Principles of Aquatics Vocabulary Notes
Resistance caused by surface tension of your body moving through water
The more adipose tissue, the _ the specific gravity.
Employs a glide
The movement of water part
Aquatic Zones Notes 3
The portion of the ocean floor where light does not penetrate and where temperatures are cold
and pressures intense.
Dimly lit middle zone that does not contain photosynthesizing producers because of a lack
Aquatic Zone Notes 2
Estuaries are areas where freshwater streams or rivers merge with the ocean. This mixing of
waters with such different salt concentrations creates a very interesting and unique ecosystem.
the high nutrient sha
Aquatic Zone Notes
low salt concentration, usually less than 1%
Ponds and Lakes
The top zone near the shore of a lake or pond is the littoral zone. The near-surface open water
surrounded by the littoral zone is the limnetic zone. The de
The Principles of Aquatics Notes
the buoyant force on an object is equal to the weight of the fluid displaced by the object
the force that drives something forward, or forward motion
the ability of a fluid to exert
Different Types of Exposures in Aquatic Toxicology
If photolysis is the way a chemical is broken down then what are the products and what
are they referred to
Photolysis occurs in the atmosphere when primary pollutants such as hydrocarbons and
Aquatic Animals Notes 1
A group of taxonomic group of fish that have bone, as apposed to cartilaginous, skeletons.
Jawed fish with paired fins, paired nares, scales, a heart with its chambers in series, and
skeletons made of c
Ammonia in Aquatic Toxicology Notes
Ammonia stripping efficiency is reduced in cold weather, because the solubility of
ammonia gas in water increases as the temperature decreases.
Tertiary treatment process releases what forms of nitrogen?
Ammonia (NH3) a
Intro to Aquatic Toxicology Notes
2 deadly bacterial disease that cause US and Europe to adopt massive sewage
Cholera and typhoid
2) Flow through
5 compartments (environme
Notes on Organic Materials in Toxicology
What is the purpose of a primary clarifier?
To remove settleable organics and floating scum (grease & oils) from sewage.
What is the location of the primary clarifier in relation to other processes/steps in