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Arafura swamp water resources study

Details:

Title

Arafura swamp water resources study

Creator

Williams, D.; Chudleigh, I.; Jolly, P.

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Report ; 45/2003

Date

2003

Description

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

Notes

Date:2003

Language

English

Publisher name

Dept. of Infrastructure, Planning and Environment

Place of publication

Darwin

Series

Report ; 45/2003

File type

application/pdf.

Copyright owner

Check within Publication or with content Publisher.

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/229247

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/673198

Page content

16 Figure 13: Indicates the dry season flow in the Goyder River each year. similar to what falls on and recharges the dolomite aquifer, which in turn maintains spring inflow into the Goyder River. The model was used to extend the spring inflow record from the short period for which flow data is available for Goyder River G8250002 1966 to 1987, to the period for which rainfall exists for Katherine (since 1884). The predicted flows are given in Figure 14. The model predicted that flows ranged from as low as 0.6 cubic metres per second to as high as 8.7 cubic metres per second. The data also indicated that spring flows for the period for which the gauging station was open prior to this study 1966 to 1987, were significantly higher than those that occurred over the previous fifty years or over the following 10 years. Figure 14: Predicted and actual spring flows at Gauging Station G8250002 located on the Goyder River Spring Inflow Rate at Gauging Station G8250002 on the Goyder River 0.00 1.00 2.00 3.00 4.00 5.00 6.00 7.00 8.00 9.00 10.00 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 Year Fl ow R at e (c ub ic m et re s pe r s ec on d) Predicted Spring Inflow Rate at G8250002 Gauged Spring Inflow Rate at G8250002


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