The Water Line, Newsletter of the LMVP

Winter 2002
Volume 6
Number 1

Nonpoint Source Pollution: Part 5 - Atmospheric Deposition
  The 5th in a series on Nonpoint source pollution discusses the concepts of "airsheds" and how boats can pollute water.
Life at the Top   Many organisms make the surface of lakes their homes.
Windrows and Scumlines   "Langmuir Circulation" is wind-driven phenomenon commonly found on larger lakes.
Lake Foam   That funky foam on the water isn't necessarily unnatural.
Mercury   Our newest pollutant of concern is largely present due to atmospheric deposition.
TMDL's   Here's the skinny on the Total Maximum Daily Load, or TMDL.

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