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Measurements of thermal conductivities in a fresh water lake

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Thermal conductivities at various depths are estimated from the conduction of heat in a freshwater lake during a period of rapid heating leading to the formation of a thermocline. The values obtained can be related to the difference between density at the depth involved and that at the surface.

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    R. V. Lewis, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Liverpool (1971).

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Darbyshire, J., Colclough, M. Measurements of thermal conductivities in a fresh water lake. PAGEOPH 93, 151–158 (1972).

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  • Thermal Conductivity
  • Fresh Water
  • Water Lake
  • Freshwater Lake
  • Rapid Heating