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Observation details

Overview

Estuary Merri River Estuary
Site Fonterra Floating Pontoon
Observation ID #13247
Date and Time Saturday 10th August 2019 10:50am
Approved Pending

Notes

Tom Sheehan, Eleanor Cowell and James Cowell part of monitoring team.

Birds observed. Great Egret 1, Dusky Moorhens several, Little Black Cormorants several.

Depth Profiling

Depth m Temperature °C Salinity ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm Notes
0.1m 10.20 1.00 8.56 76.2
Previous 10.0 1.6 11.1 98.4 3.1
Median 16.4 1.30 10.69 104.50 2.4
0.5m 10.20 1.00 8.50 75.7
Previous 10.8 1.3 10.7 98.0 2.4
Median 16.4 1.30 10.25 104.50 2.4
1.0m 10.10 1.00 8.57 76.4
Previous 10.0 1.6 3.1 97.6 10.9
Median 16.2 1.30 8.81 97.60 2.4
1.5m 10.00 1.00 8.63 76.7
Previous 10.7 1.3 10.2 92.7 2.4
Median 16.2 1.30 8.81 95.20 2.4
2.0m 10.00 1.00 8.67 77.2
Previous 15.7 0.6 1.2 108.9 10.9
Median 15.7 0.60 7.92 108.89 10.9

Top-Bottom Sampling

Depth m Turbidity NTU pH
Top 0.1 12 7.8
Previous 0.1 9 7.9
Median 0.1 14 8.0
Bottom 2.0 10 7.9
Previous 1.5 9 8.0
Median 1.5 15 8.1

Other details

Max depth 2.10
Previous 1.70
Median 1.60
Flow estimate N/A

Observation Documents

Link Date File name Description

Preceding Observations

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