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Observation details

Overview

Estuary Merri River Estuary
Site Fonterra Floating Pontoon
Observation ID #13405
Date and Time Saturday 9th November 2019 11:00am
Approved Pending

Notes

Tom Sheehan part of monitoring group.

Dissolved oxygen reading failed. Meter to Debbie for checking.

Birds observed:Dusky moorhen, black duck, chestnut teal, intermediate egret and little black cormorant.

Depth Profiling

Depth m Temperature °C Salinity ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm Notes
0.1m 15.90 1.20 0.00 0.0 2.37 Dissoved oxygen reading failed
Previous 16.5 1.2 15.9 165.0 2.3
Median 16.5 1.30 10.69 104.50 2.4
0.5m 15.90 1.20 0.00 0.0 2.37 ditto
Previous 12.2 0.6 7.7 72.1 1.2
Median 15.5 1.30 10.25 98.40 2.4
1.0m 15.50 1.20 0.00 0.0 2.36 ditto
Previous 16.0 1.2 13.9 143.2 2.3
Median 16.0 1.30 8.63 97.60 2.4
1.5m 15.40 1.30 0.00 0.0 2.49 ditto
Previous 11.7 0.6 7.5 69.9 1.2
Median 15.6 1.30 8.31 95.20 2.4
1.7m 15.40 1.30 0.00 0.0 2.47 ditto
Previous 10.0 1.0 8.6 76.7 10.9
Median 17.7 1.30 8.63 97.60 2.4

Top-Bottom Sampling

Depth m Turbidity NTU pH
Top 0.1 14 8.4
Previous 0.1 17 8.4
Median 0.1 14 8.0
Bottom 1.7 14 8.3
Previous 1.5 19 8.3
Median 1.5 15 8.1

Other details

Max depth 1.80
Previous 1.60
Median 1.60
Flow estimate Slow

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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