hypolimnion


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hypolimnion

[¦hī·pō′lim·nē‚än]
(hydrology)
The lower level of water in a stratified lake, characterized by a uniform temperature that is generally cooler than that of other strata in the lake.
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Note: Some lakes that stratify can have suitable oxygen in the hypolimnion to support fish life.
05) except among the values of subsurface (1-7 m) in Chapinero and in the dam's hypolimnion.
Several members of the Oscillatoria are capable of capturing long-wavelength light, which frequently occurs in the hypolimnion of lakes (Cohen et al.
Considering the participation of different species in the ciliate abundance, several species present specific requirements that restrict them to specific compartments such as epilimnium, hypolimnion and anoxic region of the same environment (FINLAY; ESTEBAN, 1998; MIECZAN, 2008; ZINGEL; OTT, 2000).
Water samples were taken from the epilimnion and hypolimnion in the deepest portion of the lake using a Kemmerer sampler (Clean Lakes Program 2001; EPA 2007).
macru-rus from mid June to mid July and at comparable temperatures (2[degrees]--7[degrees]C) in the hypolimnion of Lake Michigan (Vanderploeg et al.
Besides it is located within a crater covered by forest, and although the wind can mix it down to the bottom during the colder months of November through February, it stratifies and develops an anoxic hypolimnion.
Dissolved oxygen exhibited a clinograde pattern in the rainy season and high oxygenation in the hypolimnion in the dry season.
Its amplitude of water temperature was recorded about 10[degrees]C, difference between epilimnion and hypolimnion layers during thermocline, while it decreased to about 6.
With the onset of stratification, organic matter rapidly uses oxygen in the hypolimnion.
The effect of hypolimnion reservoir releases on fish distribution and species diversity.