Table 2.

Parameters for model runs shown in figure 2 and as indicated in figure legends for electronic supplementary material, figures S5–S11. See §2, and table 1 for further information.

parameterunitphysics and chemistrymicroalgaezooplankton
non-GMGM
surface light (maximum, see text)µmol photon m−2 s−12180
light–dark cyclefraction; see text0.5
mixing depthm10
mixing rated−10.05
nutrient-NmgN m−3140
nutrient-P (mole N : P = 16)mgP m−319.38
nutrient-P (mole N : P = 64)mgP m−34.84
µmaxd−124
ChlCmaxgChl (gC)−10.060.02
αChl(gC mol−1 photon) × (m2 g−1 Chl)714
Mdimensionless21
NC0gN (gC)−10.050.025
PC0mgP (gC)−152.5
KQNdimensionless1010
KQPdimensionless0.010.01
BasResdimensionless0.050.05
ProtResgC respired × (gN assimilated)−11.51.5
GmaxgC prey × (gC predator)−13
KpredmgC prey m−310