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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]

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.

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).

limnology

the study of freshwater bodies, such as ponds, lakes, streams and their inhabitants.
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In this study, climate and hydrological change had a strong influence on the limnological conditions and phytoplankton structure.
Evaluation of limnological responses to recent environmental change and caribou activity in the Riviere George region, northern Quebec, Canada.
Due to the influence of estrogens on the anthropogenic activities of the region under analysis, some limnological parameters were studied in order to obtain a scenario of the water quality levels during sample collection and to see whether any correlations existed.
In the Table 2 presents the means of the limnological variables in the periods of the morning and afternoon in the nine ponds up to the 14th week in effluents.
Limnological and Fisheries Studies on Certain Anatolian Lakes and the Special Analyses about Carp Populations of Living in those Lakes, Vol.
COMPARISON OF BASIC LIMNOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF SOME CRATER LAKES IN THE CORDILLERA VOLCANICA CENTRAL, COSTA RICA
Eli Raz in The Jordan River and Dead Sea Basin: Cooperation amid Conflict states that "mixing sea (any sea) water with Dead Sea water might cause negative limnological and microbiological impacts.
The lake is shallow, turbid and very eutrophic (see Turner and Ruhl, 2007 for a more complete limnological description).