Occurrence record:

HumanObservation of Scenedesmus recorded on 1999-06-01

Dataset

Data resource River Murray Phytoplankton Monitoring
Basis of record Human observation
Licence CC-BY-Int
Source ALS
Institution code MDBA
Occurrence status present
Institution id in94
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Record date 1999-06-01
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Scenedesmus
Taxon rank genus
Kingdom Viridiplantae
Phylum Chlorophyta
Class Chlorophyceae
Order Chlorococcales
Family Radiococcaceae
Supplied as "Scenedesmaceae"
Genus Scenedesmus
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or territory New South Wales
Supplied as: "NSW"
Local government area Mildura (RC)
Locality MERBEIN
Latitude -34.1732745
Supplied as: "-34.17327453"
Longitude 142.0823843
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "GDA94"
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Terrestrial
Verbatim elevation 58.0

Additional properties

data source ALS Global
note name change false
operating authority WaterNSW
other site id 414206WQ
provider site id1 414206
provider site id2 467903
river RIVER MURRAY
river distance km 871.0
sampling point id 414206
site description MURRAY RIVER @ MERBEIN
site lookup MDBA Merbein 414206
site name MERBEIN
site name secondary MERBEIN
site notes RMWQMP Phyto & WQ site
site start date 1980-07-07T00:00:00
source duration 1980 to Jun2015
source location Melbourne
taxa notes Scenedesmus is a genus of green algae, in the class Chlorophyceae. They are colonial and non-motile
toxic or potentially toxic false
verbatim decimal latitude -34.17327453
verbatim decimal longitude 142.0823843
verbatim measurement unit Cells/ml
verbatim measurement value 240.0

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Data quality tests

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Kingdom not recognised Failed
Habitat incorrect for species Failed
First of the month Warning
Coordinates converted to WGS84 Warning
Basis of record not supplied Passed
Basis of record badly formed Passed
Invalid collection date Passed
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First of the year Passed
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Name not supplied Passed
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Name not in national checklists Passed
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Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Passed
Unrecognized geodetic datum Passed
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Altitude out of range Passed
Altitude value non-numeric Passed
Altitude value supplied in feet Passed
Coordinates are transposed Passed
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Supplied coordinates are zero Passed
Zero latitude Passed
Zero longitude Passed
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Location not supplied Passed
Country inferred from coordinates Passed
Supplied coordinates centre of state Passed
Coordinates centre of country Passed
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Additional political boundaries information

Area Management
Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow 3-9 months
Fallow practice - dominant (number) Fallow 3-9 months
Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Southern Australia Mallee and Woodlands
Irrigation practice - dominant 6. Local knowledge
Land use Irrigated horticulture
Murray Darling Basin Authority Water Quality Zones Lower
Murray-Darling Basin Boundary Murray-Darling Basin Boundary
Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas GW3
Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas (2018) Wimmera-Mallee (groundwater)
Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units Wimmera-Mallee: Highlands (GS9)
Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units (2018) Wimmera-Mallee: Sedimentary Plain (GS9b)
Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas SW2
Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas (2019) Victorian Murray
Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units SS2
Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units (2019) Victorian Murray
Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Valleys CENTRAL MURRAY
Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Zones lower
NRM Regions 2010 Lower Murray Darling
NRM Regions 2014 Western
NRM Regions 2015 Western
NRM Regions 2017 Western
NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Western
Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble ploughed in
Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble ploughed in
Tillage practice - dominant (area) Other cultivation
Tillage practice - dominant (number) 1-2 cultivations
Area management
National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Western
Biodiversity
Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Murray - Darling
IBRA 6 Regions Riverina
IBRA 6 Sub Regions Robinvale Plains
IBRA 7 Regions Riverina
IBRA 7 Subregions Robinvale Plains
Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Southeast Australia Temperate Savanna
World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Mixed settlements
Climate
Agroclimatic classification of Australia Semi-arid climate that is too dry to support field crops. Soil moisture tends to be greatest in winter
Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Grassland: warm (persistently dry)
Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Grassland
Fire
Fire regime niches Pasture, cropland (temperate)
Hydrology
Drainage Divisions Level 1 Murray-Darling Basin
Drainage Divisions Level 2 DARLING RIVER
River Regions UPPER MALLEE
Marine
Marine Ecoregions of the World Western Bassian
States including coastal waters New South Wales (including Coastal Waters)
Political
ASGS Australian States and Territories Victoria
Australian States and Territories New South Wales
Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Mallee
Indigenous Land Use Agreements Mildura Marina
Local Government Areas 2011 Mildura (RC)
Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Wentworth
Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 MILDURA RURAL CITY
Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water Dja Dja Wurrung, Latji Latji, Ngarket, Ngintait, Tati Tati, Wamba Wamba, Watjobaluk, Wergaia
Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water (2019) Dja Dja Wurrung, Latji Latji, Ngintait, Tati Tati, Wemba Wemba, Watjobaluk, Wergaia
Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water Barapa Barapa, Barkindji, Dhudhuroa, Latji Latji, Maraura, Ngintait, Tati Tati, Wadi Wadi, Wamba Wamba, Weki Weki, Yaithmathang, Yorta Yorta
Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water (2019) Barapa Barapa, Barkindji, Dhudhuroa, Latji Latji, Maraura, Ngintait, Tati Tati, Taungurung, Wadi Wadi, Wemba Wemba, Weki Weki, Yaithmathang, Yorta Yorta
PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 9
PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 2065
PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF VIC.
PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) MERBEIN
PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) MILDURA
PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) NORTH WEST
PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) MALLEE
PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) MALLEE
PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) MILDURA
PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) MILDURA
PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) VICTORIA EXC. MELBOURNE
PSMA Localities (2018) MERBEIN
PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Outer Regional Australia
PSMA Section of State (2016) OTHER URBAN
PSMA Section of State Range (2016) 1,000 TO 4,999
PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) MILDURA - WENTWORTH
PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) NORTHERN VICTORIA
PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) MILDURA
PSMA States (2016) VICTORIA
PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (VIC.)
PSMA Wards (2018) EAST GIPPSLAND SHIRE
Statistical Local Areas E. Gippsland (S) Bal
World Country Boundaries Australia
Sensitive Data Layers
Fruit Fly Exclusion Zone - Tri State FFEZ
Substrate
Geological Regions of Australia Lachlan Region
Surface Geology of Australia Osa
Topography
Physiographic Provinces of Australia Kosciuszkan Uplands Province
Physiographic Regions 2011 Australian Alps
Vegetation
Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Native forest
Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Eucalypt Medium Open
Land cover Native forests and woodlands
NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Open Forests
NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus tall open forests and open forests with ferns, herbs, sedges, rushes or wet tussock grasses
Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Nature Conservation Reserve
Vegetation - condition Residual
Vegetation types - native Eucalypt open forests
Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus open forest

Environmental sampling for this location

Area Management
Natural resource management expenditure 4180483.0 $
Biodiversity
Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.6741
Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.0487
Endemism 0.013022223
Endemism (Non-marine) 0.013561949
Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3689
Migratory species (2008) 5.0 frequency
Occurrence Density 3323.0 frequency
Shannon Diversity (H) 6.1054835 index
Species Richness 723.0 frequency
Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
Threatened species (2008) 3.0 frequency
Climate
2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 1.0630697
2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 35.21 mm
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 71.38 mm
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 43.86 mm
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.4020988
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.3997155
2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 20.06 degrees C
2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 7.261667 degrees C
2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 26.49002 degrees C
Aridity index - annual mean 1.7533195
Aridity index - month max 4.76534
Aridity index - month min 0.32452106
Evaporation - annual mean 97.06624 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
Evaporation - average 20472.0 ml
Evaporation - month max 194.79912 mm
Evaporation - month min 25.125116 mm
Evaporation - variability 4.0 %
Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.06 index
Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.31 index
Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
Humidity - annual mean relative 84.1283 %
Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 69.33486 %
Humidity - month max relative 95.4456 %
Humidity - month max relative 3pm 81.71773 %
Humidity - month min relative 57.204502 %
Humidity - month min relative 3pm 57.204502 %
Precipitation - annual 1163.0 mm
Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 950.0 mm
Precipitation - annual mean 93.248825 mm
Precipitation - annual seasonality -0.442248
Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 317.0 mm
Precipitation - driest month 54.0 mm
Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 10.0 mm
Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 151.0 mm
Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.3836184
Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 30.0 mm
Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.3819719
Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 172.0 mm
Precipitation - wettest month 137.99759 mm
Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 28.0 mm
Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 329.0 mm
Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 15.6 MJ/m2/day
Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 44.0
Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.3 MJ/m2/day
Temperature - annual max mean 18.173334 degrees C
Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 12.5 degrees C
Temperature - annual min mean 5.2141666 degrees C
Temperature - annual range 25.72528 degrees C
Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 26.8 degrees C
Temperature - coldest month min 0.14 degrees C
Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 0.8 degrees C
Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 6.4 degrees C
Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 12.6 degrees C
Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 16.4 degrees C
Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.47 %
Temperature - month hottest maximum 26.39 degrees C
Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.69
Temperature - warmest month min 10.67 degrees C
Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 27.6 degrees C
Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 18.7 degrees C
Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 7.1 degrees C
Wind run - annual mean 139.6087 km/day
WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 910.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 272.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 47.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 164.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 21.0
WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 177.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 101.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 283.0 mm
WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 120.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 264.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 4.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 59.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 128.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 180.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 48.0 %
WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 4786.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 268.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 181.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 90.0 degrees C * 10
Distance
Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
Distance - to coast 1.156936 km x 100
Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.022360679 km
Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 102145.9 m
Remoteness index 7.55499
Hydrology
Drainage - average 5768.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
Drainage - variability 26.0 %
Runoff - average 9290.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
Social
Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.5 people/km^2
Substrate
2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 178.0 mm
ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 0.9 Mg/m3
ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 33.0 %
Bulk density 1.1608696 Mg/m^3
Carbon - organic 3.524442 %
Clay % 58.695652 %
Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 133.33333 mm/h
Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.75
Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
Nutrient status 2.0 index
Ph - soil 4.0 ph
Soil depth 1.1 m
Soil pedality 4.0
Water holding capacity 33000.0 mm
Water stress index - month max 81.0
Weathering Intensity V2 2.49293 Weathering Intensity Index
Topography
Aspect 136.0 degrees
Averaged Topographic Relief 815.0417 metres
Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 549.0 m
Elevation 713.0 m
Topographic Slope (degrees) 20.116762 degrees
Topographic relief 180.9544 m
Topographic slope (%) 11.56497 %
Vegetation
Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2651 EVI
Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 37.0 %
Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 10.0 % Bare Soil
Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 21.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 69.0 % Persistent Vegetation
Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0316 kg C/m^2
Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.9 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
NDVI Mean 76.0 NDVI x 100
NPP Mean 13.0 tonnes/ha/yr
Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.6874 NDVI