TABLE 1.

Study design and lake detailsa

Lake name (abbreviation), no. of basinsLatLongSAzPNDOCChl apH
Southern lakes
    Kegonsa (KE), 242.9589.241,298.69.026.57145.726.08.8
    Mendota (ME), 543.1089.403,937.725.313.04145.28.88.2
    Monona (MO), 443.0589.37132.422.515.25675.411.98.2
    Waubesa (WA), 243.0289.32841.710.517.53965.715.28.8
    Wingra (WI), 143.0589.42139.66.711.0524725.49.4
Northern lakes
    Allequash (AL), 246.0389.62168.48.09.93003.63.47.5
    Big Muskellunge (BM), 346.0289.62396.321.34.73593.51.97.3
    Crystal bog (CB), 146.0089.60.52.56.04058.78.95.1
    Crystal Lake (CR), 146.0089.6236.720.41.01962.31.96.0
    Little Rock (LR), 245.9889.7018.29.36.03293.63.56.4
    Sparkling (SP), 246.0089.7064.020.022643.41.67.3
    Trout bog (TB), 146.0389.681.17.91461518.72.24.8
    Trout Lake (TR), 446.0389.671,607.935.74.725031.87.6
  • a Lat is (N) latitude, Long is (W) longitude, SA is surface area (hectares), z is maximum depth (meters), P is total dissolved phosphorus (micrograms per liter), N is total dissolved nitrogen (micrograms per liter), DOC is in milligrams per liter, Chl a is epilimnetic chlorophyll a (micrograms per liter).