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Determining the ecological health of estuaries in NW Tasmania: A case study assessing the status of the Duck, Montagu, Detention and Black River estuaries. NHT Final Report

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  title={Determining the ecological health of estuaries in NW Tasmania: A case study assessing the status of the Duck, Montagu, Detention and Black River estuaries. NHT Final Report},
  author={Alastair Hirst and Robert A. Kilpatrick and Ma Guest and Tobias Probst and Christine M Crawford},
  year={2007}
}
Identifying suitable reference points is critical for effective monitoring of any natural system. Here we utilize a comparative approach where putative impacts within two estuaries are determined via comparison with two reference estuaries deemed to be relatively free of human impacts. The two putatively impacted estuaries considered in this study were the Duck and Montagu River estuaries situated on the NW coast of Tasmania. The river catchments of these estuaries are typical of the… Expand
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