Water Turbidity

The water turbidity is the measure of water transparency. Water turbidity is used to assess the water quality. It is a fundamental variable as it allows to analyse drinking water. According to the WHO (World Health Organization), drinking water should have a turbidity of less than 5 NTU (Nephelometric Turbidity Units). Also, water turbidity is…

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Water Depth

Water depth is the underwater depth of the floor of water bodies, such as lakes and rivers.┬áIn other terms, it is the relief map of underwater land. Water depth is an important variable when studying water ecosystems as it impacts the amount of sunlight reaching the floor of water bodies, affecting both plant life and…

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Water Seasonality

Water seasonality is the persistence of the water at the surface. At the surface, the water presence duration depends on several environmental variables such as precipitation rates, soil permeability, geological formations, etc. Water seasonality is an important variable for all the fields relying on water management, such as agriculture, water suppliers, etc. As an example,…

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