Sample Information

7.5
0.35 9999 No algae Colourless

1d;2;33

Your dataset indicates that this waterbody has a poor ecological status.
Elevated nitrate and phosphate concentrations indicate high nutrient loading from the surrounding catchment, creating conditions of eutrophication.
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: 51.162833558 : 51.762833558
Longitude min and max: -1.262816659 : -0.662816659
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 1702
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.01 ± 0.22. Your measurement: 0.35 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 9.75 ± 3.9. Your measurement: 7.5 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 35 ± 67. Your measurement: NTU

 

 


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Heron Island Wier

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BernieM
Monday, September 28, 2020 - 00:00
General Information
English
Total number of participants : 
2.00
Device used: 
IOS Device
Ecological
Freshwater body type: 
River
What is the land use in the immediate surroundings?: 
Urban Park
What is the bank vegetation? (select all that apply): 
Trees/shrubs
Is there any of the following on the water surface?: 
None
Chemical
Nitrate: 
5-10
Phosphate: 
0.2-0.5
Optical
Estimate the water colour: 
Colourless
Sample for group: 
Thames WaterBlitz