Abstract

This report presents the results of a study by Geoscience Australia of Stokes Inlet and Wellstead Estuary, located in southwestern Western Australia, based on data collected during surveys in March 2006 and May 2007. It includes the present day rates of organic matter breakdown in the sediments of these estuaries, sediment and porewater properties, sedimentation rates, and an account of the historical environmental changes to these estuaries based on the sediment record. In the report you will find: 1. Purpose and background 2. Environmental Setting 3. Methods 4. Benthic Chambers 5. Sediment Cores and Grabs 6. Results and Discussions 7. Environmental conditions during the survey 8. Present-day nutrient dynamics in Stokes Inlet 9. Palaeoenvironmental reconstruction 10. Key conclusions
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Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence

IP Owner

Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia)

Author(s)

Date (publication)

2008-01-01T00:00:00

Product Type

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Topic Category

geoscientificInformation

GA Catalogue Number

68164 Product http://www.ga.gov.au/metadata-gateway/metadata/record/68164/

Keywords

GA Publication
Record
coasts
geochemistry
water resources
palaeontology
marine
AU-WA
Earth Sciences

Resource Language

English

Resource Character Set

utf8

Resource Security Classification

unclassified

Geographic Extent

North bound
-32.0
East bound
126.0
West bound
120.0
South bound
-36.0

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Organisation Name
Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia)
City
Canberra
Administrative Area
ACT
Postal Code
2601
Country
Australia
Email Address

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Metadata Standard Name

ANZLIC Metadata Profile: An Australian/New Zealand Profile of AS/NZS ISO 19115:2005, Geographic information - Metadata

Metadata Standard Version

1.1

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Organisation Name
Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia)
City
Canberra
Administrative Area
ACT
Postal Code
2601
Country
Australia
Email Address
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For information on acquiring this product,
please contact Geoscience Australia Client Services via:

fax:
+61 2 6249 9960; or
phone:
1800 800 173 (within Australia);
 
+61 2 6249 9966 (outside Australia).