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Biogeosciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Biogeosciences, 13, 3485-3502, 2016
http://www.biogeosciences.net/13/3485/2016/
doi:10.5194/bg-13-3485-2016
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Research article
15 Jun 2016
Spring bloom onset in the Nordic Seas
Alexandre Mignot et al.
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Interactive discussionStatus: closed
AC: Author comment | RC: Referee comment | SC: Short comment | EC: Editor comment
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RC C5659: 'Review of Mignot et al. 2015', Anonymous Referee #1, 23 Sep 2015 Printer-friendly Version Supplement 
AC C9809: 'Response 1', Alexandre Mignot, 17 Feb 2016 Printer-friendly Version Supplement 
 
RC C6334: 'Review of 'Spring bloom onset in the Nordic Seas' - bg-2015-396', Anonymous Referee #2, 08 Oct 2015 Printer-friendly Version 
AC C9810: 'Response 2', Alexandre Mignot, 17 Feb 2016 Printer-friendly Version Supplement 
 
RC C7408: 'RC for Mignot et al., 2015: Spring bloom onset in the Nordic Seas', Anonymous Referee #3, 06 Nov 2015 Printer-friendly Version 
AC C9811: 'Response 3', Alexandre Mignot, 17 Feb 2016 Printer-friendly Version Supplement 
 
RC C7527: 'Review Mignot et al.', Anonymous Referee #4, 10 Nov 2015 Printer-friendly Version 
AC C9812: 'Response 4', Alexandre Mignot, 17 Feb 2016 Printer-friendly Version Supplement 
Peer review completion
AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
ED: Reconsider after major revisions (18 Feb 2016) by Emilio Marañón  
AR by Alexandre Mignot on behalf of the Authors (25 Mar 2016)  Author's response  Manuscript
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (29 Mar 2016) by Emilio Marañón
RR by Anonymous Referee #2 (11 Apr 2016)  
ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (Editor review) (20 Apr 2016) by Emilio Marañón  
AR by Alexandre Mignot on behalf of the Authors (04 May 2016)  Author's response  Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (09 May 2016) by Emilio Marañón
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Short summary
We investigated the bloom onset in the Nordic Seas using 6 bio-optical floats. We found that the float data are consistent with two possible scenarios for the onset of blooms in the Nordic Seas. The Nordic Seas blooms could have started either when the light became sufficiently abundant that the division rates exceeded the loss rates, or when the photoperiod, the number of daily light hours experienced by phytoplankton, exceeded a critical value.
We investigated the bloom onset in the Nordic Seas using 6 bio-optical floats. We found that the...
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