Chapter 4. Chemical Processes Regulating the Composition of Lake Waters

  1. P.E. O'Sullivan and
  2. C.S. Reynolds
  1. Werner Stumm

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999271.ch4

The Lakes Handbook, Volume 1: Limnology and Limnetic Ecology

The Lakes Handbook, Volume 1: Limnology and Limnetic Ecology

How to Cite

Stumm, W. (2007) Chemical Processes Regulating the Composition of Lake Waters, 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.ch4

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:

  • chemical processes;
  • lake waters;
  • nitrogen;
  • deposition;
  • rainwaters

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • INTRODUCTION: THE ACQUISITION OF SOLUTES

  • CHEMICAL COMPOSITION

  • WEATHERING AND THE PROTON BALANCE

  • HEAVY METALS

  • CHEMICAL SPECIATION

  • REDOX PROCESSES AND REDOX EQUILIBRIA

  • NUTRIENTS

  • THE SEDIMENT- WATER INTERFACE

  • CONCLUDING REMARKS