|About Us | What's New | Search | Site Map | Contact Us|
You are not logged in. [Log In] Wordsmith.org Forums Beheading words hypolimnion Register Forums Calendar Active Threads Search Forum Help
#124517 - 03/04/04 06:04 PM hypolimnion Joined: Jan 2001
Posts: 13,858 wwh
Joined: Jan 2001
Date: Tue May 18 00:25:01 EDT 1999
hypolimnion (hy-puh-LIM-nee-on, -uhn) noun
The layer of water in a thermally stratified lake that lies below the
thermocline, is noncirculating, and remains perpetually cold.
[Hypo- + Greek limnion, diminutive of limne, lake, pool.]
Definition: Zone of water in a stratified lake in which temperature and oxygen concentration drop precipitously with depth.
Layer of water between the warmer surface zone and the colder deep zone of a thermally stratified body of water. In the thermocline, temperature decreases rapidly with depth.
Moderated by Jackie
Forum Statistics Forums16Topics13,877Posts223,488Members9,001 Most Online3,341
Dec 9th, 2011
Newest Members JdawgGaming, Hiteshi, JaneJane, Baldilocks, BookVenturePress
9001 Registered Users
Who's Online Now 0 registered members (), 39 guests, and 3 spiders. Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Top Posters(30 Days) LukeJavan8 52may2point0 24willowz 1
Top Posters(All Time) wwh 13,858Faldage 13,803Jackie 11,613tsuwm 10,538LukeJavan8 8,847wofahulicodoc 7,274Buffalo Shrdlu 7,210AnnaStrophic 6,511Wordwind 6,296of troy 5,400
Forum Rules · Mark All Read Contact Us · Wordsmith.org · Top