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Last Updated: 31-10-2019 19:30
Biddanda, B. A., Weinke, A. D., Kendall, S. T., Gereaux, L. C., Holcomb, T. M., Snider, M. J. 2018. Chronicles of Hypoxia: Time-Series Buoy Observations Reveal Annually Recurring Seasonal Basin-Wide Hypoxia in Muskegon Lake – A Great Lakes Estuary. Journal of Great Lakes Research. Elsevier B.V. on behalf of the International Association of Great Lakes Research. 44. 219-229
Analysis, Fresh water, Lakes, Monitoring, Water quality, Aquatic ecosystems, Dissolved oxygen, Hypoxia
This study monitored hypoxia for 3 years in Muskegon Lake, which is an estuary that drains to Lake Michigan (MI, U.S.). The results indicate that between 9% and 24% of the Lake’s volume was hypoxic for approximately 29-85 days a year.