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Development of an integrated long-term sediment qaulity monitoring program for Darwin Harbour (sub-project SP1a)

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Title

Development of an integrated long-term sediment qaulity monitoring program for Darwin Harbour (sub-project SP1a)

Other title

Background concentrations of metals and metalloids and their relationship to minerology and grainsize distribution in Darwin Harbour sediment FINAL REPORT

Creator

Munksgaard, Neils Crosley; Kaestli, Mirjam; Lambrinidis, Dionisia; Northern Territory, Department of Environment and Natural Resources; Charles Darwin University, Environmental Chemistry & Microbiology Unit

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Technical Report No. 10/2020

Date

2020

Location

Darwin Harbour

Description

This study investigated the relationships between metal/metalloid concentrations, mineralogy and grainsize distribution in order to derive natural pre-development concentrations in Darwin Harbour intertidal sediment. It also aimed to define the degree to which anthropogenic activity have enriched metal/metalloid concentrations in different parts of the harbour to help identify their sources and dispersion patterns.

Notes

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

Table of contents

1. Background, rationale and aims -- 2. Darwin Harbour -- 3. Previous studies of sediment composition and movement -- 4. Methodology -- 5. Results and Discussion -- 6. Conclusions -- Acknowledgements -- References -- Appendix

Language

English

Subject

Darwin Harbour sediment quality monitoring

Publisher name

Northern Territory Government

Place of publication

Palmerston

Series

Technical Report No. 10/2020

Format

28 pages : illustrations, colour maps ; 30 cm

File type

application/pdf

ISBN

ISBN 9781743502419

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/10070/756480

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/762706


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