Australian Geological Survey Organisation (former)

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The Australian Geological Survey Organisation (AGSO) was first established in August 1992, when it took over the functions of the Bureau of Mineral Resources.

Cape York Peninsula Land Use Strategy: Land Use Program: Land Degradation in Cape York Peninsula

This project evaluated land degradationin terms of soil erosion and soil salinity. Soil erosion was examined by the Queensland Department of Primary Industries and the Australian Geological Survey Organisation with assistance from the Bureau of Resource Science.
Published: Oct 1995

Cape York Peninsula Land Use Strategy: Land Use Program: Minerals Assessment of Cape York Peninsula

This report focuses on areas within the CYPLUS region regarded as having moderate to high mineral potentional and is provided as a non technical document to assist land use planers and those lacking a background in earth sciences. 
Published: Oct 1995

Cape York Peninsula Land Use Strategy: Natural Resources Analysis Program: Regolith-Terrain Mapping of Cape York Peninsula

Regolith within the CYPLUS area in North Queensland consists both of 'in situ' weathered beardock and transported minerals. In situ weathered bedrock refers to deep weathering profiles with bauxitic or ferruginous durcrusts, mottled zones, and pallid zones as well as residual sa
Published: Oct 1995

Cape York Peninsula Land Use Strategy: National Resources Analysis Program Airborne Geophysical Data for Cape York Peninsula

The Airborne Geophysical Survey Project had compiled and upgraded four major regional data sets from Cape York including magnetic, gamma-ray, gravity, and height of ground above sea level.
Published: Oct 1995

Cape York Peninsula Land Use Strategy: Natural Resources Analysis Program: Coastal Environment Geoscience of Cape York Peninsula

The Coastal Environment Geoscience Survey project utilised a variety of information and techniques to compile the coastal geoscientific information necessary for the developent of a land use strategy for Cape York Peninsula. 
Published: Oct 1995

Cape York Peninsula Land Use Strategy: Natural Resources Analysis Program: Digital Geological Data for Cape York Peninsula

Geospatial information gathered previously was assembled and analysed to create a single integrated digital geological map of the CYPLUS area derived from the appropriate previous 1:250,000 series maps however with amendments and new information incorporated whre possible. 
Published: Oct 1995

Cape York Peninsula Land Use Strategy: Natural Resources Analysis Program: Groundwater Resources of Cape York Peninsula

The study area of this report covered some 143,000 square kilometre, and is remote and isolated from all Australian population cenrs. This area includes Cape York Peninsula from north of Cooktown and some selected areas of the Torres Strait Islands.
Published: Oct 1995