Word of the Week: Limnology


As in: “Yet limnology never became as prominent in Illinois as it did in neighboring Wisconsin.”

Levin, J. (2012). Relationships in nature: A history of ecology. Choice, 50, 616.

See the Oxford English Dictionary  and the Environmental Encyclopedia for definitions of Limnology.

Relevant maps of Illinois, Wisconsin, and Massachusetts may be retrieved from the Nationalatlas.govTM website.

Posted by the Reference Department


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