Citation

Murray, E.J., Haese, R.R., Grosjean, E., Macphail, M.K. & Hancock, G., 2008. Historic Environmental Changes and Present-day Nutrient Release from Sediments in Stokes Inlet and Wellstead Estuary, South-western Australia. Record  2008/022. Geoscience Australia, Canberra.

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
Google map showing geographic bounding box with values North bound -32.0 East bound 126.0 West bound 120.0 South bound -36.0
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Product Type/Sub Type

dataset - GA Publication - Record

Constraints

license
Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia Licence

IP Owner

Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia)

Author(s)

Date (publication)

2008

Product Type

dataset

Topic Category

geoscientificInformation

Keywords

GA Publication
Record
palaeontology
water resources
geochemistry
coasts
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

Lineage

Unknown

Digital Transfer Options

onLine

DISTRIBUTION Format

pdf

Distributor

Role
distributor
Organisation Name
Geoscience Australia
City
Canberra
Administrative Area
ACT
Postal Code
2601
Country
Australia
Email Address

Metadata File Identifier

a05f7892-dac0-7506-e044-00144fdd4fa6

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

Metadata Date Stamp

2008-09-11

METADATA SECURITY CLASSIFICATION

unclassified

Metadata Contact

Role
pointOfContact
Organisation Name
Geoscience Australia
City
Canberra
Administrative Area
ACT
Postal Code
2601
Country
Australia
Email Address
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fax:
+61 2 6249 9960; or
phone:
1800 800 173 (within Australia);
 
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