[Tagging] Coastlines and structures

Liz edodd at billiau.net
Wed Dec 9 10:15:37 GMT 2009


On Wed, 9 Dec 2009, Morten Kjeldgaard wrote:
> Yep. In river water there is less than 500 ppm of dissolved salts. So, rent
> a boat, take water samples at determined positions and measure the
> conductivity.
>
> (Just kidding... :-) )
I just had to look this up
converted 500ppm to EC units (microSiemens per cubic metre)
and got 892
then looked at salinity tables for Australian Rivers.
http://www.waterinfo.nsw.gov.au/wq/murrumbidgee.shtml
http://riverinfo.mdba.gov.au/flow-salinity/flow&sal-forecast.pdf

Found a couple of spots with > 2000km to go to the sea with EC levels > 900
Yass River upstream Burrinjuck Dam
http://osm.org/go/uNaxPLa--
Jugiong Creek at Jugiong
http://osm.org/go/uNY%40w7m-

Just as well you were only kidding, because this method isn't going to work 
worldwide.





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