Definition of Terms

 Definition of Terms

There is a lot of technical terms on the Rivers and Streams website. This page is designed to help navigate and define these words and phrases. Use the line below to skip to a certain letter.
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Lentic:
An aquatic system with standing or slow flowing water such as a lake, pond, or swamp.
Lithology:
Physical characteristics of a rock or deposit defined by type or distribution of particle sizes.
Lotic:
An aquatic system with rapidly flowing water such as a stream or river.