ENVIS Centre, Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Vembar estuary

 

Name of the estuary
Vembar estuary
Name of the river
Vembar
Place
Vembar
District
Thoothukudi
State
Tamil Nadu
Important landmarks
Vembar

 

Image

 

River Basin Map

Physico-chemical parameters

 

 

Physico-chemical parameters of estuarine water in the study area

 

 

Sample     Site

X

Y

pH     EC

TDS

HCO3

Ca

Mg

Na

K

SO4

Cl

TH

1

Seawater

78.3695

9.07934

8.1

45870.0

29356.8

79.3

340.7

2166.9

107.0

169.0

151.5

20235.0

9774.0

2

site 1

78.36875

9.079471

7.7

19610.0

12550.4

103.7

212.4

856.1

63.0

99.0

148.0

7810.0

4055.7

3

site2a

78.36728

9.083975

7.8

73105.0

46787.2

61.0

424.8

3572.6

135.0

173.0

153.5

30814.0

15772.8

4

site2b

78.36519

9.082245

7.8

74583.0

47733.1

62.7

412.6

3657.1

126.0

169.0

150.0

29871.0

14578.0

5

site3a

78.36375

9.086554

7.3

31192.0

19962.9

67.1

88.2

1121.2

85.0

117.0

148.8

12283.0

4837.1

6

site3b

78.36268

9.085999

7.3

38947.0

24926.1

68.4

92.4

1698.1

74.0

120.0

151.0

12547.0

4698.0

7

site4a

78.3632

9.089752

7.4

65370.0

41836.8

61.0

307.4

3364.2

126.0

173.0

150.5

34967.5

14621.3

8

site4b

78.36382

9.08936

7.4

62587.0

40055.7

62.1

314.6

3987.2

131.0

162.0

153.0

36478.0

14698.0

 

 

 

 

Grain size values in the study area (in %)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reference

 

 

 

 

Simon Peter, T., N. Chandrasekar, S. Selvakumar, S. Kaliraj, N.S. Magesh, Y. Srinivas, 2014. Tidal effects on estuarine water quality through a sandy marine beach: a case study in Vembar estuary, southeast coast of Tamil Nadu, India. Journal of Coastal Sciences, 1(1): 6–14.