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This resource should be cited as: Walking the Landscape – Great Sandy Strait Catchment Story v1.0 (2020), presentation, Department of Environment and Science, Queensland.
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Fraser Coast Regional Council
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Bartley, R., Waters, D., Turner, R., Kroon, F., Wilkinson, S., Garzon-Garcia, A., Kuhnert, P., Lewis, S., Smith, R., Bainbridge, Z., Olley, J., Brooks, A., Burton, J., Brodie, J., Waterhouse, J. (2017) Scientific Consensus Statement 2017: A synthesis of the science of land-based water quality impacts on the Great Barrier Reef, Chapter 2: Sources of sediment, nutrients, pesticides and other pollutants to the Great Barrier Reef, State of Queensland
Berghuis, A. (2012) Great Sandy Strait Biopassage
Remediation Project – Final Report. Fisheries Queensland, Department of Agriculture Fisheries & Forestry, Bundaberg
Bureau of Meteorology (2018) Climate Data Online [webpage] Accessed 6 May 2020
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Department of Environment and Science (2019) Great Sandy Marine Park [webpage] Accessed 6 May 2020
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Encylopaedia Britannica (2019) Orographic Precipitation [webpage] Accessed 6 May 2020
eReefs (2019) eReefs Current Modelling [webpage] Accessed 6 May 2020
Google Earth Engine (undated) Google Earth Engine Timelapse [webpage] Accessed 6 May 2020
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (2018) Zoning [webpage] Accessed 5 May 2020
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Grimes, K.G. (1992) 1:250,000 Geological Series—Explanatory Notes, Fraser Island, Queensland, Department of Resource Industries, Brisbane.
Kohler, M. and Shulmeister, J. (2019) Geomorphology of the Inskip Peninsula, Queensland, Australia, Journal of Maps, 15:2, 185-192.
Marshall, S. K., Fontaine, K., Kilgour, P. L. & Lewis, S. J. (2015) Regional Hydrogeological Characterisation of the Maryborough Basin, Queensland: Technical Report for the National Collaboration Framework Regional Hydrogeology Project, Geoscience Australia, Canberra.
Mary River Catchment Coordinating Committee (undated) Mary River Catchment Coordinating Committee [webpage] Accessed 6 May 2020
Noosa Biosphere Reserve Foundation (2019) Noosa Biosphere [webpage] Accessed 5 May 2020
Patton, N., Ellerton, D., Shulmeister, J. (2019) High resolution remapping of the coastal dune fields of south east Queensland, Australia: a morphometric approach, Journal of Maps, 15:2, 578-589
Queensland Government (2016) Declared Fish Habitat Area Plans [webpage] Accessed 6 May 2020
Queensland Government (2018) Great Barrier Reef Catchment Loads Modelling Program [webpage] Accessed 6 May 2020
Queensland Government (2018) Great Barrier Reef Coast Marine Park [webpage] Accessed 5 May 2020
Queensland Government (2016) Key Resource Areas in Queensland [webpage] Accessed 6 May 2020
Queensland Government (2018) Reef 2050 Water Quality Improvement Plan 2017-2022, Queensland Government, Brisbane
Queensland Government (2017) Reef 2050 Water Quality Improvement Plan - Report Cards [webpage] Accessed 6 May 2020
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Richardson, S., Irvine, E., Froend , R., Boon, P., Barber, S., Bonneville, B. (2011) Australian Groundwater-Dependent Ecosystem Toolbox Part 1: Assessment Framework, National Water Commission, Canberra
The Queen's Commonwealth Canopy Project (undated) The Queen's Commonwealth Canopy, Together our Forests will Thrive [webpage] Accessed 6 May 2020
Last updated: 23 July 2020
This page should be cited as:
Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2020) Great Sandy Strait catchment story – Acknowledgements, WetlandInfo website, accessed 24 September 2020. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/processes-systems/water/catchment-stories/transcript-great-sandy-strait-and-surrounding-catchments/transcript-gss-akn.html