from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A layer in a large body of water, such as a lake, that sharply separates regions differing in temperature, so that the temperature gradient across the layer is abrupt.
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- n. A layer within a body of water or air where the temperature changes rapidly with depth.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A layer within a large body of water sharply separating portions of it which differ in temperature, so that the temperature-gradient through the layer is very abrupt.
In between the two layers, there is a narrow zone called the thermocline where the temperature of the water changes rapidly.
The thin yellow line is probably the thermocline, which is the place where the warm water and cold water meet.
The ocean is not really one ocean, but two -- a top and bottom layer, with a boundary layer approximately one kilometer below the ocean surface, called the thermocline, through which very little vertical transport takes place.
The thermocline was a tricky bitch, one that worked both for you and against you, Pencehaven reflected.
Coccolithophore blooms often develop during the summer when a blanket of water called the thermocline develops between the upper mixed layer above and the deep water below.
The thermocline is the layer of increasingly colder water that separates the warmer surface layer from the colder deep water.
When deployed in the open ocean, the tube would hang vertically, descending through the warm, well-mixed upper reaches of the ocean and terminating in a deeper part of the water column known as the thermocline, where water temperatures drop precipitously.
a blanket of water called the thermocline develops between the upper mixed layer above and the deep water below.
If you are fishing for kings, fish where the thermocline hits bottom because that is where the elewives will be.
Summer they run a little deeper and larger bait or live bait. fall they hang around the thermocline depends on the lake how deep it is usually between 10 and 20 ft.
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