Definition of hypolimnion in English:
noun (plural hypolimnia /-nɪə/)
The lower layer of water in a stratified lake, typically cooler than the water above and relatively stagnant.
- MeHg accumulated in the hypolimnion of Lake 240 when oxygen was present.
- The mean acoustic size of rising bubbles decreased in the hypolimnion but increased in the epilimnion.
- Both ponds are dystrophic, surrounded by extensive mats of Sphagnum, and stratified in summer with anoxic hypolimnia.
Definition of hypolimnion in:
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