Inland bodies of still or slowly moving FRESH WATER or salt water, larger than a pond, and supplied by RIVERS and streams.
Water containing no significant amounts of salts, such as water from RIVERS and LAKES.
A mass of organic or inorganic solid fragmented material, or the solid fragment itself, that comes from the weathering of rock and is carried by, suspended in, or dropped by air, water, or ice. It refers also to a mass that is accumulated by any other natural agent and that forms in layers on the earth's surface, such as sand, gravel, silt, mud, fill, or loess. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed, p1689)
The geographic area of the Great Lakes in general and when the specific state or states are not indicated. It usually includes Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.
Community of tiny aquatic PLANTS and ANIMALS, and photosynthetic BACTERIA, that are either free-floating or suspended in the water, with little or no power of locomotion. They are divided into PHYTOPLANKTON and ZOOPLANKTON.
A form-genus of CYANOBACTERIA in the order Chroococcales. Many species are planktonic and possess gas vacuoles.
Constituent of 30S subunit prokaryotic ribosomes containing 1600 nucleotides and 21 proteins. 16S rRNA is involved in initiation of polypeptide synthesis.
A class in the phylum PROTEOBACTERIA comprised of chemoheterotrophs and chemoautotrophs which derive nutrients from decomposition of organic material.
A genus of gram-negative, aerobic, straight, curved, or branched rods which are motile by a single polar flagellum. (From Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 9th ed)
The presence of bacteria, viruses, and fungi in water. This term is not restricted to pathogenic organisms.
The relationships of groups of organisms as reflected by their genetic makeup.
DNA sequences encoding RIBOSOMAL RNA and the segments of DNA separating the individual ribosomal RNA genes, referred to as RIBOSOMAL SPACER DNA.
A family of gram negative, aerobic, non-sporeforming, rod-shaped bacteria.
A genus of gram-negative rods which form exospores and are obligate methanotrophs.
Deoxyribonucleic acid that makes up the genetic material of bacteria.
A functional system which includes the organisms of a natural community together with their environment. (McGraw Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
A multistage process that includes cloning, physical mapping, subcloning, determination of the DNA SEQUENCE, and information analysis.
A phylum of bacteria consisting of the purple bacteria and their relatives which form a branch of the eubacterial tree. This group of predominantly gram-negative bacteria is classified based on homology of equivalent nucleotide sequences of 16S ribosomal RNA or by hybridization of ribosomal RNA or DNA with 16S and 23S ribosomal RNA.
Class of BACTERIA with diverse morphological properties. Strains of Actinobacteria show greater than 80% 16S rDNA/rRNA sequence similarity among each other and also the presence of certain signature nucleotides. (Stackebrandt E. et al, Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1997) 47:479-491)
Genes, found in both prokaryotes and eukaryotes, which are transcribed to produce the RNA which is incorporated into RIBOSOMES. Prokaryotic rRNA genes are usually found in OPERONS dispersed throughout the GENOME, whereas eukaryotic rRNA genes are clustered, multicistronic transcriptional units.
A phylum of bacteria comprised of three classes: Bacteroides, Flavobacteria, and Sphingobacteria.
Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.
The variety of all native living organisms and their various forms and interrelationships.
The relative amounts of the PURINES and PYRIMIDINES in a nucleic acid.
The enrichment of a terrestrial or aquatic ECOSYSTEM by the addition of nutrients, especially nitrogen and phosphorus, that results in a superabundant growth of plants, ALGAE, or other primary producers. It can be a natural process or result from human activity such as agriculture runoff or sewage pollution. In aquatic ecosystems, an increase in the algae population is termed an algal bloom.
One of the three domains of life (the others being Eukarya and ARCHAEA), also called Eubacteria. They are unicellular prokaryotic microorganisms which generally possess rigid cell walls, multiply by cell division, and exhibit three principal forms: round or coccal, rodlike or bacillary, and spiral or spirochetal. Bacteria can be classified by their response to OXYGEN: aerobic, anaerobic, or facultatively anaerobic; by the mode by which they obtain their energy: chemotrophy (via chemical reaction) or PHOTOTROPHY (via light reaction); for chemotrophs by their source of chemical energy: CHEMOLITHOTROPHY (from inorganic compounds) or chemoorganotrophy (from organic compounds); and by their source for CARBON; NITROGEN; etc.; HETEROTROPHY (from organic sources) or AUTOTROPHY (from CARBON DIOXIDE). They can also be classified by whether or not they stain (based on the structure of their CELL WALLS) with CRYSTAL VIOLET dye: gram-negative or gram-positive.
Organic, monobasic acids derived from hydrocarbons by the equivalent of oxidation of a methyl group to an alcohol, aldehyde, and then acid. Fatty acids are saturated and unsaturated (FATTY ACIDS, UNSATURATED). (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Free-floating minute organisms that are photosynthetic. The term is non-taxonomic and refers to a lifestyle (energy utilization and motility), rather than a particular type of organism. Most, but not all, are unicellular algae. Important groups include DIATOMS; DINOFLAGELLATES; CYANOBACTERIA; CHLOROPHYTA; HAPTOPHYTA; CRYPTOMONADS; and silicoflagellates.
A group of cold-blooded, aquatic vertebrates having gills, fins, a cartilaginous or bony endoskeleton, and elongated bodies covered with scales.
Minute free-floating animal organisms which live in practically all natural waters.
The complete absence, or (loosely) the paucity, of gaseous or dissolved elemental oxygen in a given place or environment. (From Singleton & Sainsbury, Dictionary of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, 2d ed)
Common name for perch-like fish of the family Cichlidae, belonging to the suborder Labroidei, order PERCIFORMES.
Procedures for identifying types and strains of bacteria. The most frequently employed typing systems are BACTERIOPHAGE TYPING and SEROTYPING as well as bacteriocin typing and biotyping.
Paired respiratory organs of fishes and some amphibians that are analogous to lungs. They are richly supplied with blood vessels by which oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged directly with the environment.
The restriction of a characteristic behavior, anatomical structure or physical system, such as immune response; metabolic response, or gene or gene variant to the members of one species. It refers to that property which differentiates one species from another but it is also used for phylogenetic levels higher or lower than the species.
A family of CRUSTACEA, order DECAPODA, comprising the palaemonid shrimp. Genera include Macrobrachium, Palaemon, and Palaemonetes. Palaemonidae osmoregulate by means of gills.
Large natural streams of FRESH WATER formed by converging tributaries and which empty into a body of water (lake or ocean).
The study of life and ECOLOGIC SYSTEMS in bodies of FRESHWATER.
The salinated water of OCEANS AND SEAS that provides habitat for marine organisms.
Chemical compounds which pollute the water of rivers, streams, lakes, the sea, reservoirs, or other bodies of water.
Marine, freshwater, or terrestrial mollusks of the class Gastropoda. Most have an enclosing spiral shell, and several genera harbor parasites pathogenic to man.
A common name for fish of the family Percidae, belonging to the suborder Percoidei, order PERCIFORMES.
Degree of saltiness, which is largely the OSMOLAR CONCENTRATION of SODIUM CHLORIDE plus any other SALTS present. It is an ecological factor of considerable importance, influencing the types of organisms that live in an ENVIRONMENT.
Diseases of freshwater, marine, hatchery or aquarium fish. This term includes diseases of both teleosts (true fish) and elasmobranchs (sharks, rays and skates).
Cyclic heptapeptides found in MICROCYSTIS and other CYANOBACTERIA. Hepatotoxic and carcinogenic effects have been noted. They are sometimes called cyanotoxins, which should not be confused with chemicals containing a cyano group (CN) which are toxic.
A diverse genus of minute freshwater CRUSTACEA, of the suborder CLADOCERA. They are a major food source for both young and adult freshwater fish.
The continent lying around the South Pole and the southern waters of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans. It includes the Falkland Islands Dependencies. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p55)
A suborder of CRUSTACEA, order Diplostraca, comprising the water fleas. They are benthic filter feeders that consume PHYTOPLANKTON. The body is laterally compressed and enclosed in a bivalved carapace, from which the head extends.
The geographical area of Africa comprising BURUNDI; DJIBOUTI; ETHIOPIA; KENYA; RWANDA; SOMALIA; SUDAN; TANZANIA; and UGANDA.
Substances or organisms which pollute the water or bodies of water. Use for water pollutants in general or those for which there is no specific heading.
A family of freshwater fish comprising the minnows or CARPS.
Group of fish under the superorder Acanthopterygii, separate from the PERCIFORMES, which includes swamp eels, mullets, sticklebacks, seahorses, spiny eels, rainbowfishes, and KILLIFISHES. The name is derived from the six taxa which comprise the group. (From, 8/4/2000)
Divisions of the year according to some regularly recurrent phenomena usually astronomical or climatic. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
One of the three domains of life (the others being BACTERIA and ARCHAEA), also called Eukarya. These are organisms whose cells are enclosed in membranes and possess a nucleus. They comprise almost all multicellular and many unicellular organisms, and are traditionally divided into groups (sometimes called kingdoms) including ANIMALS; PLANTS; FUNGI; and various algae and other taxa that were previously part of the old kingdom Protista.
The monitoring of the level of toxins, chemical pollutants, microbial contaminants, or other harmful substances in the environment (soil, air, and water), workplace, or in the bodies of people and animals present in that environment.
A ubiquitous sodium salt that is commonly used to season food.
Environments or habitats at the interface between truly terrestrial ecosystems and truly aquatic systems making them different from each yet highly dependent on both. Adaptations to low soil oxygen characterize many wetland species.
The flow of water in enviromental bodies of water such as rivers, oceans, water supplies, aquariums, etc. It includes currents, tides, and waves.
Contamination of bodies of water (such as LAKES; RIVERS; SEAS; and GROUNDWATER.)
Common name of the order Siluriformes. This order contains many families and over 2,000 species, including venomous species. Heteropneustes and Plotosus genera have dangerous stings and are aggressive. Most species are passive stingers.
The science dealing with the earth and its life, especially the description of land, sea, and air and the distribution of plant and animal life, including humanity and human industries with reference to the mutual relations of these elements. (From Webster, 3d ed)
A freshwater fish used as an experimental organism and for food. This genus of the family Cichlidae (CICHLIDS) inhabits Central and South America (one species extends north into Texas), West Indies, Africa, Madagascar, Syria, and coastal India.
A subclass of cartilaginous fish comprising the SHARKS; rays; skates (SKATES (FISH);), and sawfish. Elasmobranchs are typically predaceous, relying more on smell (the olfactory capsules are relatively large) than sight (the eyes are relatively small) for obtaining their food.
A family of anadromous fish comprising SALMON; TROUT; whitefish; and graylings. They are the most important food and game fishes. Their habitat is the northern Atlantic and Pacific, both marine and inland, and the Great Lakes. (Nelson: Fishes of the World, 1976, p97)
Adverse effect upon bodies of water (LAKES; RIVERS; seas; groundwater etc.) caused by CHEMICAL WATER POLLUTANTS.
The common name for all members of the Rajidae family. Skates and rays are members of the same order (Rajiformes). Skates have weak electric organs.
An order of mostly marine CRUSTACEA containing more than 5500 species in over 100 families. Like ISOPODA, the other large order in the superorder Peracarida, members are shrimp-like in appearance, have sessile compound eyes, and no carapace. But unlike Isopoda, they possess thoracic gills and their bodies are laterally compressed.
An order of fish including smelts, galaxiids, and salamanderfish.
A class in the phylum MOLLUSCA comprised of mussels; clams; OYSTERS; COCKLES; and SCALLOPS. They are characterized by a bilaterally symmetrical hinged shell and a muscular foot used for burrowing and anchoring.
Class of parasitic flukes consisting of three subclasses, Monogenea, Aspidogastrea, and Digenea. The digenetic trematodes are the only ones found in man. They are endoparasites and require two hosts to complete their life cycle.
A family of microscopic freshwater EUKARYOTA, commonly known as golden algae. They share many features with the BROWN ALGAE but are planktonic rather than benthic. Though most are photosynthetic, they are not considered truly autotrophic since they can become facultatively heterotrophic in the absence of adequate light. In this state they can feed on BACTERIA or DIATOMS.
Organisms that live in water.
Cultivation of natural faunal resources of water. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
A superfamily of various freshwater CRUSTACEA, in the infraorder Astacidea, comprising the crayfish. Common genera include Astacus and Procambarus. Crayfish resemble lobsters, but are usually much smaller.
An algal bloom where the algae produce powerful toxins that can kill fish, birds, and mammals, and ultimately cause illness in humans. The harmful bloom can also cause oxygen depletion in the water due to the death and decomposition of non-toxic algae species.
Number of individuals in a population relative to space.
The most diversified of all fish orders and the largest vertebrate order. It includes many of the commonly known fish such as porgies, croakers, sunfishes, dolphin fish, mackerels, TUNA, etc.
Total mass of all the organisms of a given type and/or in a given area. (From Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990) It includes the yield of vegetative mass produced from any given crop.
Organic matter in a state of advanced decay, after passing through the stages of COMPOST and PEAT and before becoming lignite (COAL). It is composed of a heterogenous mixture of compounds including phenolic radicals and acids that polymerize and are not easily separated nor analyzed. (E.A. Ghabbour & G. Davies, eds. Humic Substances, 2001).
The pattern of any process, or the interrelationship of phenomena, which affects growth or change within a population.
Large, long-tailed reptiles, including caimans, of the order Loricata.
Various fish of the family SALMONIDAE, usually smaller than salmon. They are mostly restricted to cool clear freshwater. Some are anadromous. They are highly regarded for their handsome colors, rich well-flavored flesh, and gameness as an angling fish. The genera Salvelinus, Salmo, and ONCORHYNCHUS have been introduced virtually throughout the world.
Infections caused by infestation with worms of the class Trematoda.
The external elements and conditions which surround, influence, and affect the life and development of an organism or population.
A large subphylum of mostly marine ARTHROPODS containing over 42,000 species. They include familiar arthropods such as lobsters (NEPHROPIDAE), crabs (BRACHYURA), shrimp (PENAEIDAE), and barnacles (THORACICA).
Genotypic differences observed among individuals in a population.
Deoxyribonucleic acid that makes up the genetic material of archaea.
A large stout-bodied, sometimes anadromous, TROUT found in still and flowing waters of the Pacific coast from southern California to Alaska. It has a greenish back, a whitish belly, and pink, red, or lavender stripes on the sides, with usually a sprinkling of black dots. It is highly regarded as a sport and food fish. Its former name was Salmo gairdneri. The sea-run rainbow trouts are often called steelheads. Redband trouts refer to interior populations of rainbows.
An order of fresh water fish with 18 families and over 1600 species. The order includes CHARACINS, hatchetfish, piranhas, and TETRAS.
The branch of science concerned with the interrelationship of organisms and their ENVIRONMENT, especially as manifested by natural cycles and rhythms, community development and structure, interactions between different kinds of organisms, geographic distributions, and population alterations. (Webster's, 3d ed)
The common name for the phylum of microscopic unicellular STRAMENOPILES. Most are aquatic, being found in fresh, brackish, and salt water. Diatoms are noted for the symmetry and sculpturing of their siliceous cell walls. They account for 40% of PHYTOPLANKTON, but not all diatoms are planktonic.
A country spanning from central Asia to the Pacific Ocean.
The splitting of an ancestral species into daughter species that coexist in time (King, Dictionary of Genetics, 6th ed). Causal factors may include geographic isolation, HABITAT geometry, migration, REPRODUCTIVE ISOLATION, random GENETIC DRIFT and MUTATION.
Infections or infestations with parasitic organisms. The infestation may be experimental or veterinary.
A genus in the family RHABDOVIRIDAE, infecting numerous species of fish with broad geographic distribution. The type species is INFECTIOUS HEMATOPOIETIC NECROSIS VIRUS.
Places for cultivation and harvesting of fish, particularly in sea waters. (from McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Instinctual behavior pattern in which food is obtained by killing and consuming other species.
A rating of a body of water based on measurable physical, chemical, and biological characteristics.
Encysted cercaria which house the intermediate stages of trematode parasites in tissues of an intermediate host.
The simplest saturated hydrocarbon. It is a colorless, flammable gas, slightly soluble in water. It is one of the chief constituents of natural gas and is formed in the decomposition of organic matter. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
A genus of small freshwater snails of the order Pulmonata, found throughout Africa and the Middle East, where it is a vector of SCHISTOSOMA HAEMATOBIUM.
A huge subclass of mostly marine CRUSTACEA, containing over 14,000 species. The 10 orders comprise both planktonic and benthic organisms, and include both free-living and parasitic forms. Planktonic copepods form the principle link between PHYTOPLANKTON and the higher trophic levels of the marine food chains.
Beaches, both natural and man-made, used for bathing and other activities.
The property of objects that determines the direction of heat flow when they are placed in direct thermal contact. The temperature is the energy of microscopic motions (vibrational and translational) of the particles of atoms.
Adaptation to a new environment or to a change in the old.
The protection, preservation, restoration, and rational use of all resources in the total environment.
A plant genus of the family PONTEDERIACEAE that is used as a biological filter for treating wastewater.
Common name for a number of different species of fish in the family Cyprinidae. This includes, among others, the common carp, crucian carp, grass carp, and silver carp.
A set of statistical methods used to group variables or observations into strongly inter-related subgroups. In epidemiology, it may be used to analyze a closely grouped series of events or cases of disease or other health-related phenomenon with well-defined distribution patterns in relation to time or place or both.
The process of cumulative change over successive generations through which organisms acquire their distinguishing morphological and physiological characteristics.
A phylum of photosynthetic EUKARYOTA bearing double membrane-bound plastids containing chlorophyll a and b. They comprise the classical green algae, and represent over 7000 species that live in a variety of primarily aquatic habitats. Only about ten percent are marine species, most live in freshwater.
A family of extremely halophilic archaea found in environments with high salt concentrations, such as salt lakes, evaporated brines, or salted fish. Halobacteriaceae are either obligate aerobes or facultative anaerobes and are divided into at least twenty-six genera including: HALOARCULA; HALOBACTERIUM; HALOCOCCUS; HALOFERAX; HALORUBRUM; NATRONOBACTERIUM; and NATRONOCOCCUS.
A plant family of the order Hydrocharitales, subclass ALISMATIDAE, class Liliopsida (monocotyledons).
A non-metal element that has the atomic symbol P, atomic number 15, and atomic weight 31. It is an essential element that takes part in a broad variety of biochemical reactions.
The spectrum of different living organisms inhabiting a particular region, habitat, or biotope.
One of the three domains of life (the others being BACTERIA and Eukarya), formerly called Archaebacteria under the taxon Bacteria, but now considered separate and distinct. They are characterized by: (1) the presence of characteristic tRNAs and ribosomal RNAs; (2) the absence of peptidoglycan cell walls; (3) the presence of ether-linked lipids built from branched-chain subunits; and (4) their occurrence in unusual habitats. While archaea resemble bacteria in morphology and genomic organization, they resemble eukarya in their method of genomic replication. The domain contains at least four kingdoms: CRENARCHAEOTA; EURYARCHAEOTA; NANOARCHAEOTA; and KORARCHAEOTA.
A class in the phylum MOLLUSCA comprised of SNAILS and slugs. The former have coiled external shells and the latter usually lack shells.
A field of study concerned with the principles and processes governing the geographic distributions of genealogical lineages, especially those within and among closely related species. (Avise, J.C., Phylogeography: The History and Formation of Species. Harvard University Press, 2000)
A nonmetallic element with atomic symbol C, atomic number 6, and atomic weight [12.0096; 12.0116]. It may occur as several different allotropes including DIAMOND; CHARCOAL; and GRAPHITE; and as SOOT from incompletely burned fuel.
Family of small, surface-dwelling fish that inhabit fresh and brackish waters, and coastal marine areas.
Proteins obtained from species of fish (FISHES).
A phylum of acoelomate, bilaterally symmetrical flatworms, without a definite anus. It includes three classes: Cestoda, Turbellaria, and Trematoda.
Double-stranded DNA of MITOCHONDRIA. In eukaryotes, the mitochondrial GENOME is circular and codes for ribosomal RNAs, transfer RNAs, and about 10 proteins.
A great expanse of continuous bodies of salt water which together cover more than 70 percent of the earth's surface. Seas may be partially or entirely enclosed by land, and are smaller than the five oceans (Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, and Antarctic).
The longterm manifestations of WEATHER. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
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Boyer, Dwight (1968). Ghost Ships of the Great Lakes (1st ed.). Cleveland, Ohio: Freshwater. ISBN 978-0912514475. "Bannockburn ... She suffered a slight grounding but no apparent damage on her way out to the open lake, and her departure was delayed one day. ... Gerred, Janice (1978). Great lakes ship wrecks: and other Great lakes stories, a compilation of original stories from the pages ... Such young crews, however, were common on the Great Lakes at the turn of the 20th century because they were inexpensive to hire ...
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Shipwrecks of the Lakes. Ohio: Freshwater Press, 1952. Ratigan, William. Great Lakes Shipwrecks and Survivals. New York: WM. B ... The D.L. Filer, Marshall F. Butters, and Merida all succumbed to the storm, one of the worst Lake Erie had ever endured. After ... This steel whaleback was the first of its kind to sink in the Great Lakes. Three other ships met their demise on this day. ... The Pittsburgh Steamship Company owned the James B. Colgate, using the vessel to ship goods throughout the Great Lakes region. ...
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There are three freshwater lakes; Frog Lake, Duck Lake and Swan Lake, home to many aquatic and avian species. The land is still ... Many people displaced in the 1940s Blitz found refuge along the north shore of Eastney Lake and round into Milton Lake, almost ... formerly a tidal inlet known as Milton Lake (and even earlier, "Felder Lake" from which the current Velder Avenue's name is ... The perimeter of the former Milton Lake can still be traced on a modern map, as the A2030 Eastern Road borders it to the north ...
Lakes, usually containing fresh water. Large lakes have many features of seas including wrecks and a variety of aquatic life. ... Dutch Springs, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Wazee Lake, Black River Falls, Wisconsin Stoney Cove, between Stoney Stanton and Sapcote ... Artificial lakes, such as clay pits, gravel pits, and quarries often have lower visibility. Some lakes are at high altitude and ... Rivers generally contain fresh water but are often shallow and murky and may have strong currents. Caves containing water ...
Cleveland: Freshwater Press, Inc., 1984. Van der Linden, Peter J. (ed.) Great Lakes Ships We Remember II, p. 271. Cleveland: ... This 257-foot, 1,643-ton steamer was owned originally by the Canadian Lake and ocean Navigation Company Ltd., a subsidiary of ... Freshwater Press, Inc., 1984. Brian Douglas Tennyson (1 May 2013). The Canadian Experience of the Great War: A Guide to Memoirs ...
Klump was also the first person to reach to the deepest point in Lake Michigan as part of the same expedition. He is currently ... "School of Freshwater Sciences: People". 2017. Retrieved 2017-09-20. v t e v t e. ... The Journal of Great Lakes Research. 1989. Archived from the original on 2012-12-03. Retrieved 2009-08-09. " ... He was the first person to reach the deepest spot in Lake Superior, a depth of 1333 feet (733 feet below sea level), the second ...
"Freshwater Ecoregions of the World". Archived from the original on 18 October 2018. Retrieved 15 June 2016. "LakeNet ... However, there are many small endorheic lakes, for example in the McMurdo Dry Valleys. Note that the connection between a ... ISBN 978-1-57958-098-8. The Zambezi River Basin, page 6. "Map of the Lake Eyre basin". 18 February 2011. ... Xi-jun Lai; Zi-ming Wang (October 2017). "Flood management of Dongting Lake after operation of Three Gorges Dam". Water Science ...
Freshwater lakes formed in depressions. When they dried out, lake bed sediments were shifted around by wind. Biodetrital sand, ...
Proterorhinus semilunaris inhabit freshwater areas. They live in regions with much plant cover in lakes and rivers. They will ... It also inhabits Lake Neusiedler. In Eurasia it is mentioned as non-indigenous in the upper streams of the Danube river, the ... Tubenose gobies will nest under logs and rocks in the shallow fresh waters of the Great Lakes and their connecting rivers. The ... Gobies in the Great Lakes Versus Eurasian Populations". Great Lakes Environmental Science. 27 (3): 267-280. doi:10.1016/S0380- ...
"Macroinvertebrates as indicators of fish absence in naturally fishless lakes". Freshwater Biology. 54 (1): 181-202. doi:10.1111 ... it has been suggested that adult dragonflies may choose where to lay their eggs by judging the size of a lake. The larvae have ... Acidic lakes where fish are naturally absent could be of high conservation value for this species. "Leucorrhinia dubia: ... The larvae are particularly vulnerable to predation by fish, and so are usually found in lakes where fish are not present. L. ...
The smaller Tramys lakes are just to the northeast, to the west is Lake Siesartis, and to the south (from west to east) is Lake ... Karol Starmach of Freshwater Biology. p. 330. Retrieved 18 April 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) "Land of a ... The lake is of glacial original as are all 9,000 and odd natural lakes (at the last official count and over 4,000 larger than ... The lake has population of perch, roach, pike and bream and there are also eels and crayfish. A permit for angling on the lake ...
Freshwater Biological Association, Ambleside, UK. ISBN 978-0900386190 1973: Ponds and Lakes. Allen & Unwin. ISBN 9780045740123 ... a moorland lake close to the Windermere Laboratory of the FBA. After his retirement, he continued his studies in the River Lune ... Freshwater Biological Association, Ambleside, UK. 1967: Key to the British Species of Freshwater Cladocera (with David Joseph ... 1951: Life in Lakes and Rivers (with E. B. Worthington). New Naturalist #15. Collins, London. 1956: A Revised Key to the ...
Samuel de Champlain reached Lake Huron in 1615, and French missionaries began to establish posts along the Great Lakes. French ... "Land and freshwater area, by province and territory". Statistics Canada. February 1, 2005. Archived from the original on ... Marys River, Lake Huron, the St. Clair River, Lake St. Clair, the Detroit River, Lake Erie, the Niagara River, Lake Ontario and ... Lawrence River, Lake Ontario, and Lake Erie before entering the United States in Michigan. Major cities on or near the route ...
Yet recent studies have shown that food webs from a wide range of terrestrial, freshwater, and marine communities share a ... and trophic transfer of trace metals by microbial food-web organisms in the pelagic surface waters of Lake Erie" (PDF). ... Trophic relationships in lakes. *Trophic relationships in rivers. References[edit]. *^ Kormondy, E. J. (1996). Concepts of ... "Production and use of detritus in various freshwater, estuarine, and coastal marine ecosystems" (PDF). Limnol. Oceanogr. 33 (2 ...
Cherry Lake Publications. ISBN 978-1-60279-327-9 *↑ Storer, Malcolm 2004. Experimental approaches to conservation biology. ... Amphibians however, need freshwater. Some frogs such as burrowing frogs can keep water in their bladders. This allows them to ... swamps and lakes to breed.[15]p10 Male frogs and toads may croak to attract a female. When a female frog has chosen a mate, the ... Amphibians like to live near freshwater in warm weather. There have also been species which live in forests, deserts and arctic ...
Winkler, Lawrence (2012). Westwood Lake Chronicles. Lawrence Winkler. ISBN 9780991694105. .. *^ Mulligan, Jesse (6 September ... lakes and estuaries, as well as shallow inlets and open sea within sight of the coastline.[59] Water depths of less than 0.9 ... Proceedings of Freshwater Wetlands and Wildlife Symposium. Savannah River Ecology Lab. pp. 155-169.. ... lakes, ponds, and other human-made water features in the regions they inhabit, and are often tolerated or encouraged in human ...
... is a Gram-negative, oligotrophic bacterium widely distributed in fresh water lakes and streams. The ... the strain originally isolated from a freshwater lake) and NA1000 (the primary experimental strain). In strain NA1000, which ...
Slot Limits vary from lake to lake depending on what local officials believe would produce the best outcome for managing fish ... In lakes in southern climates such as Florida, fish such as sunfish will take bread bait. Bread bait is a small amount of bread ... In North America the most popular fresh water sport species include bass, pike, walleye, muskellunge, yellow perch, trout, ... The common earthworm is a universal bait for fresh water angling. Grubs and maggots are also excellent bait when trout fishing ...
Olsen et al.[1] showed that exotic species have caused lake and estuary ecosystems to go through cascade effects due to loss of ... Freshwater (List). *Marine (List). *The Everglades. *Maharashtra. *The North Pacific Subtropical Gyre ...
For example, freshwater zebra mussels, native to the Black, Caspian and Azov seas, most likely reached the Great Lakes via ... Great Lake Commission. "Status of Ballast Water Discharge Regulations in the Great Lakes Region" (PDF).. ... Current regulations for the Great Lakes rely on 'salinity shock' to kill freshwater organisms left in ballast tanks.[58] ... "Great Lakes Fishery Commission - Sea Lamprey". Retrieved 2017-10-24.. ...
Freshwater. dives. *Dorothea quarry. *Dutch Springs. *Ewens Ponds. *Little Blue Lake. *Wazee lake ... Finger Lakes Underwater Preserve Association. *Maritime Heritage Trail - Battle of Saipan. *Michigan Underwater Preserves ...
a b c Harmful algal blooms event response NOAA, Center of Excellence for Great Lakes and Human Health. Accessed 6 August 2014. ... New Survey of Clare Island Volume 6: The Freshwater and Terrestrial Algae. Royal Irish Academy. ISBN 978-1-904890-31-7 ... began in 1961 following the deaths of cows that drank from a lake containing an algal bloom in Saskatchewan, Canada.[30][31] ... They flourish in Arctic and Antarctic lakes,[12] hotsprings[13] and wastewater treatment plants.[14] They even inhabit the fur ...
They normally occur along the lower reaches of rivers and around freshwater lakes. Freshwater swamp forests are found in a ... Freshwater swamp forests, or flooded forests,[1] are forests which are inundated with freshwater, either permanently or ... Freshwater swamp forest ecoregions[edit]. Afrotropic[edit]. *Eastern Congolian swamp forests (Democratic Republic of the Congo) ... "Rain Water Harvesting by Freshwater Flooded Forests".. *^ "Swamp Forest Ratargul : Amazon of Bangladesh ~ Beautiful Bangladesh" ...
Lake Ruker / Nimrod Orogeny in Antarctica, 1,000 ± 150 Ma. Edmundian Orogeny (c. 920 - 850 Ma), Gascoyne Complex, Western ... Messinian Event with hypersaline lakes in empty Mediterranean Basin. Moderate Icehouse climate, punctuated by ice ages and re- ... Lobe-finned rhizodonts are dominant big fresh-water predators. In the oceans, early sharks are common and quite diverse; ...
... forested areas or groups of trees with tall mature trees and access to freshwater wetlands such as lakes, river systems, ... In Germany, 75% of eyries were within 3 km (1.9 mi) of a lake, although one was 11 km (6.8 mi) away from any lake though was ... a b c d Mlíkovský, J. (2009). The food of the white-tailed sea eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) at Lake Baikal, East Siberia. ... Lake Baikal. MLÍKOVSKÝ, J. & STÝBLO, P.(Eds.): Ecology of the Svjatoj Nos wetlands, Lake Baikal.-Ninox Press, Praha: 79, 88. ...
Along with those larger lakes were smaller lakes like Frame, where fine sand that accumulated in depressions formed the lake ... Frame Lake is located in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada. It is an 84-hectare (210-acre) endorheic[2] freshwater ... List of lakes of the Northwest Territories. Notes[edit]. *^ While the word "endorheic" has not been used to describe the lake, ... for Frame Lake. It cut off the stream between it and Niven Lake to the north, the only outlet the lake had had during human ...
Freshwater lakes contain about 87% of this fresh surface water, including 29% in the African Great Lakes, 22% in Lake Baikal in ... Freshwater molluscs include freshwater snails and freshwater bivalves. Freshwater crustaceans include freshwater crabs and ... Fresh water (or freshwater) is any naturally occurring water except seawater and brackish water. Fresh water is generally ... Fresh water may include water in ice sheets, ice caps, glaciers, icebergs, bogs, ponds, lakes, rivers, streams, and even ...
Bucks Lake. *Caribou. *Carson-Iceberg. *Castle Crags. *Cucamonga. *Desolation. *Dick Smith. *Dinkey Lakes ... San Joaquin Freshwater Marsh. *Santa Cruz Island. *Scripps Coastal. *Sedgwick. *Stebbins Cold Canyon ...
Fly rods come in a wide variety of line sizes, from size #000 to #0 rods for the smallest freshwater trout and pan fish up to ... Ice fishing rods are designed to fish through small holes in ice covered lakes. Trolling rods are designed to drag bait or ... for most inland lake and stream fishing, a good casting or spinning rod is perfectly adequate for trolling. ... As Great Lakes sportfishing in particular becomes more popular with each passing year, all rod manufacturers continue to expand ...
Lake Tahoe is a large, clear freshwater lake in the northern Sierra Nevada, with an elevation of 6,225 ft (1,897 m) and an area ... Communities in the Sierra Nevada range include Carson City, Paradise, South Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Grass Valley, Mammoth Lakes, ... The development around Lake Tahoe affected the clarity of the lake water. In order to preserve the lake's clarity, construction ... towns such as South Lake Tahoe grew around the shores of the lake. By 1980, the permanent population of the Lake Tahoe area ...
The mottled sculpin (Cottus bairdii) is a freshwater sculpin (family Cottidae) found widely although unevenly throughout North ... and along rocky lake shores. ... Fish of the Great Lakes. *Fish described in 1850. Hidden ...
... at many of his extraordinary contributions to freshwater research and to the development and implementation of the Great Lakes ... became a bestseller and contributed to the wake-up on the causes and consequences of lake deterioration. Vallentyne also worked ... he held the role of Canadian co-Chairman at the International Joint Commission Great Lakes Science Advisory Board (between 1986 ... "recognizes important and sustained efforts to inform and educate the public and policymakers on Great Lakes issues, thereby ...
Most terns hunt fish by diving but some pick insects off the surface of fresh water. Terns are generally long-lived birds, with ... Typically they inhabit dense vegetation in damp environments near lakes, swamps, or rivers. In general they are shy and ... Lake duck, Oxyura vittata (V) Order: Phoenicopteriformes Family: Phoenicopteridae Flamingos are gregarious wading birds, ... Podicipedidae Grebes are small to medium-large freshwater diving birds. They have lobed toes and are excellent swimmers and ...
There is in them a delicious resistance, an elastic motion, which salt water has and fresh water has not. There is about them a ... with the Lake Poets, whom Byron addressed: Collectively: You - Gentlemen! by dint of long seclusion From better company, have ... Which makes me wish you'd change your lakes for ocean - Dedication: stanza V. Individually: And Coleridge, too, has lately ... the Lake Poets, specifically William Wordsworth (1770-1850), Robert Southey (1774-1843), and Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834 ...
... (Chinese: 滆湖; pinyin: Gé Hú) is a freshwater lake in the south of Jiangsu Province, China, northwest of Lake Tai. The ... Sumin, Wang; Hongshen, Dou (1998). Lakes in China. Beijing: Science Press. p. 286. ISBN 7-03-006706-1.. ... lake has a total area of about 146.5 square kilometers. The average depth is 1.19 m, the water storage capacity is about 1.74× ...
Other Alpine lakes are in the vicinity, including the Alaska Lake a short distance east, and Joe Lake and Edds Lake northbound ... Gravel Lake is a small freshwater lake located at the edge of the Pacific Crest Trail on the western skirt of Mount Thomson at ... List of lakes of the Alpine Lakes Wilderness "Gravel Kittitas County". Washington Fishing Lakes. Retrieved 25 March 2021. CS1 ... Temperatures and precipitaion is similar to neighbor lakes like Alaska Lake. The wettest month is January, with 396 millimeters ...
It has been isolated in Chenghai Lake, China, soda lakes of East Africa, and subtropical, alkaline lakes. Arthrospira platensis ... Masojídek J, Torzillo G (2008). "Mass Cultivation of Freshwater Microalgae". Encyclopedia of Ecology. Elsevier. pp. 2226-2235. ... from Lake Chitu, Ethiopia". Hydrobiologia. 332 (2): 99-109. doi:10.1007/bf00016689.. ...
Kahurangi and Nelson Lakes National Parks are nearby, as well as Lake Matiri and Mount Owen. Hodgsons has been the local store ... The Tasman District Council operates reticulated fresh water, stormwater and wastewater systems in Murchison. Fresh water is ... It is part of the wider Murchison-Nelson Lakes statistical area. The Murchison settlement had a usual resident population of ...
The genus Spekia is endemic to Lake Tanganyika. For many years only one species was known in this genus, however, in 1999, a ... Spekia is a genus of freshwater snails, aquatic gastropod mollusks in the family Paludomidae. Spekia is the type genus of the ... Moore J. E. S. (1899). "The mollusks of the Great African lakes. 3. Tanganyicia rufofilosa, and the genus Spekia". Quarterly ... Brown D. S. (1994). Freshwater Snails of Africa and their Medical Importance. Taylor & Francis. ISBN 0-7484-0026-5. Ngereza C ...
... is located at the bottom of the Western Rift Valley on the Continent of Africa, and on the eastern shore of Lake Albert ... The beads were generally disc beads of freshwater shell, and then later in the deposits there were ivory beads and a glass ... Good, Charles M (1972). "Salt, Trade, and Disease: Aspects of Development in Africa's Northern Great Lakes Region". The ... Kibiro is a small fishing village in Uganda that lies on the south-eastern shore of Lake Albert The residents of the village ...
1). We excluded North Dakota lakes from this grouping, as many are part of the Devils Lake watershed, an endorheic (closed- ... Keeping lakes "fresh" is critically important for protecting the ecosystem services freshwater lakes provide, such as drinking ... Clearly, keeping lakes "fresh" is critically important for protecting the ecosystem services freshwater lakes provide, such as ... of freshwater lakes have undergone long-term salinization. Positive chloride trends were present in lakes with as little as 1% ...
Twenty percent of all fresh surface water is in one lake, Lake Baikal in Asia. Another twenty percent (about 5,500 cubic miles ... Freshwater represents only about three percent of all water on Earth and freshwater lakes and swamps account for a mere 0.29 ... human-made lakes and streams), and freshwater wetlands. The definition of freshwater is water containing less than 1,000 ... On the landscape, freshwater is stored in rivers, lakes, reservoirs, and creeks and streams. Most of the water people use ...
Learn effective pond, lake techniques for catching fish to increase catch rate. Get started today. ... Get expert tips on freshwater fishing in lakes and ponds. ... Best Freshwater Fishing When to Freshwater Fish Freshwater Bait ... All of which means fishing lakes and ponds are prime fishing spots. You can go freshwater fishing on lakes and ponds or fish ... Home , Learn to Fish & Boat , Freshwater Fishing , Best Freshwater Fishing , Fishing Lakes and Ponds ...
Freshwater Food, Grown Locally. Great Lakes Aquaculture research specializes in intensive urban aquaculture, an innovative ... Quite simply, those are the goals propelling the cutting-edge research happening with Great Lakes Aquaculture - and our ... Food from freshwater, using integrated recirculating technology will be the primary methodology for the production of high ... process that allows freshwater fish to be grown in repurposed urban buildings. ...
The Great Lakes Genomics Centers research is central to all phases of freshwater protection and management - measuring ... School of Freshwater Sciences researchers are internationally recognized for their expertise in using genomics to address ... Thats whats possible at the Great Lakes Genomics Center, the nations first research center dedicated solely to the ... pollution concerns in freshwater. They are at the cutting-edge of a field that will drive water management best practices and ...
Twenty percent of all fresh surface water is in one lake, Lake Baikal in Asia. Another twenty percent (about 5,500 cubic miles ... Freshwater (Lakes and Rivers) and the Water Cycle Freshwater on the land surface is a vital part of the water cycle for ... Freshwater represents only about three percent of all water on Earth and freshwater lakes and swamps account for a mere 0.29 ... human-made lakes and streams), and freshwater wetlands. The definition of freshwater is water containing less than 1,000 ...
... lakes are warming, which is bad news for water quality and fish ... The largest, Bodensee or Lake Constance, touches Austrias ... Warming Proves Bad for Life in Freshwater Lakes and Rivers. In Europe and North America, lakes are warming, which is bad news ... has been more concerned with the freshwater fish that make their homes in or migrate to Californias rivers and lakes. ... London - Austrias alpine lakes are warming, and thats bad news for the regions fish and economy, according to new research ...
One outbreak in New Hampshire (August 2001) in which Oscillatoria was suspected and isolated from a lake in a state park, and ... Algal Bloom-Associated Disease Outbreaks Among Users of Freshwater Lakes - United States, 2009-2010. Elizabeth D. Hilborn, DVM1 ... All 11 outbreaks were associated with recreational activities at freshwater lakes during June, July, or August. ... these HABs all occurred in freshwater lakes. The outbreaks occurred in three states and affected at least 61 persons. Health ...
The BGSU Lake Erie Center for Fresh Waters and Human Health, founded with a $5.2 million federal grant, is energizing and ... The Great Lakes Center for Fresh Waters and Human Health, founded with a $5.2 million federal grant, is energizing and ... Undergraduate and graduate students have traveled with BGSU scientists to Lake Victoria (Kenya), Lake Balaton (Hungary) and ... The Great Lakes Center for Fresh Waters and Human Health, a collaborative effort among BGSU and nine other universities and ...
The Healthy Lakes and Rivers Partnership (HLRP) is a program designed to help lake associations and river groups across the ... These priority areas will be woven into the final lake or river management plan. Freshwater now facilitates the program in ... Four lake associations in Otter Tail County have already signed on for this years cohort of up to 8 groups. Trainings will be ... A Lake or River Management Plan specific to their water body. *Connections to agency officials, technical staff, and local ...
A fresh-water wind farm is taking shape at Lake Erie and when completed will provide 20 megawatts and get on to about one ... A fresh-water wind farm is taking shape at Lake Erie and when completed will provide 20 megawatts and get on to about one ... It has been estimated that off-shore wind potential from Great Lakes area only is 321,936 megawatts which is about 10 times the ... Fresh-Water Wind Farm on Lake Erie. Posted in Energy Industry , Wind Farms , Wind Power ...
During the study year (1998), the bacterioplankton community of both lakes showed a distinct seasonal pattern. Lake Blankaart ... Both lakes were dominated by bacterial groups commonly found in freshwater habitats (e.g. ACK4 cluster of Actinomycetes; ACK ... Contrasting bacterioplankton community composition and seasonal dynamics in two neighbouring hypertrophic freshwater lakes.. ... Lake Blankaart is turbid and has a high phytoplankton biomass and episodic cyanobacterial blooms, whereas biomanipulated Lake ...
Could a similar effort in the Great Lakes region build a consitutency for conserving aquatic species here? ... Could a similar effort in the Great Lakes region build a consitutency for ... Freshwater snorkeling is opening a window on Tennessees river biodiversity. ... Freshwater snorkeling is opening a window on Tennessees river biodiversity. ...
None of the lakes were in Whatcom County, although a sample taken from Wiser Lake in August 2014 showed a toxic bloom. Lake ... They are Rufus Woods Lake in Douglas County; Gibbs Lake in Jefferson County; Lake Jeane in King County; Bay, Ohop, Spanaway and ... "We do not conduct routine algal or bacterial water quality monitoring on fresh water lakes in Whatcom County," said Tom Kunesh ... Learn more about toxic blue-green algae blooms in freshwater online at:. ▪ for the Washington State Toxic ...
... which grows only in very alkaline lakes and not in fresh water lakes. In Rajasthan, these birds are mostly seen at Sambhar Lake ... Lesser Flamingoes seen at Udaipur fresh water lake. TNN , Jul 4, 2019, 11:45 IST ... as bird count is dropping due to noise pollution and boating in the lake. The areas in the lake which were flocked by a lot of ... continuously for two days at the lake. "As water in the lake is less, the birds got sufficient landing space," said Dsouza. ...
... suggesting that salinity was a robust environmental filter structuring bacterial activity in lake ecosystems. To a lesser ... Based on our indicator variable multiple regression results, saltier conditions in both freshwater and hypersaline lakes ... Based on our indicator variable multiple regression results, saltier conditions in both freshwater and hypersaline lakes ... To a lesser degree, higher total phosphorus concentrations reduced dormancy in all lakes. Thus, even under extreme conditions, ...
Ontario is creating a Great Lakes Guardians Council to improve collaboration among governments, agencies and First Nations ... Ontario creates Great Lakes Guardian Council to help protect fresh water source. ... so well have much more specific data on lake temperatures, on climate change impacts, on changes in micro-organisms and ... The New Democrats say people are tired of 12 years of Liberal rhetoric on the Great Lakes and want to see real progress. ...
New York reported that Lake Ontario rose 5 inches in just 10 days. This kind of water level ... 2021 Freshwater Future. All Rights Reserved. Images courtesy of Steven Huyser-Honig,. West Grand Boulevard Collaborative, & ... Last week, the Director of Emergency Services for Niagra County, New York reported that Lake Ontario rose 5 inches in just 10 ... Daniela Klicper, Coastal Stewardship Coordinator for the Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation, says that water levels for ...
While alkaline lakes were mostly composed of Betaproteobacteria, the acidic and humic matter rich south-west (SW) basin of Lake ... Rhodoferax-related pufM gene cluster dominates the aerobic anoxygenic phototrophic communities in German freshwater lakes.. ... 10 lakes in Northeastern Germany with different trophic status including oligotrophic Lake Stechlin and humic matter rich Lake ... and Rhodobacter-like bacteria in lakes with alkaline to neutral pH. In the acidic and humic matter-rich SW basin of Lake Grosse ...
A new study of chemical reactions that occur when organic matter decomposes in freshwater lakes has revealed that the debris ... Methane in Arctic lake traced to groundwater from seasonal thawing. March 9, 2015 Global warming may ramp up the flow of ... Greenhouse gas feedback loop discovered in freshwater lakes. May 4, 2018, University of Cambridge ... We still have limited understanding of the fluctuations in methane production from plants and freshwater lakes." Explore ...
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Time for a dip into the largest freshwater lakes in India. I learned to swim properly this summer. I mean I had always known, ... Is Kanwar lake the largest freshwater lake in India? Is Kolleru lake the largest freshwater lake in India? Is Loktak lake the ... Is Shivajisagar lake the largest freshwater lake in India? Is Wullar lake the largest freshwater lake in India? largest lake in ... Freshwater Lakes In India 11 Largest Freshwater Lakes in the World by Volume Is Ashtamudi lake the largest freshwater lake in ...
A fresh look at fresh water: Researchers create a 50,000-lake database. Provides information on lakes in 17 U.S. Northeastern ... LAGOS, or the LAke multi- scaled GeOSpatial and temporal database, includes information on 50,000 lakes in 17 U.S. Northeastern ... Now, a new "geography of lake water quality," called LAGOS, is allowing scientists to understand lakes in ways that will better ... To better understand the complex factors that threaten lake water quality, scientists need data on many lakes in various ...
Organized by Freshwater Future, the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative, the Council of the Great Lakes Region and ... Freshwater Weekly *Grant Opportunities *Grassroots Groups at Work *Invasive Species *Lake Erie Algae ... 2021 Freshwater Future. All Rights Reserved. Images courtesy of Steven Huyser-Honig,. West Grand Boulevard Collaborative, & ... Some Great Days for the Great Lakes in Canada Posted on December 8, 2017 by Mitch Barrows ...
Crater Lake, Oregon. Among fishing lakes in North America, Crater Lake is a true oddity. It was formed by rainwater in the ... 5 Great Freshwater Fishing Lakes to Visit. No matter what species of freshwater fish youre looking to catch, odds are youll ... Lake Vermillion, Minnesota. Like most Northern lakes, Lake Vermillion has its fair share of pike and walleye. Its unique ... Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri. "The Lake", as its known to Missourians, is a world class fishing lake for multiple species. A ...
Contrasting microcystin production and cyanobacterial population dynamics in two Planktothrix-dominated freshwater lakes. ... Contrasting microcystin production and cyanobacterial population dynamics in two Planktothrix-dominated freshwater lakes.. ... In contrast, Lake Klinckenberg showed a high microcystin peak (up to 140 microg l(-1)) of short duration. In this lake, ... In contrast, Lake Klinckenberg showed a high microcystin peak (up to 140 microg l(-1)) of short duration. In this lake, ...
With more than 550 lakes, the lakes appeal to avid anglers and water sports enthusiasts. ... Lake Kissimmee. Many of our airboat tour companies are on Lake Kissimmee, and the waterway between this lake and Lake ... Winter Haven Chain of Lakes. Winter Haven Chain of Lakes is essentially a group of lakes, connected by canals, that lies mostly ... The wealth of freshwater lakes here are also home to bluegill, crappie, bream, sunshine bass, catfish, gar, tilapia and chain ...
Large lakes in the temperate zone often stratify in the warmer months into a warmer upper layers rich in oxygen and a colder ... If a river discharges into a lake or reservoir phosphate can be mobilised year after year by natural processes. In the summer ... Freshwaters are surprisingly difficult to sample because they are rarely homogeneous and their quality varies during the day ... Lakes also receive waters, often from many different sources with varying qualities. Solids from stream inputs will typically ...
... like sulfate and nitrate within the lake. The main reason for freshwater acidification is atmospheric depositions and soil ... For example, within the Norwegian lakes, these species represent 45% of the trouts food source, resulting in a 10-30% ... Freshwater also absorbs atmospheric CO2, which can also lower the pH. In addition to CO2, freshwater reservoirs pH values are ... Freshwater uptakes CO2 in the same mechanism as seawater, however, freshwater alkalinity is much lower than seawater, due to ...
  • Glaciers are what made the Great Lakes not only "great, " but also such a huge storehouse of freshwater. (
  • Students receive national recognition for their diligence and talent while broadening their awareness and understanding of the oceans and Great Lakes. (
  • Quite simply, those are the goals propelling the cutting-edge research happening with Great Lakes Aquaculture - and our researchers are already making great strides. (
  • Great Lakes Aquaculture research specializes in intensive urban aquaculture, an innovative process that allows freshwater fish to be grown in repurposed urban buildings. (
  • It has been estimated that off-shore wind potential from Great Lakes area only is 321,936 megawatts which is about 10 times the energy from all sources put together. (
  • Bowling Green State University has been tapped to lead national research into understanding and preventing toxic algal blooms that plague portions of the Great Lakes and impact freshwater sources around the world. (
  • The Great Lakes Center for Fresh Waters and Human Health, founded with a $5.2 million federal grant, is energizing and expanding research on harmful algal blooms that pose a threat to the health of humans and wildlife. (
  • BGSU is one of four universities the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) are funding with a total of $30 million in grants to study the effects of harmful algal blooms on our oceans, estuaries and the Great Lakes. (
  • The Great Lakes Center for Fresh Waters and Human Health, a collaborative effort among BGSU and nine other universities and research institutions, is formalizing and strengthening research partnerships on cyanobacterial harmful algal blooms (cHABs). (
  • TORONTO - Ontario is creating a Great Lakes Guardians' Council to improve collaboration among governments, agencies and First Nations around the world's largest supply of fresh water. (
  • Environment Minister Glen Murray says there have been dramatic changes in water levels in the Great Lakes in recent years because of climate change, which will require new infrastructure to protect the drinking water supply. (
  • Murray says right now there is no overall provincial body that brings together all the governments and parties involved in the Great Lakes. (
  • But the Progressive Conservatives say there's so little detail in the Great Lakes Protection Act it's like an old episode of Seinfeld - "much ado about nothing. (
  • The New Democrats say people are tired of 12 years of Liberal rhetoric on the Great Lakes and want to see real progress. (
  • Progressive Conservative environment critic Lisa Thompson pointed out there is no funding in this year's budget for the new legislation, and said the government should already be collecting crucial data on the Great Lakes. (
  • Great Lakes ministers, First Nations and Métis representatives, as well as municipal politicians, would be invited to participate in the Great Lakes Guardians' Council, but the Tories complained members would be "hand picked" by the Liberal government. (
  • The government said the act will also recognize that First Nations have "important connections to the Great Lakes - St Lawrence River basin and re-affirm that it would not abrogate or derogate from protections provided by existing aboriginal and treaty rights. (
  • Daniela Klicper, Coastal Stewardship Coordinator for the Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation, says that water levels for all the Great Lakes are likely to stay above average this season, bringing concern for erosion and flood events to floodplains across the region. (
  • Does your organization work to protect and restore Great Lakes waters? (
  • The Great Lakes Network works to protect and restore water in the Great Lakes region by providing a structure for diverse, independent groups to collaborate, share tools and information, and take coordinated action. (
  • Membership in the Great Lakes Network is open to all non-governmental organizations, funders, indigenous groups and individuals whose work is aligned with advancing Great Lakes policy and are sponsored by a current member. (
  • Check out the Great Lakes Network website for more information. (
  • For over 50 years, UW-Superior has been a leader in advanced research on freshwater bodies like Lake Superior and the other Great Lakes. (
  • That's why this year we purchased the only land-based ballast water technology testing facility in the Great Lakes region, which is also one of only two such facilities in the United States, in an effort to further study ways to prevent the spread of invasive species through ballast water. (
  • The facility will allow UW-Superior's Lake Superior Research Institute (LSRI), founded in 1967, to deploy ballast water treatment strategies that demonstrate success in a laboratory environment on a larger scale using Great Lakes harbor water. (
  • To continue this great work, we urge Congress and President Donald J. Trump to, at minimum, fully fund the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI). (
  • Broadly, the goal of GLRI, created in 2010, is to speed up efforts to protect and restore the largest freshwater bodies in the world, the Great Lakes. (
  • The collaborative carries out research, development, testing, and evaluation of technologies and methods to control the introduction and spread of aquatic nuisance species via commercial vessel ballast water within the Great Lakes. (
  • The work of these students and employees through the collaborative has resulted in testing 70 ballast water management technologies, the detection of five non-native species, and significant influence in creating policies that protect the Great Lakes. (
  • This study shows that Lake Michigan would not be the end of the road for Asian carp," said Molly Flanagan, vice president of policy at Chicago-based nonprofit Alliance for the Great Lakes. (
  • The lake contains 20 percent of the world's freshwater, and it is large enough to hold all the water in the United States' Great Lakes. (
  • This week, the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition (in which MEP and other MEP member organizations participate) called on presidential candidates to respond its new Great Lakes platform , a framework for solving the pressing challenges that threaten this priceless resource. (
  • 1 in 10 people live in the Great Lakes basin, which contains most of North America's surface fresh water. (
  • Support $475 million for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. (
  • The GLRI has been a lifesaver for Great Lakes communities, both economically and environmentally. (
  • The GLRI has enjoyed bipartisan support for its current annual funding level of $300 million, but our federal leaders need to scale it up - and fully support the other solutions listed in this platform - to truly meet the Great Lakes' needs. (
  • The Great Lakes hold about one-fifth of the world's surface fresh water, from which millions of people in the United States and Canada draw their drinking water. (
  • This resource cannot be taken for granted - pollution and outdated infrastructure threaten human health around the Great Lakes. (
  • Minnesota's own "inland sea" - Lake Superior - is considered the cleanest of the Great Lakes, but it's certainly not free from threats. (
  • Great Lakes pollution especially threatens indigenous people, including in Minnesota, who rely on Lake Superior fish as a major food source. (
  • Algal blooms are a threat to individual Great Lakes communities, like Toledo, Ohio, but also represent a wider danger to the interconnected ecosystem. (
  • Minnesota faces our own crisis of fertilizer contamination of our lakes and rivers, and addressing this problem across the entire Great Lakes region would be a strategic step forward. (
  • Prevent Asian carp and other invasive species from entering the Great Lakes. (
  • Aquatic invasive species are one of the greatest threats facing the Great Lakes region, and Minnesota's North Shore is no exception. (
  • That's why we loaded ACANA Freshwater Fish with Rainbow trout from Idaho, whole Blue catfish from Kentucky, and wild Yellow perch from the Great Lakes - all delivered in nourishing WholePrey™ ratios. (
  • Great Lakes Law: Oil and Freshwater Don't Mix: Transnational Regulation of Drilling in the Great Lakes (with a political twist. (
  • I've just published a short article on oil and gas drilling in the Great Lakes - Oil and Freshwater Don't Mix: Transnational Regulation of Drilling in the Great Lakes, 38 Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review 303 (2011) . (
  • In the wake of the Gulf oil blowout disaster, there is renewed interest in protecting the freshwater of the Great Lakes from the risks of oil drilling. (
  • The region has significant oil resources that would be economically and technologically accessible through drilling in the Great Lakes. (
  • The Great Lakes bottomlands and shorelines are subject to the regulatory jurisdiction of two countries-the United States and Canada-and eight American states. (
  • With strong public support for protecting the Great Lakes, there is an opportunity to further strengthen oil drilling regulation in the Great Lakes through international and domestic law. (
  • The article, and the issue of oil and gas drilling in the Great Lakes, is pretty straight forward. (
  • Canada (Ontario) also bans offshore oil drilling, but allows offshore gas wells and directional drilling of oil wells below the Great Lakes. (
  • While we continue to struggle with the policy balance of protecting our oceans versus meeting our oil and energy needs, it's assuring to know that oil drilling in the freshwater Great Lakes is off the table. (
  • As a start, last summer over twenty members of the U.S. House of Representatives from the Great Lakes states sent a letter to President Obama, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, and the International Joint Commission urging a thorough review of this binational issue. (
  • There is also an interesting political back story to the U.S. ban on Great Lakes oil drilling. (
  • One of the leading advocates for the federal ban on drilling in the Great Lakes was Rep. Fred Upton of Michigan , who is now Chairman of the powerful Energy and Commerce Committee. (
  • No one has ever suggested that the oil perhaps underneath the Great Lakes is an Arab oil field. (
  • This is a Great Lakes watershed area that is not like someplace else. (
  • For those of us that have districts along the Great Lakes, I think that all of us, I would hope, would support it. (
  • After all, we know our Great Lakes area better than just about anybody else. (
  • At least on this issue, Chairman Upton and some of his Republican colleagues from Michigan seemed to follow the precautionary principle and banned slant drilling under the Great Lakes, despite some scientific and technical evidence that such drilling could be done safely. (
  • Is it because the Great Lakes' freshwater supplies drinking water to millions of citizens and Rep. Upton's district sits on the shores of Lake Michigan? (
  • Lake Kivu is one of the African Great Lakes. (
  • The highest densities of lakes on Earth are in north temperate ecosystems, where increasing urbanization and associated chloride runoff can salinize freshwaters and threaten lake water quality and the many ecosystem services lakes provide. (
  • This is a wonderful resource for researchers and managers focused on lakes and other aquatic ecosystems. (
  • Based on our indicator variable multiple regression results, saltier conditions in both freshwater and hypersaline lakes increased activity, suggesting that salinity was a robust environmental filter structuring bacterial activity in lake ecosystems. (
  • Freshwater ecosystems already contribute as much as 16% of the Earth's natural methane emissions, compared to just 1% from all the world's oceans," said study senior author Dr. Andrew Tanentzap from the University of Cambridge's Department of Plant Sciences. (
  • The researchers point out that the current methane emissions of freshwater ecosystems alone offsets around a quarter of all the carbon soaked up by land plants and soil: the natural 'carbon sink' that drains and stores CO2 from the atmosphere. (
  • At the same time, changing climates are providing favourable conditions for the growth and spread of aquatic plants such as cattails, and the organic matter from these plants promotes the release of even more methane from the freshwater ecosystems of the global north. (
  • Our data suggests that due to their direct contact with humans, domestic and wild animals, freshwater ecosystems might serve as repositories of a wide range of viruses (both pathogenic and non-pathogenic) and possibly be involved in the spread of emerging and pandemic diseases. (
  • Ancient lakes have been recognized as "long-term isolated islands" in terrestrial ecosystems. (
  • Ancient lakes, which are defined as those in continuous existence for millions of years, have been recognized as "long-term isolated islands" in terrestrial ecosystems, and exhibit high degrees of biodiversity and endemism (Martens 1997 ). (
  • We've been measuring 'carbon' in freshwater as a proxy for everything from water quality to the productivity of freshwater ecosystems. (
  • The presence of fibrobacters, including the cellulolytic rumen species F. succinogenes , on colonized cellulose samples and in lake sediment suggests that these organisms may contribute to the primary degradation of plant and algal biomass in freshwater lake ecosystems. (
  • The transformation, degradation, and internal production of organic matter is largely mediated by microorganisms and there is hence great interest in learning more about the ecology and function of these microscopic but abundant key players in lake ecosystems. (
  • Wetzel RG (2001) Limnology - lake and river ecosystems, 3rd edn. (
  • Freshwater ecosystems provide a wide range of goods and services. (
  • Small shallow lakes dominate the world's freshwater area, and the sediments within them already produce at least one-quarter of all carbon-dioxide, and more than two-thirds of all methane released from lakes into our atmosphere, they said. (
  • Organic molecules are a food source for microbes in the lake sediments, which break them down and release carbon dioxide and methane as by-products. (
  • Two lake ecologists sample bottom sediments in Thighman Lake, Mississippi for small invertebrates, which are one indicator of ecosystem health. (
  • Cellulose is the most abundant organic polymer on Earth, and its decomposition under anoxic conditions in freshwater, marine, and estuarine sediments is an essential process in the global carbon cycle. (
  • are likely to be the predominant cellulolytic microorganisms in anoxic environments, such as landfill sites ( 32 ) and freshwater sediments ( 17 ). (
  • occupy other terrestrial and aquatic habitats where cellulose is degraded under anoxic conditions, such as freshwater and marine sediments, anaerobic sludge, and waterlogged soils. (
  • These findings show that sulfate-dependent AOM was insignificant in Lake constant sediments. (
  • The specific activities of 137Cs and 134Cs in the waters and sediments of Windermere North Basin (WNB) and Esthwaite Water (EW) in the English Lake District were determined over an 18-month period, immediately following the catastrophic accident at the Chernobyl nuclear reactor. (
  • Rising temperature will lower water quality in lakes through a fall in oxygen concentrations, release of phosphorus from sediments, increased thermal stability, and altered mixing patterns. (
  • Cores from the Bukavu Bay area of the lake reveal that the bottom has layered deposits of the rare mineral monohydrocalcite interlaid with diatoms, on top of sapropelic sediments with high pyrite content. (
  • Lesser Flamingos are categorized as 'near threatened species' by the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) and feeds primarily on Spirulina algae, which grows only in very alkaline lakes and not in fresh water lakes. (
  • It is the smallest species of flamingos, and feeds basically on Spirulina algae which grow only in very alkaline lakes. (
  • The southeastern United States contains 55 percent of North America's freshwater fish species, a statistic constantly cited by our tour leader, Anna George, director and chief research scientist of the Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute. (
  • It's a prehistoric, endangered and large fish that excites the public about preserving freshwater species. (
  • This contrasts with the nearby Lakes Manapouri and Wakatipu, where the invasive oxygen weed Elodea canadensis has spread, restricting native species to locations where Elodea cannot grow. (
  • Indeed, as far as aquatic plants go, Lake Hauroko is a window on the pre-Pakeha past, when New Zealand lakes were free of exotic plant species. (
  • No matter what species of freshwater fish you're looking to catch, odds are you'll find a lake that holds it in the United States. (
  • The Lake", as it's known to Missourians, is a world class fishing lake for multiple species. (
  • The lake holds Sockeye Salmon and Rainbow Trout among other species, so fly fishing and sight fishing are popular recreational styles there. (
  • No matter what your favorite species or fishing style is, odds are there is a spectacular lake that fits you perfectly within a day or two's drive of you. (
  • Lake Biwa, one of the few ancient lakes that formed around 4 million years ago, harbors many coastal species that commonly inhabit seashores. (
  • The beach pea, Lathyrus japonicus , is a typical coastal species of this freshwater lake, where morphological, physiological, and genetic differentiations have been reported between Biwa and coastal populations. (
  • As these long-lived lakes are home to landlocked species, the origins and phylogenetic relationships of these endemic species in ancient lakes constitute a biogeographical enigma (e.g. (
  • As Asian carp have stormed up the Illinois River in the past several decades, looming precariously close to Lake Michigan , scientists have been forced to ponder an alarming question: What if the invasive species actually breached the world's fifth-largest lake? (
  • It boasts 2500 plant and animal species, with most, including the freshwater seal, found nowhere else in the world. (
  • Lake Baikal has been named a World Heritage site because it has so much biological diversity, including 2500 plant and animal species. (
  • In this study, the potential of Chlorophyceae species isolated from freshwater and soda lakes in Hungary and Romania (Central Europe) were characterized and evaluated by determining their biomass accumulation, lipid productivity, fatty acid profiles, and biodiesel properties besides protein and carbohydrate productivity. (
  • These conditions contribute to premature lake aging and the likely disappearance of species that are oxygen-sensitive and that require less eutrophic conditions. (
  • In order to simultaneously provide the identity and activity of cyanotoxin producing species in freshwater lakes, we applied simple, and fully detailed, whole cell fluorescent in situ hybridization enhanced by tyramid signal amplification (TSA-FISH). (
  • those clustered with Fibrobacter succinogenes , the type species, and a defined cluster of clones loosely associated with several Fibrobacter sequences observed previously in clone libraries from freshwater environments. (
  • Lake Buyo, built on the Sassandra River, supports a diversity of wildlife with 45 fish species and has been the site of significant fishing activity in recent decades due to high population density 3 , 4 . (
  • Several studies showed that the zone of Lake Buyo that is located in Taï National Park represents a spawning area for many species of fish 5 . (
  • Therefore, the present study aimed to provide baseline data on the length-weight relationship and condition factor and up-to-date information for some freshwater fish species. (
  • In this study, we investigate long-term chloride trends in 371 freshwater lakes in North America. (
  • Chloride trends in 371 freshwater lakes were analyzed. (
  • Surface water includes the lakes, reservoirs (human-made lakes), ponds, streams (of all sizes, from large rivers to small creeks), canals (human-made lakes and streams), and freshwater wetlands. (
  • The amount of water in rivers and lakes is always changing due to inflows and outflows. (
  • Outflows from lakes and rivers include evaporation , movement of water into groundwater, and withdrawals by people. (
  • On the other side of the globe, Peter Moyle, a biologist at the University of California, Davis, has been more concerned with the freshwater fish that make their homes in or migrate to California's rivers and lakes. (
  • The Healthy Lakes and Rivers Partnership (HLRP) is a program designed to help lake associations and river groups across the state identify and work toward the priorities they have for their water body. (
  • As part of the recent Society of Environmental Journalists' annual conference in Chattanooga, I was treated to an emerging ecotourism venue: Snorkeling freshwater rivers. (
  • The clear waters of high-country rivers and lakes are used to promote New Zealand to tourists. (
  • Much of this road salt washes into nearby water bodies, where it is recognized as a major source of chloride pollution to groundwater, streams, rivers, and lakes. (
  • is Florida Fishing largest Freshwater Guide Service, specializing in Florida bass fishing in many Florida lakes, canals and rivers for Lake Okeechobee Fishing and peacock bass. (
  • Ice cover on lakes and rivers will continue to break up earlier and the ice-free periods will increase. (
  • The bowl is a regional competition of the National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB), and is coordinated by the UWM School of Freshwater Sciences. (
  • At this point we call the lake isothermal (literally same temperature ) there is no difference between the surface and bottom waters, so if the wind blows on the lake, it can mix it from top to bottom. (
  • Sometimes, in early spring and late fall, when there's very little vegetation anywhere, bait fish will roam open lake waters in search of plankton. (
  • The temperate waters of Central Florida are perfect for growing and nurturing largemouth bass into record-breaking sizes, and with more than 500-lakes and 115-boat ramps in Polk County, you'll have more access to quality fishing than you'll have time on your vacation. (
  • Skiing on the waters of these lakes or their 450 miles of shoreline, it's hard to imagine a time when there were only pine forests and swamp in their place. (
  • This means that the layers of water (surface and deep waters) do not mix, unlike the more common holomitic lakes where physical mixing of the layers occurs at least once a year. (
  • Across the extensive shoreline of Lake Malawi, tiny beach villages, resorts and lodges offer the adventurous tourist a plethora of opportunities to explore the waters - above or below the azure ripples. (
  • To conduct the research, containers were filled with varying ratios of rocks and organic material - consisting of deciduous and coniferous litter from nearby forests -and submerged in the shallow waters of the two lakes. (
  • In their paper, the scientists detail the effects of climate change on Lake Baikal--from warming of its vast waters to reorganization of its microscopic food web. (
  • The data on Lake Baikal reveal "significant warming of surface waters and long-term changes in the food web of the world's largest, most ancient lake," write the researchers in their paper. (
  • The data from the lake shows that the surface waters have warmed significantly and that the food web in this lake has had long-term changes. (
  • The E-4 Canal offers anglers nearly 17 miles of fishable waters as it flows through the Ida-Osborne chain of lakes and provides anglers access to 670 acres of lakes and 23 additional miles of boatable canals. (
  • Stinson Lake (Rumney) and Tarleton Lake (Piermont) are examples of General Rules Waters that have lake trout. (
  • Cole JJ, Pace ML, Caraco NF, Steinhart GS (1993) Bacterial biomass and cell size distribution in lakes: more and larger cells in anoxic waters. (
  • Retention half-life within the lake waters was 70 days in WNB and 15 days in EW. (
  • A future overturn and gas release from the deep waters of Lake Kivu would result in catastrophe, dwarfing the historically documented lake overturns at Lakes Nyos and Monoun. (
  • Both lakes were dominated by bacterial groups commonly found in freshwater habitats (e.g. (
  • Nature can take full credit for the region's intrinsic beauty, but man also deserves credit for the efforts to protect and preserve the Santee Cooper lakes' environment and maintain these areas as natural habitats. (
  • Anaerobic oxidation of methane (AOM) with sulfate as terminal electron acceptor has been reported for various environments, including freshwater habitats, and also, nitrate and nitrite were recently shown to act as electron acceptors for methane oxidation in eutrophic freshwater habitats. (
  • However, this area is experiencing a significant drop in water level, the destruction of fish habitats due to the construction of a second dam (Soubré dam) downstream of Lake Buyo 7 , 8 . (
  • Lake Blankaart is turbid and has a high phytoplankton biomass and episodic cyanobacterial blooms, whereas biomanipulated Lake Visvijver is characterized by clearwater conditions and the establishment of a dense charophyte vegetation. (
  • Primary productivity, or the growth of phytoplankton (predominantly algae), is the main and most basic food source in most lakes. (
  • Simultaneous measurements of changes in phytoplankton biomass and the metal and phosphorus (P) content of cells have been captured to attest to metal to P stoichiometries for freshwater phytoplankton. (
  • Increased phytoplankton growth in the lakes resulted in significant algae growth dilution of the mass-specific Pb, Cd, Hg, Cu, Ni and Cr in the phytoplankton. (
  • For the first time simultaneous measurements of metals and P stoichiometry in freshwater phytoplankton are reported. (
  • Most of these plants and animals, including the freshwater seal, aren't found anywhere else in the world. (
  • Local fishing lakes and ponds are good places for beginners to start because they are offer an abundance of places for fish to live. (
  • All of which means fishing lakes and ponds are prime fishing spots. (
  • You can go freshwater fishing on lakes and ponds or fish from a boat. (
  • Freshwater lakes and ponds present an ecological interface between humans and a variety of host organisms. (
  • Meet a JGI User: Colleen Hansel "We have been working on genomic and transcriptome studies of a unique group of manganese (Mn) oxidizing Ascomycete fungi that were isolated from coal mine drainage treatment systems and metal-laden freshwater ponds. (
  • The program examines the relationship between water quality and phosphorus fertilizers and water running into the lake from homes. (
  • To a lesser degree, higher total phosphorus concentrations reduced dormancy in all lakes. (
  • Significant increases in summer temperatures will affect the carbon cycling in the lakes, with potential consequences on atmospheric carbon dioxide levels and the Earth's climate,' he added. (
  • The overall conclusion is that a doubling of atmospheric carbon dioxide (2xC02) would have a significant effect on lake ice characteristics. (
  • In Lake Kivu's case, it includes methane and carbon dioxide, as a result of lake water interaction with volcanic hot springs. (
  • The carbon dioxide would then suffocate large numbers of people in the lake basin as the gases roll off the lake surface. (
  • dubious - discuss] The approximately 510 million metric tons (500×10^6 long tons) of carbon dioxide in the lake is a little under 2 percent of the amount released annually by human fossil fuel burning. (
  • The most vulnerable wetlands regions include: Arctic and sub-Arctic ombrotrophic ('cloud-fed') bogs, depressional wetlands with small catchments, monsoonal wetlands in India and Australia, boreal peatlands, North America's prairie pothole wetlands and African Great Lake wetlands. (
  • This matter gets buried in the sediment found toward the edge of lakes, where it is consumed by communities of microbes. (
  • Working with colleagues from Canada and Germany, Tanentzap's group found that the levels of methane produced in lakes varies enormously depending on the type of plants contributing their organic matter to the lake sediment . (
  • To test how organic matter affects methane emissions, the scientists took lake sediment and added three common types of plant debris: deciduous trees that shed leaves annually, evergreen pine-shedding coniferous trees, and cattails (often known in the UK as 'bulrushes') - a common aquatic plant that grows in the shallows of freshwater lakes. (
  • Unlike the cattail debris, the chemical makeup of the organic matter from trees appears to trap large quantities of carbon within the lake sediment-carbon that would otherwise combine with hydrogen and get released as methane into the atmosphere. (
  • The organic matter that runs into lakes from the forest trees acts as a latch that suppresses the production of methane within lake sediment . (
  • When the sediment of a lake is disrupted, amoeba get stirred into the water. (
  • I also think that such fish will spawn this winter, but I'm unsure of how egg incubation will go given persistent sediment problems at the lake. (
  • PCR and quantitative PCR (qPCR) primers targeting the 16S rRNA gene were used to detect and quantify members of the genus Fibrobacter in lake water, sediment and colonized cotton taken from two freshwater lakes. (
  • Radiotracer experiments with sediment material of Lake Constance, an oligotrophic freshwater lake, were performed to follow 14 CO 2 formation from 14 CH 4 in sediment incubations in the presence of different electron acceptors, namely, nitrate, nitrite, sulfate, or oxygen. (
  • Lakes serve as sediment and carbon sinks and provide crucial repositories of information on past climate changes (USGRP, 2009). (
  • An increase or decrease in freshwater flows will also affect coastal wetlands by altering salinity, sediment inputs and nutrient loadings. (
  • Keeping lakes "fresh" is critically important for protecting the ecosystem services freshwater lakes provide, such as drinking water, fisheries, recreation, irrigation, and aquatic habitat. (
  • Re: Why do fresh water lakes invert? (
  • This property of water makes it tend to form into layers in a lake, the interface between those layers will know as a thermocline (more on that in our archives here ). (
  • As a quick aside, I ll explain what turnover is - think about a lake in the winter that is covered in ice - The water directly underneath the ice will be very close to 0 o C, the temperature of the ice. (
  • Freshwater on the land surface is a vital part of the water cycle for everyday human life. (
  • One part of the water cycle that is obviously essential to all life on Earth is the freshwater existing on the land surface. (
  • The definition of freshwater is water containing less than 1,000 milligrams per liter of dissolved solids, most often salt. (
  • As we said, everybody and every living thing congregates and lives where they can gain access to water, especially freshwater. (
  • To many people, streams and lakes are the most visible part of the water cycle. (
  • If the rocks are in deeper water or on the edge of deeper water, they provide an even better place for lake and pond fishing . (
  • The breeze is actually pushing surface water around the lake which, in turn, pushes surface food around. (
  • But you might be right above a stream or river channel that deep-water fish use to go from one side of the lake to the other in search of food. (
  • A fresh-water wind farm is taking shape at Lake Erie and when completed will provide 20 megawatts and get on to about one gigawatt power by 2020. (
  • The maximum depth of the nine lakes ranges from 2 meters to 254 meters (6.5 feet to 833 feet) and they are vital to Austria's tourist industry: They play powerful roles in the Alpine ecosystem in addition to being reservoirs of water. (
  • The predicted changes in surface water temperatures will affect the thermal characteristics of the lakes,' said Dokulil. (
  • These 11 HAB-associated outbreaks represented 46% of the 24 outbreaks associated with untreated recreational water reported for 2009-2010, and 79% of the 14 freshwater HAB-associated outbreaks that have been reported to CDC since 1978. (
  • As water in the lake is less, the birds got sufficient landing space," said D'souza. (
  • They contain history of the group and water body, information on watershed and water body characteristics (including historic and contemporary data on water chemistry, transparency, land use, and fisheries), and outline a shared vision for the lake or river and the adopted priorities and action plans for the group. (
  • The water quality of the nation's lakes is threatened not only by the things people do in and around them, but, say scientists, by less obvious factors such as agriculture and changes in climate. (
  • To better understand the complex factors that threaten lake water quality, scientists need data on many lakes in various environmental settings. (
  • Now, a new "geography of lake water quality," called LAGOS , is allowing scientists to understand lakes in ways that will better inform water policy and management. (
  • The LAGOS team gathered information for 50,000 lakes in 17 states from digital maps -- melding land use, geology and climate data -- and combined it with water quality data. (
  • Enabling access to clean drinking water and the services lakes provide, such as fishing and recreation, are among the greatest environmental challenges we face today," said Liz Blood, program director for NSF's MacroSystems Biology program. (
  • Now, a comprehensive database has been created that will provide easy access to information on water quality, and the physical and ecological factors that affect it, across scales from individual lakes to entire regions," Blood said. (
  • Added Richard Yuretich, program director for NSF's Critical Zone Observatory program, "This information on thousands of lakes will enable reliable analyses of water quality trends over space and time. (
  • The Freshwater Society blog publishes a digest of important regional, national and international articles and research on water and the environment. (
  • By then the water is so warm," said Lizbeth Seebacher, an environmental scientist with the state Department of Ecology who oversees the state's freshwater algae control program . (
  • We do not conduct routine algal or bacterial water quality monitoring on fresh water lakes in Whatcom County," said Tom Kunesh, environmental health supervisor for the Whatcom County Health Department. (
  • With more than 550 lakes, Central Florida appeals to both avid anglers and water sports enthusiasts. (
  • The city maintains 21 boat ramps, 30 waterfront parks and 14 public docks, which makes the Winter Haven Chain of Lakes a water lover's paradise. (
  • I saw a whale in Lake Superior, it came out of the water when I was standing on my patio. (
  • As vegetation in and around bodies of water continues to change, with forest cover being lost while global warming causes wetland plants to thrive, the many lakes of the northern hemisphere-already a major source of methane -could almost double their emissions in the next fifty years. (
  • Up to 77% of the methane emissions from an individual lake are the result of the organic matter shed primarily by plants that grow in or near the water. (
  • We've all learned that 97% of earth is made of water but only a small portion of this is freshwater. (
  • The difference is freshwater is the type of water humans and animals can readily use, unlike salt water, which is too salty for humans and animals to drink. (
  • There may be freshwater lakes in India, but the continuous water crisis makes it close to impossible for them to support the large population of the country. (
  • The lakes system provides 15,000 acres of federally managed land and water at the Santee National Wildlife Refuge, and an additional 18,250 acres are managed as Wildlife Management Areas by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. (
  • Whatever the label ascribed to this magnificent body of water, there is no question that Lake Malawi remains one of Africa's best-kept travel secrets. (
  • Research indicates that water levels have varied considerably over the millennia, including periods where the lake dried out almost entirely. (
  • The water is usually exceptionally clear for a freshwater lake, with visibility often extending further than 30m. (
  • The water allows sunlight to penetrate to the lake bed, where vegetation provides cover for invertebrates (animals without backbones) and fish. (
  • The beech forest gives a dark humic stain to the water that drains it, and so Lake Hauroko is very dark. (
  • The humic stain means that light is attenuated rapidly with water depth, and plants are restricted to the upper 10 m of the lake - it is too dark below this. (
  • The spectacular setting of Lake Hauroko - deep, dark water under towering, bush-clad hills - makes it easy to view it as part of an ancient world. (
  • Metagenomic analysis of RNA viruses in a fresh water lake. (
  • The deep water area near the dam at the head of the lake is known for holding downright huge Blue Catfish. (
  • Though it was designed as a flood control water, it has proven itself to be one of the best crappie fishing lakes in the country. (
  • Sadly, on July 22, a 59-year-old North Carolina man became the first person to die of the infection this year after swimming in a lake at a water park. (
  • So if you're going swimming in warm freshwater lakes or streams, especially if you like diving or going under water, consider wearing a nose clip to help keep amoeba parasites out of your brain. (
  • By simulating this effect in two lakes in Ontario, Canada, the study found an increased diversity of organic molecules - molecules containing carbon within their structure - entering the water in the matter shed by nearby plants and trees. (
  • The researchers said that changing the vegetation around freshwater areas could change the organic molecules that end up in the water. (
  • In the 1940s, Mikhail Kozhov began collecting and analyzing water samples in anticipation that this lake could reveal much about how lakes in general function. (
  • This lake was expected to be among those most resistant to climate change, due to its tremendous volume and unique water circulation. (
  • Scientists used to think that Lake Baikal would be the least likely to experience climate change because it has so much water in it and the water has a unique way of circulating. (
  • In the 1940s, Mikhail Kozhov began collecting and analyzing water samples from the lake because he thought this lake could teach us a lot about how lakes function. (
  • Sources of contaminants in lakes and reservoirs include direct discharges into the water, air contaminants and agricultural or urban runoff, according to the agency. (
  • A second is that fish may recently have arrived in Bassenthwaite Lake by moving down the River Derwent from the population in Derwent Water. (
  • Vendace is the UK's rarest freshwater fish and a relic of the last ice age, with only four native populations ever having been recorded at two lochs in SW Scotland and Bassenthwaite Lake and Derwent Water in north-west England. (
  • Until recently it was believed that only the Derwent Water remained along with a refuge population in Loch Skeen in south-west Scotland, which was established using eggs from Bassenthwaite Lake in the early 2000s. (
  • Water samples collected during the summer months from Lisi Lake and Kumisi Lake were positive for both V. cholerae and V. cholerae ctxA, tcpA, zot, ompU and toxR by PCR. (
  • Water samples collected during the same period from both Lisi and Kumisi Lake were also positive for V. cholerae serogroup O1 by DFA. (
  • The results of this study provide evidence for an environmental presence of toxigenic V. cholerae O1, which may represent a potential source of illness as these lakes serve as recreational water in Tbilisi, Georgia. (
  • World of Scuba Diving' webring members enjoy exploring the ocean or freshwater lakes for sunken ships, archeological treasures, or the flora and fauna of these bodies of water. (
  • Because lake, ground, and reservoir water is used as drinking water, irrigation water, and to support fisheries in many regions. (
  • But overproduction, especially if human-induced, can lead to premature lake aging and often is accompanied by mostly undesirable characteristics and a decline in water quality. (
  • Internal lake processes such as water circulation, residence time, temperature, and light play important roles in the way a lake reacts to environmental stressors. (
  • Newly published research shows that an ancient lake on Mars had fresh water and contained key biological elements such as carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen and sulphur, which would have provided perfect conditions for simple microbial life such as chemolithoautotrophs to thrive in. (
  • The team's analysis showed that the lake was calm and likely had fresh water, containing key biological elements such as carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen and sulphur. (
  • ISO 5667-4 (1987) Water quality - sampling - guidance on sampling from lakes, natural and manmade. (
  • The Bosten Lake is the largest inland freshwater lake of China, in which water level and salinity fluctuate due to the imbalance between inflows and outflows under climate change and anthropogenic activities. (
  • 1) Changing of lake water salinity is not only affected by the salinity of water entering and leaving, but is mostly a result of water exchange rate (WER) and the lake level fluctuation. (
  • 2) According to the estimated regime of lake level regulations, it is attested that surface water inflow must be larger than outflow about 10.6 × 10 8 m 3 every year. (
  • Thus, the Bosten Lake can keep its normal water level. (
  • have shown that water salinity is directly influenced by the rise and fall of lake levels. (
  • MINLAKE97 is a one dimensional, year-round, deterministic water quality model which simulates vertical temperature and dissolved oxygen profiles in lakes and has the ability to simulate ice on-dates, ice growth, ice decay and ice-off dates. (
  • The lakes collectively cover an area of about two km2, with the water exiting from the lowest lake to form the Korana River. (
  • Lake Okeechobee Water Levels 2021The Big O Lake Okeechobee provides a natural habitat for fish, wading birds, and. (
  • Water levels are expected to increase in lakes at high latitudes, where climate models indicate increased precipitation, while water levels at mid- and low latitudes are projected to decline. (
  • A pristine large lake is one which experiences seasonal water turnover (circulation from top to bottom). (
  • Yesterday, Russian scientists confirmed they'd reached the surface of the lake for the first time, and had accrued 40 litres of water that had been brought to the surface for testing. (
  • Some of the lakes are also used for electricity production, and especially Lake Eiði near Eiði and the water systems around Vestmanna are important in this context. (
  • Lake Kivu is a fresh water lake and, along with Cameroonian Lake Nyos and Lake Monoun, is one of three that are known to undergo limnic eruptions. (
  • An experimental vent pipe was installed at Lake Nyos in 2001 to remove gas from the deep water, but such a solution for the much larger Lake Kivu would be considerably more expensive. (
  • Asian carp have never breached a body of freshwater the size of Lake Michigan. (
  • The conclusions shown here for this enormous body of freshwater result from careful and repeated sampling over six decades," said Henry Gholz, program director for NCEAS at the National Science Foundation (NSF), which funded the research. (
  • Our results suggest that while genotypic characterization of a lake can be valuable for detection of toxic organisms, for some lakes a monitoring of algal biomass has sufficient predictive value for an assessment of toxin production. (
  • We believe we have discovered a new mechanism that has the potential to cause increasingly more greenhouse gases to be produced by freshwater lakes. (
  • London, Nov 19: Climate change may cause the levels of greenhouse gases emitted by freshwater northern lakes to increase by between 1.5 and 2.7 times, according to a study. (
  • We suggest that the variable AAP community structure might reflect the potential of these bacteria to cope with the contrasting conditions in freshwater environments. (
  • In fact, if you're interested in learning about the largest freshwater lakes in India read on. (
  • There are only a few freshwater lakes in India and perhaps some of them also made the list of the 11 Largest Freshwater Lakes in the World by Volume . (
  • Now time to check out largest freshwater lakes in India! (
  • It is the fifth-largest freshwater lake in the world (by volume) and the third-largest in Africa (behind Lake Victoria and Lake Tanganyika). (
  • We investigated the phylogenetic composition of AAP communities in 10 lakes in Northeastern Germany with different trophic status including oligotrophic Lake Stechlin and humic matter rich Lake Grosse Fuchskuhle. (
  • Alphaproteobacteria-related sequences had a broader phylogenetic diversity including six different taxa dominated by Sphingomonas- and Rhodobacter-like bacteria in lakes with alkaline to neutral pH. (
  • A lake ecosystem comprises communities of organisms that interact with each other and with the environment that sustains them. (
  • The balanced coupling of two functions-production and decomposition-is essential for the equilibrium and sustainability of a lake ecosystem. (
  • Hence, these ecosystem functions are basic for detecting lake health problems. (
  • Ecosystem structure characteristics like biodiversity, abundance, and organism health provide another way to assess lake health. (
  • Here, we used 16S rRNA gene surveys, shotgun metagenomic sequencing, and a previously developed biogeochemical model to identify genes and microbial populations implicated in major biogeochemical transformations in a model lake ecosystem. (
  • Winter Haven Chain of Lakes is essentially a group of lakes, connected by canals, that lies mostly within the city of Winter Haven (home to LEGOLAND Florida Resort ). (
  • The E-4 Canal and associated lakes and lateral canals provide excellent fishing for largemouth bass, bluegill and redear sunfish. (
  • The central E-4 and associated lakes and canals receive a great deal of fishing pressure so we encourage anglers to release most, if not all of the largemouth bass and butterfly peacock they catch. (
  • DESCRIPTION- The E-4 Canal is located in eastern Palm Beach County and flows south through a series of naturally occurring fishing canals, but highly modified freshwater lakes. (
  • In autumn, the opposite happens, as the days get shorter and the weather cooler, the lake will lose heat from the surface until it is again isothermal, and a fall turnover can occur. (
  • Livingstone's alternative moniker, Lake Nyinyesi or "Lake of Stars" (in reference to the lights of the fishing boats bobbing about on the lake's surface at night), was perhaps a better fit. (
  • If this doesn't fully put things into perspective, Lake Malawi holds an estimated 7% of the world's available surface freshwater. (
  • Also known as the Big O by local residents, Lake Okeechobee is over 730 square miles in surface area. (
  • What we have found is that Gale Crater was able to sustain a lake on its surface at least once in its ancient past that may have been favorable for microbial life, billions of years ago. (
  • The next step will see the team using the rover to explore Gale Crater for further evidence of ancient lakes or other habitable environments in the thick pile of sedimentary rocks scattered across the crater's surface. (
  • There are some 400 known subglacial lakes in Antarctica and a process called geothermal energy warms them, which is essentially built up heat rising from the Earth's core to the surface. (
  • it has been estimated to cover a total surface area of some 2,700 km2 (1,040 sq mi), making it Africa's eighth largest lake. (
  • The surface of the lake sits at a height of 1,460 metres (4,790 ft) above sea level. (
  • However, AOM can also be coupled to denitrification in this oligotrophic freshwater habitat, providing first indications that this might be a widespread process that plays an important role in mitigating methane emissions. (
  • But they aren't just any lakes, these mostly residential lakes provide a wide range of entertainment choices if you are looking to fish, kayak , paddleboard , flyboard , or simply cruise around on a relaxing pontoon boat tour during your Central Florida vacation. (
  • Lake Istokpoga in Highlands Cty Florida is north of the Big O and delivers great large mouth bass, crappie, bluegill, and other fish. (
  • Famous Lake Okeechobee in South Central Florida offers anglers the opportunity at a freshwater fishing adventure of a. (
  • Expanding on this finding, thousands of lakes in these regions are at risk of long-term salinization. (
  • Around 44% of the lakes sampled in the Midwest and the Northeast (out of a total of 371 lakes sampled) show long-term salinization trends, the research found. (
  • We characterized the bacterioplankton community and its seasonal dynamics in two neighbouring hypertrophic lakes by denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis (DGGE) analysis of short (193 bp) 16S ribosomal DNA polymerase chain reaction (PCR) products obtained with primers specific for the domain Bacteria. (
  • Newton RJ, Jones SE, Eiler A, McMahon KD, Bertilsson S (2011) A guide to the natural history of freshwater lake bacteria. (
  • The lakes are separated by natural dams of travertine, which is deposited by the action of moss, algae and bacteria. (
  • Lake in Canada's Boreal Shield, near Sudbury, Ontario, with aquatic plants in the foreground providing fuel for methane production. (
  • Lake Hauroko - a conservation estate lake that provides a refuge for native aquatic flora. (
  • Lake Hauroko is a valuable part of the aquatic plant conservation estate. (
  • And, as the press release put it: "Within this study, 14 North American Lakes Region lakes are expected to exceed the EPA's aquatic life criterion concentration of 230 mg/L by 2050, and 47 are on track to reach chloride concentrations of 100 mg/L during the same time period. (
  • Cyanobacteria are common components of freshwater HABs and can produce cyanotoxins, which include potent hepatotoxins, neurotoxins, and dermatotoxins that can harm humans and animals ( 1 ). (
  • Many freshwater cyanobacteria produce blooms which may be toxic to fauna, flora, and humans ( Chorus and Bartram, 1999 ) and raises the importance of making rapid diagnosis of toxin content and/or the toxic potential of these blooms. (
  • Lake Monona, in Madison, Wisconsin, is experiencing rising salinity due to nearby roadways and road salt application. (
  • When results are extrapolated to all lakes in the North American Lakes Region, some 7,770 lakes may be at risk of rising salinity. (
  • 3) A nonlinear equation was fitted between WER and average salinity of the Bosten Lake. (
  • Toxic blue-green algae blooms in freshwater spike in September and October. (
  • for the Washington State Toxic Algae program, which monitors blooms in freshwater. (
  • People concerned about possible toxic algae blooms in freshwater in Whatcom County can call the health department at 360-778-6000. (
  • As far as your fish kill goes, I wouldn t suspect an inversion event, it would take some fairly serious volcanic activity underneath the lake to cause that. (
  • You might think that fish living in the saline oceans aren't affected by freshwater, but, without freshwater to replenish the oceans they would eventually evaporate and become too saline for even the fish to survive. (
  • London - Austria's alpine lakes are warming, and that's bad news for the region's fish and economy, according to new research in the journal Hydrobiologia . (
  • Beneath the warm cerulean waves, Lake Malawi's ancient but turbulent geographic history has created truly spectacular underwater scenery decorated by electric flashes of vibrant fish. (
  • These fish take refuge from predators in this part of the lake, and feed on small insect larvae. (
  • That said, here are five fantastic lakes that every dedicated angler should fish at least once. (
  • Known by fishermen as the "fish of 10,000 casts", muskie fishing is what many consider the ultimate freshwater challenge. (
  • Every fish sample from 500 lake and reservoir sampling sites in the lower 48 states contained mercury and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), according to a new study [2] . (
  • The National Lake Fish Tissue Study - the first of its kind - looked at 268 persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic chemical residues in fish. (
  • Fish consumption advisories [3] cover 43 percent of the nation's lake acreage, the EPA says. (
  • UK - Two adult vendace, Britains rarest freshwater fish and a relic of the last ice age, have been found in Bassenthwaite Lake in north-West England last month, more than a decade after being declared locally extinct. (
  • Dr Ian Winfield from the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology leads the annual fish surveys of Bassenthwaite Lake. (
  • He said: "Finding adult vendace in 2014 following the recording of a young fish in 2013 is excellent news giving great encouragement to everyone involved in the restoration of Bassenthwaite Lake and its fantastic wildlife. (
  • The fish community of Bassenthwaite Lake has been monitored by the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology since 1995 in a collaborative project previously with the Environment Agency and now with United Utilities. (
  • Dr Winfield added: "The news for Bassenthwaite Lake is about as big as it gets for rare fish. (
  • The 2014 fish community survey of Bassenthwaite Lake was carried out on 10 September 2014 and recorded two post-underyearling vendace which would probably be old and large enough to spawn as adults during the coming spawning season of late 2014. (
  • Fish attractors, identified by bright yellow buoys in lakes Ida, Eden and Osborne, are also good fishing spots. (
  • Daily bag limit for lake trout and salmon is 2 fish (2 lake trout, 2 salmon, or 1 of each). (
  • The growth of freshwater fish is influenced by several ecological and environmental factors . (
  • So the present study was aimed to provide baseline data on the length-weight relationship and condition factor of fish after changes in the hydrological regime of Lake Buyo. (
  • However, there are few data on the size-frequency and condition factor for fish of Lake Buyo. (
  • Tropical lakes may respond with a decline in fish yields. (
  • ACANA Freshwater Fish features an unmatched variety of local ingredients that are raised or fished by people we know and trust, passed "fit for human consumption", and then delivered to our Kentucky DogStar® kitchens fresh each day! (
  • Nearly the entire shoreline of the north lake of Lake Osborne between Lake Worth Road and 6th Avenue South is accessible to shore anglers. (
  • It is evident that the long-standing myth of freshwater lakes as homogenous systems delimited by defined shoreline boundaries is incorrect and that heterogeneity should be considered already in designing sampling strategies. (
  • What we've traditionally called 'carbon' in freshwater turns out to be a super-diverse mixture of different carbon-based organic molecules," said Andrew Tanentzap from Cambridge, who led the research published in the journal PNAS. (
  • Undergraduate and graduate students have traveled with BGSU scientists to Lake Victoria (Kenya), Lake Balaton (Hungary) and Lake Winnipeg (Canada) to see how various climates cause algal blooms to form. (
  • There have been no confirmed reports this year of people being harmed by such blooms, but there were a couple of reports of dogs becoming ill after swimming in Cranberry Lake in Deception Pass State Park, said Joan Hardy, a toxicologist with the Washington state Department of Health. (
  • Not all waterways in Washington state are monitored for such blooms, but lakes can be tested if there's a suspected bloom. (
  • The legislation will allow the government to set standards and targets for things like nutrient levels in the lakes, and the prevention of run-off from farms, which is a particular concern because of algal blooms, said Murray. (
  • In both lakes, the microcystin content per cell was highest at the onset of the blooms. (
  • Lake Marion is South Carolina's largest lake, and Lake Moultrie is the state's third-largest. (
  • The largest river feeding the lake is the Ruhuhu River, which flows south from Tanzania, while the renowned Shire River serves as the lake's primary outlet. (
  • Lake Kivu empties into the Ruzizi River, which flows southwards into Lake Tanganyika. (
  • Upending the basin: Can freshwater snorkeling promote preservation? (
  • While alkaline lakes were mostly composed of Betaproteobacteria, the acidic and humic matter rich south-west (SW) basin of Lake Grosse Fuchskule was dominated (87%) by Alphaproteobacteria. (
  • In the acidic and humic matter-rich SW basin of Lake Grosse Fuchskuhle, however, Methylobacterium-related sequences dominated the AAP community. (
  • These mudstones have revealed that Gale Crater, a 150 km wide impact basin with a mountain at its center, sustained at least one lake around 3.6 billion years ago. (
  • The lives of the approximately two million people who live in the lake basin area would be threatened. (
  • While RNA virus populations have been studied in marine environments, to this date there has been very limited analysis of the viral community in freshwater. (
  • Our study suggests that a Holocene thermal maximum, when transgression could allow seeds from coastal plants to access Lake Biwa, was involved in the origin of the Biwa populations and their genetic divergence. (
  • Thus, coastal populations might have migrated to Lake Biwa relatively recently. (
  • Our study concluded that ancestral migrants in Lake Biwa were derived from small founding populations and accelerated genetic isolation of Biwa populations during short-term isolation. (
  • During the isolation of the predecessors of the present-day lakes, environmental fluctuations (including abiotic and biotic factors) significantly influenced the differentiation of biota between the inland migrants and the original populations (Stager and Johnson 2008 ). (
  • The populations in Scotland became locally extinct many decades ago, probably as a result of local nutrient enrichment, and vendace were last recorded in Bassenthwaite Lake in 2001. (
  • We hypothesize that the contrasting bacterioplankton in the two neighbouring shallow lakes is determined largely by the presence or absence of macrophytes. (
  • Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Alte Fischerhütte 2, 16775 Stechlin, Germany. (
  • Lindström ES, Forslund M, Algesten G, Bergström A-K (2006) External control of bacterial community structure in lakes. (
  • Shade A, Jones SJ, McMahon KD (2008) The influence of habitat heterogeneity on freshwater bacterial community composition and dynamics. (
  • In lakes, chloride is a relatively benign ion at low concentrations but begins to have ecological impacts as concentrations rise into the 100s and 1,000s of mg L −1 . (
  • Microcystin concentrations in two Dutch lakes with an important Planktothrix component were related to the dynamics of cyanobacterial genotypes and biovolumes. (
  • Freshwater is characterized by having less than 1 g/l concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (TDS). (
  • That means that air temperature is rising, oceans are warming and large lakes are warming too. (
  • Drawing on 60 years of long-term studies of Russia's Lake Baikal, Stephanie Hampton, an ecologist and deputy director of the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS) in Santa Barbara, Calif., and Marianne Moore, a biologist at Wellesley College in Wellesley, Mass., along with four other scientists, report their results on-line today in the journal Global Change Biology. (
  • Owing to growing development levels in surrounding areas and the widespread use of road salt, the freshwater lakes of much of North America are getting saltier by the year, according to new research conducted as part of the Global Lake Ecological Observatory Network Fellowship Program. (
  • The presence of aerobic anoxygenic phototrophs (AAPs) has been repeatedly reported from various marine environments, but their distribution in freshwater lakes was neglected until recently. (
  • A highly productive lake is known as eutrophic, and an extremely productive one is called hypereutrophic. (
  • North Shore communities and people around the Lakes deserve strong, enforced protections from threats like mercury, mining waste, industrial spills, and agricultural runoff. (
  • The sixteen lakes are separated into an upper and lower cluster formed by runoff from the mountains, descending from an altitude of 636 m to 503 m over a distance of some eight km, aligned in a south-north direction. (
  • It was Sherwood Lake in Ventura County, however, where the highest levels of methylmercury in Southern California were found. (
  • Russian and American scientists have discovered that the rising temperature of the world's largest lake , located in frigid Siberia, shows that this region is responding strongly to global warming . (
  • But," they note, "temperature changes in Lake Baikal are particularly significant as a signal of long-term regional warming. (
  • They have discovered that temperature of this lake is rising, which means that this part of the world is experiencing global warming . (
  • Numerous arctic lakes will dry out with a 2-3°C temperature rise. (
  • Other reservoirs that have been classified as "mercury impaired" include Irvine Lake, Lake Hodges, Silverwood Lake, El Capitan Reservoir, Lake Arrowhead, Crowley Lake, and the aptly named Bass Lake. (
  • By 2050 median temperatures for the region are expected to rise by 3.5°C. The challenge has been to anticipate the impact of global warming on the lakes, researchers say. (
  • It will be a valuable resource for researchers, managers, landowners and citizen scientists to evaluate the many factors affecting lakes. (
  • Benchmark Study for Improving Microbial Community Profiling Researchers used synthetic and natural microbial lake communities to compare the microbial community profiles generated from high throughput short-read sequencing and high throughput long-read sequencing approaches. (
  • The scientists conclude that the lake now joins other large lakes, including Superior, Tanganyika and Tahoe, in showing warming trends. (
  • However, since the 1990s, invasive zebra and quagga mussels have devoured so much of Lake Michigan's plankton that some experts have wondered whether Asian carp would be able to survive if they arrive here. (
  • Contrasting bacterioplankton community composition and seasonal dynamics in two neighbouring hypertrophic freshwater lakes. (
  • Yet, cluster analysis and principal components analysis (PCA) revealed that taxon composition of the bacterioplankton community of the two lakes differs substantially and consistently throughout the season. (
  • During the study year (1998), the bacterioplankton community of both lakes showed a distinct seasonal pattern. (
  • In this study, variation in the bacterioplankton community structure of three Antarctic lakes of different nutrient status, was determined in relation to physical and chemical gradients at depth and at time intervals, across the seasonal transition from winter ice-cover to the summer ice-free period. (
  • Comparison of the results from lakes of different nutrient status suggest that increased levels of nutrient input, and in the timing and duration of ice cover will lead to marked changes in the structure and stability of the bacterioplankton community at existing levels of environmental change. (
  • It also creates the resources and capacity and authority to start to collect data and metrics, so we'll have much more specific data on lake temperatures, on climate change impacts, on changes in micro-organisms and plankton that are the foundation of the food of life in the lakes, so we can start to anticipate problems before they happen," he said. (
  • Warming of this isolated but enormous lake is a clear signal that climate change has affected even the most remote corners of our planet ," Hampton said. (
  • Stephanie Hampton, one of the scientists working on this study, said, "Warming of this isolated but enormous lake is a clear signal that climate change has affected even the most remote corners of our planet . (
  • Our results show that AAP community composition in the studied lakes was affected mostly by pH and humic matter content. (
  • We assessed population genetic structure and demography of beach pea in this ancient freshwater lake using the sequences of eight nuclear loci. (
  • 16S rRNA gene sequences recovered in the same way from soil samples and ovine feces in the surrounding land were all F. succinogenes and did not include any from this group of the "freshwater" Fibrobacteres . (
  • TY - JOUR T1 - Contrasting microcystin production and cyanobacterial population dynamics in two Planktothrix-dominated freshwater lakes. (
  • Lindeman RL (1941) Food cycle dynamics in a senescent lake. (
  • This paper employed system dynamics as an effective methodology to grasp the regulation rules for sustainable freshwater management of the Bosten Lake. (
  • Furthermore, freshwater bodies are already known repositories for disease-causing viruses such as Norwalk Virus, Coxsackievirus, Echovirus, and Adenovirus. (
  • Sustainable freshwater management of lakes in arid lands where evapotranspiration is greater than precipitation is becoming an important scientific interest under environmental change. (

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