Development of a Mechanistic Eutrophication Model for Wetland Management: Sensitivity Analysis of the Interplay among Phytoplankton, Macrophytes, and Sediment Nutrient Release

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Kim, D. K., Javed, A., Yang, C., Arhonditsis, G. B. 2018. Development of a Mechanistic Eutrophication Model for Wetland Management: Sensitivity Analysis of the Interplay among Phytoplankton, Macrophytes, and Sediment Nutrient Release. Ecological Informatics. Elsevier B.V. Number 48. Pages 198-214

Analysis, Ecosystem, Model, Nutrients, Photosynthesis, Sediment, Water quality, Wetlands, Aquatic community, Aquatic ecosystems

This study describes a wetland eutrophication model that accounts for the ecological connections between phytoplankton, macrophytes, and nutrients released from sediment; it also includes a literature review of existing macrophyte models. The study specifically focuses on the Cootes Paradise Marsh, which is a degraded Great Lakes wetland in southern Ontario (Canada).

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