Biology questions

  1. When the compensation point is defined where net photosynthesis is zero, and for a particular algal population the compensation depth was determined to be 1% of surface light, what is the maximum depth available for growth in both lakes?
  2. Which wave lengths are most important for the heating of surface waters?
  3. Why do clean, clear lakes appear blue in color?Why do aquatic plants appear green?
  4. What accounts for any observed differences in your graphs for 3b and 3c?

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