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Physical Characteristics: Lake Models

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Limnological Analyses

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The hydrodynamics of water movement is an integral component of a functional lake system. The importance of water movements and associated turbulence either has been underestimated or neglected in a large majority of limnological investigations. Consideration must be given to the effects of water movements on stratification and on the distribution of temperature, dissolved gases and nutrients, and biota.

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Wetzel, R.G., Likens, G.E. (1991). Physical Characteristics: Lake Models. In: Limnological Analyses. Springer, New York, NY. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4757-4098-1_3

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