Sample Information

7.5
0.01 9999 No algae Yellow

1d;14;33

Your dataset indicates that this waterbody has a poor ecological status.
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: 51.345062033271 : 51.945062033271
Longitude min and max: -1.80863930583 : -1.20863930583
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 2980
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.0425 ± 0.22. Your measurement: 0.01 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 3.5 ± 3.7. Your measurement: 7.5 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 25 ± 44. Your measurement: NTU

 

 


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Mill stream near Frogmore Brook and Bow, Stanford in the Vale

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James AH Brooks
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 18:30
General Information
English
Total number of participants : 
2.00
Notes: 
Slow-moving 'stream'/broad ditch next to footpath. Occasionally visited by dogs. Water slightly cloudy. In-stream plants: ? Fool's watercress (Apium nodiflorum), pondweed (Lemna). Small piece of woodland near light industrial / 'waste' land.
Device used: 
Web Site
Ecological
Freshwater body type: 
Stream
What is the land use in the immediate surroundings?: 
Other
Footpath and (scrubby) site of former nursery.
What is the bank vegetation? (select all that apply): 
Trees/shrubs
Grass
Other
Shade-tolerant plants.
Is there any of the following on the water surface?: 
None
Chemical
Nitrate: 
5-10
Phosphate: 
<0.02
Optical
Estimate the water colour: 
Yellow
Sample for group: 
Thames WaterBlitz