Modeling and Explaining the Phosphorus Dynamics of Lake Balaton, 1976-1979

Leonov, A.V. (1985). Modeling and Explaining the Phosphorus Dynamics of Lake Balaton, 1976-1979. IIASA Research Report. IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria: RR-85-003

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This report describes a mathematical modeling and systems study of the eutrophication problem in Lake Balaton, Hungary. Since it is generally agreed that phosphorus exerts a major influence on the direction of trophic change within the lake, the work focused on the dynamics of the phosphorus level in the lake ecosystem over the period 1976-1979. The Balaton Sector Model (BALSECT) one of the three ecological models developed at IIASA for examining phosphorus dynamics and phytoplankton growth in the lake ecosystem, was used to simulate the basic biological and chemical interactions between phosphorus compartments in the aquatic environment. BALSECT also considers sediment-water phosphorus exchange and phosphorus transfer between the different basins of the lake by advective and wind-induced water flows.

Item Type: Monograph (IIASA Research Report)
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 01:55
Last Modified: 27 Aug 2021 17:12

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