eAtlas: All the data at your fingertips

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The eAtlas is an online repository for information on northern Australia’s tropical and marine environments. The eAtlas, which is currently supported by the Tropical Water Quality (TWQ) Hub, hosts over 900GB of data including satellite imagery, mapping and large databases … Read More

Wetlands: Values and opportunities

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A journal article on wetlands in the Great Barrier Reef catchments has shown that the value of these aquatic systems extends far beyond just their role in water quality. The article, published recently in Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, … Read More

Investigating Burdekin flood plume on Great Barrier Reef

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After heavy rains in northern Queensland during February, the Burdekin River released a large plume of sediment-laden floodwater out to the midshelf Great Barrier Reef, an event which received major media coverage. In partnership with the Marine Monitoring Program, scientists … Read More

TWQ research used to set global restoration challenge

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A review of coral restoration methods by Tropical Water Quality Hub researchers has helped set the parameters for one of the world’s most high-profile challenges with millions of dollars up for grabs. The ‘Saving Coral Reefs’ Challenge by XPRISE Ocean … Read More

Research on seagrass light thresholds guides port development

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Research on the levels of light needed to sustain seagrass communities is being applied in infrastructure development in rapidly-growing coastal communities in Australia’s north. Seagrass meadows are a vital yet often overlooked component of the Great Barrier Reef ecosystem, providing … Read More

Wetland evaluation helps Indigenous business outcomes

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In 2012, in an effort to combat invasive plant species on wetlands on their Country near Ingham, Mungalla Aboriginal Corporation, owned by the Nywaigi Traditional Owners, removed an earthen bund wall isolating 230 hectares of wetland from saline tidal water. … Read More

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