The scientific study of the life and phenomena of fresh water, especially lakes, ponds and rivers.
Limnology is a discipline that concerns the study of inland fresh and saline water. Specifically lakes, ponds and rivers (both natural and manmade), including their biological, physical, chemical, and hydrological aspects. The term limnology stems from Greek limne (lake) and logos (study).
May 15, 2006 7:03 AM | Category: Technology