How to Measure Dissolved Oxygen

Washington State University Department of Ecology

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This web page, hosted by the Washington State Department of Ecology, offers a general overview of dissolved oxygen and how it is measured. It includes protocols for measuring dissolved oxygen in turbulent waters as well as using the Winkler titration method. The site also features links to measuring other water quality parameters such as pH, nutrients, and turbidity.

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Subject: Biology:Microbiology, Biology, Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry , Biology:Biogeochemistry, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Activities:Field Activity, Lab Activity
Special Interest: Field-Based Teaching and Learning
Grade Level: General Public, Informal, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)
Topics: Biosphere, Ecology, Microbiology, Biogeochemistry, Hydrosphere/Cryosphere:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry, Solid Earth:Geochemistry
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Geochemistry, Teach the Earth:Enhancing your Teaching:Teaching in the Field, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Hydrology/Hydrogeology, Biogeoscience, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:WaterKeywords: DO, Azide-Winkler method