Aquatic Ecosystems, HIPM Entities
In biology, detritus is non-living particulate organic material
(as opposed to dissolved organic material).
It typically includes the bodies or fragments of dead organisms as well as fecal material.
Detritus is typically colonized by communities of microorganisms
which act to decompose (or remineralize) the material. ...
Detritus of aquatic ecosystems is organic material suspended in water,
which is referred to as marine snow.
-- Detritus (WP)
"suspended particulate organic matter"
;; detritus remineralization rate
:remin_rate [ 0.03, 0.04 ]
;; detritus sinking rate
:sinking_rate [ 0.00001, 0.1 ]
;; carbon concentration of detritus
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