The seasonal sensitivity of Cyanobacteria and other phytoplankton to changes in flushing rate and water temperature

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The phytoplankton lake community model PROTECH was applied to the eutrophic lake, Esthwaite Water (UK). It was validated against monitoring data from 2003 and simulated well the seasonal pattern of total chlorophyll, diatom chlorophyll and Cyanobacteria chlorophyll with respective R2 values calculated between observed and simulated of 0.68, 0.72 and 0.77 (all P

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  • Blue-green algae
  • Climate change
  • Eutrophication
  • Phytoplankton
  • Retention time

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  • J. Alex Elliott

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