What is Limnology?
Limnology is the study of fresh water rivers and lakes. Limnology comes from the Greek prefix
meaning lake or marsh
The study of Limnology helps us to understand our water by answering the following questions:
Here is a step-by-step breakdown of how a limnologist conducts a study.
First, there are several chemical tests that should be done to determine what is in the water.
There are other experiments that are done to assess the state of the waterbody.
You can do most of these tests by printing out the practical sheets on this web site, getting the right equipment, and going to your nearest river or lake. Please read the precautions before you do ANY tests.
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