Why does silicon often disappear from the epilimnion of lakes more rapidly than phosphorus or nitrogen?
The epilimnion is the warm upper part of a thermally stratified like. It is oxygen rich in comparison to the thermocline and hypolimnion that lie beneath it. It also contains large amounts of light.
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Silicon disappears from the epilimnion of a lake faster than phosphorous and nitrogen because phosphorous and nitrogen are found in living organisms...
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fromChapter 5 / Lesson 10
Explore the stratification of rocks, soil, and water. Learn the definition of stratification and find what causes stratification. See stratification examples.