Chapter 2. The Origin of Lake Basins

  1. P.E. O'Sullivan and
  2. C.S. Reynolds
  1. Heinz Löffler

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999271.ch2

The Lakes Handbook, Volume 1: Limnology and Limnetic Ecology

The Lakes Handbook, Volume 1: Limnology and Limnetic Ecology

How to Cite

Löffler, H. (2003) The Origin of Lake Basins, in The Lakes Handbook, Volume 1: Limnology and Limnetic Ecology (eds P.E. O'Sullivan and C.S. Reynolds), Blackwell Science Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470999271.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 10 DEC 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632047970

Online ISBN: 9780470999271

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Keywords:

  • basins;
  • Ponds;
  • lake ichkeul;
  • huaraz;
  • tahoe

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • LAKE DEFINITION

  • LAKES IN THE PAST

  • HYDROLOGICAL ASPECTS AND GLOBAL BUDGET

  • THE PRESENT CONDITION OF LAKES

  • LAKE CLASSIFICATION BY ORIGIN

  • MORPHOMETRY AND MORPHOLOGICAL TYPES OF LAKES

  • THE HYDROLOGICAL TYPES OF LAKES

  • CHEMICAL CLASSIFICATION OF SALINE LAKES

  • MEROMICTIC LAKES

  • THE CLIMATIC TYPES OF HOLOMICTIC LAKES

  • CLIMATIC INFLUENCE OF LAKES ON THEIR ENVIRONMENT

  • ONTOGENY, CHANGES OF SHORELINE CONFIGURATION AND DISPLACEMENT OF LAKES