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Final Vocab

studying for the final

Related to or derived from living organisms; contains carbon organic
an expression of the acid-base relationship designated as the logarithm of the reaciprocal of the hydrogen-ion activity pH
concentration of sodium, potassium, magnesium, calcium, bicarbonate,carbonate,sulfate, and halides in water salinity
compounds resulting from an acid and a base salts
in solutions, the maximum amount of a substance that can be dissolved in a liquid without it being precipitated or released into the air. solubility
presence of suspended or colliodial matter or planktonic organisms that reduces light penetration of water turbidity
the cultvation of land plants without soil, in a water solution. hydroponics
analyses using a solution of known strength, the titrant, which is added to a known or specific volume of sample in the presence of an indicator. titrimetric
stress caused by rapid temperature change or stress caused by extreme high or low temperature thermal stress
application of lime to raise soil pH and water hardness to an acceptable level. liming
the degree to which a substance can be dissolved in a liquid saturation
electrically charged atoms,radicals, or molecules ions
the reagent or standard solution used in titration titrant
measure of the total concentration of primarily calcium and magnesium water harness
area where the solids settle to the bottom and the top water is released into the environment or stream settling pond
characteristics of water making it resistant to temperature changes temperature
any substances in a solution that tends to resist pH change by neutralizing any added acid or alkali acid
the mixing of the water and air by wind action or by air forcd through water; process by which oxygen is added to water. aerating
the union of sperm and egg; addition of nutrients to a pond to stimulate natural food production. fertilization
water discharge from a rearing facility treatment plant or industry effulent
the amount of elemental oxygen in a solution under existing atmospheric pressure by which oxygen dissolved oxygen
the ability of a substance to allow the passage of electrical current. conductance
the light passing through a colored liquid decreases as the concentration of the substance dissolved in the liquid increases Beer's Law
basic, pH greater than 7 alkaline
determining the quanity of a substance by the measurement of the intensity of light transmitted by a solution of the substance Spectrophotometry
positive ions cations
pH less than 7 acid
metals such as cadmium, colbalt, chromium, copper,lead, mangese, mercury, nickel, zinc, or iron heavy metals
referring to a process or organism not requiring oxygen anaerobic
negative ions anions
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