Sample Information

0.75
0.035 9999 Floating mats Green

1c;6

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

Floating algal mats limit the penetration of sunlight into the waterbody. This restricts the available habitats for the organisms in the waterbody.
Geo coordinates of Local Area:
Latitude min and max: 51.30096454 : 51.90096454
Longitude min and max: -1.72651761 : -1.12651761
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 2311
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.15 ± 0.22. Your measurement: 0.035 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 3.5 ± 3.8. Your measurement: 0.75 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 24 ± 44. Your measurement: NTU

 

 


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Wilts and berks canal

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DaisyDumper
Monday, April 23, 2018 (All day)
General Information
English
Manually add latitude/longitude: 
no
Total number of participants : 
3.00
Device used: 
IOS Device
Ecological
Freshwater body type: 
Other
Canal
What is the land use in the immediate surroundings?: 
Urban Residential
What is the bank vegetation? (select all that apply): 
Trees/shrubs
Grass
Other
Reeds
Is there any of the following on the water surface?: 
Floating algae
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply): 
Aquatic birds
Is the algae...: 
Floating mats
Hydrological
Estimate the water flow: 
Still
Estimate the water level: 
Average
Chemical
Nitrate: 
0.5-1
Phosphate: 
0.02-0.05
Optical
Estimate the water colour: 
Green
Sample for group: 
Wild Oxfordshire and the Evenlode Catchment Partnership
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)
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply)
Is the algae...
Estimate the water flow
Estimate the water level
Water Quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity).