Mathematical Modelling of Plankton–Oxygen Dynamics Under the Climate Change

  title={Mathematical Modelling of Plankton–Oxygen Dynamics Under the Climate Change},
  author={Yadigar Sekerci and Sergei V. Petrovskii},
  journal={Bulletin of Mathematical Biology},
Ocean dynamics is known to have a strong effect on the global climate change and on the composition of the atmosphere. In particular, it is estimated that about 70 % of the atmospheric oxygen is produced in the oceans due to the photosynthetic activity of phytoplankton. However, the rate of oxygen production depends on water temperature and hence can be affected by the global warming. In this paper, we address this issue theoretically by considering a model of a coupled plankton–oxygen dynamics… 

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