4th December 2019

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What is the q10 rule?

Q10 is a measure of the temperature sensitivity of an enzymatic reaction rate or a physiological process due to an increase by 10°C. Discontinuities are indicating physiological perturbations.

Also, how could heat be a pollutant what damage could it cause?

A common cause of thermal pollution is the use of water as a coolant by power plants and industrial manufacturers. When water used as a coolant is returned to the natural environment at a higher temperature, the sudden change in temperature decreases oxygen supply and affects ecosystem composition.

What is the biochemical oxygen demand for a water body?

Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD, also called Biological Oxygen Demand) is the amount of dissolved oxygen needed (i.e. demanded) by aerobic biological organisms to break down organic material present in a given water sample at certain temperature over a specific time period.
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