The Secchi Disk

Great North American Secchi Dip-In, Kent State University Department of Biological Sciences

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This Great North American Secchi Dip-In website offers a comprehensive guide to Secchi disk use. It features links to a series of pages that answer questions such as: what is a Secchi disk; what (or who) is Secchi; and why are Secchi disks black and white. The links also include information such as considerations in Secchi disk design and procedure, monitoring methods, and evaluating eutrophication by Secchi depth.

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Subject: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology, Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology:Sediment Transport and Deposition, Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry
Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity, Field Activity
Special Interest: Field-Based Teaching and Learning
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), General Public, High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Hydrology/Hydrogeology, Sedimentary Geology, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Water, Teach the Earth:Enhancing your Teaching:Teaching in the Field, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Ecology
Topics: Biosphere:Ecology:Habitats:Freshwater, Hydrosphere/Cryosphere:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry, Earth surface:Sedimentary Geology:Sediment Transport and Deposition, Biosphere:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biosphere:EcologyKeywords: Turbidity, total suspended solids, TSS