Table 1. State variables used for calibration of the ecological-social-economic (ESE) model, equal to the average of the annual mean values over the modeled 19 year period from 1985-2003.

State variable Unit Target,
mean observed value
Model estimate,
after calibration
Phytoplankton biomass mmol C/m² 200 198
Mussel biomass
Z < 2m
mmol C/m² 969 943
Mussel biomass
Z > 2m
mmol C/m² 296 296
Mussel, annual catch Tons WW 7000 7073