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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General description of partly meromictic hypertrophic Lake Verevi, its ecological status, changes during the past eight decades and restoration problems.
Consequently, the seasonal dynamics of the water body was investigated, and the disposal pond was found to behave as a meromictic water body with seasonal changes in the water density, the stratification, and the mixing due to wind and waves influenced by the specific geometry of the pond (Table 4).
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].
Depth distribution of microbial diversity in Mono Lake, a meromictic soda lake in California.
Distribution of bacterioplankton in meromictic Lake Saelenvannet, as determined by denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis of PCR-amplified gene fragments coding for 16S rRNA.
1984, "Recent Paleolimnology of a meromictic lake: fossil pigments of photosynthetic bacteria" J.
Ovreas L, Jensen S, Daae FL, Torsvik V (1997) Distribution of bacterioplankton in meromictic lake Saelenvannet, as determined by gradient gel electrophoresis of PCR-amplified gene fragments coding for 16S rRNA.
In some lakes, called meromictic, the deepest water remains stagnant and never rises to the top;
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.
ALGAL COMMUNITY ECOLOGY OF SPECIES FROM A SHALLOW SALINE MEROMICTIC LAKE **, Daniel Chung * and K.