Lake Stechlin - Germany

Basic Information
Site Name
Lake Stechlin
Short name
Stechlin
Country
Germany
Site Description
Lake Stechlin is a a deep clear-water lake located in a nature reserve approximately 80 km north of Berlin, Germany (53°10°N, 13°02° E), at 59 m elevation.The lake basin was formed during the last continental glaciation some 12,000 years ago and today is situated at the transition between temperate/maritime and temperate-continental climates.The drainage basin is almost completely covered by forest (95%), with the exception of the area of a former nuclear power plant and a small village, which diverts its wastewater into a different drainage basin. The shoreline of Lake Stechlin is largely undeveloped with no notable infrastructure. The seepage lake is essentially fed by precipitation and groundwater, resulting in a theoretical water retention time of greater than 40 years.
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2020-11-27 02:11:01

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Geographic
Size
430.00ha
Elevation (average)
59.00msl
Elevation (min)
59.00msl
Elevation (max)
59.00msl
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Affiliation
ILTERThis site is a verified "ILTER" member.
LTER EuropeThis site is a verified "LTER Europe" member.
LTER-D (Germany) (LTER-EU_DE_002)This site is a verified "LTER-D (Germany)" member.
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