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Lake

(Science: ecology) An inland body of water, usually fresh water, formed by glaciers, river drainage, etc., larger than a pool or pond.


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Help with the basic understanding of Ecosystems

Yep that's pretty much it. A lake within a forest is two different ecosystems and the same goes for a river running through rainforest. The boundaries of an ecosystem are basically defined by different types of environments, so the size ...

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by BasicBiology
Wed Sep 24, 2014 8:06 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Help with the basic understanding of Ecosystems
Replies: 1
Views: 454

Recommendations for Bacteria Detection?

... and to be honest at this point I'm not even sure if I'm asking the right things. I am wondering what the best way to do a field test on, say, a lake or puddle, to check the number of bacteria present in the water. I'm not as interested in particular species as I am in obtaining some idea of ...

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by lodestone25
Sun Jul 27, 2014 6:20 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Recommendations for Bacteria Detection?
Replies: 3
Views: 790

Cannibalistic fishes in lake inside cave

I heard on TV about cannibalistic fishes in one lake inside one cave. Fishes should be cannibalistic, otherwise the lake will become overpopulated. Can you give me information, which is this cave, lake, fishes and do you have any link about this ...

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by CaveFish
Wed Mar 05, 2014 7:46 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Cannibalistic fishes in lake inside cave
Replies: 2
Views: 1058

Cellular Reincarnation

... you can see all wonderful places that you can reach from each of these valleys. At the edge of Outer valley you can see Neuronburg and Schwann Lake. Deep down there at the bottom of Middle Valley are Kidney Harbor and Leydig. And there, at the far end of Most Proximal Valley lies Hepatocity ...

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by ewartkuijk
Sun Feb 09, 2014 8:25 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cellular Reincarnation
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Views: 2157

Re: Organism that create or supress water

Look at the equation for respiration. We all create water from oxygen and sugar. However, it would take a very long time to respire a lake's worth of water.

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by jonmoulton
Wed Aug 07, 2013 9:54 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Organism that create or supress water
Replies: 10
Views: 3208
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