and major taxa through changes in water colour. This book is a follow-up to the 1997 volume Phytoplankton Pigments in Oceanography (UNESCO Press). Since then, there have been many advances concerning phytoplankton pigments. This book includes recent discoveries on several new algal classes particularly for the picoplankton, and on new pigments. It also includes many advances in methodologies, including liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS) and developments and updates on the mathematical methods used to exploit pigment information and extract the composition of phytoplankton communities. The book is invaluable primarily as a reference for students, researchers and professionals in aquatic science, biogeochemistry and remote sensing.

    • Includes information on the most recent advances in the biosynthesis of chlorophylls and carotenoids, important for algal physiologists and in the expanding area of algal biotechnology
    • Provides examples of the usefulness of pigment-based information in oceanography, notably for bio-optical monitoring of bloom algae, photo-acclimation and determination of growth rates, which are increasingly used for coastal research, impacts of aquaculture, climate change and biodiversity issues
    • Provides a series of data sheets giving key information which is vital to help detect and correctly identify algal pigments
    Read more

    Reviews & endorsements

    '… an outstanding reference book on marine phytoplankton pigments, their analyses and biogeochemistry. It will become the quality benchmark for marine chlorophyll and carotenoid pigments over the next decade.' Limnology and Oceanography Bulletin

    'Roy et al. have produced an extremely valuable update to an already classic treatise on phytoplankton pigments … there is something for everyone engaged in modern phytoplankton pigment research and this edition will certainly serve as a trusty bench pal to all those individuals active in the field. However, do not let the book out of your sight, your colleagues will never return it if borrowed.' Nick Welschmeyer, Journal of Phycology

    See more reviews

    Customer reviews

    Not yet reviewed

    Be the first to review

    Review was not posted due to profanity

    ×

    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?

    ×

    Product details

    • Date Published: October 2011
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781107000667
    • length: 890 pages
    • dimensions: 249 x 178 x 51 mm
    • weight: 1.6kg
    • contains: 74 b/w illus. 17 colour illus. 61 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    List of contributors
    Preface
    Acknowledgements
    List of symbols
    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
    Index.

  • Resources for

    Phytoplankton Pigments

    Welcome to the resources site

    Here you will find free-of-charge online materials to accompany this book. The range of materials we provide across our academic and higher education titles are an integral part of the book package whether you are a student, instructor, researcher or professional.

    Find resources associated with this title

    Type Name Unlocked * Format Size

    Showing of

    Back to top

    *This title has one or more locked files and access is given only to lecturers adopting the textbook for their class. We need to enforce this strictly so that solutions are not made available to students. To gain access to locked resources you either need first to sign in or register for an account.


    These resources are provided free of charge by Cambridge University Press with permission of the author of the corresponding work, but are subject to copyright. You are permitted to view, print and download these resources for your own personal use only, provided any copyright lines on the resources are not removed or altered in any way. Any other use, including but not limited to distribution of the resources in modified form, or via electronic or other media, is strictly prohibited unless you have permission from the author of the corresponding work and provided you give appropriate acknowledgement of the source.

    If you are having problems accessing these resources please email lecturers@cambridge.org

  • Editors

    Suzanne Roy, Université du Québec à Rimouski, Canada
    Suzanne Roy is a Professor of Biological Oceanography at the Institut des Sciences de la Mer of the Université du Québec à Rimouski (Canada) and a member of Québec-Ocean. Over the last 20 years, Professor Roy has developed an expertise in the ecology and physiology of marine and estuarine phytoplankton, focusing on various aspects such as population dynamics of harmful algae, environmental impacts of aquaculture and ozone-related ultraviolet radiation effects. She also runs an analytical laboratory for the HPLC determination of algal pigments and UV-screening compounds. Her current research interests include the combined influence of climate warming and enhanced UV on phytoplankton communities, photoprotection and cell mortality in Arctic phytoplankton, and the transport of non-indigenous dinoflagellates in ships' ballast tanks. Several of these projects are part of Canada's major NSERC Research Networks such as CAISN and CFL. Professor Roy is a member of the Scientific Committee for the international Global Ecology and Oceanography of Harmful Algal Blooms (GEOHAB) programme.

    Carole A. Llewellyn, Plymouth Marine Laboratory
    Einar Skarstad Egeland is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Biosciences and Aquaculture at Bodø University College, Norway. He has a broad experience in organic chemical analysis (chromatography and spectroscopy). He is an internationally recognised scientist on carotenoid analysis from natural sources (mostly prasinophyte algae, but also other algal classes). Currently, he is involved in several cross-disciplinary research projects related to marine ecology, aquaculture and seafood quality. He is an active member of the Marine Ecology Group at Bodø University College.

    Einar Skarstad Egeland, University of Nordland, Norway
    Carole Llewellyn is a microbial biogeochemist at the Plymouth Marine Laboratory, UK. She has experience in phytoplankton pigments and UV absorbing compounds spanning over 20 years. Her research interests are focused on understanding the role of phytoplankton in the ocean and more specifically on microbial and food web dynamics, microbial biodiversity, community composition and photophysiology. At an applied level, her research contributes to eutrophication and pollution studies and links with satellite remote-sensing and bio-optics. More recently she has used her knowledge on algae and pigments to contribute to the rapidly growing area of algal biotechnology.

    Geir Johnsen, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim
    Geir Johnsen is a Professor of Marine Biology at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), and an Adjunct Professor in marine bio-optics at the University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS). His major interests are the use of bio-optical methods in taxonomy, ecology and physiology of micro- and macroalgae. His main focus in the last 20 years has been on photosynthesis, light harvesting and utilization in algae and marine invertebrates with photosynthetic endosymbionts. Current interests include new approaches in in situ and remote sensing techniques for monitoring and mapping of planktonic and benthic organisms in the water surface, water column and sea floor.

    Contributors

    S. W. Jeffrey, S. W. Wright, M. Zapata, R. J. Porra, U. Oster, H. Scheer, M. Lohr, J. L. Garrido, R. L. Airs, F. Rodríguez, L. Van Heukelem, S. B. Hooker, H. W. Higgins, L. Schlüter, J. Neveux, J. Seppälä, Y. Dandonneau, K.-H. Zhao, J. I. Carreto, S. Roy, K. Whitehead, C. Llewellyn, M. O. Carignan, C. Brunet, G. Johnsen, J. Lavaud, A. Guttierez-Rodriguez, M. Latasa, A. Bricaud, N. Nelson, B. B. Prézelin, R. R. Bidigare, M. A. Moline, L. H. Pettersson, J. L. Pinckney, D. V. Pozdnyakov, E. S. Egeland, O. M. Schofield, M. Chauton, G. Hallegraeff, D. F. Millie, A. R. Neeley, C. S. Thomas

Sign In

Please sign in to access your account

Cancel

Not already registered? Create an account now. ×

Sorry, this resource is locked

Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email lecturers@cambridge.org

Register Sign in
Please note that this file is password protected. You will be asked to input your password on the next screen.

» Proceed

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Continue ×

Find content that relates to you

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.

Cancel

Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

×
Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.
×