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Dissolved Oxygen

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Limnological Analyses

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The measurement of dissolved oxygen is one of the most frequently used and the most important of all chemical methods available for the investigation of the aquatic environment. Dissolved oxygen provides valuable information about the biological and biochemical reactions going on in waters; it is a measure of one of the important environmental factors affecting aquatic life and of the capacity of water to receive organic matter without causing nuisance.

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Wetzel, R.G., Likens, G.E. (1991). Dissolved Oxygen. In: Limnological Analyses. Springer, New York, NY. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4757-4098-1_6

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