Lake Cadagno

Ritom-Piora, 6777 Quinto, +41 91 869 15 33

Lake Cadagno displays a unique feature; two chemically very different water layers are permanently stratified over the seasons. A small transition zone separating the two layers presents steep physical and chemical gradients, really an unparalleled ecosystem.

The upper layer is in contact with the atmosphere and is similar to a common alpine lake which is fed by surface water from the snowmelt....

NATURE Alpine lakes
Ritom-Piora, 6777 Quinto
Tel.: +41 91 869 15 33
Fax: +41 91 869 26 42
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