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365 Days of Climate Awareness 48 — Dissolved Oxygen

Oxygen (O2) is not overly soluble in water.

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By Michael Sutherland

Oxygen (O2) is not overly soluble in water. Well-oxygenated surface water has roughly 8 grams of O2 per liter (g/l). Photosynthetic marine organisms manufacture oxygen globally, and the ocean is also bounded by an atmosphere composed of 21% O2. Transfer of…

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