salt gradient solar pond
Naturally occurring salt gradient solar lakes are found many in places on Earth. The phenomenon was first observed in Transylvania in the early 1900s. Natural salt gradient lakes form when fresh water flows onto salt brine and mixes to create a salinity gradient. Salt gradient solar applicationes include using the salinity gradient to protect fish from "cold kill" in aquaculture applications (see also solar hot water for aquaculture), to control crystallization in certain mining operations, and to attain higher temperatures for water desalination or electricity production.
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