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Temperature is stronger than light and flow as driver of oxygen in US rivers

APRIL 6, 2023 Shared By Aurora Dizel

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The amount of dissolved oxygen in a river is a matter of life or death for the plants and animals living within it, but this oxygen concentration varies drastically from one river to another, depending on their unique temperature, light and flow. To better understand which factor has the greatest impact on the concentration of dissolved oxygen, researchers at Penn State used a deep learning model to analyze data from hundreds of rivers across the United States. Read More HERE.

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