Sample Information

3.5
0.075 12 No algae Brown

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: 52.546799 : 53.146799
Longitude min and max: -7.710848 : -7.110848
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 73
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.035 ± 0.05. Your measurement: 0.075 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 1.5 ± 2.0. Your measurement: 3.5 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 16 ± 31. Your measurement: 12 NTU

 

 


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Knockanoran Wood

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marygdonohue
Monday, March 21, 2022 - 00:00
General Information
English
Total number of participants : 
2.00
Notes: 
Woodland. land drainage pipe entering river close to sample point
Device used: 
Android
Ecological
Freshwater body type: 
River
What is the land use in the immediate surroundings?: 
Forest
What is the bank vegetation? (select all that apply): 
Trees/shrubs
Grass
Is there any of the following on the water surface?: 
None
Can you see evidence of the following water uses? (select all that apply): 
Fishing
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: 
2-5
Phosphate: 
0.05-0.1
Optical
Water quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity): 
<14
Estimate the water colour: 
Brown
Sample for group: 
Centennial
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).
Invasive species (select all that apply and describe the extent in m3 in the Notes section)