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Observation details

Overview

Estuary Gellibrand River Estuary
Site Bridge at Rivernook
Observation ID #13074
Date and Time Friday 17th May 2019 09:55am
Approved Pending

Notes

Large school of Galaxias near bridge. Phragmities extending into river channel

Silt samples collected for R.M.I.T Pesticide testing

Depth Profiling

Depth m Temperature °C Salinity ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm Notes
0.1m 11.30 0.20 8.06 73.8 0.32 no wind
Previous 14.4 1.5 7.0 68.8 2.8
Median 15.3 0.50 6.97 70.10 1.1
0.5m 11.30 0.20 7.99 73.0 0.32
Previous 14.4 1.5 5.5 54.1 2.8
Median 15.3 0.40 6.24 70.10 1.1
1.0m 11.30 0.20 7.92 72.5 0.32
Previous 14.4 1.5 6.9 67.9 2.9
Median 15.3 0.50 6.87 70.00 1.1
1.5m 11.30 0.20 7.83 71.7 0.32
Previous 14.4 1.6 5.2 51.7 3.0
Median 15.3 0.40 6.14 70.00 1.1
2.0m 11.30 0.20 7.80 71.4 0.32
Previous 16.5 32.3 2.9 36.4 49.2
Median 16.5 17.70 6.08 69.50 28.4
2.5m 11.30 0.20 7.67 70.3 0.32
Previous 16.9 32.5 6.1 61.8 49.6
Median 15.4 0.50 6.08 69.50 3.3
3.0m 11.30 0.20 7.71 70.7 0.32
Previous 16.7 32.6 2.7 34.1 49.7
Median 16.7 19.90 5.29 53.30 31.9
3.5m 11.30 0.20 7.87 72.1 0.32
Previous 17.2 34.1 5.3 67.7 51.8
Median 17.2 19.90 5.31 67.70 31.9
4.0m 11.30 0.20 7.80 71.9 0.00
Previous 16.8 33.5 2.5 32.1 51.0
Median 16.8 21.40 4.33 50.60 34.2
4.5m 11.30 0.20 7.77 71.1 0.32
Previous 17.2 34.2 5.4 69.0 51.9
Median 17.2 21.40 5.29 53.30 34.2
5.0m 11.30 0.20 7.72 69.9 0.32
Previous 16.8 33.7 2.1 27.0 51.3
Median 17.2 26.70 3.89 44.90 41.8

Top-Bottom Sampling

Depth m Turbidity NTU pH
Top 0.1 10 6.7
Previous 0.1 9 6.4
Median 0.1 14 6.7
Bottom 5.0 10 6.6
Previous 5.0 9 7.1
Median 5.1 9 7.0

Other details

Max depth 5.10
Previous 5.10
Median 5.15
Flow estimate Medium

Observation Documents

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Preceding Observations

C Estuary is closed to the sea. O Estuary is open to the sea. P Perched
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