Territory Stories

Darwin Harbour in good health

Details:

Title

Darwin Harbour in good health

Member

Westra Van Holthe, Willem

Political affiliation

Country Liberals

Collection

Media Releases for 12th Assembly 2012 - 2016; Media Releases; ParliamentNT

Date

2015-03-04

Location

Darwin

Notes

Made available by via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT)

Language

English

Subject

Oceans; Marine life

Publisher name

Northern Territory Government

File type

application/pdf

Use

Issued as a Media Release

Copyright owner

Northern Territory Government

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/254788

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/528215

Related items

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/528211; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/528213

Page content

10 Results 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 6.5 7.0 7.5 8.0 8.5 pH 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 180 Dissolved Oxygen (%saturation) Salinity (ppt) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 20 30 40 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 Total Suspended Solids (mg/L) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0.01 0.1 1 10 100 1000 Chlorophyll a (g/L) Logarithmic scale 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 20 22 24 26 28 30 32 34 Temperature (C) Figure 2 - Physico-chemical parameters and Algae measured in the Darwin Harbour region (Box Plots show 5th, 10th, 25th, Median, 75th, 90th and 95th percentiles) 1 - East Arm, 2 - West Arm, 3 - Shoal Bay, 4 - Middle Harbour, 5 - Blackmore River estuary, 6 - Outer Harbour, 7- Myrmidon Creek, 8 - Buffalo Creek, 9 - Elizabeth River estuary. 5. Results 5.1 Darwin Harbour region Figures 2 and 3 summarise the results of each water quality parameter monitored in the Darwin Harbour region for the period from July 2013 to September 2014 (inclusive).


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