Sample Information

7.5
0.075 9999 No algae Other

1d;14;33

Your dataset indicates that this waterbody has a poor ecological status.
These values are expected to vary throughout the year as a result of weather patterns and changes in land use. Please help us to better understand this ecosystem by continuing to make measurements.
Geo coordinates of Local Area:
Latitude min and max: 51.343198854598 : 51.943198854598
Longitude min and max: -2.7179531601319 : -2.1179531601319
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 850
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.055 ± 0.20. Your measurement: 0.075 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 2.125 ± 3.0. Your measurement: 7.5 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 33 ± 62. Your measurement: NTU

 

 


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Avening Green bridge

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blenkalvla
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 15:30
Avening Green Bridge (library photo Feb 2017)
General Information
English
Total number of participants : 
1.00
Notes: 
The river gauge around half a mile downstream showed 36cm (summer 2017 level 18 - 20cm, recent spates 80 - 100cm). Water looked fairly coloured after overnight rain, greenish rather than muddy. Secchi disk just visible with tube full, so < 12 NTU No foam on surface at sample point, but some dirty foam on woody debris downstream.
Device used: 
Web Site
Ecological
Freshwater body type: 
River
What is the land use in the immediate surroundings?: 
Agriculture
What is the bank vegetation? (select all that apply): 
Trees/shrubs
Grass
Is there any of the following on the water surface?: 
Foam
Chemical
Nitrate: 
5-10
Phosphate: 
0.05-0.1
Optical
Estimate the water colour: 
Other
Water looked greenish from the bank, yellow/brown in the Secchi tube
Sample for group: 
BART