Monitoring Pollution

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  • Created on: 08-11-14 11:40

Human Activity 

The effect of humans on the environment can be monitored by studying the distribution of certain species of organisms described as indicator species

Water pollution indicators (Bio Indicators)

  • Fresh Water invertebrates- are used to monitor the qaulity of waters in rivers and lakes
  • These animals are adapted to living in particular levels of oxygen
  • Clean water has a higher concentration of oxygen than polluted water

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