Interannual fluctuations in primary production: Meteorological forcing at two subalpine lakes

  title={Interannual fluctuations in primary production: Meteorological forcing at two subalpine lakes},
  author={Charles Remington Goldman and Alan D. Jassby and Thomas M. Powell},
  journal={Limnology and Oceanography},
Meteorological factors are associated with most of the interannual variability in primary production at both Castle Lake, California (4 l”N, 122%‘) and Lake Tahoe, California-Nevada (39”N, 12O”W). At Castle Lake, extreme values of annual primary production, either much higher or lower than the long-term average, are likely to occur during the phenomenon of El Nifio/Southern Oscillation. Two plausible pathways for the impacts of these large-scale climate events at Castle Lake were identified… 

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