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The study of the physics, chemistry, geology, and biology of lakes and other inland waters.

[Greek limnē, lake + -logy.]

lim′no·log′i·cal (-nə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
lim′no·log′i·cal·ly adv.
lim·nol′o·gist n.
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Adv.1.limnologically - with regard to or concerning limnology
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Additionally, a limnologically significant event was captured in late November 2012; changes to several key limnological variables over a 24-hour period accounted for one-third of the total range observed during the under-ice season (discussed below).
The lake is divided into five geographical and limnologically distinct basins, namely, Mlibizi (basin 1), Binga (basin 2), Sengwa (basin 3), Bumi (basin 4), and Sanyati (basin 5) [23].