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why would a fish have a higher respiration rate in warmer temp. water
it breathes faster because there is less dissolved oxygen in the water
what is the name of the law that was passed to protect water from having pollutants dumped into it?
clean water act
sediment and debris in water from constrution runoff would most affect which water quaility factor
Name as many factors you can think of that cause water pollution
pesticides and runoffs and fertilizers and acid rain and air pollution and decomp.
relationship between temperature and dissolved oxygen
when temp. increase then oxygen decrease and if temp. decrease then oxygen increase
bioindicatiors used to quickly asses stream health because they are sensitive to pollution and can't easily escape it are what
what is the relationship between DO and the diversity of living things in water
more do, more diversity
suppose nitrate level rose significantly for several weeks
plants and animals would eventually die and then soon everything would follow
increase of photosynthesis affects the pH,how?
pH level would increase because carbon dioxide in oxygen gets used removing carbon dioxide from the oxygen and remove acid from the oxygen
why is algal bloom a concern to water quality
there would be a lack of sunlight and all the fish would die which is called eutrophication
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