Dependence of eelgrass (Zostera marina) light requirements on sediment organic matter in Massachusetts coastal bays: implications for remediation and restoration.

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Using a calibrated bio-optical model we determined that the optical water quality conditions in several nitrogen-impaired embayments and in one unimpaired system were within the range of values known to support eelgrass growth. We also used the model to identify a range of light requirements for eelgrass (Zostera marina). Higher eelgrass light requirements… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2013.11.006

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@article{Kenworthy2014DependenceOE, title={Dependence of eelgrass (Zostera marina) light requirements on sediment organic matter in Massachusetts coastal bays: implications for remediation and restoration.}, author={William Kenworthy and Claudio Gallegos and Charles T. Costello and Donald R. Field and Giuseppe di Carlo}, journal={Marine pollution bulletin}, year={2014}, volume={83 2}, pages={446-57} }