Articles | Volume 13, issue 9
Geosci. Model Dev., 13, 4019–4040, 2020
Geosci. Model Dev., 13, 4019–4040, 2020

Development and technical paper 04 Sep 2020

Development and technical paper | 04 Sep 2020

Constraining the response of phytoplankton to zooplankton grazing and photo-acclimation in a temperate shelf sea with a 1-D model – towards S2P3 v8.0

Angela A. Bahamondes Dominguez et al.

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The central Celtic Sea has previously been studied with a 1-D model called S2P3, showing discrepancies between observations and the model results due to poor representation of some processes. Therefore, the S2P3 model was developed to include zooplankton and phytoplankton cells' adaptation to changes in irradiance. Results demonstrate that better agreement with biological observations can be achieved when the model includes these processes and is adequately constrained.