Sample Information

0.1
0.35 9999 No algae Colourless

1c;12;33

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

Significantly elevated phosphate concentrations indicate eutrophic conditions which typically result in algal blooms.

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: 51.279979314725 : 51.879979314725
Longitude min and max: -0.70707844098514 : -0.10707844098514
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 2192
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.2125 ± 0.24. Your measurement: 0.35 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 12 ± 4.1. Your measurement: 0.1 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 27 ± 43. Your measurement: NTU

 

 


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Round Pond, Highgrove Woods, Eastcote, Middlesex

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Sue.alexander99
Monday, September 27, 2021 - 14:40
General Information
English
Total number of participants : 
2.00
Notes: 
Low water level. Duckweed covers the surface, which is brown in places. Reeds and water lilies in the pond. No sign of wildlife or insects. No litter visible other than a couple of wooden planks. Allotments and residential close by this urban park.
Device used: 
Web Site
Ecological
Freshwater body type: 
Pond
What is the land use in the immediate surroundings?: 
Urban Park
What is the bank vegetation? (select all that apply): 
Trees/shrubs
Grass
Is there any of the following on the water surface?: 
None
Chemical
Nitrate: 
<0.2
Phosphate: 
0.2-0.5
Optical
Estimate the water colour: 
Colourless
Sample for group: 
Thames WaterBlitz