Angelica Pena

Research Scientist

Research in Phytoplankton Ecology and Biogeochemical Cycles

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Current research and/or projects

Reasearch in biological oceanography.

Key publications

  1. Denman, K.L., C. Voelker, A. Peña and R. Rivkin. 2006. Modelling the ecosystem response to iron fertilization in the subarctic NE Pacific: The influence of grazing, and Si and N cycling on CO2 drawdown. Deep-Sea Research II. 53: 2327-2352.doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2006.05.026.
  2. Pena, M.A. 2003. Plankton size classes, functional groups and ecosystem dynamics: an introduction. Progress in Oceanography. 57(3-4):239-242.
  3. Pena, M.A. 2003. Modelling the response of the planktonic food web to iron fertilization and warming in the NE Subarctic Pacific. Progress in Oceanography. 57(3-4):453-479.
  4. Denman, K.L., and M.A. Peña. 2000. Responses to climate change of coupled 1-D mixed layer / planktonic ecosystem models. In: T. Saino and M. Kusakabe (eds.) The Carbon Cycle in the North Pacific, Proceedings of the International Marine Science Symposium held on 8-10 February 2000, Nagoya, Japan. Japan Marine Science Foundation. Tokyo
  5. Denman, K.L. and M.A. Peña. 2000. Beyond JGOFS. In: R. Hanson, H. Ducklow, and J. Field (eds.), The Changing Carbon Cycle in the Sea, Cambridge University Press. pp. 469-490.
  6. Peña, M.A., K.L. Denman, S.E. Calvert, R.E. Thomson and J.R. Forbes. 1999. The seasonal cycle in sinking particle fluxes off Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Deep-Sea Res. II. 46:2969-2992
  7. Denman, K.L. and M.A. Peña. 1999. A coupled 1-D biological/physical model of the northeast subarctic Pacific Ocean with iron limitation. Deep-Sea Res. II. 46:2877-2908.
  8. Denman, K.L., M.A. Peña and S.P. Haigh. 1998. Simulations of marine ecosystem response to climate variation with a one dimensional coupled ecosystem/mixed layer model. In: Biotic Impacts of Extratropical Climate Change in the Pacific, Proceedings ‘Aha Huliko’a Hawaiian Winter Workshop, University of Hawaii at Manoa, January 26-29, 1998.
  9. Peña, M.A., K.L. Denman, J.R. Forbes, S.E. Calvert and R.E. Thomson. 1996. Particle fluxes from the euphotic zone over the continental slope in an eastern boundary current region. J. Mar. Res. 54:1097-1122.
  10. Peña, M.A. and W.G. Harrison. 1995. Determinación de la producción primaria mediante el método de Nitrogeno-15, pp. 387-396, In: K. Alveal, M.E. Ferrario, E.C. Oliveira and E. Sar (eds.), Manual de métodos ficológicos, Universidad de Concepción, Concepción.
  11. Peña, M.A., M.R. Lewis and J.J. Cullen. 1994. New production in the warm waters of the tropical Pacific Ocean. J. Geophys. Res. 99(14):55-14,268.