Science Serving Maryland's Coasts

R/EHP-28

Modeling spectral light available to submerged aquatic vegetation in relation to water quality and epiphytic growth

Principal Investigator: 

Charles L. Gallegos

Start/End Year: 

1991 to 1993

Institution: 

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Description: 

To quantify the relative contributions of suspended solids, phytoplankton, dissolved light-absorbing substances and epiphytic growth to the shading of submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) beds.