Vol. 34, issue 08, article # 4

Tsydenov B. O. The effects of heat fluxes on phytoplankton distribution in a freshwater lake. // Optika Atmosfery i Okeana. 2021. V. 34. No. 08. P. 591–598. DOI: 10.15372/AOO20210804 [in Russian].
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The role of heat fluxes in phytoplankton production during the summer heating of Barguzin Bay of Lake Baikal was explored using mathematical modeling. The results of numerical experiments showed effects of longwave radiation and latent and sensible heat fluxes on phytoplankton growth in the upper layers. This study found that the largest concentrations of phytoplankton biomass are localized at some distance from the mouth of the Barguzin River.


heat fluxes, phytoplankton, lake ecosystem, numerical modeling, Barguzin Bay, Lake Baikal


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