Sample Information

0.1
0.035 12 No algae Green

1a;11;33

Your dataset indicates that this waterbody has a very good ecological status.

Nutrient concentrations and turbidity are low, and there is no evidence of algal blooms or sediment loads.

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: 52.008083672001 : 52.608083672001
Longitude min and max: 0.32754571437836 : 0.92754571437836
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 42
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.0225 ± 0.23. Your measurement: 0.035 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 6.75 ± 4.4. Your measurement: 0.1 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 18 ± 36. Your measurement: 12 NTU

 

 


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Small lake

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ianh
Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 19:51
General Information
English
Total number of participants : 
3.00
Notes: 
Keith Stevens, Clare Higson, this is an ex gravel pit known to have pike, roach, Rudd and Perch living in it. Visible today were two Swan and a pair of Mallard. it has a Canadian pond weed looking macrophyte as part of the re-naturalisation planting carried out some 40+ years ago. It is within a SSI for Breckland habitat and for Damsel/Dragon flies
Device used: 
Web Site
Ecological
Freshwater body type: 
Lake
What is the land use in the immediate surroundings?: 
Grassland/shrub
What is the bank vegetation? (select all that apply): 
Trees/shrubs
Grass
Is there any of the following on the water surface?: 
Floating algae
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply): 
Plants below the surface
Plants emerging from the water
Floating plants
Aquatic birds
Is the algae...: 
Floating mats
Attached
Hydrological
Estimate the water flow: 
Still
Estimate the water level: 
Low
Chemical
Nitrate: 
<0.2
Phosphate: 
0.02-0.05
Optical
Estimate the water colour: 
Green
Sample for group: 
CamEO
Group question: 
Is the algae...
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)
Estimate the water flow
Estimate the water level