Mono Lake Background

Department of Water Resources, State of California

This document details the history, geography, biology, and educational value of Mono Lake, California. The author describes the effects of the saline and alkaline environment on its inhabitants and reveals that the area also supports a large number of migratory birds. The document concludes with educational and recreational activities of the area.

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Subject: Biology:Ecology:Principles, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Microbiology, Diversity
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)
Extreme Environments: Alkaline, Hypersaline
Topics: Biosphere:Ecology:Habitats:Freshwater, Biosphere:Ecology:Abiotic Relations, Biosphere:Microbiology, Ecology:Food Webs, Biosphere:Diversity