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A Theoretical Model of Surf Zone Circulation and Diatom Growth

  • D. F. Winter
Conference paper
Part of the Developments in Hydrobiology book series (DIHY, volume 19)

Abstract

This paper examines some of the processes and mechanisms that govern the time-averaged distribution of diatoms in surf zone environments. To this end, an idealized mathematical model is developed of the relative concentration of diatoms resulting from advection and phostosynthesis in the surf zone.

Keywords

Specific Growth Rate Surf Zone Beach Slope Diatom Growth Circulation Gyre 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. F. Winter
    • 1
  1. 1.University of WashingtonUSA

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