Effect of cloudiness on the vertical distribution of chlorophyll a and zooplankton in Barguzin Bay of Lake Baikal: a numerical experiment

  • Tsydenov B.O. 1, 2
  • 1 V.E. Zuev Institute of Atmospheric Optics, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Academician Zuev Sq., 1, Tomsk, 634055, Russia
    2 Computational Geophysics Laboratory, Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics, Tomsk State University, Lenin Ave., 36, Tomsk, 634050, Russia
Keywords: numerical modeling, cloudiness, chlorophyll a, zooplankton, Lake Baikal

Abstract

The objectives of this article are to describe the effect of cloudiness on the content of chlorophyll a and zooplankton on an example of Barguzin Bay of Lake Baikal using mathematical modeling. In this study, numerical experiments with various values of cloud coverage have been implemented. Simulations demonstrate that cloudiness essentially influences the vertical distribution of chlorophyll a and zooplankton in the open lake.
Published
2020-09-07
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