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Published online 2012 March 16. doi: 10.1186/2046-9063-8-6

Table 1

Chemical and physical characteristics of the 20 study lakes

SiteLatitude °N(dd)Longlitude °W(dd)Elevation (masl)Surface
Area (km2)
Depth (m)TDS (g L-1)Secchi
(m)
Chl a (μg L1)pHTKN (μg L1)NO3
(μg L-1)
NH4+
(μg L-1)
TP
(μg L1)
SRP
(μg L-1)
Ca
(mg L-1)
DIC
(mg L-1)
DOC
(mg L-1)
Mixis
Type
Edouard52.38104.335801.050.42258.3148827829913691494221Polymictic
Pelletier49.98107.938251.080.52178.6746444128237415Polymictic
Kipabisku52.56104.205225.270.6278.3115928731173130835026Polymictic
Lenore52.50104.9853710.091.12158.5809104592595926Polymictic
Humboldt52.15105.1054419.161.11258.5146924385310206944923Polymictic
Clair51.98104.055241.2311228.71317221323310734925Polymictic
Wakaw52.66105.5851110.7722128.1106617134951643921Polymictic
Shannon52.63105.435491.0722128.81420224594015656524Polymictic
Fishing51.83103.5052932.11223148.4110423797995723Polymictic
Rabbit52.60107.005044.6461108.7173415430210153769936Polymictic
Charron52.40104.335564.0762258.821581537514579679033Polymictic
Arthur52.60107.005044.6461108.7173415430210153769936Polymictic
Middle52.56105.165345.95114218.73191240779561039555Meromictic
Deadmoose52.31105.1653910.929113118.7178813113439956530Meromictic
Waldsea52.28105.205334.711123108.6160866723122265542Meromictic
Redberry52.71107.1550260.71113348.72011103227196113143Polymictic
Antelope50.28108.4070113.84151148.94816117281126633718972Polymictic
Success50.48108.017150.71420498.9126572275851341151435049Meromictic
L. Manitou51.75105.5049312.85442168.5574111133321475091112Polymictic
Snakehole50.30108.288581.3264278.5143564318763612653109318Polymictic

Values, except elevation and surface area, are averaged over the four sampling periods (June 2007, August 2007, June 2008, and August 2008; Rabbit Lake was not sampled in June 2008 and Middle Lake was not sampled August 2008). Lakes are sorted by increasing salinity (TDS).