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dc.contributor.authorBrady, B.A.*
dc.contributor.authorThomas, F.G.*
dc.contributor.authorYellowlees, D.*
dc.coverage.spatialBarron Riveren
dc.date.accessioned2012-05-25T01:43:04Zen
dc.date.available2012-05-25T01:43:04Zen
dc.date.copyright1991en
dc.date.issued1991en-US
dc.identifier.isbn9780642174109en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11017/237en
dc.description.abstractNutrients and related water quality characteristics were measured at six sites along a transect from the Barron River estuary to Green Island over a twenty-month period. The water column was generally well mixed and so depth was not a significant source of variation. Overall, slightly higher nutrient concentrations tended to be found at the two most inshore sites. FUrthermore, some elevated nutrient levels were recorded right across the transect after periods of heavy rain and/or rough weather. This elevation was most noticeable at the two inshore sites, suggesting input from the Barron River discharge.· At Green Island there was no significant increase over background levels in the mean levels of nutrients in the vicinity of the sewage outfall, however relatively high chlorophyll a levels were recorded near to the sewage discharge. These high chlorophyll a levels could indeed result from the discharge of sewage effluent but further studies will need to be carried out in order to confirm this.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherGreat Barrier Reef Marine Park Authorityen
dc.relation.ispartofseriesResearch publication series no. 27en
dc.relation.ispartofseriesResearch publicationen
dc.subjectGreen Island (Qld.)en
dc.subjectBarron Riveren
dc.subjectWater qualityen
dc.titleWater quality between the Barron River/Trinity Inlet and Green Island and the effect of seasonal changeen
dc.typeReporten
dc.subject.asfaWater qualityen
dc.subject.asfaEstuariesen
dc.subject.asfaChlorophyllsen
dc.format.pages47en
dc.subject.apaisRiversen
dc.subject.apaisPollutionen
dc.publisher.placeTownsvilleen
dc.relation.connectiontogbrmpaGBRMPA published this itemen
dc.subject.categoryWater qualityen
dc.subject.themeEffects on the Reefen
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