This section contains information on just about every aspect of lakes. If you explore all of these topics you will be very well informed about Canada's lakes.

Lakes of Canada


Chapter 1: What is a lake?

This chapter distinguishes lakes from other aquatic environments.
Chapter 2: Lake Trivia

This chapter provides cool facts about different Canadian lakes.
Chapter 3: Origin and Age of Lakes

This chapter explains the mechanisms by which lakes in Canada were created.
Chapter 4: The Physical Environment

This chapter discusses lake morphology, distribution of light and heat, and water movement.
Chapter 3: Lake Chemistry

This chapter discusses seasonal distribution as well as variations in distribution and concentration of oxygen. Aspects of nitrogen, phosphorus, and organic carbon cycling that pertain to lakes are addressed.