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Observation details

Overview

Estuary Merri River Estuary
Site Fonterra Floating Pontoon
Observation ID #13501
Date and Time Saturday 11th January 2020 10:45am
Approved Pending

Notes

Birds observed:

- 9 x Little Black Cormorant

- 12 x Moorhen

- 4 x Pacific Black Duck

- 3 x Purple Swamphen

 

Depth Profiling

Depth m Temperature °C Salinity ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm Notes
0.1m 21.00 5.09 57.9 2.55 New YSI meter not set to record salinity, only EC and SPC
Previous 18.6 1.3 8.4 93.0 2.5
Median 15.9 1.30 10.25 98.40 2.4
0.5m 21.10 4.70 52.0 2.55 New YSI meter not set to record salinity, only EC and SPC
Previous 15.9 1.2 0.0 0.0 2.4
Median 15.5 1.30 10.25 98.40 2.4
1.0m 21.10 4.52 49.6 2.55 New YSI meter not set to record salinity, only EC and SPC
Previous 18.6 1.3 8.1 90.3 2.5
Median 15.6 1.30 8.31 95.20 2.4
1.4m 21.10 4.20 47.0 2.55 New YSI meter not set to record salinity, only EC and SPC
Previous 15.4 1.3 0.0 0.0 2.5
Median 15.4 1.30 8.31 95.20 2.4

Top-Bottom Sampling

Depth m Turbidity NTU pH
Top 0.1 16 7.9
Previous 0.1 20 8.3
Median 0.1 14 8.0
Bottom 1.4 17 7.9
Previous 1.6 21 8.1
Median 1.6 15 8.1

Other details

Max depth 1.50
Previous 1.70
Median 1.70
Flow estimate N/A

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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