Secchi depth

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Definition of Secchi disc technique:
Is a method used for estimating the transparency of water by submerging a white disc and recording the depth at which the disc is no longer visible.[1]
This is the common definition for Secchi disc technique, other definitions can be discussed in the article


  1. Lincoln R., Boxshall G. and Clark P. (1998). A Dictionary of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics (2nd Ed). Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, (England). 361pp.