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Flood plume water quality and spatial distribution of water quality indicators in Elizabeth River estuary, Darwin Harbour

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Title

Flood plume water quality and spatial distribution of water quality indicators in Elizabeth River estuary, Darwin Harbour

Creator

Drewry, J.; Fortune, J.; Majid, M.; Northern Territory. Department of Natural Resources, Environment, The Arts and Sport. Aquatic Health Unit

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Report No 20/2010

Date

2010

Location

Elizabeth River

Notes

Cover title.; Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT)

Table of contents

1. Summary -- 2. Background -- 2.1 Darwin Harbour and region -- 2.2 Elizabeth River estuary -- 2.3 Water quality objectives to protect water quality -- 2.4 Previous monitoring of water quality in Elizabeth River estuary -- 2.5 Flood plume monitoring -- 2.6 Objectives -- 3. Methods -- 3.1 Water quality indicators -- 3.2 Chlorophyll a mapping and fluorometry -- 3.3 Physical indicator mapping -- 3.4 Water quality profiles -- 3.5 Profile nutrients and other indicators -- 4. Rainfall and flood event results -- 4.1 Rainfall -- 4.2 Catchment hydrology -- 5. Water quality mapping results -- 5.1 Spatial distribution of physical indicators pre-plume -- 5.2 Spatial distribution of physical indicators during plume -- 5.3 Spatial distribution of physical indicators post plume -- 5.4 Comparison of physical indicators pre-plume, during and post-plume -- 6. Chlorophyll a mapping results -- 6.1 Elizabeth River estuary -- 6.2 Myrmidon Creek estuary -- 7. Water quality depth profile results -- 7.1 Summary of data during plume -- 7.2 Sites by depth during plume -- 7.3 Summary of data post plume -- 7.4 Sites by depth post plume -- 8. Water quality results for nutrients and other indicators -- 8.1 Site -- 8.2 Site and depth -- 9. Comparison with water quality objectives -- 10. Discussion -- 10.1 Flood plume influence in Elizabeth River estuary -- 10.2 Water quality in Myrmidon Creek estuary -- 10.3 Recommendations for further research -- 11. Conclusions -- 12. References -- 13. Acronyms and abbreviations -- 14. Glossary.

Language

English

Subject

Water quality -- Northern Territory -- Elizabeth River; Water quality -- Measurement

Publisher name

Northern Territory Government

Place of publication

Palmerston

Series

Report No 20/2010

Format

54 pages : colour illustration ; 30 cm.

File type

application/pdf

ISBN

9781921519819

Use

Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

Copyright owner

Northern Territory Government

License

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/231316

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/668620


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