The chemical composition of lakes in the north central United States

Eville Gorham, Walter E. Dean, Jon E. Sanger

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Lake waters of the north-central U.S.A. arc classified into five groups, based on increasing specific conductivity and changes in ionic composition from east to west, from Wisconsin through Minnesota to North and South Dakota, The most dilute group of waters has specific conductivities
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)287-301
Number of pages15
JournalLimnology and Oceanography
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1983


  • Chemistry of lake waters/sediments and wetland waters/peats in relation to controlling environmental factors

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