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This month: Freshwater

Field activities at ECN freshwater sites this month

The list below shows all the standard ECN measurements made at our lake and river sites this month. You can also view a calendar of measurements.

Epilithic Diatoms

The ECN protocol for diatoms on submerged stones (FDT)

Epilithic Diatoms - Read More…

Macro-invertebrates

The ECN protocol for freshwater macro-invertebrates (FIN)

Macro-invertebrates - Read More…

Phytoplankton

The ECN phytoplankton protocol (FPP)

Phytoplankton - Read More…

Surface Water Chemistry & Quality

The ECN protocol for surface water chemistry and quality (measurement of physical & chemical variables) (FWC/FWA)

Surface Water Chemistry & Quality - Read More…

Surface Water Discharge

The ECN protocol for surface water discharge (FWD)

Surface Water Discharge - Read More…

Zooplankton

The ECN protocol for crustacean zooplankton (FZP)

Zooplankton - Read More…

Our field activities

APRIL

In April we start carrying out almost all the ECN measurements, though the weather is not always kind! At freshwater sites we sample diatoms and invertebrates.

See all this month's field measurements...

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