Comment. What drives plankton seasonality in a stratifying shelf sea? Some competing and complementary theories

  title={Comment. What drives plankton seasonality in a stratifying shelf sea? Some competing and complementary theories},
  author={Angus Atkinson and Luca Polimene and Elaine S. Fileman and Claire E. Widdicombe and Andrea McEvoy and Tim Smyth and Nicolas Djeghri and S{\'e}vrine F. Sailley and Louise Cornwell},
  journal={Limnology and Oceanography},
The Plymouth L4 time plankton series in the Western English Channel is a textbook example of a shallow, stratifying shelf sea system. Over its 30 yr of weekly sampling, this site has provided a diverse and contrasting suite of numerical and conceptual models of plankton bloom formation, phenology, and seasonal succession. The most recent of these papers, Kenitz et al. (2017) has initiated this comment, partly because we feel that it has presented a slightly misleading picture of the plankton… 

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