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Salinisation processes in a sub-catchment of Wybong Creek, Hunter Valley, Australia

Jasonsmith, Julia; MacDonald, Bennett; McPhail, Derry; Beavis, Sara; Norman, Marc; Roach, C.; Harris, B.; Isaacson, Lloyd; White, Ian; Biswas, Falguni


Salinisation in the Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia, is a significant environmental issue which affects the regional wine, horse and beef industries. The sub-catchment of Wybong Creek causes increased salinity, sodicity and chlorine concentrations in the Hunter River. Sampling was undertaken in the scalded area of Manobalai, located in the mid-catchment area of Wybong Creek, to establish whether salt stores within the regolith, or saline groundwater discharge from deeper formations,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
DOI: 10.1080/08120099.2011.543152


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