Sample Information

3.5
0.035 12 No algae Colourless

1c;14;26;33

Your dataset indicates that this waterbody has a moderate ecological status.
Potential sources of nitrate pollution include fertiliser runoff, sewage discharge and livestock activities.
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: 51.418 : 52.018
Longitude min and max: -2.273 : -1.673
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 282
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.14 ± 0.25. Your measurement: 0.035 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 5.1 ± 3.8. Your measurement: 3.5 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 33 ± 60. Your measurement: 12 NTU

 

 


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General Information
English
Manually add latitude/longitude: 
no
Total number of participants : 
1.00
Device used: 
Android
Ecological
Freshwater body type: 
Stream
What is the land use in the immediate surroundings?: 
Urban Residential
What is the bank vegetation? (select all that apply): 
Trees/shrubs
Is there any of the following on the water surface?: 
None
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply): 
Plants emerging from the water
Plants below the surface
Floating plants
Is the algae...: 
No algae
Hydrological
Estimate the water flow: 
Slow
Estimate the water level: 
Average
Chemical
Nitrate: 
2-5
Phosphate: 
0.02-0.05
Optical
Water Quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity).: 
<14
Estimate the water colour: 
Colourless
Sample for group: 
FWAG SW: Upper Thames
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)
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply)
Is the algae...
Estimate the water flow
Estimate the water level
Water Quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity).