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  • n. A specialist in limnology.

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  • n. a specialist in the study of freshwater ponds and lakes


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  • This story, about a family of limnologists keeping records of a Siberian lake over a period of 60 years, has nothing to do with words, other than that it allows me to drop limnologist.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • Gene E. Likens (1935 -) is an American limnologist and ecologist who led the team of scientists that documented the link between fossil fuel combustion and an increase in the acidity of precipitation in North America, now known as acid rain.

    Likens, Gene E.

  • You can think of it this way: There is a new bully in the neighborhood, said Sudeep Chandra, a university limnologist who was working with the California Department of Fish and Game on a study of invasive species when the discovery was made six weeks ago.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • John Downing, a biogeochemist and limnologist at Iowa State University, said structural issues were also to blame.

    NYT > Home Page

  • As in situ booms, any final plan needs to address how to monitor groundwater, said William Donahue, a limnologist, or freshwater expert, with Alberta's Water Matters advocacy group.

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  • "There are these rocks in the lake called microbialites that are built in some way by the bacteria living on the surface of the rock structure," explains principal investigator Darlene Lim, a limnologist, or lake scientist, at NASA's Ames Research Centre in California.

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  • "It is commonly believed that there are no health risks associated with taste-and-odor compounds," said Dr. Jennifer Graham, USGS limnologist and lead scientist on this study.

    If the water looks and smells bad, it may be toxic

  • As a lake ecologist (limnologist) my study will not contribute to debates about the causes of climate warming but it will show that the indirect effects of warming on food chains


  • "We think the biggest impact may be associated with the degree to which people who already know they shouldn't put them in the street, still do put them in the street," said John Magnuson, a UW-Madison limnologist who headed the committee that developed the ordinance. - top

  • I wish I knew the guy's name, but there are several studies by limnologist looking at mercury concentrations in fish that form a smoking gun if you follow the concentrations upwind to coal power plants.

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  • See also limnology.

    May 7, 2008