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LIMNOLOGY

Limnology is a discipline that concerns the study of in-land waters (both saline and fresh), specifically lakes, ponds and rivers (both natural and manmade), including their biological, physical, chemical, and hydrological aspects

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Introduction

(cf. Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)

Thank you Environment Canada; click for the hydrologic cycle

Limnology is a discipline that concerns the study of in-land waters (both saline and fresh), specifically lakes, ponds and rivers (both natural and manmade), including their biological, physical, chemical, and hydrological aspects.

François-Alphonse Forel (1841-1912) established the field with his studies of Lake Geneva. Limnology traditionally is closely related to hydrobiology, which is concerned with the application of the principles and methods of physics, chemistry, geology, and geography to ecological problems.

Seiche and tsunamis



Theoretical/Applied Limnology



Climate Change



Plankton



Aquatic plants

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