Transparency is a measure of how clear the water is. It is important, because aquatic plants need sunlight for photosynthesis. The clearer the water, the deeper sunlight will penetrate.
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the Bohemian Foundation, the National Science Foundation, the National Park Service,
the Colorado State
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