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Title: Monitoring river health in the wet-dry tropics: strategic considerations, community participation and indicators
Author: Townsend, Simon
Humphreys, Chris
Choy, Satish
Dobbs, Rebecca
Burford, Michele
Hunt, Richard
Jardine, Tim
Kennard, Mark
Shellberg, Jeff
Woodward, Emma
Publication location: Casuarina
Publisher: Tropical Rivers and Coastal Knowledge, Charles Darwin University
Notes: This project was funded by the Australian Government through the National Water Commission’s Raising National Water Standards Program.
Description / Abstract: The Framework for the Assessment of River and Wetland Health provides a comprehensive outline for surveillance-type river health monitoring, underpinned by the pressure–stressor–(ecological) response framework that seeks to link anthropogenic pressures to river health. Monitoring river health is an essential element of the adaptive management cycle, and can provide early warning of river health degradation. The logistical, resource and capacity constraints of monitoring, and the unique environment, necessitate the development of a monitoring system tailored to the wet–dry tropics. - Executive summary
Made available by the Northern Territory Library via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).
Physical Description: iv, 31 pages : colour illustrations, colour maps ; 30 cm.
ISBN: 9781921576676
Language: English
Subject: Water quality
Environmental monitoring
Phytoplankton
Macroinvertebrates
Environmental aspects
Ecogenomics
Citation address: http://hdl.handle.net/10070/291925
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