What is Limnology? - Definition, Scope & History


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The two men considered to be the founders of limnology are _____.

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1. The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography came from the merging of which two groups?

2. The branch of freshwater ecology deals with waters that are _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See what you know about limnology and the organizations related to this field of science by completing the questions on the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Tested information includes the following:

  • Limnological Society of America's establishment
  • The founders of limnology
  • Focus of limnology

Skills Practice

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding which two groups combined to form the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the salinity of the waters studied by freshwater ecologists
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on limnology

Additional Learning

Learn more about limnology by completing the lesson titled What is Limnology? - Definition, Scope & History. The covered objectives include:

  • Know the origin of the term limnology
  • Review the different sciences that make up limnology
  • Understand what limnologists in freshwater biology study