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77/06 Soil Solution Sampler Construction and Installation Guide. By D. M. Deery, G. D. McLachlan and P. A. Hutchinson

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75/06 Soil Fertility Evaluation/Advisory Service in Negara Brunei Darussalam Report P1-1.1 – Laboratory Analysis of Soil Chemical and Physical Properties. By T.A. Beech, M.D Raven, J.M. Trafford, A.J. Ringrose-Voase, S.T. Forrester, J. Gouzos, S.J. Richards, M.K. Smart and A.J. Walker

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73/06 Application of multiple constraints model-data assimilation techniques to coupling satellite passive microwave and thermal imagery for estimation of land surface variables and energy fluxes. By Luigi J. Renzullo, Damian J. Barrett, Alan S. Marks, Michael J. Hill, Juan P. Guerschman, Qiaozhen Mu and Steve W. Running

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72/06  Ord River Irrigation Area (ORIA) Groundwater Drainage and Discharge Evaluation: Piezometer Evaluation Report. By  Anthony Smith, Wayne Hick, Ross Galbraith and Duncan Palmer

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71/06 Review of groundwater monitoring and reporting in the Ord Stage 1 Irrigation Area, Kununurra, Western Australia. By  Anthony Smith, Daniel Pollock and Duncan Palmer

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70/06 Groundwater management options to control rising groundwater level and salinity in the Ord Stage 1 Irrigation Area, Western Australia. By  Anthony J Smith, Daniel W Pollock and Duncan Palmer

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69/06 Detecting the 2006 coral bleaching event at Keppel Isles using MERIS FR data: A feasibility study. By Magnus Wettle, Arnold Dekker and David Blondeau-Patissier

68/06 Bathymetry mapping of Scott Reef using semi-analytical model inversion-optimisation and Quickbird image data [commercial-in-confidence]. By Magnus Wettle, Arnold G Dekker and Vittorio E Brando. This report is restricted access - only citation can be made public

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67/06 Degradation of the Pesticides Carbofuran and Diazinon in Tropical Soils from Sri Lanka. By Lester H Smith, Janitha A Liyanage, Ransilu C Watawala, AG Piyal Aravinna and Rai S Kookana

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64/06 Impacts on water quality by sediments and nutrients released during extreme bushfires. Report 3: Post-fire sediment and nutrient redistribution to downstream waterbodies, Nattai National Park, NSW. By Scott Wilkinson, Peter Wallbrink, William Blake, Stefan Doerr and Rick Shakesby.

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63/06 Use of environmental tracers to better understand groundwater recharge/discharge processes, Ranger Uranium Mine, NT. By FW Leaney and AA Puhalovich

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62/06 Sustainable Grazing for a Healthy Burdekin Catchment. By Post, D.A., Bartley, R., Corfield, J., Nelson, B., Kinsey-Henderson, A., Hawdon, A., Gordon, I., Abbott, B., Berthelsen, S., Hodgen, M., Keen, R., Kemei, J., Vleeshouwer, J., MacLeod, N., and Webb, M.

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61/06 The identification of key drivers of community acceptance of a water supply system.  A non-potable fit-for-purpose case study. By Natasha B. Porter, Melissa Green, David I. Tucker, Simon N. Russell and Blair E. Nancarrow

60/06 Assessing the longer-term reliability of a composite cover to prevent oxygen ingress and metal species migration at the Baldivis Tailigins Facility: January-December 2006 [commercial-in-confidence]. By B.M. Patterson, M.G. Trefry, B.S. Robertson and R.J.Woodbury. This report is restricted access - only citation can be made public

59/06 Bioaccumulation of manganese and toxicity of manganese dioxide in marine waters. By JL Stauber and ML Binet. This report is restricted access – only citation can be made public

58/06 Commercial-in-confidence

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57/06 Modelling sediment and nutrient budgets in the Lake Burragorang catchment. By P. Rustomji

55/06 New report number assigned, now 1/07

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54/06 The development of the Tasmanian Land Use Change and Stream Flow (TasLUCaS) tool. By Alice E. Brown, Peter, B. Hairsine, and Andrew Freebairn

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53/06 Surface water - groundwater interactions in semi-arid wetlands and the consequences of salinity for wetland ecology. By K MeEwan, I Jolly and K Holland

52/06 CSIRO Land and Water Science Report [commercial-in-confidence]

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51/06 Evaluation of some management options for the tactical use of lucerne phase farming to reduce deep drainage. By K Verburg and WJ Bond

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50/06 An evaluation of the tactical use of lucerne phase farming to reduce deep drainage. By K Verburg, WJ Bond, LE Brennan and MJ Robertson

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49/06 Soil water sensors for measuring deep drainage. By Warren Bond

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48/06 Estimation of hyporheic exchange in a subtropical stream using bromide and SF6 injection and 222Rn disequilibrium. By Sébastien Lamontagne and Peter G. Cook

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47/06 Review of biofiltration processes relevant to water reclamation via aquifers. By D Page, S Wakelin, J van Leeuwen and P Dillon.

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46/06 A synopsis of potential amendments and remediation techniques for the neutralisation of acidic drainage waters in the Western Australian Wheatbelt. By Grant Douglas and Brad Degens. Also published as CRC LEME Open File Report 209

45/06 Derivation of a Manganese trigger value for Port Curtis, Queensland. By J Stauber. This report is restricted access – only citation can be made public

44/06 Commercial-in-confidence report

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43/06 Measuring rates of bank erosion and channel change in northern Australia: a case study from the Daintree River catchment. By Rebecca Bartley, Rex J. Keen, Aaron A. Hawdon, Mark G. Disher, Anne E. Kinsey-Henderson and Peter B. Hairsine

42/06 Disposal of hydrostatic test water - Recommendations for the Australian Pipline Industry Association's code of environmental practice. By G Tjandraatmadja, S Gould and S Burn. This report is restricted access – only citation can be made public

41/06 Assessment of Tweed Sands Lake. By P Gehrke and V Mateev. This report is restricted access – only citation can be made public

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40/06 Sedimentation in the Gippsland Lakes as determined from sediment cores. By Gary Hancock and Tim Pietsch

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39/06 Fast Solution of Richards' Equation for Flexible Soil Hydraulic Property Descriptions. By PJ Ross

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38/06 Pre and post-European settlement patterns of floodplain deposition in the Lake Burragorang catchment. By P. Rustomji, T. Pietsch and S. Wilkinson

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37/06 A guide to sulfur gas emissions from wetlands and disposal basins: implications for salinity management. By Warren Hicks and Sébastien Lamontagne

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36/06 A deliberative process to incorporate climate change in catchment planning. By Geoffrey J. Syme, Wendy McIntyre, David Tucker, and Blair E. Nancarrow

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35/06 Impact of discharge to land surface on groundwater response times from sloping aquifers. By Glen R. Walker, Mat Gilfedder and Warrick R. Dawes

34/06 Report not published

33/06 Report not published

30/06 Review of ELL calculation procedure by Sydney Water Corporation By: D De Silva, S Tucker, D Marlow and S Gould. This report is restricted access – only citation can be made public

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29/06 Predicting community behaviour: Indirect potable reuse of wastewater through Managed Aquifer Recharge. By Zoe Leviston, Blair E. Nancarrow, David I. Tucker & Natasha B. Porter

28/06 Intensive measurement of petroleum vapours above and below a building's concrete slab - a field test case By: BS Robertson, BM Patterson, GB Davis and TP Bastow. This report is restricted access – only citation can be made public

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27/06 Volunteerism, democracy, administration and the evolution of future landscapes: Looking ahead. By C. Johnston, M. Green, M. Stephens, G. Syme and B. Nancarrow

26/06 Toxicity assessment of PFW/Wastewater discharges from gas and oil production facilities on the North West Shelf and Timor Sea [commercial-in-confidence]. By MT Binet, JL Stauber and MS Adams. This report is restricted access - only citation can be made public

25/06 Commercial-in-confidence

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24/06 Groundwater Level and Salinity in the Trent Road Area, North Burdekin Water Board: An Update to June 2005. By Keith L. Bristow, Kumar A. Narayan, Joseph K. Kemei and Philip B. Charlesworth. July 2006

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23/06 Managing on-farm and regional water and salt balances in Mona Park. By Cuan Petheram, Philip B. Charlesworth and Keith L. Bristow July 2006

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22/06 SAMBUCA - Semi-Analytical Model for Bathymetry, Un-mixing, and Concentration Assessment. By Magnus Wettle and Vittorio Ernesto Brando

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21/06 Investigation of Groundwater Salinity in the Airdmillan Road Area, North Burdekin Water Board. By Kumar A. Narayan, Philip B. Charlesworth and Keith L. Bristow

20/06 Commercial-in-confidence

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19/06 Water balance measurements in Australia’s Wet Tropics: Sites, methods and results. By David McJannet, Jim Wallace, Peter Fitch, Mark Disher and Paul Reddell

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18/06 Principles, implementation, installation and operation of the Tube Tensiometer Drainage Meter. By WJ Bond and PA Hutchinson

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17/06 Soil Water Measurements at the Murrumbidgee Grain & Graze Coolamon Focus Farm, 2005/06. By Warren J Bond

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11/06 Comparing the in-stream outcomes of commercial and environmental tree plantings. By Peter B. Hairsine and Albert I.J.M. van Dijk

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10/06 Combining rapid field assessment with a Bayesian network to prioritise investment in watercourse protection. By Brett Bryan and Michael Garrod.

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9/06 Revegetation of water supply catchments following bushfire: A review of the scientific literature relevant to the Lower Cotter catchment. By Paul K. Rustomji and Peter B. Hairsine

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8/06 A methodology to predict the impact of changes in forest cover on flow duration curves. By Alice E. Brown, Thomas A. McMahon, Geoffrey M. Podger and Lu Zhang

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7/06 Soil water measurements at the 2005 Marrar Grazing Wheat trial. By Warren J. Bond

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6/06 Methodology for estimating cloud interception inputs to tropical rainforest, By David McJannet and Jim Wallace

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5/06 Salt Accumulation and Water Balance Under Different Land Use in Bakers Range Area. By Leaney, F.W., Mustafa, S. and Lawson, J.

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4/06 Technical Guidance for ASR. Report to Smart Water Fund. By Dillon, P. and Molloy, R.

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3/06 Evaluation of Roughing Filtration for Pre-Treatment of Stormwater prior to Aquifer Storage and Recovery (ASR). By Edwin Lin, Declan Page, Paul Pavelic, Peter Dillon, Stuart McClure, and John Hutson.

2/06 Commercial-in-confidence

1/06 Report not published


Other reports by Land and Water authors

These reports have been published as part of a series other than Land and Water's Science Report series.

Water Quality in the Daly River – A multi-disciplinary management approach. (2006) Northern Territory Department of Natural Resources the Environment and the Arts, Technical Report No. 18/2006D. By Wilson, D., Cook, P, Hutley, L., Tickell, S. and Jolly, P.

Effect of land use on estimates of evapotranspiration and recharge in the Daly River catchment. (2006) Northern Territory Department of Natural Resources the Environment and the Arts, Technical Report No. 17/2006D. By Wilson, D., Cook, P, Hutley, L., Tickell, S. and Jolly, P

Hydrological studies into the impact of timber harvesting on water yield in state forests supplying water to Melbourne - Part 1 of Hydrological studies. By Paul Feikema, Patrick Lane, Murray Peel, Chris Sherwin, Andrew Freebairn and Owen Salkin. eWater CRC, October 2006.

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Cook FJ, Jayawardane NS, Rassam DW, Christen EW, Hornbuckle JW, Stirzaker RJ and Bristow KL, 2006. The state of measuring, diagnosing, ameliorating and managing solute effects in irrigated systems. CRC for Irrigation Futures Technical Report, No. 04/06, October 2006.
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Maximising returns from water in the Australian vegetable industry: national report. By Mark Hickey, Robert Hoogers, Rajinder Singh, Evan Christen, Craig Henderson, Bill Ashcroft, Murat Top, David O’Donnell, Shirley Sylvia, and Harald Hoffmann. Published by NSW Department of Primary Industries, New South Wales 2006

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Technology and practice of irrigation in vegetables. By Evan Christen, Jim Ayars, John Hornbuckle, Mark Hickey. Published by NSW Department of Primary Industries © State of New South Wales 2006 ISBN 978 0 7347 1885 3 June 2006

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Sediment accumulation and Holocene evolution of the Fitzroy River lower floodplain central Queensland Australia. Technical Report 48. By Bostock HC, Ryan DA, Brooke B, Packett R, Hancock G, Pietsch T, Revill A, Leeming R, Moss P, Harle K

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Holocene evolution and modern sediment accumulation on a tropical macro-tidal coast - Keppel Bay central Queensland Australia. Cooperative Research Centre for Coastal Zone Estuary and Waterway Management Technical Report 50. By Bostock H, Ryan D, Brooke B, Skene D, Hancock G, Pietsch T

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A 1500 year record of coastal sediment accumulation preserved in beach deposits at Keppel Bay Queensland Australia. Cooperative Research Centre for Coastal Zone Estuary and Waterway Management Technical Report 51. By Brendan Brooke David Ryan Lynda Radke Tim Pietsch Jon Olley Grant Douglas Peter Flood and Bob Packett.

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Managing riparian lands to improve water quality: optimising nitrate removal via denitrification. A Coastal CRC Technical report 57. By Heather Hunter Christine Fellows David Rassam Robert DeHayr Daniel Pagendan Carol Conway Phillip Bloesch and Nerida Beard.

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Improving our knowledge of Australia's near-pristine estuaries: Geomorphic habitat mapping and related applications - Final report. Cooperative Research Centre for Coastal Zone Estuary and Waterway Management Technical Report 64. By Creasey J, Dyall A, Ticehurst C, Rodgers B, Marks A, Radke L, Brooke B, Ryan D, Heap A, Murray E, Dekker A

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Major achievements of the comparative geomorphology of estuaries project. Cooperative Research Centre for Coastal Zone Estuary and Waterway Management Technical Report 65. By Radke L, Brooke B, Ticehurst C, Murray E

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Nutrient dynamics and sediment budgets in the Fitzroy estuary during a flood event: A report to the Fitzroy Basin Association Inc. Cooperative Research Centre for Coastal Zone Estuary and Waterway Management Technical Report 72. Ford PW

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Chlorophyll and suspended sediment assessment in a macrotidal tropical estuary adjacent to the Great Barrier Reef: spatial and temporal assessment using remote sensing. Cooperative Research Centre for Coastal Zone Estuary and Waterway Management Technical Report 74. By Brando V. Dekker A. Marks A. Qin Y and Oubelkheir K

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Remote sensing for coastal ecosystem indicators assessment & monitoring (SR): Maps techniques and error assessment for seagrass benthic habitat in Moreton Bay. Cooperative Research Centre for Coastal Zone Estuary and Wterway Management Technical Report 76. By Phinn S, Roelfsema C, Dekker AG, Brando Vittorio E, Anstee Janet M, Daniel P

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Metal and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon contaminants in benthic sediments of Port Curtis
Cooperative Research Centre for Coastal Zone Estuary and Waterway Management Technical Report 83. By Vicente-Beckett V, Shearer D, Munksgaard N, Hancock G, Morrison H


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Monitoring of sediments and nutrients in the Burdekin Dry Tropics Region: Interim Report for the 2005/06 wet season. ACTFR Report No. 06/13 for the Burdekin DR Tropics NRM, Australian Centre for Tropical Freshwater Research, James Cook University, Townsville, 108 pp. By Bainbridge, Z, Lewis, S, Brodie, J, Maughan, M, Post, D, O'Reagain, P, Bartley, Rebecca, Ross, S, Schafellke, B, McShane, T and Baynes, L

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Modelling of fine-sediment transport in the Fitzroy Estuary and Keppel Bay. Cooperative Research Centre for Coastal Zone, Estuary & Waterway Management Technical Report No. 39. By Margvelashvili N, Herzfeld M, Webster I

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Biogeochemical modelling and nitrogen budgets for the Fitzroy Estuary and Keppel Bay. Cooperative Research Centre for Coastal Zone, Estuary & Waterway Management Technical Report 40. By Robson BJ, Webster IT, Rosebrock U

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Scenario modelling: simulating the downstream effects of changes in catchment land use. Cooperative Research Centre for Coastal Zone, Estuary & Waterway Management Technical Report 41. By Robson BJ, Webster IT, Margvelashvili N, Herzfeld M

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The Fitzroy Contaminants Project – A study of the nutrient and fine-sediment dynamics of the Fitzroy Estuary and Keppel Bay. Cooperative Research Centre for Coastal Zone, Estuary & Waterway Management Technical Report 42. By 8. Ian Webster, Ian Atkinson, Helen Bostock, Brendan Brooke, Grant Douglas, Phillip Ford, Gary Hancock, Mike Herzfeld, Rhys Leeming, Charles Lemckert, Nugzar Margvelashvili, Bob Noble, Kadija Oubelkheir, Lynda Radke, Andy Revill, Barbara Robson, David Ryan, Christie Schacht, Craig Smith, Jodie Smith, Vicky Vicente- Beckett and Karen Wild-Allen

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Numerical hydrodynamic modelling of the Fitzroy Estuary. CRC for Coastal Zone Estuary & Waterway Management Technical Report 38. By Herzfeld M, Andrewartha JR, Sakov P, Webster I

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Nutrient dynamics and pelagic primary production in coastal creeks delivering into Keppel Bay. Cooperative Research Centre for Coastal Zone, Estuary & Waterway Management Technical Report 32. By Ford PW, Radke LJ, Webster IT, Robson BJ, Atkinson Ian, Tindall C, Verwey

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Lower Balonne Scoping Study Environment Theme. An MDFRC consultancy report for Western Catchment Management Authority & Queensland Murray Darling Committee. By Lyn Smith, Dr Daryl Nielsen, Janey Adams and Dr. Cassie James. January 2006

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Chlorophyll and suspended sediment assessment in a macrotidal tropical estuary adjacent to the Great Barrier Reef: spatial and temporal assessment using remote sensing. By Brando, V., Dekker, A., Marks, A., Qin, Y and Oubelkheir, K. 2006. Cooperative Research Centre for Coastal Zone, Estuary and Waterway Management Technical Report 74. May 2006 [External site]

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Nutrient dynamics and pelagic primary production in coastal creeks delivering into Keppel Bay. By Ford, PW; Radke, LJ; Webster, IT; Robson, BJ; Atkinson, I; Tindall, C and Verwey, P. Cooperative Research Centre for Coastal Zone, Estuary and Waterway Management Technical Report 32. May 2006 [External site]

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A 1500 year record of coastal sediment accumulation preserved in beach deposits at Keppel Bay, Queensland, Australia. By Brendan Brooke, David Ryan, Lynda Radke, Tim Pietsch, Jon Olley, Grant Douglas, Peter Flood and Bob Packett. Cooperative Research Centre for Coastal Zone, Estuary and Waterway Management Technical Report 51. June 2006 [External site]

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Towards a Groundwater Management Operating Strategy for the Tamala Park Landfill: Progress Report to the Mindarie Regional Council. By G.B. Davis, N. Innes, R.J. Woodbury and A. Märki. March 2006

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Report on Broad Scale Map of ASR Potential in Melbourne. SKM and CSIRO Report to Smart Water Fund, March 2006, 49p. By Dudding, M., Evans, R., Dillon, P. and Molloy, R.

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Managing riparian lands to improve water quality: optimising nitrate removal via denitrification. A Coastal CRC report. By Heather Hunter, Christine Fellows, David Rassam, Robert DeHayr, Daniel Pagendan, Carol Conway, Phillip Bloesch and Nerida Beard.
NOTE:
The CRC website requires visitors to complete some broad information before downloading the publication

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Modelling catchment-scale nutrient generation. By Lachlan T.H. Newham and John J. Drewry