Essay on The Stream Quality Data Analysis

727 Words Dec 15th, 2015 3 Pages
Stream Quality Data Analysis
A Stream Quality Data was collected at Tulip Spring, New Jersey through a macroinvertebrate collection that had been used to identify the quality in which this freshwater animals were living. Collection and preservation of such invertebrates help in the determination of its water quality and capacity to tolerate pollution. Also a biotic index calculation was applied in order for the result of our findings giving a polluted water quality. The streams were not clean as predictions after been able to experience a moment at the Tulip Springs in the south Mountain Reservation in New Jersey October 20th, 2015.

First, stream quality had been investigated to measure pollution from a biological perspective. Nowadays, pollution has been a major problem in species extinction doesn’t matter their size and problems in citizens who tend to frequently participate in recreational areas. The reason of the investigation is due to the poor consistency from authorities to keep a particular recreational area pollution-free. Being able to identify the major problem is a step to a better life quality of microorganism and the community who is trying to safety participate in an open area which is pollution free.
In order to determine the quality of the stream, a stream quality assessment was used to write down important information. First, macroinvertebrates were collected and taken into a lab in a disposable jar for identification.…

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