Nutrient Uptake

Aquatic Ecosystems, HIPM Processes (Growth)


Phytoplankton takes in nutrients, in order to acquire needed chemicals such as Iron and Nitrogen.


Data Structures

:type    "nutrient_uptake"

:relates {
  :N { :generic_entities     [ fe no3    ] }  ;; Nutrients

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

:id      "nutrient_uptake"

:differential_eqs {
  :N.conc      "-1 * 1 / ( N.toCratio * 12.0107)
                   * P.growth_rate * P.conc"

  ; 12.0107 is the mol weight of C (g C/mol) or (ugC/umol).

See Data Structures for details.

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