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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A public-private partnership spearheaded by the Central Regional State Parks Commission raised $1 million in donations and grants for the project, including providing exhibits on the formation and science of park's rare meromictic lakes; wildlife and unique habitats, a large topographic park map; people and the park through history, and an activity kiosk to highlight many things to do at Green Lakes State Park through an interactive touchscreen.
Reports from other meromictic lakes with sulfide laden monimolimnia like Lake Shira, Russia (Rogozir, Genova, Gulati, & Degermendzhy, 2010), Mono Lake (Melack & Jellison, 1998) and Big Soda Lake (Cloern, Cole, & Oremland, 1983) show that mixolimnia do not become oxygen deprived during mixing periods as occurred in Lake Rio Cuarto.
These warming effects will be observed in habitats including saline coldwater springs, supraglacial lakes on ice shelves, epishelf lakes in fjords, deep meromictic lakes, and shallow lakes, ponds and streams (Vincent et al., 2009).
Faro Lake, with a maximum depth of 28 m, is characterized by a meromictic regime with anoxic waters below 10 m depth (Leonardi et al.
Torsvik, "Distribution of bacterioplankton in meromictic Lake Saelenvannet, as determined by denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis of PCR-amplified gene fragments coding for 16S rRNA," Applied and Environmental Microbiology, vol.
Here we present records of sedimentary pigments, fossil zooplankton, as well as climatic and environmental changes over the past 600 years at a meromictic lake, Dagze Co, on the central Tibetan Plateau to assess the influences of climate change and human activities on the plankton community.
General description of partly meromictic hypertrophic lake Verevi, its ecological status, changes during the past eight decades, and restoration problems.
The good agreement between the deep simulations and the observed meromictic stratification also showed that a subset of models was able to account for the salinity- and geothermal induced effects upon deep-water stratification.
As we sat at a picnic table amongst the towering and vibrant ash and maple trees, Don and I shared ideas for all the different natural ecosystems that exist in the park, each with their unique complex of flora and fauna, including the American hart's-tongue fern, Indiana bat and the globally rare meromictic (no seasonal mixing of surface and bottom waters) Glacier Lake.
There is also a wonderful wooden walkway around Crawford Lake, a meromictic lake [a lake having waters that do not intermix] that was inside a cave prior to glaciation.