limnology


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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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The effects of water retention time and watershed features on the limnology of two tropical reservoirs in Brazil.
Limnology of high Arctic ponds (Cape Herschel, Ellesmere Island, N.W.T.) Archiv fur Hydrobiologie 131:401-434.
Zone III (of minor productivity) contains 75 publications; 15 of these are in the first quartile: Biomass and Bioenergy, Current Biology, Ecology, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Global Ecology and Biogeography, International Journal of Climatology, Journal of Animal Ecology, Journal of Hydrology, Journal of Phycology, Limnology and Oceanography, Nature, PeerJ, PLoS ONE, Proceedings of the Royal Society B Biological Sciences, and Science.
No studies of the physical and chemical limnology of reservoirs in southern Indiana (< 1000 ha) have been conducted during either the 2007 or 2012 National Lake Surveys.
Wetzel, Limnology, CBS College publishing; Holt Rinehart and Winston; The Dryden Press, 2nd edition, 1983.
In addition to supplying valuable findings that can be applied widely over the region, the study demonstrates methodology in limnology.
Sunday's Science and Technology Daily cited a survey conducted by the Nanjing Institute of Geography and Limnology (NIGL), adding that bio-diversity has also been affected by the changes of the country's lakes.
The nominations also included research projects conducted in the fields of limnology, water quality and health, and membrane processes.
Vertically-challenged limnology: Contrasts between deep and shallow lakes.