1. General Model Information

Name: Laguna

Acronym: LAGUNA

Main medium: aquatic
Main subject: biogeochemistry
Organization level: Ecosystem, Population
Type of model: ordinary differential equations
Main application: research, decision support/expert system
Keywords: Coastal lagoons, plankton dynamics, dissolved oxygen


Vincent Hull
Laboratorio Centrale di Idrobiologia
Via del Caravaggio, 107, Rome
Phone: +39 065135544
email: hull@inea.it


Vincent Hull and Margherita Falcucci


Laguna simulates forcing functions (water temperature, solar radiation (PAR) and wind. Then the living populations (phyto and zooplankton, aerobic and anaerobic bacteria) are simualted with nutrients and dissolved oxygen.

II. Technical Information

II.1 Executables:

Operating System(s): windows on request to vincent.hull@entecra.it

II.2 Source-code:

Programming Language(s): on request to vincent.hull@entecra.it VisualBasic

II.3 Manuals:

Help files and pop-ups

II.4 Data:

input data are subroutines of the model

III. Mathematical Information

III.1 Mathematics

III.2 Quantities

III.2.1 Input

III.2.2 Output

IV. References

Hull V., Mocenni C., Falcucci M., Marchettini N. (2000), A trophodynamic model for the lagoon of Fogliano (Italy) with ecological dependent modifying parameters. Ecol. Mod. 134, 153-167.

V. Further information in the World-Wide-Web

VI. Additional remarks

Last review of this document by: : Fri Sep 9 13:14:36 2005
Status of the document: Contributed by Vincent Hull
last modified by Joachim Benz Tue Dec 13 10:46:08 CET 2005

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