hypersaline


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hypersaline

[¦hī·pər′sā‚lēn]
(geology)
Geologic material with high salinity.
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Comparison of bacterial biodiversity and enzyme production in three hypersaline lakes; Urmia, Howz-Soltan and Aran-Bidgol.
1] which means the lagoon fits the definition of a hypersaline ecosystem (Hammer, 1986).
Gammacerane, which is considered to be an indicator of reducing and hypersaline conditions [35-36] or associated with a stratified water column [37], is abundant in all of the oil shale samples studied (Fig.
This option involves the beneficial reuse of the hypersaline concentrate waste water from desalination plants.
is found in grain products, fruits, hypersaline waters, and forest soil (Butinar et al.
WHOI geobiologists Joan Bernhard and Virginia Edgcomb led an expedition in 2011 that returned to the site of the initial findings: a deep hypersaline anoxic basin (or DHAB) two miles below the surface of the Mediterranean Sea.
Iran's Lake Urmia, a designated UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, used to be the second largest hypersaline lake in the world.
First of all, it is necessary to consider that hydrocarbons are less bioavailable in hypersaline environments that in non saline ones [38].