A CIESE Collaborative Project

Water Sampling Tests

Some of the sampling tests for this project are required.  It is important that all participants supply data for the required tests, therefore providing enough information for students to analyze.  Some tests are optional, but are important parameters to measure when studying water quality.  To obtain background information, testing procedures, and expected test result ranges, click on the link for the test. 

General Observations Required
Temperature Required
pH Required
Dissolved Oxygen Required
Nitrates Required
Phosphates Required
Biological Oxygen Demand Optional
Carbon Dioxide Optional
Turbidity Optional
Coliform Bacteria Optional
Macroinvertebrates Optional