The scientific study of the life and phenomena of fresh water, especially lakes and ponds.
The science that deals with the physical, chemical, and biological properties and features of fresh waters, esp. lakes and ponds.
The study of the physics, chemistry, geology, and biology of lakes and other inland waters.
The scientific study of the organisms living in and the phenomena of fresh water, especially lakes and ponds.
Origin of limnology
- Greek limnē lake –logy
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From limno- +"Ž -logy.