What is the pH of seawater?

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About 8, close to "pure" water with a pH of 7, but a small amount more basic.

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Seawater is a acid?

actually it's not. seawater has a pH of 8 making it a base.

What substance has a PH level of 8?


What is the dh of the sea water?

'dh' is an unknown property of seawater. If pH (measured value for acidity) is asked for: Seawater pH is limited to the range 7.5 and 8.4: ranging from neutral (7.0) to slightly alkaline (9.0), not acidic.

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Is vineger sea water and distilled water low or high in PH?

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Seawater in the world ocean reaches an average maximum pH at approximately what depth?

The maximum pH occurs closer to the bottom of the sea than to the surface, in most cases.

What factor affect seawater pH?

An essential factor is the absorption of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere; also the acid rains.

Using the pH scale sea water and bleach solutions are?

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Is seawater alkali?

Yes, if perhaps you mean "alkaline" or "base"? According to Wikipedia, "Seawater pH is limited to the range 7.5 to 8.4.", making it slightly base or alkaline. Alkali refers to a chemical that is an alkaline salt soluble in water.

Why pH scale different for seawater and freshwater?

There are a variety of elements in all water. Each element carries with it a specific PH. Salt water maintains PH ranges anywhere from 8.4 to 7.6. Fresh water carries different elements and the PH range can become lower, down to as low as 6.0.