Research Brief - Lake Structure

TitleResearch Brief - Lake Structure
Publication TypeReport
Year of Publication1975
AuthorsPelz DC
Pagination6 pp.
InstitutionUniversity of Michigan Biological Station
CityPellston, MI
KeywordsWATERSHEDS
Abstract

How much human development a lake can tolerate depends on many factors, among them the lake's size and shape. These are some of its "morphometric" features -- from "morpho" meaning structure, and "metric" meaning measurement -- literally, measurements of the lake's structure.