Lake Zones and Boundaries

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Deeper, cooler layer of a stratified lake. Unmixed, respiration dominates.
Surface mixed (turbulent) layer in lakes that exhibit a vertical temperature stratification.
Limit of light and therefore photosynthesis and plant growth.
Open water region.
Deep region of stratified lakes. Used to refer to deep-water sediments and their biota (benthos).
Near shore zone, dominated by macrophytes, lower end characterised by lower limit of plants.
Bottom of the lake where nothing grows.
Volume of water where algal photosynthesis is (diurnally) greater than algal respiration.
The layer through which there is an abrupt temperature gradient.
The volume of water where there is net respiration.

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