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fresh water

Water that contains a specified amount of solute, typically less than 1000 mg of solute per liter.
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The stable warm and humid climate of [J.sub.2][sh.sup.2] easily formed a deep lake environment, benefiting lake paleoproductivity and depositing a thick layer of oil shale over a large area, whereas a varied climate and unstable limnic environment during the deposition of [J.sub.2][sh.sup.1] resulted in high terrigenous detrital matter input and the deposition of thin layers of oil shale over a small area.
Oogonia frequent in the early limnic sedi ments of some peatland basins, usually absent in the marsh, fen, and bog strata.
All study sites had slopes [is less than] 1 [degrees] and all study soils developed from fine limnic sediments of the lower Tertiary.
Evidence for the development of a fen began early in the hydrosere (in the limnic phase) and colonization of the open water by a floating fen mat brought closure to the emergent marsh.
Nature terrests and limnic about 280,000 sek / year.
The ecological significance of the egg envelope in teleosts with special reference to limnic species.
Oil shale deposits range widely in age from the Late Paleozoic to the Cenozoic, and were formed in a variety of depositional environments, including fresh-water, brackish and salt lakes, as well as limnic and coastal swamps, commonly in association with the deposits of coal and gypsum.