Journal of Chemistry / 2017 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Assessment of Near-Bottom Water Quality of Southwestern Coast of Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia: A Multivariate Statistical Approach

Table 2

Trophic status of Sarawak coastal water [28].

StationChl-aTPTN

1EutrophicMesotrophicOligotrophic
2OligotrophicEutrophicMesotrophic
3OligotrophicHypertrophicHypertrophic
4OligotrophicHypertrophicOligotrophic
5OligotrophicMesotrophicOligotrophic
6OligotrophicMesotrophicOligotrophic
7OligotrophicHypertrophicOligotrophic
8MesotrophicMesotrophicOligotrophic
9MesotrophicEutrophicOligotrophic
10MesotrophicMesotrophicOligotrophic
11OligotrophicMesotrophicOligotrophic

Trophic levelOligo: Chl-a < 1 mg/m3Oligo: TP < 0.01 mg/LOligo: TN < 0.26 mg/L
Meso: 1 < Chl-a < 3 mg/m3Meso: 0.01 < TP < 0.03 mg/LMeso: 0.26 < TN < 0.35 mg/L
Eutro: 3 < Chl-a < 5 mg/m3Eutro: 0.03 < TP < 0.04 mg/LEutro: 0.35 < TN < 0.4 mg/L
Hyper: Chl-a > 5 mg/m3 Hyper: TP > 0.04 mg/LHyper: TN > 0.4 mg/L