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Observation details

Overview

Estuary Merri River Estuary
Site Stanly Street Bridge
Observation ID #13564
Date and Time Saturday 8th February 2020 10:30am
Approved Pending

Notes

Tom Sheahan part of monitoring group.

Birds observed: 2 Royal Spoonbills,

Pacific Black Docks_many

Chestnut Teal-few

Greater Egret

Grey Heron 1

Black Faced Cormorant.

Depth Profiling

Depth m Temperature °C Salinity ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm Notes
0.1m 20.80 3.40 9.88 112.5 6.24
Previous 16.3 9.5 6.4 74.2 33.1
Median 15.0 1.90 8.30 79.20 3.8
0.5m 20.90 6.20 2.47 30.6 14.55
Previous 17.0 1.2 5.7 62.8 16.4
Median 13.9 1.90 8.30 79.20 3.6
1.0m 19.40 31.00 5.14 68.2 47.60
Previous 16.1 32.7 5.8 70.2 52.7
Median 14.4 11.40 6.21 70.20 43.6
1.3m 19.00 32.80 5.16 68.1 50.00
Previous 16.2 1.4 6.3 78.3 49.9
Median 14.4 11.40 6.21 61.00 18.9

Top-Bottom Sampling

Depth m Turbidity NTU pH
Top 0.1 29 7.4
Previous 0.1 9 7.3
Median 0.1 10 7.5
Bottom 1.3 9 7.7
Previous 1.7 9 7.7
Median 1.5 10 7.7

Other details

Max depth 1.40
Previous 1.80
Median 1.60
Flow estimate N/A

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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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