Thermoclines in Tropical Lakes

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THE thermocline is a feature of most temperate lakes during the summer months, and is normally destroyed during the winter by a complete overturn of the water, due to cooling at the surface. Little work has been done, however, on such conditions in equatorial lakes, where there is no marked seasonal difference in temperature.

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    Archiv für Hydrobiol. Suppl., Bd. 8, p. 197; 1931.

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    Verhandl. der Intern. Verein. für Limnol., Bd. 5, p. 44; 1931.

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WORTHINGTON, E., BEADLE, L. Thermoclines in Tropical Lakes. Nature 129, 55–56 (1932) doi:10.1038/129055a0

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