Heat storage and advection in Lake Erie
Heat content and net advection based on long-term monthly mean input data covering 17 yr (1952–1968) were derived for Lake Erie. The lake heat storage changes and net advection, with major components, are presented for the average monthly periods, indicating normal values for these parameters. Data limitations for the lake heat content precluded computation of monthly values by individual years. Derivation of the necessary input data (water temperature profiles, water supply and loss factors with appropriate temperatures, and ice conditions) is briefly described.