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dissolved oxygen


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Oxygen from the atmosphere and from photosynthesis, dissolved in the upper levels of bodies of water. Dissolved oxygen decreases with depth, rising temperatures, and the oxidation of organic matter. See Kung and Ying (1991) Geog. J. 157, 1.

Subjects: Environmental Science.


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