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The conceptual models were compiled by researchers in collaboration with a wide range of stakeholders from Natural Resource Management groups, universities and government agencies and based on available scientific information[2].

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Adame, MF, Vilas, MP, Franklin, H, Garzon-Garcia, A, Hamilton, D, Ronan, M & Griffiths, M (2021), 'A conceptual model of nitrogen dynamics for the Great Barrier Reef catchments', Marine Pollution Bulletin. [online], vol. 173PA. Available at:


Adame, Franklin, H, Rodriguez, S, Kavehei, E, Turschwell, M, Balcombe, SR, Burford, M & Ronan, M (2019), 'Nitrogen removal through denitrification by tropical forested wetlands', Marine and Freshwater Research, vol. 70, pp. 1513-1521.


Adame, Franklin, H, Waltham, NJ, Rodriguez, S, Kavehei, E, Turschwell, MP, Balcombe, SR, Kaniewska, P, Burford, MA & Ronan, M (2019), 'Nitrogen removal by tropical floodplain wetlands through denitrification', Marine and Freshwater Research, vol., no. September.


Adame, M, Pettit, N, Valdez, D, Ward, D, Burford, M & Bunn, S (2017), 'The contribution of epiphyton to the primary production of tropical floodplain wetlands', Biotropica, vol. 49, pp. 461-471.


Adame, MF, Roberts, ME, Hamilton, DP, Ndehedehe, CE, Lu, J, Griffiths, M, Curwen, G & Ronan, M (2019), 'Tropical coastal wetlands ameliorate nitrogen exports during floods', Frontiers in Marine Science, vol. 6, 1-14.


Adame, MF, Waltham, NJ, Iram, N, Farahani, BS, Salinas, C, Burford, M & Ronan, M (8 July 2021), 'Denitrification within the sediments and epiphyton of tropical macrophyte stands', Inland Waters. [online], pp. 1-10. Available at: [Accessed 31 July 2021].


Beaulieu, JJ, Tank, JL, Hamilton, SK, Wollheim, WM, Hall, RO, Mulholland, PJ, Peterson, BJ, Ashkenas, LR, Cooper, LW, Dahm, CN, Dodds, WK, Grimm, NB, Johnson, SL, McDowell, WH, Poole, GC, Valett, HM, Arango, CP, Bernot, MJ, Burgin, AJ, Crenshaw, CL, Helton, AM, Johnson, LT, O'Brien, JM, Potter, JD, Sheibley, RW, Sobota, DJ & Thomas, SM (2011), 'Nitrous oxide emission from denitrification in stream and river networks', Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. [online], vol. 108, no. 1, pp. 214-219. Available at:


Bunn, SE, Thoms, MC & Capon, SJ (2006), 'Flow variability in dryland rivers: Boom, bust and the bits in between', River Research and Applications, vol. 22, p. 179.


Burford, MA, Mcneale, KL & Mckenzie-Smith, FJ (November 2006), 'The role of nitrogen in promoting the toxic cyanophyte Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii in a subtropical water reservoir', Freshwater Biology. [online], vol. 51, no. 11, pp. 2143-2153. Available at: [Accessed 30 October 2020].


Carnell, PE, Masque, P, Windecker, SM, Brenker, M, Baldock, J, Brunt, K & Macreadie, PI (2018), 'Carbon stocks, sequestration, and emissions of wetlands in south eastern Australia', Global Change Biology, pp. 1-12.


Cary, PR & Weerts, PGJ (June 1983), 'Growth of Salvinia molesta as affected by water temperature and nutrition I. Effects of nitrogen level and nitrogen compounds', Aquatic Botany. [online], vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 163-172. Available at: [Accessed 2 November 2020].


Connolly, NM, Pearson, RG, Loong, D, Maughan, M & Brodie, J (2015), 'Water quality variation along streams with similar agricultural development but contrasting riparian vegetation', Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. [online], vol. 213, no. x, pp. 11-20. Available at:


Davis, AM, Pearson, RG, Brodie, JE & Butler, B (2016), 'Review and conceptual models of agricultural impacts and water quality in waterways of the Great Barrier Reef catchment area', Marine and Freshwater Research, vol. 68, pp. 1-19.


Deemer, BR, Harrison, JA, Li, S, Beaulieu, JJ, DelSontro, T, Barros, N, Bezerra-Neto, JF, Powers, SM, dos Santos, MA & Vonk, JA (1 November 2016), 'Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Reservoir Water Surfaces: A New Global Synthesis', BioScience. [online], vol. 66, no. 11, pp. 949-964. Available at: [Accessed 30 October 2020].


Finlayson, CM (1991), 'Production and major nutrient composition of three grass species on the Magela floodplain, Northern Territory, Australia', Aquatic Botany, vol. 41, pp. 263-280, Elsevier.


Gell, P, Fluin, J, Tibby, J, Hancock, G, Harrison, J, Zawadzki, A, Haynes, D, Khanum, S, Little, F & Walsh, B (July 2009), 'Anthropogenic acceleration of sediment accretion in lowland floodplain wetlands, Murray–Darling Basin, Australia', Geomorphology. [online], vol. 108, no. 1-2, pp. 122-126. Available at: [Accessed 2 November 2020].


Haberle, SG (2018), 'A 23,000-yr pollen record from Lake Euramoo, Wet Tropics of NE Queensland, Australia', Quaternary Research, vol. 64, no. 2005, pp. 343-356.


Hahn, S, Bauer, S & Klaassen, M (2008), 'Quantification of allochthonous nutrient input into freshwater bodies by herbivorous waterbirds', Freshwater Biology, vol. 53, pp. 181-193.


Houston, WA & Duivenvoorden, LJ (2002), 'Replacement of littoral native vegetation with the ponded pasture grass Hymenachne amplexicaulis: effect on plant, macroinvertebrate and fish biodiversity of backwater in the Fitzroy River, Central Queensland, Australia', Marine and Freshwater Research, vol. 53, pp. 1235-1244.


Howarth, RW, Marino, R, Lane, J & Cole, JJ (1988), 'Nitrogen fixation in freshwater, estuarine, and marine ecosystems. 1. Rates and importance', Limnology and Oceanography, vol. 33, pp. 669-687.


Jardine, TD, Pusey, BJ, Hamilton, SK, Pettit, NE, Davies, PM, Douglas, MM, Sinnamon, V, Halliday, IA & Bunn, SE (2012), 'Fish mediate high food web connectivity in the lower reaches of a tropical floodplain river', Oecologia, vol. 168, pp. 829-838.


Joo, M, Raymond, MAA, McNeil, VH, Huggins, R, Turner, RDR & Choy, S (2012), 'Estimates of sediment and nutrient loads in 10 major catchments draining to the Great Barrier Reef during 2006-2009', Marine pollution bulletin. [online], vol. 65, no. 4-9, pp. 150-166. Available at: Scopus.


Karim, F, Kinsey-henderson, A, Wallace, J, Arthington, AH & Pearson, RG (2012), Modelling wetland connectivity during overbank flooding in a tropical floodplain in north Queensland, Australia, vol. 2723, pp. 2710-2723.


Lewis, WM (1996), 'Tropical lakes : how latitude makes a difference', Perspectives in Tropical Limnology, p. 43, SPB Academic Publishing, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, eds. F Schiemer & K T Boland.


Lu, J, Bunn, SE & Burford, MA (2018), 'Effects of water level fluctuations on nitrogen dynamics in littoral macrophytes', Limnology and Oceanography, vol. 63, no. 2, pp. 833-845.


Mcjannet, D, Wallace, J, Keen, R, Hawdon, A & Kemei, J (2012), 'The filtering capacity of a tropical riverine wetland: I. Water balance', Hydrological Processes. [online], vol. 26, no. May 2011, pp. 40-52. Available at: Scopus.


Mitsch, WJ & Gosselink, J (2015), Wetlands, p. 213, Wiley, New Jersey, USA.


Nielsen, LP, Enrich-Prast, A & Esteves, FA (2004), 'Pathways of organic matter mineralization and nitrogen regeneration in the sediment of five tropical lakes', Acta Limnol Bras., vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 193-202.


Pettit, NE, Jardine, T, Hamilton, SK, Sinnamon, V, Valdez, D, Davies, PM, Douglas, MM & Bunn, S (2012), 'Seasonal changes in water quality and macrophytes and the impact of cattle on tropical floodplain waterholes', Marine and Freshwater Research, no. 66, p. 788.


Phoenix, GK, Hicks, W, Cinderby, S, Kuylenstierna, J, Stock, W, Dentener, F, Giller, K, Austin, A, Lefroy, R, Gimeno, B, Ashmore, M & Ineson, P (2006), 'Atmospheric nitrogen deposition in world biodiversity hotspots: the need for a greater global perspective in assessing N deposition impacts', Global Change Biology, vol. 12, pp. 470-476.


Seitzinger, S, Harrison, JA, Bohlke, JK, Bouwman, AF, Lowrance, R, Peterson, B, Tobias, C & Vand, D (2006), 'Denitrification across landscapes and waterscapes: A synthesis', Ecological Applications, vol. 16, no. 6, pp. 2064-2090.


Sturm, K, Yuan, Z, Gibbes, B, Werner, U & Grinham, A (30 September 2014), 'Methane and nitrous oxide sources and emissions in a subtropical freshwater reservoir, South East Queensland, Australia', Biogeosciences. [online], vol. 11, no. 18, pp. 5245-5258. Available at: [Accessed 30 October 2020].


Tao & Wang (2009), 'Effects of vegetation, limestone and aeration on nitrification, anammox and denitrification in wetland treatment systems', Ecological Engineering, vol. 35, pp. 836-842.


Waterhouse, J, Schaffelke, B, Bartley, R, Eberhard, R, Brodie, J, Star, M, Thorburn, P, Rolfe, J, Ronan, M, Taylor, B & Kroon, F (2017), 2017 Scientific Consensus Statement. Land use impacts on Great Barrier Reef water quality and ecosystem condition, Australia.

Last updated: 2 August 2021

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