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Water clarity around Australia - satellite and in situ observations


Thompson, P and McDonald, K, Water clarity around Australia - satellite and in situ observations, State and Trends of Australia's Ocean Report, Integrated Marine Observing System, Hobart, Tasmania (2020) [Government or Industry Research]

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DOI: doi:10.26198/5e16aafe49e80


Water clarity, an indicator of water quality is highest offshore and lowest in coastal waters due to sediments and phytoplankton biomass. Northern areas typically have the lowest water clarity due to tidal re-suspension of sediments and high seasonal runoff.

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Item Type:Government or Industry Research
Keywords:oceanography, climate change
Research Division:Earth Sciences
Research Group:Oceanography
Research Field:Physical oceanography
Objective Division:Environmental Policy, Climate Change and Natural Hazards
Objective Group:Adaptation to climate change
Objective Field:Ecosystem adaptation to climate change
UTAS Author:McDonald, K (Ms Karlie McDonald)
ID Code:154681
Year Published:2020
Deposited By:Sustainable Marine Research Collaboration
Deposited On:2022-12-21
Last Modified:2022-12-21

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