Zoomix

Understanding the mixing generated by zooplankton

Tagged: temperature

Temperature data

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📥  Measurement

Winter has come and the field season is now ended...

At the end of October we pulled up the Thermistors chain we deployed at the beginning of June. The T chain (see image below) is just a simple rope with small electronic devices that measure continuously the water temperature at different depths. The string has an anchor on the bottom and a buoy on the surface to keep the rope straight and the thermistors at the same depths.

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Temperature chain sketch

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First visit to Vobster Quay

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📥  Measurement, Vobster

Vobster Quay from the jetty

Vobster Quay from the jetty

5 days ago (12th May - yes my 28th birthday!), my supervisor and I went to  Vobster Quay to do some preliminary measurments and check if that lake was suitable for my research.

Vobster is a natural lake 40 minutes from Bath (https://goo.gl/maps/EaqO8) with a maximum depth of 40 meters, very deep if compared to other nearby lakes. Vobster is a diving centre opened 7 days a week (yes, also during winter) and if you like diving there are nice and cool attractions to see! (more…)