hypersaline


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hypersaline

(ˌhaɪpəˈseɪlaɪn)
adj
(Medicine) med characterized by excessive salt in a saline solution
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This unit potentially represents hypersaline lithium-bearing brine extending south from close to surface.
(2017) in photo-heterotrophic hypersaline systems in lined ponds (0.95 g [week.sup.-1]) showing that the photo-heterotrophic grow-out system in circular lined ponds increases the carrying capacity (Avnimelech, 2012) up to 500 ind [m.sup.-3].
Halophiles: biology, adaptation, and their role in decontamination of hypersaline environments.
Krumgalz, B., Application of the Pitzer ion interaction model to natural hypersaline brines, J.
Antimicrobial activity of actinobacteria from a hypersaline area of the Dead Sea.
Bacterial Community Response to Petroleum Hydrocarbon Amendments in Freshwater, Marine, and Hypersaline Water-containing Microcosms.
Hebrew prophet Ezekiel's end-of-days prophecy foresees the sea - a hypersaline environment, with a reported 37 per cent salinity - flourishing into life.
The Araruama lagoon is the largest mass of hypersaline water in a permanent state in the world.
Jennifer Rehage, Fisheries Ecologist at Florida International University, says the shortage of overland fresh water flow from the southern Everglades to the bay represents a chronic deficit, and the resulting hypersaline water holds very little of the dissolved oxygen that seagrassesneed.
These water bodies have been locked away from the outside environment for thousands of years and contain extreme levels of salt - apparently four to five times saltier than normal seawater.  This not only keeps the water liquid but also makes the waterbodies particularly similar to the hypersaline lakes found within an ice shell on Jupiter's icy moon Europa.
Salt pans are still made by human hands creating a hypersaline ecosystem from which crude salt is extracted during summer.