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Observation details

Overview

Estuary Merri River Estuary
Site Fonterra Floating Pontoon
Observation ID #13565
Date and Time Saturday 8th February 2020 10:53am
Approved Pending

Notes

Tom Sheahan part of monitoring group.

Birds observed: Dusky Moorhens_4/5

Little black cormorants-2

Pacific black ducks-10/12

Chestnut teal-pair.

Depth Profiling

Depth m Temperature °C Salinity ppt D.O. mg/L D.O. % sat EC mS/cm Notes
0.1m 21.60 1.30 9.54 111.0 2.52
Previous 21.1 1.3 4.7 52.0 2.6
Median 15.9 1.30 8.50 98.00 2.5
0.5m 21.60 1.30 9.74 111.1 2.52
Previous 18.6 1.2 8.4 93.0 2.5
Median 15.5 1.30 8.50 98.00 2.5
1.0m 21.60 1.30 9.16 103.4 2.52
Previous 21.1 1.3 4.2 47.0 2.6
Median 15.6 1.30 8.14 92.70 2.5
1.4m 21.60 1.30 9.01 103.4 2.52
Previous 18.6 1.3 8.1 90.3 2.5
Median 15.4 1.30 8.14 92.70 2.5

Top-Bottom Sampling

Depth m Turbidity NTU pH
Top 0.1 27 8.2
Previous 0.1 16 7.9
Median 0.1 14 7.9
Bottom 1.4 26 8.2
Previous 1.4 17 7.9
Median 1.6 15 8.1

Other details

Max depth 1.50
Previous 1.50
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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