Estuary reference list

Brunswick Estuary

  1. Ferguson, A., Eyre, B., and Gay, J. 2004. Nutrient cycling in the sub-tropical Brunswick Estuary, Australia. Estuaries 27 (1), 1-17.

Clyde River Estuary

  1. Melville F. and A. Pulkownik, 2007, Seasonal and spatial variation in the distribution of mangrove macroalgae in the Clyde River, Australia. Est. Coast. Shelf Sci. 71: 683-690.

Daly Estuary

  1. Wolanski E., D. Williams and E. Hanert, 2006, The sediment trapping efficiency of the macro-tidal Daly Estuary, tropical Australia. Est. Coast. Shelf Sci. 69: 291-298.

Estuaries around Australia

  1. Eyre, B. and A.J.P. Ferguson, 2009. Denitrification efficiency for defining critical loads of carbon in shallow coastal ecosystems. Hydrobiologia 629(1), 137-146. (DOI 10.1007/s10750-009-9765-1
  2. Eyre B, Balls PW (1999) A comparative study of nutrient processes along a salinity gradient of tropical and temperate estuaries. Estuaries 22:313-326
  3. Eyre B (1998) Transport, retention and transformation of material in Australian estuaries. Estuaries 21: 540-551.

Estuaries along NSW

  1. Scanes P., G. Coade, M. Doherty and R. Hill, 2007, Evaluation of the utility of water quality based indicators of the estuarine lagoon condition in NSW, Australia. Est. Coast. Shelf Sci. 74: 306-319.

Estuaries in central NSW

  1. Dye A.H., 2005, Meiobenthos in intermittently open/close coastal lakes in New South Wales: spatial and temporal patterns in densities of major taxa. Mar. Frershwater Res. 56: 1055-1067.
  2. Dye, A.H., 2006, Is geomorphic zonation a useful predictor of patterns of benthic infauna in intermittent estuaries in New South Wales, Australia? Estuaries and Coasts 29: 455-464.

Estuaries in SW Australia

  1. Radke L.C., I. P. Prosser, M. Robb, B. Brooke, D. Fredericks, G.B. Douglas and J. Skemstad, 2004, The relationship between sediment and water quality, and riverine sediment loads in the wave-dominated estuaries of south-west Western Australia. Mar. Freshwater Res. 55: 581-596.
  2. Benjamin M. Chuwen, Steeg D. Hoeksema, Ian C. Potter (2009). The divergent environmental characteristics of permanently-open, seasonally-open and normally-closed estuaries of south-western Australia Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science: 85 (1): 12-21.
  3. Biological-physical interactions in estuaries Edited by Gerardo M.E. Perillo, Paula D. Pratolongo, M. Elizabeth Carbone and M. Cintia Piccolo
  4. Benjamin M. Chuwen, Steeg D. Hoeksema, Ian C. Potter, 2009, The divergent environmental characteristics of permanently-open, seasonally-open and normally-closed estuaries of south-western Australia Pages 12-21

Hardy Inlet

  1. Congdon R.A. and A.J. McComb, 1979, Productivity of Ruppia: Seasonal changes and dependence on light in an Australian estuary. Aq. Botany 6: 121-132.

Fitzroy Estuary (and Keppel Bay)

  1. Brooke B, Ryan D, Pietsch T et al (2008) Influence of climate fluctuations and changes in catchment land use on Late Holocene and modern beach-ridge sedimentation on a tropical macrotidal coast: Keppel Bay, Queensland, Australia. Marine Geology 251: 195–208.
  2. Douglas G, Ford P, Palmer MR (2006) Fitzroy River Basin, Queensland, Australia. I. Identification of sediment sources in impoundments and flood events. Environmental Chemistry 3(5):364-376
  3. Ford PW, Tillman P, Robson BJ et al (2005) Organic carbon deliveries and their flow related dynamics in the Fitzroy estuary. Marine Pollution Bulletin 51:119-127
  4. Oubelkheir K, Clementson LA, Webster IT et al (2006) Using inherent optical properties to investigate biogeochemical dynamics in a tropical macrotidal coastal system. Journal of Geophysical Research 111, C07021 (doi:10.1029/2005JC003113)
  5. Packett, R., Dougall, C., Rohde, K. and Noble, R. 2009. Agricultural lands are hot-spots for annual runoff polluting the southern Great Barrier Reef lagoon. Marine Pollution Bulletin 58: 976-986.
  6. Radke, L.C., Ford, P.W., Webster, I.T., Atkinson, I., Douglas, G., Oubelkheir, K., Li, J., Robson, B., and Brooke, B. 2009. Biogeochemical zones within a macrotidal, dry-tropical fluvial-marine transition area: A dry-season perspective. Aquatic Geochemistry. DOI 10.1007/s10498-009-9070-7
  7. Ryan DA, Brooke BP, Bostock H et al (2007) Bedload sediment transport dynamics in a macrotidal embayment, and implications for export to the southern Great Barrier Reef Shelf. Marine Geology 240:197-215
  8. Smith J, Douglas GB, Radke LC et al (2008) Fitzroy River Basin, Queensland, Australia. III Identification of Sediment Sources in the Coastal Zone. Environmental Chemistry 5:231-242.
  9. Webster IT, Ford PW, Hancock G (2001) Phosphorus dynamics in Australian lowland rivers. Marine and Freshwater Research 52: 127-137.
  10. Webster IT, Atkinson I, Bostock H et al (2006) The Fitzroy Contaminants Project – A Study of the Nutrient and Fine-Sediment Dynamics of the Fitzroy Estuary and Keppel Bay. Cooperative Research Centre for Coastal Zone, Estuary & Waterway Management Technical Report #42. Brisbane, Queensland
  11. Webster I, Radke L (2006) Estimating system-wide nitrogen fixation rates in Keppel Bay from linear regression and spatial analysis: A comment on potential calculation errors. In: Abstracts of the 7th International Symposium on GIS and Computer Cartography for Coastal Zone Management, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, 13-16 July 2006
  12. Conceptual models of the hydrodynamics, fine sediment dynamics, biogeochemistry and primary production in the Fitzroy Estuary. Technical Report No. 8
  13. Numerical modelling of hydrodynamics, sediment transport and biogeochemistry in the Fitzroy Estuary. Technical Report No. 9
  14. Statistical analysis of the water quality of the Fitzroy River estuary. Recommendations for improving current monitoring practices. Technical Report No. 10
  15. Identification of sediment sources in the Fitzroy river basin and estuary, Queensland, Australia. Technical Report No 13.
  16. Carbon and nutrient cycling in a subtropical estuary (the Fitzroy), Central Queensland. Technical Report No 14.
  17. Nutrient dynamics and pelagic primary production in coastal creeks delivering into Keppel Bay. Technical Report 32.
  18. Keppel Bay: physical processes and biogeochemical functioning. Technical Report 34.
  19. Fitzroy river: Intertidal mudflat biogeochemistry. Technical Report 35.
  20. Pesticide, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon and metal contamination in the Fitzroy Estuary, Queensland, Australia. Technical Report 37.
  21. Numerical hydrodynamic modelling of the Fitzroy Estuary. Technical Report 38.
  22. Modelling of fine-sediment transport in the Fitzroy Estuary and Keppel Bay. . Technical Report 39.
  23. Biogeochemical modelling and nitrogen budgets for the Fitzroy Estuary and Keppel Bay. Technical Report 40.
  24. Scenario modelling: Simulating the downstream effects of changes in catchment land use. Technical Report 41.
  25. The Fitzroy Contaminants Project - A study of the nutrient and fine-sediment dynamics of the Fitzroy Estuary and Keppel Bay. Technical Report 42.
  26. Geomorphology and sediments of the Fitzroy River coastal sedimentary system û Summary and overview. Technical Report 47.
  27. Sediment accumulation and holocene evolution of the Fitzroy River lower floodplain, central Queensland, Australia. Technical Report 48.
  28. Geomorphology and sediment transport in Keppel Bay, central Queensland, Australia. Technical Report 49.
  29. Holocene evolution and modern sediment accumulation on a tropical macro-tidal coast - Keppel Bay, central Queensland, Australia. Technical Report 50.
  30. A 1500 year record of coastal sediment accumulation preserved in beach deposits at Keppel Bay, Queensland, Australia. Technical Report 51.
  31. Nutrient dynamics and sediment budgets in the Fitzroy estuary during a flood event. Tecnical Report 72.

Huon Estuary

  1. Cook P. L. M., E. C. V. Butler, B. D. Eyre, 2004, Carbon and nitrogen cycling on intertidal mudflats of a temperate Australian estuary. I. Benthic metabolism. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 280: 25-38.
  2. Cook P. L. M., A. T. Revill, E. C. V. Butler and B. D. Eyre, 2004, Carbon and nitrogen cycling on intertidal mudflats of a temperate Australian estuary. II. Nitrogen cycling. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 280: 39-54.
  3. Cook P. L. M., A. T. Revill, L. A. Clementson and J. K. Volkman, 2004, Carbon and nitrogen cycling on intertidal mudflats of a temperate Australian estuary. III. Sources of organic matter. Mar. Ecol. Progr. Ser. 280: 55-72.

Lake Illawarra

  1. Webster I.T., F.W. Ford and B. Hodgson, 2002, Microphytobenthos contribution to nutrient-phytoplankton dynamics in a shallow coastal lagoon. Estuaries 25: 540-551.
  2. Qu W., R. J. Morrison, R. J. West and C. Su, 2006, Organic matter and benthic metabolism in Lake Illawarra, Australia. Cont. Shelf. Res. 26: 1756-1774.

Moresby River Estuary

  1. Eyre B (1994) Nutrient biogeochemistry in the tropical Moresby River Estuary System North Queensland, Australia. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 39:15-31
  2. Lepesteur M., A. Wegener, S.A. Moore, A. McComb, 2007, Importance of public information and perception for managing recreational activities in the Peel-Harvey estuary, Western Australia. J. Env. Management 87: 389-395.
  3. Eyre B (1993) Nutrients in the sediments of a tropical north-eastern Australian estuary, catchment and nearshore coastal zone. Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 44:845-866.

Peel-Harvey

  1. Huber A. L., 1986, Nitrogen fixation by Nodularia spumigena Mertens (Cyanobateriaceae). 1: Field studies and the contribution of blooms to the nitrogen budget of the Peel-Harvey Estuary, Western Australia. Hydrobiol. 131: 193-203.
  2. Lepesteur M., A. Wegener, S.A. Moore, A. McComb, 2007, Importance of public information and perception for managing recreational activities in the Peel-Harvey estuary, Western Australia. J. Env. Management 87: 389-395.

Port Hacking, Bermagui River, Merimbula Lake, St. Georges Basin

  1. Mehan A.J., R.J. Williams and F.A. Watford, 2005, Detecting trends in seagrass abundance using aerial photograph interpretation: problems arising with the evolution of mapping methods. Estuaries: 28: 462-472.

Port Phillip Bay

  1. Harris G., G. Batley, D. fox, D. Hall, P. Jernakoff, R. Molloy, A. Murray, B. Newell, J. Parslow, G. Skyring and S. Walker, 1996, Port Phillip Bay Environmental Study Final Report. CSIRO, Canberra, Australia, 239pp.
  2. Berelson, W.M., D. Heggie, A. Longmore, T. Kilgore, G. Nicholson and G. Skyring, 1998, Benthic nutrient recycling in Port Phillip Bay, Australia. Est. Coast. Shelf Sci. 46: 917-934.
  3. Mar. Freshwater. Res. 50 (6), 1999, special volume on PPB

Smiths Lake

  1. Everett J.D., M.E. Bard, I.M. Suthers, 2007, Nutrient and plankton dynamics in an intermittently closed/open lagoon, Smiths Lake, south-eastern Australia: an ecological model. Est. Coast. Shelf Sci. 72: 690-702.

St. Georges Basin

  1. Haese R.R., E.J. Murray, C.S. Smith, J. Smith, L. Clementson and D.T. Heggie, 2007, Diatoms control nutrient cycles in a temperate, wave-dominated estuary (SE Australia). Limnol. Oceanogr. 52: 2686-2700.

Sub-tropical east Australian estuaries

  1. Eyre B (2000) Regional evaluation of nutrient transformation and phytoplankton growth in nine river-dominated sub-tropical east Australian estuaries. Marine Ecology Progress Series 205: 61-83

The Swan Canning Estuary

  1. Hamilton and Turner (eds.), 2001, Integrating research and management for an urban estuarine system: The Swan-Canning Estuary, Western Australia. Hydrol. Proc. 15 (13): 2383-2685.
  2. Chan, T.U., D.P. Hamilton, B.J. Robson, B.R. Hodges and C. Dallimore, 2002, Impacts of Hydrological changes on phytoplankton succession in the Swan River, Western Australia. Estuaries 25: 1406-1415.
  3. Hillman K., A.J. McComb and D.I. Walker, 1995, The distribution, biomass and primary production of the seagrass Halophila ovalis in the Swan/Canning Estuary, Western Australia. Aq. Bot. 51: 1-54.
  4. Robson B., P.A. Bukaveckas, D.P. Hamilton, 2008, Modelling and mass balance assessments of nutrient retention in a seasonally-flowing estuary (Swan River Estuary, Western Australia). Est. Coast. Shelf Sciences 76: 282-292.

Tuggerah Lakes Estuary

  1. Cummins S.P., D.E. Roberts and K.D. Zimmerman, 2004, Effects of the green macroalga Enteromorpha intestinalis on macrobenthic and seagrass assembladges in a shallow coastal estuary. Mar. Ecol. Progr. Series 266: 77-87.

Wilson Inlet

  1. Lukatelich R.J., N.J. Schofield and A.J. McComb, 1987, Nutrient loading and macrophyte growth in Wilson Inlet, a bar-built southwestern Australian estuary. Est. Coast. Shelf Sci 24: 141-165.
  2. Carruthers T.J.B., D.I. Walker and G.A. Kendrick, 1999, Abundance of Ruppia megacarpa Mason in a seasonally variable estuary. Est. Coast. Shelf Sci. 48: 497-509.
  3. Dudley B.J., A.M.E. Gahnström and D.I. Walker, 2001, The role of benthic vegetation as a sink for elevated inputs of ammonium and nitrate in a mesotrophic estuary. Mar. Ecol. Progr. Series 219: 99-107.
  4. Twomey L. and P. Thompson, 2001, Nutrient limitation of phytoplankton in a seasonally open bar-built estuary: Wilson Inlet, Western Australia. J. Phycol. 37: 16-29.

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