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lim·nol·o·gy

(lim-nol'ŏ-jē),
Study of the physical, chemical, meteorologic, and biologic conditions in fresh water; a branch of ecology.
[G. limnē, pool, + logos, study]
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limnology

(lĭm-nŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The scientific study of the life and phenomena of fresh water, especially lakes and ponds.

lim′no·log′i·cal (-nə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
lim′no·log′i·cal·ly adv.
lim·nol′o·gist n.
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limnology

(lĭm-nŏl′ō-jē) [Gr. limne, pool, + logos, study]
The scientific study of fresh water in the environment (i.e., potability, pH, degree of pollution, mineral content, and variation with seasonal and climatic changes).
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limnology

the study of freshwater bodies, such as ponds, lakes, streams and their inhabitants.
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Knowing the range of lake types that occurs within their jurisdiction, and knowing where similar lake types exist elsewhere in the province, they will be better able to do paired regional comparisons and to identify particularly unique lake basins and limnologic regions of British Columbia.
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Aiming to delineate a model that would express the relationship between water transparency in lakes of the Mamiraua Reserve for Sustainable Development, Amazonas State, and limnologic variables which would manifest the dynamics of lacustrine systems, a set of statistical methods was applied to determine the significance of parameters corresponding to the selected variables by multiple regression analysis.