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Bullock’s Reach sondes were deployed for the season on June 3rd. Technical issues are preventing the availability of real time data, but data is being logged internally in the sondes and will be available soon. Phillipsdale sondes were deployed for the season on March 31st.

Bullock Reach

Last Updated: 11/25/14 9:15 AM
Sonde Location Surface Middle Bottom
Depth (m) 0.99 5.33
Temperature (C) 7.46 7.13
Temperature (F) 45.43 44.83 -14366.2
Salinity (ppt) 26.43 29.7
Dis. Oxygen (mg/L) 0 9.31
pH 7.83 7.83
Chlorophyll (µg/L) 1.4 0.6
Turbidity (NTUs)

Phillipsdale

Last Updated: 6/29/15 2:00 PM
Sonde Location Surface Bottom
Depth (m) 0.65 1.64
Temperature (C) 19.51 19.87
Temperature (F) 67.12 67.77
Salinity (ppt) 12.15 17.75
Dis. Oxygen (mg/L) 14.44 6.97
pH 8.38 7.56
Chlorophyll (µg/L) 82.8

Welcome

The Narragansett Bay Commission’s (NBC) Mission Statement is to maintain a leadership role in the protection of water quality in Narragansett Bay and its tributaries. The NBC keeps to this vow by continually monitoring water quality at its two buoy locations, collecting water quality casts, mapping surface water quality parameters, and taking samples of the Bay’s bacterial and nutrient levels.

Norman's Striped Bass Catch from the Upper Bay

Norman's Striped Bass Catch from the Upper Bay

Striped Bass Caught in the Seekonk River by the Red Bridge

Striped Bass Caught in the Seekonk River by the Red Bridge


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Pomham Rocks Lighthouse

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ROMS Modeling Project


Summary of Water Quality in the Bay

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