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    Author(s): Clarence F. Hawkinson; Elon S. Verry
    Date: 1975
    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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    Description

    Shows 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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    Citation

    Hawkinson, 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

    Keywords

    water table, limnology, land management, water quality, maps

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