TABLE 1

Lakes included in this studya

Lake parameterResult
MendotaTrout Bog
GPS location43.100°N, 89.405°W46.041°N, 89.686°W
Lake typeDrainage lakeSeepage lake
Surface area (ha)3,9381.1
Mean depth (m)12.85.6
Max depth (m)25.37.9
pH8.35.2
Primary carbon sourcePhytoplanktonTerrestrial subsidies
DOC (mg/liter)5.020.0
Total N (mg/liter)1.51.3
Total P (μg/liter)13171
DOC/N3.315.6
DOC/P38.0281.9
Trophic stateEutrophicDystrophic
  • a Data are from NTL-LTER (https://lter.limnology.wisc.edu ) and were averaged from the study years. DOC, dissolved organic carbon; GPS, Global Positioning System; N, nitrogen; P, phosphorus.