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REGIAO LITORANEA [1 record]

Record 1 2015-10-15

English

Subject field(s)
  • Hydrology and Hydrography
  • Ecosystems
DEF

The shallow marginal zone of a body of water where light penetrates to the bottom, usually colonized by rooted vegetation.

CONT

In the ponds and lakes three zones are generally evident ... littoral zone ... limnetic zone ... profundal zone.

OBS

littoral: Refers to the zone in a lake or a pond that extends from the shore to the depth at which plants are rooted. In the ocean the zone extends to about the depth to which tides, wave action, and light penetrate.

OBS

littoral zone: term and definition standardized by ISO.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Hydrologie et hydrographie
  • Écosystèmes
DEF

Zone marginale peu profonde d'une masse d'eau où la lumière pénètre jusqu'au fond, en général colonisée par des végétaux à racines.

OBS

zone littorale : terme et définition normalisés par l'ISO.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Hidrología e hidrografía
  • Ecosistemas
DEF

Zona marginal poco profunda de un cuerpo de agua donde la luz penetra hasta el fondo, generalmente poblada por vegetales con raíces.

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