ERIC Number: ED151201
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Understanding Local Ecology: Syllabus for Monitoring Water Quality.
Iowa Univ., Iowa City.
This syllabus gives detailed information on monitoring water quality for teachers and students. It tells how to select a sample site; how to measure physical characteristics such as temperature, turbidity, and stream velocity; how to measure chemical parameters such as alkalinity, dissolved oxygen levels, phosphate levels, and ammonia nitrogen levels; and how to sample plankton communities. In addition, it gives information on purchasing water quality analysis kits, data reporting, and constructing an environmental profile. (BB)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Iowa Univ., Iowa City.
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