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fresh water

fresh water  

Water containing little or no chlorine. According to the Venice system, which classifies brackish waters by their percentage chlorine content, fresh water contains 0.03 per cent or less of chlorine. ...
mesohaline

mesohaline  

Brackish water with a salinity of between 5 and 18 parts per thousand (‰).
oligohaline

oligohaline  

Relating to brackish water, with a salinity of between 0.5 and 5.0 parts per thousand (‰).
palaeolimnology

palaeolimnology  

The study of past freshwater, saline, and brackish environments, based on analysis of sediment cores which preserve evidence of water chemistry and biology in the past.
polyhaline

polyhaline  

1 Applied to a highly salt-tolerant species that is not usually found outside very saline environments, e.g. Limonium vulgare (common sea lavender).2 The second most saline zone of a salt-marsh, ...
salinity

salinity  

The amount of inorganic salts dissolved in water, i.e. the number of grams per kilogram of water. Generally given as parts per thousand (per mille, ‰). Although it varies to a certain extent, the ...
Venice system

Venice system  

A system for the classification of brackish water based on the percentage of chlorine contained in the water.

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