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Freshwater

Measurements made at ECN freshwater sites

Surface Water Chemistry & Quality

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

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Surface Water Discharge

The ECN protocol for surface water discharge (FWD)

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Phytoplankton

The ECN phytoplankton protocol (FPP)

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Aquatic Macrophytes

The ECN protocol for aquatic macrophytes (FMA)

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Epilithic Diatoms

The ECN protocol for diatoms on submerged stones (FDT)

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Zooplankton

The ECN protocol for crustacean zooplankton (FZP)

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Macro-invertebrates

The ECN protocol for freshwater macro-invertebrates (FIN)

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Our field activities

SEPTEMBER

This is the last of the busy months in terms of field work at terrestrial sites as the season for monitoring butterflies, frogs, grazing animals and bats draws to an end. In rivers and lakes we sample diatoms for the third time in the year. The usual year-round measurements are also made.

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Loch Neagh