The Absorption of Light in Lakes: Negative Impact of Dissolved Organic Carbon on Primary Productivity
Hessen, Dag O.
- Publisher: Springer Nature
Ecology | Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics | Environmental Chemistry
Colored dissolved organic matter (CDOM) absorbs a substantial fraction of photosynthetically active radiation (PAR) in boreal lakes. However, few studies have systematically estimated how this light absorption influences pelagic primary productivity. In this study, 75 b...