Evaluating the linkage between circulation and spatial water quality patterns in the nearshore of South-eastern Georgian Bay


University of Toronto - Scarborough

Project Lead

Mathew Wells, Associate Professor, Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences
University of Toronto

Project Dates

2015 - 2015

Project Location

Shawanaga River inlet, Moon River inlet, Parry Sound

Project Parameters

Onboard surface sampling – water temperature, conductivity, turbidity, and others

Vertical profile stations – temperature, conductivity, turbidity, water pressure

Moored stations – water current velocities and directions, conductivity, turbidity, dissolved oxygen, water level, water temperature



  • Onboard surface sampling and vertical profile stations: June 16-25 and Sept 21 – Oct 1
  • Moored stations deployed from May – Nov


  • Three thermistor strings and an upward facing ADCP deployed in Parry Sound during the summer stratified period

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