Changes in lake levels, salinity and the biological community of Great Salt Lake (Utah, USA), 1847–1987


Great Salt Lake is the fourth largest terminal lake in the world, with an area of about 6000 square kilometers at its historic high elevation. Since its historic low elevation of 1277.52 meters in 1963, the lake has risen to a new historic high elevation of 1283.77 meters in 1986–1987, a net increase of about 6.25 meters. About 60 percent of this increase… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00026946


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