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Water Quality of the Roper River 2012 - 2016

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Title
Water Quality of the Roper River 2012 - 2016
Creator
Schult, Julia; Novak, Peter
Collection
E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; 02/2017
Date
2017-05-01
Location
Roper River
Description
The aim of this report is to summarise the water quality data collected under four different monitoring programs that have been conducted within the Roper river catchment between 2012 and 2016. A detailed description of the programs is provided in section 3. In particular, the report aims to explore 1. Longitudinal (downstream) changes in dry season water quality 2. Temporal changes in dry season water quality between the early to late dry season 3. Inter-annual differences in dry season water quality 4. Spatial and temporal variations in diurnal patterns of water quality over the dry season 5. Relationship of water quality and discharge over one wet season; Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).
Table of contents
1 Acknowledgments -- 2 Background and Study Aims -- 3 Catchment Description -- 4 Data sources and sampling methods -- 4.1 Data Sources -- 4.2 Sample collection and analysis methods -- 5 Water types -- 5.1 Introduction and Methods -- 5.2 Results and Discussion -- 6 Longitudinal variation in dry season water quality -- 6.1 Introduction and Methods -- 6.2 Results and Discussion -- 6.2.1 Physico-chemical parameters -- 6.2.2 Nutrients -- 7 Seasonal and interannual changes in water quality -- 7.1 Introduction and Methods -- 7.2 Results and Discussion -- 7.2.1 Physico-chemical parameters -- 7.2.2 Nutrients -- 8 Nutrient Loads -- 8.1 Introduction and Methods -- 8.2 Results and Discussion -- 9 Diurnal patterns of dissolved oxygen, pH and temperature -- 9.1 Introduction -- 9.2 Methods -- 9.3 Results -- 9.4 Discussion -- 10 Wet season Water Quality -- 10.1.1 Introduction and Methods -- 10.1.2 Results and Discussion -- 11 Conclusion -- 12 References
Language
English
Subject
Water Quality; Roper River
Publisher name
Department of Natural Resources Environment and the Arts
Place of publication
Darwin
Series
02/2017
Format
63 page : colour maps ; 32 cm.
File type
application/pdf.
ISBN
9781743501238
Copyright owner
Check within Publication or with content Publisher.
Parent handle
https://hdl.handle.net/10070/272356
Citation address
https://hdl.handle.net/10070/428023

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