The Berkeley Pit chemocline

A chemocline, or a difference in water chemistry depending on water depth, was seen in the Berkeley Pit prior to about 2011. Since that time, mixing of the water in the Pit lake has caused the water chemistry to become more uniform. Graphic by Justin Ringsak.

A chemocline, or a difference in water chemistry depending on water depth, was seen in the Berkeley Pit prior to about 2011. Since that time, mixing of the water in the Pit lake has caused the water chemistry to become more uniform. Graphic by Justin Ringsak.

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