Warmer winters: are planktonic algal populations in Sweden's largest lakes affected?

@article{Weyhenmeyer2001WarmerWA,
  title={Warmer winters: are planktonic algal populations in Sweden's largest lakes affected?},
  author={Gesa A. Weyhenmeyer},
  journal={Ambio},
  year={2001},
  volume={30 8},
  pages={565-71}
}
Winters in Sweden have become warmer in the 1990s, and as a consequence the timing of ice break-up and the growth and decline of spring phytoplankton has shifted, starting earlier. Even spring temperatures have become warmer, leading to an earlier beginning of the summer phytoplankton growth. The spring-ward shift in phytoplankton population growth has resulted in an extension of the growing season by at least one month. Although mean total phytoplankton biomass from May to October has not… CONTINUE READING

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