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Specific conductance identifies perched and ground water lakes.Author(s): Clarence F. Hawkinson; Elon S. Verry
Source: Research Paper NC-120. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionShows that lakes can be classified into perched, ground water, and transitional categories according to specific conductance values. Confirms the classification with 10 years of water table measurements in 29 wells and discusses several applications of lake specific conductance values.
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CitationHawkinson, Clarence F.; Verry, Elon S. 1975. Specific conductance identifies perched and ground water lakes. Research Paper NC-120. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordswater table, limnology, land management, water quality, maps
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