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Main Title Physics and chemistry of lakes /
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Author Title of a Work
Lerman, Abraham,
Imboden, Dieter M.,
Gat, Joel,
Chou, Lei,
Publisher Springer-Verlag,
Year Published 1995
OCLC Number 32050318
ISBN 9783642851346; 3642851347; 3540578919; 9783540578918; 3540903224; 9783540903222
Subjects Lakes ; Limnology ; Lake hydrology ; lakes (bodies of water) ; Geochemie ; Hydrologie ; Limnologie ; See ; Lake sediments ; Lacs ; Geochemie--(DE-588)4020198-3 ; Hydrologie--(DE-588)4026309-5 ; Limnologie--(DE-588)4035769-7 ; See--(DE-588)4054084-4
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHBM  GB1603.2.L34 1995 CEMM/ACESD Library/Narragansett,RI 06/25/2019
EIAM  GB1603.2.L34 1995 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 05/16/2023
EJAM  GB1603.2.L34 1995 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 01/19/1996 DISPERSAL
ESBM  GB1603.2.L34 1995 CPHEA/PESD Library/Corvallis,OR 09/26/2013 STATUS
Edition Second edition.
Collation xvi, 334 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Revised edition of: Lakes--chemistry, geology, physics, c1978. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION OF LAKES / M. Meybeck: Background material and approaches to global lake census -- General laws of lake distribution -- Distribution of lakes of tectonic origin -- Lakes of glacial origin -- Fluvial lakes -- Global distribution of crater lakes -- Global distribution of saline lakes -- Global lake distribution -- Major changes in global lake distribution in the geological past -- HYDROLOGICAL PROCESSES AND THE WATER BUDGET OF LAKES / T.C. Winter: Hydrological system with regard to lakes -- HYDROLOGICAL AND THERMAL RESPONSE OF LAKES TO CLIMATE: DESCRIPTION AND MODELING / S.W. Hostetler: Hydrological response -- The hydrological budget -- Hydrological models -- Thermal response -- Use of models to link lakes with climate change -- Input data sets -- MIXING MECHANISMS IN LAKES / D.M. Imboden and A. Wuest: Transport and mixing -- Lakes as physical systems -- Fluid dynamics: mathematical description of advection and diffusion -- Density and stability of water column -- Energy fluxes: driving forces behind transport and mixing -- Mixing processes in lakes -- Mixing and its ecological relevance -- STABLE ISOTOPES OF FRESH AND SALINE LAKES / J.R. Gat: Small-area lakes -- Interactive and feedback systems -- Saline lakes -- Isotopic paleolimnology -- EXCHANGE OF CHEMICALS BETWEEN THE ATMOSPHERE AND LAKES / P. Vlahos et al.: Air-water partitioning equilibria -- Diffusion between water and air -- Volatilization and absorption: double-resistance approach -- Factors affecting mass-transfer coefficients -- Partitioning of chemical to particulate matter in air and water -- Atmospheric deposition processes -- Specimen calculation -- Role of air-water exchange in lake mass balances -- ATMOSPHERIC DEPOSITIONS: IMPACT OF ACIDS ON LAKES / W. Stumm and J. Schnoor: Acidity and alkalinity: neutralizing capacities -- Acidification of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems -- Bronsted acids and Lewis acids: pollution by heavy metals, as influenced by acidity -- Impact of acidity on ecology in watersheds -- Critical loads -- Case studies -- REDOX-DRIVEN CYCLING OF TRACE ELEMENTS IN LAKES / J. Hamilton-Taylor and W. Davison: Major biogeochemical cycles and pathways -- Iron and manganese -- Sediment-water interface -- Pathways involving redox reactions directly: case studies -- Pathways involving redox reactions indirectly: case studies -- COMPARATIVE GEOCHEMISTRY OF MARINE SALINE LAKES / F.T. Mackenzie et al.: General characteristics of marine saline lakes -- Comparative sediment-pore-water reactions -- Mangrove Lake, Bermuda -- Solar Lake, Sinai -- ORGANIC MATTER ACCUMULATION RECORDS IN LAKE SEDIMENTS / P.A. Meyers and R. Ishiwatari: Indicators of sources and alterations of total organic matter in lake sediments -- Origin and alterations of humic substances -- Sources and alterations of lipid biomarkers -- Sources and alterations of pigments in lake sediments -- Sources and diagenesis of lignins and their derivatives -- Diagenesis of carbohydrates and proteins in lake sediments -- Paleolimnological organic geochemistry -- Organic geochemical records of ancient lakes.