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Main Title Modeling of Phytoplankton in Saginaw Bay: 1. Calibration Phase.
Author Bierman, V. J. ; Dolan, D. M. ;
CORP Author Environmental Research Lab., Narragansett, RI. ;Environmental Research Lab.-Duluth, Grosse Ile, MI. Large Lakes Research Station.
Year Published 1986
Report Number ERLN-685 ;EPA/600/J-86/292;
Stock Number PB87-176475
Additional Subjects Phytoplankton ; Saginaw Bay ; Mathematical models ; Field tests ; Hydrology ; Biological productivity ; Phosphorus ; Concentration(Composition) ; Reprints ;
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Abstract A deterministic, spatially segmented, multi-class phytoplankton model is calibrated to an extensive set of field data acquired on Saginaw Bay, Lake Huron, during 1974 and 1975. Significant differences between observed mean values from the field data, and mean values computed by the model output and field data for 86% of the sampling cruises in the principal spatial segments. Seasonal mean values between model output and field data are also compared because of hydrological and productivity cycles. Discrepancies occur for water column total phosphorus concentrations. The resuspension mechanism in the calibrate model accounts for 36 and 68%, respectively, of the computed spring and fall average total phosphorus concentrations.
Supplementary Notes Pub. in Jnl. of Environmental Engineering, v112 n2 p400-414 Apr 86. Prepared in cooperation with Environmental Research Lab.-Duluth, Grosse Ile, MI. Large Lakes Research Station.
NTIS Title Notes Journal article.
Title Annotations Reprint: Modeling of Phytoplankton in Saginaw Bay: 1. Calibration Phase.
PUB Date Free Form 1986
Category Codes 68D; 47D
NTIS Prices PC A02/MF A01
Primary Description 600/05
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Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 718320778
Origin NTIS
Type CAT