Articles | Volume 21, issue 12
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 6253–6274, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-21-6253-2017
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 6253–6274, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-21-6253-2017

Research article 11 Dec 2017

Research article | 11 Dec 2017

Response of water temperatures and stratification to changing climate in three lakes with different morphometry

Madeline R. Magee and Chin H. Wu

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Water temperatures and stratification in three morphometrically different lakes over the century are examined. Simulations showed that epilimnetic temperatures increased, hypolimnetic temperatures decreased, the length of the stratified season increased due to earlier stratification onset and later fall overturn, and stability increased. Results showed that wind speed has a large effect on temperature and stratification variables, sometimes greater than changes in air temperature.