How does salinity affect Dissolved Oxygen solubility?

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Published Date 07/10/2018
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How does salinity affect Dissolved Oxygen solubility?
Summary
Effect of salinity on Dissolved Oxygen solubility
Answer
Dissolved oxygen decreases exponentially as salt levels increase. That is why, at the same pressure and temperature, saltwater holds about 20% less dissolved oxygen than freshwater.

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