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EARTH SCIENCE > TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > WATER QUALITY/WATER CHEMISTRY > CONDUCTIVITY
Definition:
The degree to which an electrical current can pass through water due to
ions dissolved in the water. Salinity is often calculated from
conductivity and temperature.
Reference:
Adapted from: Dictionary of Earth Science, 5th ed.. 1997. Sybil Parker, ed. in
chief. McGraw-Hill.
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