School of Ocean Sciences

Publications of Peter Williams

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Peer Reviewed Journal Papers

Williams P. J. le B and Lefévre D (2008).
An Assessment of the Measurement of Phytoplankton Respiration Rates from Dark 14C incubations. Limnol. Oceanogr Methods 6 1-11 (id:1677)

Conan, P., Søndegaard, M., Kragh, T., Thingstad, F., Pujo-Payl, M., Williams, P. J. le B., Markager, S., Cauwet, G., Borch, N. H., Evans, D., and Riemann, B. (2007).
Partitioning of organic production in marine plankton communities: The effects of inorganic nutrient ratios and community composition on new dissolved organic matter. Limnol. Oceanogr. 52 753-765 (id:1678)

Mcandrew P.M., Björkman K.M., Church M.J., Morris P.J., Jachowski N, Williams P.J. le B.and Karl D.M. (2007)
Metabolic response of oligotrophic plankton communities to deep water nutrient enrichment. Marine Ecol. Prog. Ser 332:63-75 (id:1234)

Reinthaler, T., van Aken, H., Veth, C., Lebaron, P., Arístegui, J., Robinson, C., Williams, P. J. Le B. and J. H. Gerhard. (2006)
Prokaryotic respiration and production in the meso- and bathypelagic realm of the eastern and western North Atlantic basin. Limnol Oceangr 51 1262-1273 (id:1235)

Bowers, D.G., Evans, D., Thomas, D.N., Ellis, K. and Williams, P.J.leB. 2004
Interpreting the colour of an estuary. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science, 59, 13-20.
PDF or website (id:214)

Williams, P.J.leB., Morris, P.J. and Karl, D.M. (2004)
Net Community Production and Metabolic Balance at the Oligotrophic Ocean Site, StationALOHA. Deep Sea Research, 51, 1563-1578. (id:283)

Evans, G. L., P. J. le B. Williams and E. G. Mitchelson-Jacob (2003).
Physical and anthropogenic effects on observed long-term nutrients changes in the Irish Sea. Estuarine, Coastal Shelf Science, 57, 1159-1168. (id:1136)

Karl, D.,M., Laws, E. A., Morris, P, J., Williams, P. J. Le B and Emerson S. (2003)
Metabolic balance in the sea. Nature, 426 32 (id:1236)

Rodrigues, R. M. N. V. and Williams, P. J. Le B. (2002)
Inorganic nitrogen assimilation by the picoplankton and whole plankton in a coastal ecosystem. Limnol and Oceanogr 47 1608-1616 (id:1237)

Geider, Richard J, Evan H, Delucia, Paul G. Falkowski, Adrien C, Finzi, J. Philip Grime, John Grace, Todd M, Kana, Julie La Roche, Stephen P, Long, Bruce A. Osborne, Trevor Platt, I, Colin Prentice, John A. Raven, William H, Schlesinger, Victor Smetacek, Venetia Stuart, Shubha Sathyendranath, Richard B, Thomas, Tom C, Vogelmann, Peter Williams, F. Ian Woodward (2001)
Primary productivity of planet earth: biological determinants and physical constraints in terrestrial and aquatic habitats Global Change Biology 7, 849-882 (id:1238)

Joint, I, Savidge G. and Williams P. J. Le B (2001)
Comparisons of plankton activity at 59°N and 37°N during two Lagrangian drift experiments in the North Atlantic in June and July 1996. Deep-sea Res II (id:1240)

Rodrigues, M.N.V.R. and Williams, P.J.leB. (2001)
Heterotrophic bacterial utilization of nitrogenous and non–nitrogenous substrates, determined from ammonia and oxygen fluxes. Limnology and Oceanography, 46, 1675–1683. (id:368)

Rodrigues, R. M. N. V. and Williams, P. J. Le B. (2000)
The relative utilisation of nitrogenous and non-nitrogenous substrates by heterotrophic bacteria for growth, determined from measurements of the coupled fluxes of ammonia and oxygen. Limnology and Oceanography (id:1239)

Søndergaard, M., Williams, P.J.leB., Cauwet, G., Riemann, B., Robinson, C., Terzic, S., Woodward, E.M.S. and Worm, J. (2000)
Net accumulation and flux of dissolved organic carbon and dissolved organic nitrogen in marine plankton. Limnology and Oceanography, 45, 1097–1111. (id:499)

Williams, P.J.leB (2000a)
Micro–heterotrophs and the Dynamics of Dissolved Organic Material. In:Microbial Ecology of the Oceans [Ed. Kirchman, D.J.], Wiley–Liss, NY, pp. 542. (id:511)

Anderson, T.R. and Williams, P.J.leB. (1999)
A one-dimensional model of dissolved organic carbon cycling in the water column incorporating combined biological- photochemical decomposition. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 13(2), 337–349. (id:521)

Robinson, C. and Williams, P.J.leB. (1999)
Plankton net community production and dark community respiration in the Arabian Sea during September 1994. Deep-Sea Research II, 46, 745–766. (id:598)

Robinson, C., Archer, S.D. and Williams, P.J.leB. (1999)
Microbial dynamics in coastal waters of East Antarctica: plankton production and respiration. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 180, 23–36. (id:599)

Thingstad, T.F., Havskum, H., Kaas, H., Nielsen, T.G., Riemann, B., Lefevre, D. and Williams, P.J.leB. (1999)
Bacteria–protist interactions and organic matter degradation under P–limited conditions: Analysis of an enclosure experiment using a simple model. Limnology and Oceanography, 44(1), 62–79. (id:619)

Williams, P. J. Le B. and Bowers, D. G. (1999)
Regional Carbon Imbalances in the Oceans. Science 284 173-174 (id:1241)

Williams, P.J.leB. and Bowers, D.G. (1999)
Major regional carbon imbalances in the oceans. Science, 284, 173.–174. (id:628)

Anderson, T. R. and Williams P. J. Le B. (1998)
Modelling the Seasonal Cycle of dissolved Organic carbon at Station E1 in the English Channel. Estuarine,.Coastal and Shelf Science. 46 93-109 (id:1242)

Williams, P. J. Le B.(1998)
The Balance of Plankton Respiration and Photosynthesis in the Open Oceans. Nature 394 55-57. (id:1243)

Williams, P.J.leB. (1998)
The balance of plankton respiration and photosynthesis in the open ocean. Nature, 394, 55–57. (id:626)

Williams, P.J.leB. and Egge, J. (1998)
The Management and Behaviour of the Mesocosms. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 46, 3–14. (id:629)

Lefèèvre, D., Minas, H.J., Minas, M., Robinson, C., Williams, P.J.le B. and Woodward E.M.S..(1997)
Review of Gross community production, primary production, net community production and dark community respiration in the gulf of Lions. Deep Sea Res II 44 801-832 (id:1244)

Williams, P. J. Le B., Robinson, C., Søndergaard, M., Jespersen, A-M., Bentley, T. L., Lefèvre, D., Richardson, K., and Riemann, B., (1996)
Algal 14C and Total Carbon Metabolisms. 2. Experimental Observations with the Diatom Skeletonema costatum. J. Plank. Res. 18 1959-1974. (id:1246)

Williams, P.J.le B. and Lefèvre, D. (1996)
Algal 14C and total carbon metabolisms. 1. Models to account for respiration and recycling. J. Plank. Res.18 1941-1959 (id:1245)

Blight S P.,. Bentley T L, Lefèvre D, Robinson C, Rodrigues R, Rowlands J and Williams P.J. Le B. (1995)
The phasing of autotrophic and heterotrophic plankton metabolism in a temperate coastal ecosystem. Marine Ecology Progress Series 128 61-74. (id:1249)

BOYD, P, Robinson, C, Savidge, G, and Williams, P. J. Le B. . (1995)
Water column and sea ice primary production during austral spring in the Bellingshausen Sea. Deep-Sea Research II, 42 1177-1200. (id:1248)

Williams, P. J. Le B. (1995)
Evidence for the seasonal accumulation of carbon-rich dissolved organic material, its scale in comparison with changes in particulate material and the consequential effect on net C/N assimilation ratios. Marine Chemistry, 51 17-29. (id:1247)

Daneri, G, Riemann, B and Williams, P. J. Le B. (1994)
In situ bacterial production and growth yield measured by thymidine, leucine and fractionated dark oxygen uptake. J. Plank. Res., 16, 105-113. (id:1252)

Lefèvre, D, Williams, P. J. Le B. and Bentley, T L . (1994)
Oxygen based production measurements.in the Gulf of Lions. CEC Water Pollution Reports, 32 125-132 (id:1251)

Levèvre, D, Bentley, T L, Robinson, C, Blight, S P and Williams, P. J. Le B. . (1994)
Temperature response of gross and net community production and respiration in time-varying assemblages of temperate marine micro-plankton. J. Exp. Marine Biology Ecol., 184, 201-215. (id:1250)

Robinson, C and Williams, P. J. Le B. (1993)
Temperature response of Antarctic Plankton Respiration. J. Plank. Res., 15, 1035-1051. (id:1256)

Williams, P. J. Le B. (1993)
Chemical and Tracer Methods of Measuring Plankton Production : what do they in fact measure? The 14C technique considered. ICES Mar. Sci. Symp., 197, 20-36. (id:1255)

Williams, P. J. Le B. (1993)
On the Definition of Plankton Production Terms..ICES Mar. Sci. Symp., 197, 9-19. (id:1254)

Williams, P. J. Le B., Daneri, G and Robinson, C. (1993)
Oxygen flux and bacterial growth measurements made during the EROS Valdivia cruise, 1992. CEC Water Pollution Reports, 30, 73-78. (id:1253)

Williams, P. J. Le B. and Robinson, C. (1992)
Analysis of oxygen-based productivity measurements through phase I of the EROS 2000 programme. CEC Water Pollution Reports, 28, 151-162 (id:1257)

Robinson, C and Williams, P. J. Le B. (1991)
Development and Assessment of an Analytical System for the Accurate and Continual Measurement of Total Dissolved Inorganic Carbon. Marine Chemistry, 34, 157-175. (id:1261)

Watson, A J, Robinson, C, Robertson, J E, Williams, P. J. Le B. and Fasham, M J. (1991)
Spatial Variability in Surface Carbon Dioxide in the North Atlantic, Spring 1989. Nature, 350, 50-53 (id:1260)

Williams, P. J. Le B. (1991)
The Importance of Losses During Microbial Growth: Commentary on the Measurement, Physiology and Ecology of the Release of Dissolved Organic Material. Marine Microbial Food Webs, 4, 175-206 (id:1262)

Williams, P. J. Le B. and Purdie, D A. (1991)
In vitro and in situ derived rates of gross production, net community production and respiration of oxygen in the oligotrophic subtropical gyre of the North Pacific Ocean. Deep-Sea Res., 38, 891-910 (id:1259)

Williams, P. J. Le B. and Robertson, J E (1991)
Overall Plankton Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide Metabolism: The Problem of Reconciling Observations and Calculations of Photosynthetic Quotients. J. Plank. Res., 13, 153-169 (id:1258)

Williams, P. J. Le B. and Robinson, C (1990)
Seasonal Differences in the Control of Productivity in the Rhone Outfall Region of the Gulf of Lions. CEC Water Pollution Reports, 20, 145-154 (id:1263)

Grande, K E, Williams, P. J. Le B., Marra, J, Purdie, D, Heinemann, K, Eppley, R W and Bender, M (1989)
Primary Production in the North Pacific Gyre: A comparison of rates determined by the 14C, O2 concentration, and 18O methods Deep-Sea Res., 36, 1621-1634 (id:1267)

Williams, P. J. Le B., Robinson, C and Owens, N J P (1989)
Interrelationships between carbon, oxygen and nitrogen metabolism pp 150-154. In: CEC Water Pollution Research Report 14: EROS 2000, [Eds. J-M Martin and H Barth]. P 453. Ministere Science de la Technologie, Paris (id:1264)

Bender, M, Grande, K, Johnson, K, Marra, J, Williams, P. J. Le B., Sieburth, J, Pilson, M, Langdon, C, Hitchcock, G, Orchardo, J, Hunt, C, Donaghay, P and Heinemman, C (1987)
A comparison of four methods for determining planktonic community production Limnol. Oceanogr., 32, 1085-1098 (id:1272)

Ducklow, H W, Purdie, D A, Williams, P. J. Le B. and Davies, J H (1987)
Bacteria. Link or sink? Science, 235, 88-89 (id:1271)

JACKSON, R H, Williams, P. J. Le B. and Joint, I R (1987)
Freshwater phytoplankton in the low salinity region of the river Tamar estuary Est. Coast, Shelf. Sci., 25, 299-311 (id:1270)

Johnson, K M, Williams, P. J. Le B., Branstrom, L and Sieburth, J Mc N (1987)
Coulometric total carbon dioxide analysis for marine studies: Automation and calibration Mar. Chem., 21, 117-133 (id:1269)

Williams, P. J. Le B. and Marra, J (1987)
The measurement of gross planktonic production Nature, 325, 738 (id:1268)

Ducklow, H W, Purdie, D A, Williams, P. J. Le B. and Davies, J H (1986)
Bacterioplankton: a sink for carbon in a coastal marine plankton community Science, 232, 865-867 (id:1273)

Davies, J M and Williams, P. J. Le B. (1984)
Verification of 14C and O2 derived primary organic production measurements using an enclosed system J. Plank. Res., 6, 457-474 (id:1275)

Holligan, P M, Williams, P. J. Le B., Purdie, D and Harris, R P (1984)
Photosynthesis, respiration and nitrogen supply of plankton populations in stratified, frontal and tidally mixed shelf waters Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser., 17, 201-203 (id:1274)

Williams, P. J. Le B., Heinemann, K R, Marra, J and Purdie, D A (1983)
Comparison of 14C and and O2 measurements of phytoplankton production in oligotrophic waters Nature, 305, 49-50 (id:1276)

Knap, A H and Williams, P. J. Le B. (1982)
Experimental studies to determine the fate of petroleum hydrocarbons from refinery effluent on an estuarine system Env. Sci. Technol., 16, 1-4 (id:1278)

Knap, A H, Williams, P. J. Le B. and LYSIAK, E (1982)
Petroleum hydrocarbons in sediments of Southampton Water estuary Marine Environmental Research, 7, 235-249 (id:1277)

Williams, P. J. Le B. (1981)
Incorporation of microheterotrophic processes into the classical paradigm of the planktonic food web Opening lecture to the 15th Symposium of Marine Biology Kieler Meeresforschung, 5, 1-28 (id:1279)

Packard, T T and Williams, P. J. Le B. (1980)
Rates of respiratory oxygen consumption and electron transport in surface seawater from the northwest Atlantic Oceanol. Acta., 4, 351-358 (id:1285)

Parsons, T R, Albright, L J, Whitney, F, Wong, C S and Williams, P. J. Le B. (1980)
The effect of glucose on the productivity of seawater: an experimental approach using controlled aquatic ecosystems Marine Environmental Research, 4, 229-242 (id:1284)

Williams, P. J. Le B. (1980)
Microbial contribution to overall marine plankton metabolism: direct measurements of respiration Oceanol. Acta., 4, 359-364 (id:1281)

Williams, P. J. Le B. and Jenkinson, N W (1980)
A transportable, microprocessor -controlled precise Winkler titration, suitable for field station and shipboard use Limnol. Oceanogr., 27, 576-584 (id:1282)

Williams, P. J. Le B. and Jenkinson, W. (1980)
A simple and inexpensive 4p light collector and two designs for a meter for light attenuation studies Freshwater Biol., 10, 491-496 (id:1283)

Wong, M K and Williams, P. J. Le B. (1980)
A study of three extraction methods for petroleum hydrocarbons in marine sediments Marine Chemistry, 9, 183-190 (id:1280)

Gershey, R M, Mackinnon, M D, Williams, P. J. Le B. and Moore, R M (1979)
Comparison of three oxidation methods for the analysis of dissolved organic carbon in seawater Marine Chemistry, 7, 289-306 (id:1289)

Knap, A H, Williams, P. J. Le B. and Tyler, I (1979)
Contribution of volatile petroleum hydrocarbons to the organic carbon budget of an estuary Nature, Lond., 279, 517-519 (id:1288)

Moore, R M, Burton, J D, Williams, P. J. Le B. and Young, M (1979)
The behaviour of dissolving organic material, iron and manganese in estuarine mixing Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta., 43, 919-926 (id:1287)

Williams, P. J. Le B. , Raine, R C T and Bryan,J R (1979)
Agreement between the 14C and the oxygen methods of measuring phytoplankton production: a reassessment of photosynthetic quotient. Oceanol. Acta ., 2,, 411-416 (id:1286)

De Souza Lima, H and Williams, P. J. Le B. (1978)
Oxygen consumption by the planktonic population of an estuary -Southampton Water Estuar. and Coast. Mar. Sci., 6, 515 -521 (id:1290)

Collins, K J and Williams, P. J. Le B. (1977)
An automated photochemical method for the determination of dissolved organic carbon in sea and estuarine waters Marine Chemistry, 5, 123-141 (id:1291)

Bryan, J R, Riley, J P and Williams, P. J. Le B. (1976)
A procedure for making precise measurements of oxygen concentration for productivity and related studies J. Exp. Mar. Biol,. Ecol., 21, 191-197 (id:1294)

Williams, P. J. Le B. and Yentsch, C S (1976)
An examination of photosynthetic production, excretion of photosynthetic products and heterotrophic utilization of dissolved organic compounds with reference to results from a coastal subtropical sea Marine Biology, 35, 31-40 (id:1293)

Williams, P. J. Le B., Berman, T and Holm-Hansen, O (1976)
Amino acid uptake and respiration by marine heterotrophs Marine Biology, 35, 41-47 (id:1292)

Taylor, P A and Williams, P. J. Le B. (1975)
Theoretical studies on the coexistence of competing species under continuous flow conditions Can. J. Microbiol., 21, 90-98 (id:1295)

Derenbach, J and Williams, P. J. Le B. (1974)
Autotrophic and bacterial production: fractionation of plankton populations by differential filtration of samples from the English Channel Marine Biology, 15, 263-269 (id:1296)

Banoub, M W and Williams, P. J. Le B. (1973)
Seasonal changes in the organic forms of carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus in sea water at E1 in the English Channel during 1968 J. Marine Biology Ass. U.K., 53, 695-703 (id:1297)

Williams, P. J. Le B. (1973)
The validity of the application of simple kinetics analysis to heterogenous populations Limnol. Oceanogr., 18, 159-165 (id:1298)

Banoub, M W and Williams, P. J. Le B. (1972)
Measurement of microbial activity and organic material in the western Mediterranean Sea Deep-Sea Res., 19, 433-443 (id:1301)

Williams, P. J. Le B. (1972)
Kinetic and dynamic aspects of heterotrophic micro-organisms in the sea IAEE Panel Meeting, Reykjavik (id:1300)

Williams, P. J. Le B., Berman, T and Holm-Hansen, O (1972)
Potential sources of error in the measurement of low rates of planktonic photosynthesis and excretion Nature, New Biol., 236, 91-92 (id:1299)

Andrews, P and Williams, P. J. Le B. (1971)
Heterotrophic utilization of dissolved organic compounds in the sea. III: Measurements of the oxidation rates and concentrations of glucose and amino acids in sea water J. Marine Biology Ass. U.K., 51, 111-125 (id:1303)

Snow, N B and Williams, P. J. Le B. (1971)
A simple method to determine the O:N ratio of small marine animals J. Marine Biology Ass. U.K., 51, 105-109 (id:1302)

Williams, P. J. Le B. (1970)
Heterotrophic utilization of dissolved organic compounds in the sea. I: Size distribution of population and relationship between respiration and incorporation of growth substrates J. Marine Biology Ass. U.K., 50, 859-870 (id:1305)

Williams, P. J. Le B. and Gray, R W (1970)
Heterotrophic utilization of dissolved organic compounds in the sea. II: Observations on the responses of heterotrophic marine populations to abrupt increase in amino acid concentration J. Marine Biology Ass. U.K., 50, 871-881 (id:1304)

Williams, P. J. Le B. (1969)
The wet oxidation of organic matter in sea water Liminol. Oceanogr., 14, 292-297 (id:1307)

Williams, P. J. Le B. and Askew, C (1968)
A method of measuring the mineralization by micro-organisms of organic compounds in sea water Deep-Sea Res., 15, 365-375 (id:1308)

Williams, P. J. Le B. and Watson, S W (1968)
Autotrophy in Nitrosocystis oceanus J. Bacteriol., 96, 1640-1648 (id:1306)

Books

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del Giorgio, P.A. and Williams, P.J.leB. (2005a)
Respiration in Aquatic Ecosystems. Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. 315. (id:116)

Kaiser, M.J., M Attrill, S Jennings, DN Thomas, D Barnes, AS Brierley, N Polunin, D Raffaelli and P J LeB Williams. 2005
Marine Ecology - Processes, Systems and Impacts. Oxford University Press. 584 pages. ISBN 019924975X.
PDF or website (id:647)

Williams P.J. LeB, Thomas, D.N. and Reynolds, C.S. (Eds.) 2002
Phytoplankton Productivity - Carbon assimilation in marine and freshwater ecosystems. Blackwell Publishing. 320 pages. ISBN 0632057114. (id:652)

Book Chapters

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del Giorgio, P.A. and Williams, P.J.leB. (2005b)
Respiration in aquatic ecosystems: from single cells to the biosphere. In: [Eds.] P.A.delGiorgio and P.J.leB. Williams Respiration in Aquatic Ecosystems, Oxford University Press, Chapter 14, pp. 267-303. (id:117)

Robinson, C. and Williams, P.J.leB. (2005)
Respiration and its measurement in surface marine waters. In: [Eds.] P.A. del Giorgio and P.J.leB. Williams Respiration in Aquatic Ecosystems, Oxford University Press, Chapter 9, pp. 147-180. (id:173)

Williams, P. J. le B., and del Giorgio, P. A. 2005.
Chapter 1: Respiration in Aquatic Ecosystems: History and Background, pp. 1-17. In P. A. del Giorgio, and P. J. le B. Williams, [eds] "Respiration in Aquatic Ecosystems", OUP, Oxford. (id:1217)

Williams, P.J.leB. and del Giorgio, P.A. (2005)
Respiration in Aquatic Ecosystems: History and Background. In: [Eds.] P.A. del Giorgio and P.J.leB. Williams Respiration in Aquatic Ecosystems, Oxford University Press, Chapter 1, pp. 1-17. (id:194)

Williams, P. J. le B. (2000)
Net production and Respiration. pp. 37-60 In: The Changing Ocean Carbon Cycle: A midterm synthesis of the Joint Global Ocean Flux Study, pp. 514. R .B. Hanson, H. W. Ducklow, and J .G. Field (Editors). IGBP Series 5. CUP (id:1219)

Williams, P.J.leB (2000b)
Net production and respiration. pp. 37–60 inThe Changing Ocean Carbon Cycle: A Midterm Synthesis of the Joint Global Ocean Flux Study. [Eds. Hanson, R.B., Ducklow,H.W. and Field, J.G.], IGBP Series 5, Cambridge University Press, pp.514. (id:512)

Williams, P.J.leB. (1999)
Heterotrophic bacteria and the dynamics of dissolved organic material. In:Microbial Ecology of the Oceans [ed. D.J. Kirchman], Wiley–Liss, New York, pp.153–199. (id:627)

Staham, P.J. and Williams, P.J.leB (1998)
The automated determination of dissolved organic carbon by ultra violet photo–oxidation. In: Seawater Analysis [eds. Kremlin and Ehrhardt], 421–436. (id:618)

Statham, P. J. and Williams, P. J. le B (1998)
The Automated Determination of Dissolved Organic Carbon by UltraViolet Photo-oxidation. pp 421-436 In Seawater Analysis Also authors, ed Kremlin and Ehrhardt (id:1220)

Williams, P. J. le B. and von Bodungen, B (1989)
Export Productivity from the Photic Zone pp 99-115, In: "Productivity of the Ocean: Present and Past", [Eds. W.H. Berger, V.S. Smetacek and G Wefer]. pp 471, Wiley-Interscience, Chichester (id:1221)

Robinson, C and Williams, P. J. Le B. (1989)
Evidence for Physical Control of O2 and T-CO2 in the outflow of the Rhone Estuary pp 387-394. In: CEC Water Pollution Research Report 14: EROS 2000, [Eds. J-M Martin and H Barth]. P 453. Ministere Science de la Technologie, Paris (id:1266)

Williams, P. J. Le B. and Robertson, J I (1989)
A serious inhibition problem from a Niskin sampler encountered during plankton productivity studies Limnol. Oceanogr., 34, 1300-1305 (id:1265)

Williams, P. J. le B. (1985)
Analysis organic matter pp. 160-200. In: Practical Estuarine Chemistry, [Ed.P.C.Head]. pp337 Cambridge University Press (id:1222)

Williams, P. J. le B. (1984)
A review of measurements of respiration rates of marine plankton populations pp 357-389. In: Heterotrophy in the Sea, [Eds. J E HOBBIE and P. J. le B. Williams]. pp 569. Plenum Press, NY (id:1224)

Williams, P. J. le B. (1984)
Bacterial production in the marine food chain: the Emperor's new suit of clothes pp 271-299. In: Flows of Energy and Material in Marine Ecosystems: Theory and Practice, [Ed. M J R Fasham]. Plenum Press, NY (id:1223)

Williams, P. J. le B. (1981)
A Review of Measurements of Respiration rates of Marine Plankton Populations. pp357-389 In Heterotrophic Activity in the Sea ed J. E. Hobbie and Williams, P. J. le B. pp569 Plenum Publishing Corporation ,NY. (id:1225)

Williams, P. J. le B. and Muir, L (1981)
Diffusion as a constraint on the biological importance of microzones in the sea pp 209-218. In: Ecohydrodynamics, [Ed. Nihoul]. Elsevier (id:1226)

Williams, P. J. le B. (1980)
Primary productivity and heterotrophic activity in estuaries pp 243-258. In: River Inputs to Ocean Systems, SCOR Workshop, Rome. UNESCO, Paris (id:1232)

Williams, P. J. le B. (1980)
Microbial contribution to overall plankton community respiration studies in enclosures pp 305-321. In: Marine Microcosms, [Ed. Grice and Reeve], pp 430. Springer Verlag (id:1227)

Williams, P. J. le B. (1978)
Some aspects of microbial growth in estuaries pp 238-245. In: Biogeochemistry of Estuarine Sediments. Proc. UNESCO/ SCOR Workshop, Melreux, 1976. UNESCO pp 293 (id:1228)

Williams, P. J. le B. (1975)
Analytical chemistry of sea water; determination of organic components pp 443-477. In: Chemical Oceanography Vol. 3, [Ed. J.P. Riley and G. Skirrow]. pp 564. Academic Press (id:1230)

Williams, P. J. le B. (1975)
Biological and chemical aspects of dissolved organic material in sea water pp 301-363. In: Chemical Oceanography Vol. 2, [Ed. J.P. Riley and G. Skirrow]. pp 647. Academic Press (id:1229)

Williams, P. J. le B. (1973)
On the question of growth yields of natural heterotrophic populations pp 399-400. In: Modern Methods in the Study of Microbial Ecology, [Ed. Roswall], Bull. Ecol. Res. Comm. (Stockholm), 197, Swedish Natural Science Research Council (id:1231)

Additional Publications

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Pomeroy, L. R., Williams P. J. Le B., Azam, F. and Hobbie, J. E. (2007)
The Microbial Loop. Oceanography 20 28-33 (id:1233)

Williams, P. J. Le B (2006)
An Appreciation of Alfred C. Redfield and his Scientific Work. Limnology and Oceanography Bulletin 15 53-70 (id:1309)

Williams, P.J.leB. (2004)
Meters, kilograms, seconds, but no bomb units. A zero tolerance approach to units (with apologies to Lynne Truss). ASLO Bulletin, 13, 29-32. (id:282)

Evans, G. L., Hardman- Mountford, N.J., Hartnoll, R.G., Kennington, K., Mitchelson-Jacob, E.G., Shammon, T. and Williams P. J. le B. (2003)
Long-term environmental studies in the Irish Sea: a review. Scientific Report No. 02. 17th November, 2003. Defra Contract CDEP 84/5/311, 20pp. (id:1196)

Evans, Gaynor L., Peter J. le B. Williams and Gay Mitchelson-Jacob (2001)
Interdecadal variability of nutrients in the Irish Sea. Report prepared for Marine Institute, Dublin, Ireland and the UK Environment Agency, NorthWest Region, UK, December 2001. 34pp. (id:1193)

Eglinton, G., Elderfield, H., Whitfield, M, and Williams, P. J. Le B. Editors (1995)
The Role of the North Atlantic in the Global Carbon Cycle. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 348 121-264 (id:1310)

Jannasch, H W and Williams, P. J. Le B. (1985)
Co-editors Advances in Aquatic Microbiology, Volume 3, Academic Press, London (id:1311)

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