Re: NANFA-- World Water Monitoring Day

Sajjad Lateef (
Thu, 9 Oct 2003 11:06:29 -0700 (PDT)

Regarding the secchi disk:

What if I painted a 12" ceramic tile in black and white squares?
Would that work too? I don't know how to cut a tile into a


--- "Hoover, Jan J ERDC-EL-MS" <> wrote:
> 1. It may be too late to get the WWMD kits but you can improvise.
> If you
> know a biologist or environmental scientist, you may be able to
> borrow a
> water quality probe or water quality kit. If you do not know someone
> with
> special equipment - just grab your aquarium thermometer and pH kit
> and make
> yourself a Secchi disk. You'll have 3 of the 4 requested parameters
> and
> partial data are better than no data.
> This is what a Secchi disc looks like and how it is used:
> This is how you can make one:
> And this is how Secchi data are interpreted:


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