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The rum jungle rehabilitation project monitoring report 1993-1998

Details:

Title

The rum jungle rehabilitation project monitoring report 1993-1998

Creator

Pidsley, Sandra

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Report ; 1/2002

Date

2002-07-01

Description

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

Notes

Date:2002-07

Language

English

Publisher name

Dept. of Infrastructure, Planning and the Environment

Place of publication

Darwin

Series

Report ; 1/2002

File type

application/pdf.

Copyright owner

Check within Publication or with content Publisher.

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/228349

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/674273

Page content

vi FIGURE 4.1 ISOPLETH DIAGRAM OF WHITES OPEN CUT TEMPERATURE CHANGES WITH DEPTH (TO 32 M AHD) FROM JANUARY 1993 TO DECEMBER 1995.................................................................. 77 FIGURE 4.2 ISOPLETH DIAGRAM OF WHITES OPEN CUT PH CHANGES WITH DEPTH (TO 30 M AHD) AND TIME FROM JANUARY 1993 TO DECEMBER 1995 .................................................................... 77 FIGURE 4.3 ISOPLETH DIAGRAM OF WHITES OPEN CUT COPPER CONCENTRATIONS (MG/L) WITH DEPTH (TO 36M AHD) AND TIME FROM JANUARY 1993 TO DECEMBER 1995 .......................................... 78 FIGURE 4.4 ISOPLETH DIAGRAM OF WHITES OPEN CUT MANGANESE CONCENTRATIONS (MG/L) WITH DEPTH (TO 36M AHD) AND TIME FROM JANUARY 1993 TO DECEMBER 1995.................................... 80 FIGURE 4.5 ISOPLETH DIAGRAM OF WHITES OPEN CUT ZINC CONCENTRATIONS (MG/L) WITH DEPTH (TO 36 M AHD) AND TIME FROM JANUARY 1993 TO DECEMBER 1995 .............................................. 80 FIGURE 4.6 ISOPLETH DIAGRAM OF WHITES OPEN CUT CONDUCTIVITY (S/CM) WITH DEPTH (TO 32 M AHD) AND TIME FROM JANUARY 1993 TO DECEMBER 1995.................................................. 81 FIGURE 4.7 DEPTH (AHD) OF PYCNOCLINE IN WHITES OPEN CUT VS. TIME 27/08/1986 TO 29/04/1998 .......... 83 FIGURE 4.8 COPPER INVENTORY (IN T) IN WHITES OPEN CUT ABOVE AND BELOW THE PYCNOCLINE FROM 1986-1998.............................................................................................................................. 83 FIGURE 4.9 COPPER INVENTORY IN WHITES OPEN CUT ABOVE THE PYCNOCLINE (1990-1998)......................... 84 FIGURE 5.1 SITE LAYOUT OF THE RUM JUNGLE REHABILITATED SITE ................................................................ 95 FIGURE 5.2 APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF CORING POSITIONS ON DYSONS OPEN CUT ........................................ 99 FIGURE 5.3 DIAGRAMMATIC REPRESENTATION OF THE PH DISTRIBUTION WITHIN THE SOIL CAPPING AT TRANSECT 2. ........................................................................................................................ 106 FIGURE 5.4 DIAGRAMMATIC REPRESENTATION OF THE DTPA-EXTRACTABLE CU DISTRIBUTION WITHIN THE SOIL CAPPING AT TRANSECT 2. ............................................................................................. 106 FIGURE 6.1 LYSIMETER POSITIONS ON WHITES AND INTERMEDIATE OVERBURDEN HEAPS. TWO LYSIMETERS ARE LOCATED AT EACH POSITION MARKED BY A TRIANGLE.................................................. 114 FIGURE 6.2 LOCATION OF PROBE HOLES USED TO MONITOR TEMPERATURE AND PORE GAS CONCENTRATION PROFILES IN INTERMEDIATE AND WHITES HEAPS................................................................. 115 FIGURE 6.3 LAYOUT OF POST-REHABILITATION PROBE HOLES INSTALLED AT RUM JUNGLE ............................ 116 FIGURE 6.4 LOCATION OF PROBE HOLES ON DYSONS HEAP.............................................................................. 118 FIGURE 6.5 OVERALL OXIDATION RATE IN WHITES HEAP AS A FUNCTION OF TIME.......................................... 128 FIGURE 6.6 OVERALL OXIDATION RATE IN INTERMEDIATE HEAP AS A FUNCTION OF TIME............................... 131 FIGURE 7.1 POPULATIONS OF ATYIDS AT SITES IN THE FINNISS RIVER OVER THREE SAMPLING PERIODS. ........ 147 FIGURE 7.2 LOCATION OF STUDY AREA AND MAIN SAMPLING SITES ................................................................ 151 FIGURE 7.3 ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIVITY (EC) AT FOUR SITES IN THE EAST BRANCH...................................... 154 FIGURE 7.4 COPPER CONCENTRATIONS AT FOUR SITES IN THE EAST BRANCH ................................................. 155 FIGURE 7.5 ZINC CONCENTRATIONS AT FOUR SITES IN THE EAST BRANCH ...................................................... 155 FIGURE 7.6 TOTAL NUMBER OF TAXA (FAMILIES) AT SELECTED SITES IN THE EAST BRANCH CATCHMENT DURING THE RECESSIONAL FLOW PERIOD ............................................................................. 156 FIGURE 7.7 AVERAGE ABUNDANCE (NUMBER OF ANIMALS) AT SITES IN THE EAST BRANCH CATCHMENT DURING THE RECESSIONAL FLOW PERIOD ............................................................................. 157 FIGURE 7.8 DENDROGRAM REPRESENTING BRAY-CURTIS SIMILARITIES OF ALL AVERAGED SITES FROM RUNS 5, 6, 8 AND 10. ............................................................................................................ 158 FIGURE 7.9 MULTI DIMENSIONAL SCALING ORDINATION OF BRAY-CURTIS SIMILARITIES FROM ALL AVERAGED SITES FROM RUNS 5, 6, 8 AND 10........................................................................ 159 FIGURE 7.10 BACKGROUND CU/CA SIGNAL FROM A SHELL COLLECTED IN THE EAST BRANCH UPSTREAM OF THE FORMER MINE SITE......................................................................................................... 163 FIGURE 7.11 DECLINING CU/CA SIGNAL IN A MUSSEL SHELL COLLECTED IN THE FINNISS RIVER 14 KM DOWNSTREAM OF THE EAST BRANCH CONFLUENCE............................................................. 163 FIGURE 7.12 AVERAGE COPPER CONCENTRATIONS IN SOFT TISSUES OF MUSSELS COLLECTED 1981 AND 1995 167 FIGURE 7.13 CALCIUM CONCENTRATIONS IN SOFT TISSUES OF MUSSELS FROM SITES WITHIN THE FINNISS RIVER CATCHMENT .............................................................................................................. 169 FIGURE 7.14 CONCENTRATION OF COPPER IN FILTERED WATER FROM THE EAST BRANCH AND THE FINNISS RIVER OVER THE PERIOD THAT WATER BEGAN TO FLOW DOWN THE EAST BRANCH IN 1997. .................................................................................................................................... 173


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