Oxygen Optode Lesson - Hypoxia and the Oxygen Squeeze

Students will:

  • Explore the role of dissolved oxygen in the marine environment
  • Explore and interpret the oxygen demands of different taxa
  • Explore the mechanisms of hypoxia and oxygen renewal
  • Use Ocean Networks Canada data to investigate inter-relationships between dissolved oxygen and other factors in different locations

Related overview on oxygen sensors.

Plots of Oxygen Variations in Barkley Canyon

Grade Level

  • High School


Author Name: 

Monika Pelz

Updated Date

Aug 12, 2016 3:18pm PDT

Created Date

Sep 12, 2014 7:50am PDT