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Limnological investigation of six lakes in southeast Alaska

Water-Resources Investigations Report 76-122

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Abstract

Limnological data were collected from six lakes in southeast Alaska in 1974. The data include concentrations of major inorganic constituents, nutrients, selected trace metals, total organic carbon, and chlorophyll. Vertical profiles of specific conductance, temperature, dissolved-oxygen saturation, and pH were drawn. With the exception of Redoubt Lake, all of the lakes are very similar chemically. The small differences in chemical composition probably reflect variations in geology of the drainage basins, altitudes, and morphometric characteristics of the lakes. Productivity is so low in all the lakes that it was not possible to rank the lakes by relative productivity from the reconnaissance sampling. Redoubt Lake is meromictic, but the others are probably holomictic and dimictic. (Woodard-USGS)

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Limnological investigation of six lakes in southeast Alaska
Series title:
Water-Resources Investigations Report
Series number:
76-122
Edition:
-
Year Published:
1976
Language:
ENGLISH
Description:
6 maps on 1 sheet ; 78 x 107 cm. folded in envelope 30 x 24 cm.; Scales differ. (W 1360--W 1320/N 580--N 560).
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0