Normanby catchment story
The catchment stories present a story using real maps that can be interrogated, zoomed in and moved to explore the area in more detail. They are used to take users through multiple maps, images and videos to provide engaging, in-depth information.
Normanby catchment story – Acknowledgments
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The map journal was prepared by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science (Queensland Wetlands Program, Springvale Program and Office of the Great Barrier Reef) in collaboration with local partners.
Walking the Landscape contributors:
Eda Addicott – Department of Environment and Science
Andrew Brooks – Griffith University
Graham Herbert – Department of Natural Resources and Mines
Will Higham – Cape York Natural Resource Management
Christina Howley – consultant
Susan Marsh – South Cape York Catchments
Neale Searle – Department of Natural Resources and Mines
Jeff Shellberg – consultant
The Springvale Station Erosion Management Plan and Cultural Heritage Protocol Project Team
Roger Coles – Queensland University of Technology
Tim Hughes – South Endeavour Trust
Cathy Johnson - Cook Shire Council
This resource should be cited as: Walking the Landscape – Normanby Catchment Map Journal v1.0 (2017), presentation, Department of Environment and Science, Brisbane.
Images provided by: John Augusteyn, Andrew Brooks, Robbie Burns, Paul Candin, Graham Herbert, Amanda Hogbin, Christina Howley, Jeff Shellberg.
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This map journal has been prepared with all due diligence and care, based on the best available information at the time of publication. The department holds no responsibility for any errors or omissions within the document. Any decisions made by other parties based on this document are solely the responsibility of those parties. Information contained in this education module is from a number of sources and, as such, does not necessarily represent government or departmental policy.
Data sources, links and information
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Some of the information used to put together this map journal can be viewed on the Queensland Globe
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Flooding Information is provided by the Cook Shire Council.
Akram, A., Shellberg, J. and Bofu, Y. (2016) Preliminary Dry-Season Water Balance for the Upper Laura River Catchment and Lakeland Agricultural Region, Cape York Peninsula: Implications for Development and Downstream Impacts. Report for South Cape Catchments. School of Engineering, Griffith University, Queensland.
Anderson, J. (1984) The Political and Economic Basis of Kuku-Yalanji Social History [webpage] Accessed 30 August 2017.
Brooks, A., Curwen, G., Spencer, J., Shellberg, J. Garzon-Garcia, A., Burton, J. and Iwashita., F. (2016) Reducing Sediment Sources to the Reef: Managing Alluvial Gully Erosion. Report to the National Environmental Science Programme. Reef and Rainforest Research Centre Limited, Cairns.
Buhrich, A. (2016) Cultural Heritage Investigation West Normanby River. Report to the Department of Environment and Science, Brisbane.
Cape York Natural Resource Management (undated) About Cool Burns [webpage] Accessed 31 August 2017.
Cape York Natural Resource Management (undated) Cape York NRM Fire Knowledge [webpage] Accessed 31 August 2017.
Cape York Natural Resource Management (2017) Technical Report to the Springvale Station Erosion Management Plan. Cape York Natural Resource Management, Cooktown.
Cape York Natural Resource Management (2016) Eastern Cape York Water Quality Improvement Plan – Draft for Community Consultation. Cape York Natural Resource Management, Cooktown.
Cape York Sustainable Futures (undated) Cape York Peninsula Fire Management Strategy. Cape York Sustainable Futures, Queensland.
Cook Shire Council (2017) Cook Shire Local Area Biosecurity Plan 2017-2021. Cook Shire Council, Cooktown.
Crowley, G., Garnett, S. and Shephard, S. (2009) Impact of storm-burning on Melaleuca viridiflora invasion of grasslands and grassy woodlands on Cape York Peninsula, Australia. Austral Ecology 34, 196–209.
CYMAG Environmental Inc. (2009) Jack Lakes Biodiversity Assessment, November 2007 & June 2008. CYMAG, Cooktown.
CYMAG Environmental Inc. (2009) Jack Lakes Biodiversity Assessment, November 2007 & June 2008, Appendices. CYMAG, Cooktown.
Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (2010) Australian Land Use Management Classification [webpage] Accessed 30 August 2017.
Department of Environment and Energy (2017) Australian Heritage Database - Quinkan Country, Peninsula developmental Rd, Laura, QLD, Australia [webpage] Accessed 30 August 2017.
Department of Environment and Science (undated) Great Barrier Reef Report Card 2012 and 2103 Reef Water Quality Protection Plan – Catchment Pollutant Loads Results [webpage] Accessed 12 September 2017.
Department of Environment and Science (2017) Springvale Station Erosion Management Plan. Queensland Government, Brisbane.
Department of Environment and Science (2017) Statement of Management Intent. Queensland Government, Brisbane.
Department of Environment and Science (2017) Threatened Species [webpage] Accessed 30 August 2017.
Department of National Parks, Sports and Racing (2017) About Rinyirru (Lakefield) [webpage] Accessed 30 August 2017.
Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing (2012) Declared Fish Habitat Area summary - Princess Charlotte Bay [webpage] Accessed 30 August 2017.
Howley, C. and Griffith University (undated) Normanby River Water Quality. Powerpoint presentation.
Howley, C. and Stephan, K. (2005) Laura-Normanby Catchment Management Strategy. Howley & Stephan Environmental Consultants, Queensland.
Howley, C., Shellberg, J., Stephan, K. and Brooks, A. (2014) Normanby Catchment Water Quality Management Plan. Cape York Water Quality, Queensland.
McCloskey, G.L., Waters, D.K., Ellis, R. and Carroll, C. (2014) Modelling reductions of pollutant loads due to improved management practices in the Great Barrier Reef catchments – Cape York NRM Region, Technical Report, Volume 2, Department of Natural Resources and Mines, Cairns.
Olley, J. (undated) Coastal Erosion and Geochemistry, What's Eating the Coast? Poster. Australian Rivers Institute, Queensland.
Pietsch, T., Brooks, A., Spencer, J., Olley, J. and Borombovits, D. (2015) Age, distribution, and significance within a sediment budget, of in-channel depositional surfaces in the Normanby River, Queensland, Australia.Geomorphology doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2015.01.038
Queensland Government (2017) Acid Sulfate Soils Explained [webpage] Accessed 30 August 2017.
Queensland Government (2016) Regional Ecosystems [webpage] Accessed 30 August 2017.
Shellberg, J. and Brooks, A. (2013) Alluvial Gully Prevention and Rehabilitation Options for Reducing Sediment Loads in the Normanby Catchment and Northern Australia. Griffith University, Queensland.
Shellberg, J. and Brooks, A. (undated) Impact of Main and Council Roads on Water Quality on Cape York Peninsula and the Great Barrier Reef. Griffith University, Queensland.
Spencer, J., Brooks, A., Curwen, G. and Tews, K. (2016) A Disturbance Index Approach for Assessing Water Quality Threats in Eastern Cape York. Australian Rivers Institute, Griffith University, Queensland.
Townsend, S. and Douglas, M. (2000) The effect of three fire regimes on stream water quality, water yield and export coefficients in a tropical savanna (northern Australia). Journal of Hydrology 229 (2000) 118–137.
Williams (2016) Weed Survey of Springvale Station. Report to the Department of Environment and Science. Vegetation Management Science, Australia.
Last updated: 25 October 2017
This page should be cited as:
Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2017) Normanby catchment story – Acknowledgments, WetlandInfo website, accessed 13 April 2023. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/processes-systems/water/catchment-stories/normanby/transcript-norm-ackn.html