chemocline


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chemocline

[′kē·mə‚klīn]
(hydrology)
The transition in a meromictic lake between the mixolimnion layer (at the top) and the monimolimnion layer (at the bottom).
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possible role of particulate shuttles, position and stability of the chemocline in the enrichment environment, influence of microbial mediation, bioturbation and redeposition.
The November samples were collected when 24 h of sunlight was present and photosynthetically active radiation (PAR) extended to the depth of the chemocline.
2 [degrees]C [degrees]C Depth of chemocline 15 m 9 m Molar N:P * -mixo -chemo + mono 164 (37) 2.
Biomarkers, chemistry and microbiology show chemoautotrophy in a multilayer chemocline in the Cariaco Basin.
Could be a nearshore drop-off or the slope off an openwater hump, or where boulder outcropping meets finer substrate, or a shadow line, or a thermocline, or a chemocline.
Close interval sampling of migrating Chaoborus larvae across the chemocline of meromictic Lake Fidler, Tasmania.
The few dissolved sulfates that wash in are consumed by chemical reactions that occur within the chemocline, the thin layer of water that separates the oxygenated surface waters from the anoxic depths.
Ecology of Cryptomonas at the chemocline of a karstic sulfate-rich lake.
This sulfide usually changes into a benign sulfate salt when the dissolved gas encounters oxygen to flourish at an underwater boundary called a chemocline.
purple sulfur bacteria and green nonsulfur bacteria) and chemolithotrophic sulfide-oxidizing bacteria can be affected by the amount of light that reaches the chemocline (Jorgensen and Des Marais, 1986).
Light dependent growth, dark survival and glucose uptake by cryptophytes isolated from a freshwater chemocline.
A boundary called a chemocline separates freshwater at the surface from deeper, denser fluids containing dissolved minerals and gases.