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salinity

[sə′lin·əd·ē]
(oceanography)
The total quantity of dissolved salts in sea water, measured by weight in parts per thousand.
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The Paradox Valley Salinity Control Facility substantially benefits downstream water quality in the Colorado River Basin, and helps the United States meet treaty obligations with Mexico for allowable salinity levels in the river.
The mammals keep away from the central Sundarbans, the survey found, where siltation in the waterways has disrupted freshwater flow, leading to high salinity levels.
Salt-tolerant plants have mechanisms to stay away from the overproduction of these reactive molecules and to cope with salinity (Zhang and Shi 2013; Roy et al., 2014).
A second group lived in a small estuary that received much less freshwater exposure, and a third group lived far away from the large estuary where salinity was also higher and more stable.
Due to rise in soil salinity, Chittagong and Khulna districts are likely to witness highest within- district additional migration, estimated between 15,000 and 30,000 migrants per year.
Tests were performed with the reference substance, to evaluate the sensitivity of the organisms cultivated, and to determine the influence of salinity in the tests.
candolleana responded to temperature (P<0.001), salinity (P<0.001) and the interaction between these two factors (P<0.001) (Table 1, Fig.
Soil salinity is a known constraint on agricultural production in the Central Valley, particularly in the western San Joaquin Valley (WSJV), where soils are naturally high in salts due to the marine origin of their Coastal Range alluvium parent material (Letey 2000).
PCA based biplot showed that Na+, Na+/K+, K+ and TSS under S0mM, RW, SW, RL, SL, K+, Na+/K+ and Na+ under S50mM, SL, SW, RL, RW, Na+, K+, Na+/K+ under S100mM, TSS, SL, RL, RW, Na+, K+, Na+/K+ under S150mM were most discriminating parameters for evaluation of lentil genotypes under respective salinity treatment.
Changes in the salinity concentration of coastal waters during extreme meteorological conditions of droughts and floods can result in substantial short- and long-term environmental responses.