Site details

Overview

Estuary Thompson Creek Estuary
CMA Corangamite CMA
Type Physico-Chemical
Site code T1
Site name Point Impossible Road Culvert at Mullet Creek
Nearest road and town Breamlea. Point Impossible Road
Description Site is on the side of the culvert where Mullet Creek enters Thompson Creek estuary.
Site access Drive along Point Impossible Road towards the beach. Park in the pullover before the road bridge/culvert. Walk across rocks to the side of the culvert.
Land use
  • Native Bushland
  • Rural Croppping
  • Rural Residential
Land use description
Status Active
Observation history 17-10-2014 - 02-12-2018
Site T1 Image
Picture of Monitoring SIte
Picture of Monitoring Site
Site T1 Image

Map

Observations

C Estuary is closed to the sea. O Estuary is open to the sea. P Perched
Turbidity tubes do not measure below 9 NTU; Chart values of 9 should be interpreted as < 9 NTU

Observations

Date 25-02-2018 09-03-2018 27-03-2018 28-04-2018 26-05-2018 01-07-2018 29-07-2018 26-08-2018 30-09-2018 28-10-2018 02-12-2018
Observation #11883 #11943 #12030 #12041 #12097 #12243 #12360 #12363 #12492 #12495 #12571

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

25-02-2018 09-03-2018 27-03-2018 28-04-2018 26-05-2018 01-07-2018 29-07-2018 26-08-2018 30-09-2018 28-10-2018 02-12-2018
Top 9.0 17.6 6.8 1.7 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0
Bottom 9.0 20.8 6.5 2.4 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0

pH

25-02-2018 09-03-2018 27-03-2018 28-04-2018 26-05-2018 01-07-2018 29-07-2018 26-08-2018 30-09-2018 28-10-2018 02-12-2018
Top 7.9 7.5 7.6 7.8 7.8 7.6 7.6 7.8 7.8 6.8 7.8
Bottom 7.9 7.5 7.6 7.8 7.8 7.5 7.7 7.9 7.8 7.6 7.3

Temperature ° C

25-02-2018 09-03-2018 27-03-2018 28-04-2018 26-05-2018 01-07-2018 29-07-2018 26-08-2018 30-09-2018 28-10-2018 02-12-2018
Top 16.20 21.00 18.80 17.90 11.70 6.10 10.50 12.30 12.90 13.60 20.10
Bottom 16.30 20.90 18.90 17.90 11.70 8.10 10.80 12.50 13.00 13.40 20.80

Salinity ppt

25-02-2018 09-03-2018 27-03-2018 28-04-2018 26-05-2018 01-07-2018 29-07-2018 26-08-2018 30-09-2018 28-10-2018 02-12-2018
Top 40.00 38.60 42.80 36.20 39.30 38.80 38.40 39.20
Bottom 40.00 38.50 42.80 36.20 39.30 43.20 39.10 39.30

D.O. mg/L

25-02-2018 09-03-2018 27-03-2018 28-04-2018 26-05-2018 01-07-2018 29-07-2018 26-08-2018 30-09-2018 28-10-2018 02-12-2018
Top 7.87 3.47 7.72 7.30 8.78 10.35 9.07 10.39 8.33 8.70 5.30
Bottom 7.80 3.43 7.70 7.26 8.54 3.37 8.30 10.72 10.29 9.07 3.73

D.O. % Sat

25-02-2018 09-03-2018 27-03-2018 28-04-2018 26-05-2018 01-07-2018 29-07-2018 26-08-2018 30-09-2018 28-10-2018 02-12-2018
Top 80.50 49.00 107.00 95.60 80.15 82.20 82.80 97.00 78.00 83.50 59.40
Bottom 79.90 48.20 106.80 95.70 78.10 28.20 76.30 100.70 94.50 86.90 42.50

Conductivity mS/cm

25-02-2018 09-03-2018 27-03-2018 28-04-2018 26-05-2018 01-07-2018 29-07-2018 26-08-2018 30-09-2018 28-10-2018 02-12-2018
Top 57.10 57.79 63.42 54.70 56.10 55.50 46.90 53.80 54.90 56.00 57.20
Bottom 57.10 57.70 63.45 54.72 56.10 61.70 47.70 55.60 55.80 56.10 57.40
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