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Integrated Water Quality Modelling:Ben Chifley Dam Catchment, Australia

Newham, L. T. H. and Letcher, R. A. and Jakeman, A. J. and Heathwaite, A. L. and Smith, C.J. and Large, D. (2002) Integrated Water Quality Modelling:Ben Chifley Dam Catchment, Australia. In: Integrated Assessment and Decision Support. UNSPECIFIED, pp. 275-280.

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Abstract

This paper describes an integrated hydrologic, stream sediment and nutrient export modelling system. The modelling system is designed to simulate catchment-scale land and water management activities in the Ben Chifley Dam Catchment (BCDC). The dam has experienced problematic blue-green algal blooms over the past decade. The aim of the modelling is to examine management scenarios designed to reduce nutrient and sediment delivery from the BCDC. This paper describes the framework of the system along with brief description of each of the various components. The innovation of the modelling system is the integration of otherwise separate modelling approaches. The output of the project will be methods to focus both on-ground ameliorative action at specific sites and encourage sustainable management practices more broadly in the catchment.

Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
Additional Information: 24-27 June 2002 Integrated Water Quality Modelling: Ben Chifley Dam Catchment, Australia 1 cites: http://scholar.google.com/scholar?num=100&hl=en&lr=&cites=18394189776751516356
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Lancaster Environment Centre
ID Code: 49787
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 13 Sep 2011 11:55
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2014 00:38
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/49787

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