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0.035 12 No algae Colourless

1d;14;26;31;33

Your dataset indicates that this waterbody has a poor ecological status.
Potential sources of nitrate pollution include fertiliser runoff, sewage discharge and livestock activities.
Have you observed any pollution source near the waterbody? It would be helpful if you could add this information by editing your data record to include these observations.
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: 52.008369021721 : 52.608369021721
Longitude min and max: 0.32766641378403 : 0.92766641378403
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 42
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.12 ± 0.23. Your measurement: 0.035 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 7.1 ± 4.4. Your measurement: 12 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 18 ± 36. Your measurement: 12 NTU

 

 


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ianh
Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 13:00
General Information
English
Manually add latitude/longitude: 
no
Total number of participants : 
3.00
Notes: 
Easter Saturday a pleasant day around 15 deg C Water levels are low Swans were on the river as we arrived, site of ARMI kick sampling and this showed a Bullhead present as well as "Swim Up Fry" from the trout Redd (spawning area) adjacent (5mm long) Also site of Blue Wing Olive Serratella Ignita reintroduction. Some Algal presence on the rocks and gravels but not significant
Device used: 
Web Site
Ecological
Freshwater body type: 
River
What is the land use in the immediate surroundings?: 
Grassland/shrub
What is the bank vegetation? (select all that apply): 
Trees/shrubs
Grass
Is there any of the following on the water surface?: 
Foam
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply): 
Plants below the surface
Plants emerging from the water
Fish
Aquatic birds
Is the algae...: 
Attached
Hydrological
Estimate the water flow: 
Slow
Estimate the water level: 
Low
Chemical
Nitrate: 
>10
Phosphate: 
0.02-0.05
Optical
Estimate the water colour: 
Colourless
Sample for group: 
CamEO
Group question: 
Is the algae...
Are there any pollution sources in the immediate surroundings? (select all that apply)
Can you see evidence of the following water uses? (select all that apply)
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply)
Estimate the water flow
Estimate the water level