The dynamics of ponds may change drastically
on a variety of timescales. The following
archived data sets provide examples of pond
behavior under different seasonal conditions. The
archives also provide an opportunity to explore
pond dynamics when our real-time data collection
systems are removed for maintenance.
View Data (click on a parameter to see the
Download Pond Bathymetry.xlt.
This Excel file contains key physical parameters (e.g. depth and volume) as well as bathymetric information (e.g. volume as a function of depth).
|Download TDIC.xlt, a template
to assist in calculating components of the
carbonate system and pCO2 from the archived data
sets. TDIC.doc explains the calculations behind the
template, as well as the significance of the
calculations. The template was created in
|K-12 teachers and students:
Download the conversions.xlt
template to assist in analyzing archive data
The template was created in Excel.
There are two guides for laboratory exercises
provided on our server. The first (LabDemoNo1.pdf) illustrates
the important principle of residence time and the
second (LabDemoNo2.pdf) invites
exploration of the dynamic equilibrium