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Biochemical Oxygen Demand, September 13, 2009

 Item — Object: 35

Scope and Contents

Your, host, Dr. Deb, outlined why we measure BOD (biochemical oxygen demand), why it's often done for five days (five days along the Thames from London to the North Sea), how the test is completed, and what we do with the data (wasteload allocations). She also explained why this archival test is still useful when we have gas chromatographs and other high-tech laboratory instrumentation. This show is part of a set of shows on water quality testing (see/hear also 5/10/09 and 3/15/09 on "Water, Water Everywhere". 


  • September 13, 2009


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.


1 Digital Files : MP3 audio file

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Special Collections and Archives Repository