Water, Air, and Soil Pollution

, Volume 27, Issue 3–4, pp 237–242 | Cite as

Precision of a fiel Method for determination of pH in dilute lakes

  • John T. Turk
Article

Abstract

Replicate pH measurements in three dilute lakes made during extreme conditions indicate that pH can be measured in the field with a variance due to measurement error of 0.005 unit. Error of the field technique in measuring the pH of dilute solutions in the laboratory ranges from less than 0.01 unit in dilute strong-acid solutions to about 0.05 unit in air-saturated deionized water.

Keywords

Deionized Water Measurement Error Extreme Condition Field Technique 

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© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • John T. Turk
    • 1
  1. 1.U.S. Geological Survey, Bldg. 53, MS 415Denver Federal CenterLakewoodUSA

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