Arafura swamp water resources study
Williams, D.; Chudleigh, I.; Jolly, P.
E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Report ; 45/2003
Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).
Dept. of Infrastructure, Planning and Environment
Report ; 45/2003
Check within Publication or with content Publisher.
22 width - depth y = 42.226e-4E-05x R2 = 0.5575 0.00 10.00 20.00 30.00 40.00 50.00 60.00 0 5000 10000 15000 20000 25000 30000 35000 distance w /d ra tio n w:d Expon. (w:d) Figure 21: Distance (metres) from mouth of Glyde River versus width-depth ratio. The graphs (Figures 19 to 21) indicate a zone along the estuary where things change. This zone seems to be at the end of the exposed coastal floodplain section. There are also zones where the cross sections are very shallow and coincide with the change in channel properties. This indicates that there may have been some internal barriers in the system and these barriers may now be eroding. A model was developed to reproduce the tidal processes in the estuary resulting from dry season and wet season flood conditions. The dry season modelling results for tide gauge G8250007 located upstream of the mouth of the Glyde are given in Figures 22 and 23. m odelled elevation -4.0 -3.0 -2.0 -1.0 0.0 1.0 2.0 3.0 01 08 15 22 29 05 12 day O ctober 2000 el ev ati on Figure 22: Modelled dry season tide height at G8250007
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that this website may contain the names, voices and images of people who have died, as well as other culturally sensitive content. Please be aware that some collection items may use outdated phrases or words which reflect the attitude of the creator at the time, and are now considered offensive.
We use temporary cookies on this site to provide functionality.
You are welcome to provide further information or feedback about this item by emailing TerritoryStories@nt.gov.au