Chapter 6. The Motion of Lake Waters

  1. P.E. O'Sullivan and
  2. C.S. Reynolds
  1. Dieter M. Imboden

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999271.ch6

The Lakes Handbook, Volume 1: Limnology and Limnetic Ecology

The Lakes Handbook, Volume 1: Limnology and Limnetic Ecology

How to Cite

Imboden, D. M. (2003) The Motion 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.ch6

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:

  • earth;
  • fluid;
  • mass;
  • molecular;
  • gravity

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • THE ECOLOGICAL RELEVANCE OF FLUID MOTION

  • EQUATIONS OF MOTION AND DRIVING FORCES

  • SCALES OF MOTION AND THEIR EFFECTS ON TRANSPORT

  • THE ROLE OF DENSITY GRADIENTS

  • EXTERNAL MOMENTUM AND ENERGY FLUX

  • TURBULENT KINETIC ENERGY BALANCE

  • WATER CURRENTS CAUSED BY WAVES AND OTHER ORGANISED MOTION