Modeling Surface Water Contamination
Describe various types of surface water pollution, their sources, and their impacts.
Describe qualitatively and mathematically the concept of mass-balance, and apply this concept to solve mass-balance problems.
Describe the flow of oxygen into and out of water in an aquatic ecosystem, highlighting the reservoirs and flows of this oxygen.
Construct a systems diagram that illustrates how oxygen may be depleted from an aquatic system due to inputs of organic matter.
Through manipulation of a systems model, identify the driving variables of the DO-sag curve and describe this curve’s response to perturbations of those variables.
KeywordsToxicity Phosphorus Dioxide Respiration Photosynthesis
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