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Water Quality Station Profile

Station #: NF02YQ0072,  CARELESS BROOK AT RESOURCE ROAD STEEL BRIDGE
Latitude: 48.9021 N,  Longitude: 54.9939 W
Description

Elevation: 57 m Basin: 02YQ
Agency: Provincial Start Date: 9/15/2010
Current Status: Active Sampling Frequency: 2010

Mean Spring Temp: 2.4 DegC Mean Summer Temp: 17.3 DegC
Mean Fall Temp: 6.4 DegC Mean Winter Temp:-7.6 DegC
Mean Annual Precip: 1124.2 mm Mean Annual Runoff: 800-1000 mm
Mean Daily Discharge: m3/s Mean Annual Days between First and Last Ice: days

Geology, Soils and Cover
Development
Urban
Recreation

Landcover data was derived from the Canadian Forest Service Earth Observation for Sustainable Development of Forests (EOSD) Landcover dataset. The EOSD data is a land cover classification based on Landsat imagery circa 2000 and has a spatial resolution of approximately 30 metres. The landcover scheme shown is an aggregation of the 23 classes included in EOSD and breaks down as follows: Unclassified (No classified data available), Lakes, Barren or developed/urban lands, nonforested Vegetation (grasslands, shrubs etc), Wetlands and Forest.


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