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Eastern Cape York Water Quality Improvement Plan - Draft for community consultation

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The Eastern Cape York Water Quality Improvement Plan aims to improve the quality of water entering the Great Barrier Reef lagoon from catchments on the east coast of the Cape York Peninsula.

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Eastern Cape York Water Quality Improvement Plan - Appendix 1: Disturbance index for assessing water quality threats

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This is the first appendice for the Eastern Cape York Water Quality Improvement Plan and presents the key disturbances to water quality in the Great Barrier Reef such as gully erosion.

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Eastern Cape York Water Quality Improvement Plan - Appendix 2: Framework for gully management prioritisation in the Normanby Catchment

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The second appendice of the Eastern Cape York Water Quality Improvement Plan offers a framework for the prioritisation of management for sub catchments and alluvial gullies in the Normanby Catchment based on rate of errosion and sediment levels. 
 

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Eastern Cape York Water Quality Improvement Plan - Appendix 3: Land use change for Cape York NRM region

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Appendix 3 for the Eastern Cape York Water Quality Improvement Plan provides information on historical land use changes on the Cape York Peninsula that have caused a direct impact to the quality of water entering and in the Great Barrier Reef lagoon.

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Eastern Cape York Water Quality Plan - Appendix 4: Need for a "super gauge" approach for accurate monitoring of suspended sediment and nutrient loads

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The fourth appendice of the Eastern Cape York Water Quality Improvement Plan looks at why a new approach to the monitoring of suspended sediment and nutrient levels should be developed and utilised in order to accuratelty model the quality of water entering the Great Barrier Reef lagoon.

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Eastern Cape York Water Quality Improvement Plan - Appendix 5: Coastal and marine water quality guidelines

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This appendix presents the vast majority of technical information for the Eastern Cape York Water Quality Improvement Plan such as the suspended sediment, nutrient, and pollution levels of each region, climatic conditions and so on.

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Eastern Cape York Water Quality Improvement Plan - Appendix 6: Cape York Peninsula marine water quality synthesis

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This is the sixth of sixteen appendices for the Eastern Cape York Water Quality Improvement Plan and presents a synthesis of the overall water quality of the Great Barrier Reef lagoon through the analysis of datasets pertaining to nutrient levels, chlorophyll-a and suspended sediment that were recorded during the AIMS Long-Term Monitoring Water

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Eastern Cape York Water Quality Improvement Plan - Appendix 8: Sediment and nutrient load report

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This is the eighth appendice for the Eastern Cape York Water Quality Improvement Plan and offers an emperical load estimates for the nutrient and sediment levels of three major east flowing rivers, the Normanby, Annan, and Pascoe.

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Eastern Cape York Water Quality Improvement Plan - Appendix 9: Water quality guidelines for fresh and estuarine waters of Eastern Cape York

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Under the Eastern Cape York Water Quality Improvement Plan one of the intended outcomes was to produce a set of guidelines that addresses Aquatic Ecosystem Protection for both the fresh and estuarine surface water bodies of the region. This Appendix (Appendix 9) addresses the need for those guidelines.

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Eastern Cape York Water Quality Improvement Plan - Appendix 10: Risk assessment of degraded water quality to ecosystems

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This risk assessment was developed to help gain scientifically accurate information regarding the land-based pollutants which pose the biggest threat to coral reefs and sea grass beds in the Great Barrier Reef (GBR).

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