Limit: Light

Aquatic Ecosystems, HIPM Processes (Growth)

Overview

Availability of light is a limit on the growth of phytoplankton.

Relations

  • ???

Data Structures

:type      "light_lim"

:constants { :a           [ 5, 15 ]    }  ;; ???

:relates {
  :E { :generic_entities     [ ee    ] }  ;; Environment

  :P { :generic_entities     [ pe    ] }  ;; Phytoplankton
}

:id        "arrigoetal1998"

:algebraic_eqs {
  :P.growth_lim
    "(1.0 - exp(
       -E.PUR / (P.Ek_max / (1.0 + a * exp(
         E.PUR * exp(
           1.089 - 2.12 * log10(P.Ek_max)))))))"
}

:id        "arrigoetal1998_w_photoinhibition"

:algebraic_eqs {
  :P.growth_lim
    "(1.0 - exp(
      -E.PUR / (P.Ek_max / (1.0 + a * exp(
        E.PUR * exp(
          1.089 - 2.12 * log10(P.Ek_max))))))) * exp(
            -1.0 * E.PUR /P.PhotoInhib)"
}

See Data Structures for details.


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