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ABSTRACT

INTRODUCTION

Dissolved oxygen (DO) is the amount of oxygen dissolved in the water. One of the
best indicators of water quality is dissolved oxygen. All of us need oxygen in the
atmosphere to survive and animals or plants in the ocean need dissolved oxygen in
the water to survive.

Futhermoore, for water that move rapidly, such as in a mountain stream or large
river, it tends to contain a lot of dissolved oxygen (DO), whereas it contains less in
stagnant water. Bacteria in the water can consume oxygen as organic matter
decays. Thus, eutrophic conditions can occurs because of excess organic material in
lakes and rivers and may cause a water body "to die" which cause by an oxygen-
deficient and it is situation that make Aquatic life have a hard time in stagnant
water because it has a lot of rotting, organic material in it, especially in hot
condition which is the concentration of dissolved oxygen is inversely related to
water temperature, when dissolved-oxygen (DO) levels are at a seasonal low. Water
on the surface of the lake (epilimnion) is too warm for them, while water in the
bottom (hypolimnion) has very little oxygen. Conditions may be occurs especially
serious during a period of hot, calm weather, and causes loss of many fish.
Above 5 miligram per litre dissolved oxygen (DO) , most of aquatic plants and
animals have many of oxygen(O2). When the dissolved oxygen (O2) is lower below 3
miligram per litre, the water is called as hypoxic. If all the dissolved oxygen is used
up, below 0.5 miligram per litre, the water is called as anoxic. Under hypoxic
circumstances , most of marine plants and animals may not survive or dead.there is
no marine plants and animals that require oxygen can survive in anoxic conditions.

REFERENCES

http://omp.gso.uri.edu/ompweb/doee/science/physical/choxy1.htm
https://water.usgs.gov/edu/dissolvedoxygen.html