Micronutrient and phosphorus limitation of phytoplankton abundance in Gem Lake, Sierra Nevada, California

@article{Stoddard2004MicronutrientAP,
  title={Micronutrient and phosphorus limitation of phytoplankton abundance in Gem Lake, Sierra Nevada, California},
  author={John Stoddard},
  journal={Hydrobiologia},
  year={2004},
  volume={154},
  pages={103-111}
}
Nutrient addition experiments conducted during the ice-free seasons of 1983 and 1984 in Gem Lake, an alpine lake in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California, indicate that algal biomass is limited by phosphorus, in combination with iron or copper. Phosphorus additions were always required to stimulate growth, but did not do so when phosphorus was the only… CONTINUE READING