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aquatic sediments lab thing

aquatic sediments lab thing - (may or may not be true about...

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Reanna Echeverria Instructor: K. Sligar 09/21/2011 Lab #2 The Collection and Characterization of Aquatic Sediments Conclusion: From our location on the Boise River (orange, #2) it appears that the further the sample from the surface, the less organic material that is present. What could have caused the variation would be: any calculation errors, any mistakes in procedure, or mix up with samples. I observed that the sample was taken in the sand, and according to the data, sand is very organic
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Unformatted text preview: (may or may not be true about our sample). My prediction of why the first few samples are the most organic is that they were very close to the river, so my theory is that it may have had some bacteria, protozoa, amoeba, diatom, or plant debris, etc., in the sample to cause it to seem very organic. My prediction for sample 8 to 10 and 10 to 12 being somewhat off is those two samples had many rocks in them, whereas the other samples did not. Lab partners: Shelly, Sam, and Nate...
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