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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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Qadri MY, Naqash SA, Shah GM, Yousuf AR (1981) Limnology of two trout streams of Kashmir.
We appreciate the efforts of students from the Purdue University fall Limnology class for technical support.
On the other hand, Botos and Hule lakes have a different limnology not necessarily based on their shapes, but on their different altitude, Botos, at a higher elevation is continuous polymictic whereas Hule, at lower and warmer conditions is oligomictic.
Landscape limnology uses geographical information systems, or GIS, data from satellites and aerial photos, including information on land use, soils, and geology around the freshwater resources.
1977, Limnology of Gadigarh stream (Miran Sahib, Jammu) with special reference to producers inhabiting the stream.
A few days after publication, an independent team of French scientists released nearly identical results for the Mediterranean Sea in the May 2009 issue of Limnology and Oceanography.
First appointed as Professor of Marine Biology and then Marine Biogeochemistry at the School of Ocean Sciences, Professor Williams has received the ASLO (American Society of Limnology and Oceanography) Redfield Lifetime Achievement Award.
The study, titled "Variability of Pseudo-nitzschia and domoic acid in the Juan de Fuca eddy region and its adjacent shelves," was published in Limnology and Oceanography and authored by Vera Trainer (NOAA Fisheries); Barbara Hickey and Evelyn Lessard (University of Washington); William Cochlan (San Francisco State University); Charles Trick (The University of Western Ontario); Mark Wells (University of Maine); and Amoreena MacFadyen and Stephanie Moore (University of Washington).
Carla turned her love of water into a career in limnology.