meromictic

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meromictic

[¦mer·ə¦mik·tik]
(hydrology)
Of or pertaining to a lake whose water is permanently stratified and therefore does not circulate completely throughout the basin at any time during the year.
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Molecular organic tracers of biogeochemical processes in a saline meromictic lake (Ace Lake).
It is a deep (maximum 489m), meromictic lake, with oxic mixolimnion up to 70m and a deep monimolimnion rich in dissolved gases, particularly methane [9].
1995, "Paleopigment evidence of competition between phytoplankton and a cyanobacterial algal mat in a meromictic lake near Toronto, Ontario Canada" Hydrobiologia, 306, 131-146.
The remnant natural areas in the Region comprise maple-beech forests, conifer swamps, sphagnum bogs, oak-hickory forest, oak savannas, fens, Silver Maple swamps, tall-grass prairies, floodplain meadows, limestone cliffs, and even a meromictic lake.