Sample Information

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0.75 240 No algae Colourless

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Your dataset indicates that this waterbody has a moderate ecological status.

Elevated nitrate and phosphate concentrations indicate high nutrient loading from the surrounding catchment, creating conditions of eutrophication.
Potential sources of nitrate pollution include fertiliser runoff, sewage discharge and livestock activities.
Geo coordinates of Local Area:
Latitude min and max: 52.234119 : 52.834119
Longitude min and max: -9.034395 : -8.434395
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 77
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.035 ± 0.08. Your measurement: 0.75 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 0.75 ± 0.9. Your measurement: 0.1 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 20 ± 42. Your measurement: 240 NTU

 

 


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General Information
English
Total number of participants : 
2.00
Device used: 
Android
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
Is there any of the following on the water surface?: 
Foam
Litter
Oily Sheen
Floating algae
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply): 
Plants emerging from the water
Is the algae...: 
No algae
Hydrological
Estimate the water flow: 
Steady
Estimate the water level: 
High
Chemical
Nitrate: 
<0.2
Phosphate: 
0.5-1
Optical
Water quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity): 
>240
Estimate the water colour: 
Colourless
Sample for group: 
The Maigue Rivers Trust
Group question: 
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)
Is the algae...
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply)
Estimate the water level
Estimate the water flow
Water Quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity).