In order to study, monitor or determine environmental quality, one must first know what factors are needed to measure. This section of the book details just that. Broken up first by major categories and then by parameter, these sections will delve into the details of each environmental factor and associated components, influences and consequences. These parameters range from physical to chemical characteristics and include all necessary elements to understand environmental quality.
- Algae, Phytoplankton and Chlorophyll
- Colored Dissolved Organic Material
- Conductivity, Salinity & Total Dissolved Solids
- Dissolved Oxygen
- pH of Water
- Turbidity, Total Suspended Solids & Water Clarity
- Water Temperature