BOD (Biological (or Biochemical) Oxygen Demand)

What is BOD (Biological (or Biochemical) Oxygen Demand)?

BOD (Biological (or Biochemical) Oxygen Demand) meaning the oxygen used in meeting the metabolic needs of aerobic microorganisms in water rich in organic matter (as water polluted by sewage)

 

reference: Coral Reef Information System – Glossary

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