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Observation details

Overview

Estuary Merri River Estuary
Site Stanly Street Bridge
Observation ID #13397
Date and Time Saturday 12th October 2019 11:00am
Approved Pending

Notes

Tom Sheehan part of monitoring group.

Birds observed:Black winged stilts (pair), chestnut teal (35), dusky moor hens (pair), little pied cormorant and greater egret.

Depth Profiling

Depth m Temperature °C Salinity ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm Notes
0.1m 15.00 1.20 10.27 102.6 2.39
Previous 12.1 0.6 6.2 57.9 1.2
Median 17.0 7.20 8.72 90.30 12.7
0.5m 15.00 1.20 10.03 100.3 2.39
Previous 9.2 1.1 8.9 78.2 2.2
Median 17.0 7.20 8.72 90.30 12.7
1.0m 14.50 1.20 9.39 92.6 2.40
Previous 12.0 0.6 6.1 57.0 1.2
Median 15.6 29.20 5.96 61.00 45.3
1.5m 14.40 1.20 9.51 94.9 2.39
Previous 9.2 1.4 8.7 76.5 3.4
Median 15.6 29.20 5.41 61.00 45.3

Top-Bottom Sampling

Depth m Turbidity NTU pH
Top 0.1 17 7.6
Previous 0.1 23 7.1
Median 0.1 9 7.5
Bottom 1.5 23 7.9
Previous 1.4 29 7.4
Median 1.6 9 7.7

Other details

Max depth 1.60
Previous 1.50
Median 1.70
Flow estimate Slow

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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