Supervising Scientist Division

Supervising Scientist Annual Report 2003 - 2004: Appendix 2

Supervising Scientist, Darwin, 2004
ISBN 0 642 24391 3
ISSN 0 158-4030

Appendix 2 - List of Publications 2003-04

Published papers and reports 5

Batley GE, Humphrey CL, Apte SC & Stauber JL 2003. A guide to the application of the ANZECC/ARMCANZ Water Quality Guidelines in the minerals industry. Australian Centre for Mining Environmental Research, ACMER Project No 52.

Begg G & Lowry J 2003. Land capability and topographic data as a surrogate for the mapping and classification of wetlands: a case study from the Daly basin, Northern Territory, Australia. Water Science and Technology 48 (7), 49-56.

Boggs GS, Moliere DR, Evans KG & Devonport CC 2003. Long-term hydrology modelling and analysis in a data limited small catchment in the wet-dry tropics of Australia. Australian Journal of Water Resources 7 (2), 71-85.

Boggs GS, Evans KG & Devonport CC 2004. Rugged plateaus and extensive floodplains - modelling landform evolution in a northern Australian catchment. Australian Geographic Studies 42(2), 260-273.

Finlayson CM & van Dam R 2004. Developing local capacity and ensuring relevance in risk assessment for tropical wetlands. SETAC Globe 5(1), 36-38.

Gehrke P, Bristow K, Bunn S, Douglas M, Edgar B, Finlayson M, Hamilton S, Loneragan N, Lund M, Pearson R, Prosser I & Robson C 2004. Sustainable futures for Australia's tropical rivers: A strategy for developing research directions for Australia's tropical river systems. Outcomes from a forum at Charles Darwin University, 1-3 February 2004, CSIRO Land and Water Technical Report No 17/04, March 2004.

Lowry J & Finlayson CM 2004. A review of spatial datasets for wetland inventory in northern Australia. Supervising Scientist Report 178, Supervising Scientist, Darwin NT.

Lowry J & Riley J 2004. Assessing density and distribution change in paperbark trees on the Magela floodplain in Kakadu using Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Supervising Scientist Note 4, April, Supervising Scientist, Darwin NT.

Martin P 2003. Uranium and thorium series radionuclides in rainwater over several tropical rainstorms. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity 65, 1-18.

Martin P & Hancock GJ 2004. Peak resolution and tailing in alpha-particle spectrometry for environmental samples. Applied radiation and isotopes 61 (2004), 161-5.

Martin P & Ryan B 2004. Natural-series radionuclides in traditional Aboriginal foods in tropical northern Australia: a review. TheScientificWorldJOURNAL 4, 77-95.

Moliere DR, Evans KG, Saynor MJ & Erskine WD 2002. Estimation of suspended sediment loads downstream of the Jabiluka mine, Northern Territory, Australia. Hydrological Processes 18 (3), 531-544.

Pfitzner K & Martin P 2003. Characterisation of the Nabarlek minesite using CASI data. Proceedings of Spatial Sciences 2003. 22-26 September, Canberra. CDRom ISBN 0-9588349-8-9

Sauerland C, Iles M, Martin P & Zapantis A 2003. Radium 226 in waters of the Magela creek catchment, Northern Australia. In Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering. 26-28 November 2003, Sydney, 86-88. ISBN 0-9577217-9-X

Saynor MJ, Erskine WD & Evans KG 2003. Bank erosion in the Ngarradj catchment: Results of erosion pin measurements between 1998 and 2001. Supervising Scientist Report 176, Supervising Scientist, Darwin NT.

Saynor MJ, Erskine WD, Evans KG & Eliot I 2004. Gully initiation and implications for management of scour holes in the vicinity of the Jabiluka Mine, Northern Territory, Australia. Geografiska Annaler 86 (2), 191-203.

Vanderzalm JL, Hooper MA, Ryan B, Maenhaut W, Martin P, Rayment PR & Hooper BM 2003. Impact of seasonal biomass burning on air quality in the 'Top End' of regional northern Australia. Clean Air and Environmental Quality 37, 28-33.

Waggitt PW 2003. What is stewardship? Preparing an LTSSM plan for former uranium mines in northern Australia. Presentation at the UMREG 2003 meeting, session 45 within the 9th International Conference on Environmental Management - ICEM'03, 21-26 September 2003, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Oxford UK, published on CD, WISMUT GmbH, Chemnitz, Germany.

Waggitt P 2003. Development of a rehabilitation plan for the abandoned uranium mines of Kakadu National Park, Australia. In Proceedings 2003 Annual Conference of Canadian Society of Agricultural Engineers, Montreal, Canada, 6-9 July 2003, CSAE/SCGR Winnipeg, Canada. www.engr.usask.ca/societies/csae/PapersCSAE2003/CSAE03-602.pdf  (also available as CD)

Waggitt P 2004. A history of uranium mill tailings management in northern Australia. In Proceedings Waste Management '04 Conference, Tucson, Arizona, 29 February - 4 March 2004, WM Symposia Inc, Tucson AZ USA, CD & www.x-cd.com/wm04cd/pdfs/4033.pdf 

Waggitt PW 2004. Uranium mine rehabilitation: the story of the South Alligator Valley intervention. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity 76 (1-2), 51-66.

Waggitt PW & Hughes AR 2003. History of groundwater chemistry changes (1979-2002) at the Nabarlek uranium mine, Australia. In Proceedings of 9th International Conference on Environmental Management - ICEM'03, 21-26 September 2003, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Oxford UK, published on CD, WISMUT GmbH, Chemnitz, Germany.

Walden D, van Dam RA, Finlayson CM, Storrs MJ, Lowry JBC & Kriticos DJ 2004. A risk assessment of the tropical wetland weed Mimosa pigra in northern Australia. In Research and Management of Mimosa pigra, eds Julien M, Flanagan G, Heard T, Hennecke B, Paynter Q & Wilson C, CSIRO Entomology, Canberra, 11-21.

Unpublished papers and reports

Akber R, Lawrence C, Bollhoefer A, Martin P & Marshman I 2004. 222Rn activity flux from open ground surfaces at ERA Ranger uranium mine. Internal Report 477, April, Supervising Scientist, Darwin. Unpublished paper.

Begg G & Boyden JM 2003. Vegetation change analysis on Nanjbagu (Boggy Plain), South Alligator River using remote sensing: Preliminary conclusions and suggestions for further research. Internal Report 430, June, Supervising Scientist, Darwin. Unpublished paper.

Bellio MG, P Bayliss & P Dostine 2004. Landscape scale analysis of the value of waterbirds in the Alligator Rivers Region, northern Australia. Internal Report 445, Supervising Scientist, Darwin. Unpublished paper.

Boggs GS 2003. Application of Geographic Information Systems to the assessment and management of mining impact. PhD Thesis, Charles Darwin University, Darwin NT.

Bollhoefer A, Honeybun R & Rosman K 2003. Atmospheric transport of radiogenic lead in the vicinity of Ranger uranium mine determined using lead isotope ratios in dust deposited on acacia leaves. Internal Report 451, August, Supervising Scientist, Darwin. Unpublished paper.

Bollhöfer A 2003. The use of lead isotopes for research and monitoring the environmental impacts of uranium mining. Internal Report 462, September, Supervising Scientist, Darwin. Unpublished paper.

Bollhöfer A, Martin P, Tims S & Ryan B 2004. High sensitivity airborne radon concentration measurements in the Alligator River Region: rehabilitated Nabarlek uranium mine. Internal Report 469, January, Supervising Scientist, Darwin. Unpublished paper.

Bollhöfer A, Storm J, Martin P & Tims S 2003. Geographic variability in radon exhalation at the rehabilitated Nabarlek uranium mine, Northern Territory. Internal Report 465, December, Supervising Scientist, Darwin. Unpublished paper.

Buckle D, Pidgeon R, Walden D, Luxon R & Bishop K 2004. Monitoring of fish communities in shallow back-flow billabongs in relation to Ranger Uranium Mine, Northern Territory. Presented at the Australian Society for Limnology (ASL) and New Zealand Limnological Society (NZLS) Joint Congress, 1-5 December 2003, Warrnambool, Victoria, Internal Report 472, January, Supervising Scientist, Darwin. Unpublished paper.

Cameron A & Humphrey C 2004. Monitoring of the Ranger uranium mine, NT, using aquatic macroinvertebrates - 1988 to 2002. Presented at the Australian Society for Limnology (ASL) and New Zealand Limnological Society (NZLS) Joint Congress, 1-5 December 2003, Warrnambool, Victoria, Internal Report 476, January, Supervising Scientist, Darwin. Unpublished paper.

Environmental Research Institute of the Supervising Scientist 2003. eriss strategic workplan 2003-2004. Internal Report 460, October, Supervising Scientist, Darwin. Unpublished paper.

eriss Update Newsletters - September & December 2003

Finlayson CM 2004. Review of the management and implementation of the stream monitoring program conducted by eriss in the vicinity of the Ranger and Jabiluka uranium mines. Internal Report 475, March, Supervising Scientist, Darwin. Unpublished paper.

Gehrke P, Bristow K, Bunn S, Douglas M, Edgar B, Finlayson M, Hamilton S, Loneragan N, Lund M, Pearson R, Prosser I & Robson C, Sustainable futures for Australia's tropical rivers: A strategy for developing research directions for Australia's tropical river systems. Outcomes from a forum at Charles Darwin University, 1-3 February 2004, CSIRO Land and Water Technical Report No 17/04, March 2004.

Hogan A 2003. Toxicity of Djalkmara Billabong water to local aquatic organisms: Pre-release biological testing for the 2002-2003 Wet season. Internal Report 422, August, Supervising Scientist, Darwin. Unpublished paper.

Hogan AC, van Dam RA, Markich SJ & Camilleri C 2003. Chronic toxicity of uranium to the tropical green alga Chlorella sp. for the derivation of a site specific Trigger Value for Magela Creek. Internal Report 412, December, Supervising Scientist, Darwin.

Hogan A, Peck M & Kennett R 2004. Screening for endocrine disrupting compounds in Kakadu plunge pools. Internal Report 486, June, Supervising Scientist, Darwin. Unpublished paper.

Humphrey C & Evans K 2004. Comments from DEH (eriss, SSD) arising from the first Gordon River Scientific Reference Committee meeting, Hobart, 24 February 2004. Report to Committee Chair, March 2004.

Humphrey C, Iles M & Johnston A 2004. Advice to DEH from SSD on the environmental benefits of the new Tasmanian Mt Lyell Acid Mine Drainage Remediation Proposal, June 2004.

Humphrey C, Pidgeon R & Cameron A 2003. Ecological surveys of springs associated with a proposed hydro-power development at Baucau, Timor Leste, October 2003: A preliminary assessment. Commercial-in-confidence report to EPANZ Services, November 2003.

Humphrey C, Pidgeon R & Cameron A 2004. Ecological surveys of springs and streams associated with a proposed hydro-power development on the Irasequiro River, Timor Leste, October 2003: A preliminary assessment. Commercial-in-confidence report to EPANZ Services, April 2004.

Iles M 2003. Review of water quality triggers, November 2003 progress report. Internal Report 463, November, Supervising Scientist, Darwin. Unpublished paper.

Iles M, Camilleri C & Pilley R 2004. Identification of key water quality data for Ranger uranium mine. Internal Report 442, January, Supervising Scientist, Darwin. Unpublished paper.

Lowry JBC 2004. WGS - AGD - GDA: Selecting the correct datum, coordinate system and projection for north Australian applications. Internal Report 473, February, Supervising Scientist, Darwin. Unpublished paper.

Mitchell A, Donnelly B, Lucas R & Pfitzner K 2003. The extent and height of mangroves in Kakadu National Park - an assessment based on orthorectified stereo colour aerial photography and derived digital elevation models. Internal Report 447, July, Supervising Scientist, Darwin. Unpublished paper.

Moliere DR, Evans KG & Saynor MJ 2003. Hydrology of the Ngarradj catchment, Northern Territory: 2002/2003 Wet season monitoring. Internal Report 448, August, Supervising Scientist, Darwin. Unpublished paper.

OSS 2003. Office of the Supervising Scientist Annual Workplan 2003-2004. Internal Report 449, August, Supervising Scientist, Darwin. Unpublished paper.

Peck M 2003. A site-specific tropical sediment toxicity test using Chironomus crassiforceps to investigate metal bio-vailability in acid-sulphate sediments. Ph D thesis, Internal Report 461, November, Supervising Scientist, Darwin. Unpublished paper.

Pfitzner K 2004. Radiological anomalous area on the Nabarlek minesite - visual interpretation of temporal aerial photography. Internal Report 427, March, Supervising Scientist, Darwin. Unpublished paper.

Pfitzner K & Martin P 2003. An assessment of radiation anomalies in the Alligator Rivers Region - a review. Internal Report 446, July, Supervising Scientist, Darwin. Unpublished paper.

Pfitzner K & Martin P 2003. Mapping the upper South Alligator River valley using integrated datasets. Internal Report 444, July, Supervising Scientist, Darwin. Unpublished paper.

Pidgeon R 2004. A review of options for monitoring freshwater fish biodiversity in the Darwin Harbour catchment. Report prepared for Water Monitoring Branch, Natural Resource Management Division, Department of Infrastructure, Planning & Environment, Internal Report 470, January, Supervising Scientist, Darwin. Unpublished paper.

Pidgeon R 2003. A review of options for monitoring freshwater fish biodiversity in the Darwin Harbour catchment. Report prepared for Water Monitoring Branch, Natural Resource Management Division, Department of Infrastructure, Planning & Environment, December 2003.

Pidgeon R, Cameron A & Environment Department field biology staff, Porgera Joint Venture 2004. A pilot study of the diversity of benthic macroinvertebrates in streams around Porgera mine and their potential for detecting ecological impacts of mining. Report prepared for Porgera Joint Venture, January 2004.

Pidgeon R, Cameron A & Environment Department field biology staff, Porgera Joint Venture 2004. A pilot study of the diversity of benthic macroinvertebrates in streams around Porgera mine and their potential for detecting ecological impacts of mining. Internal Report 471, January, Supervising Scientist, Darwin. Unpublished paper. (Commercial-in-confidence)

Sauerland C 2003. A summary of radiochemistry work and income during 2002-2003. Internal Report 466, December, Supervising Scientist, Darwin. Unpublished paper. (commercial-in-confidence)

Saynor MJ, Erskine WD, Smith BL, Fox G & Evans KG 2004. Cross section and scour chain data in the Ngarradj catchment for 2002 and 2003. Internal Report 481, June, Supervising Scientist, Darwin. Unpublished paper.

Saynor MJ, Smith BL & Klein J 2003. Tank testing of analite turbidity probes. Internal Report 468, December, Supervising Scientist, Darwin. Unpublished paper.

Smith BL, Saynor MJ & Evans KG 2003. Weathering rates of waste rock from ERA Ranger mine - initial results. Internal Report 464, December, Supervising Scientist, Darwin. Unpublished paper.

Supervising Scientist 2003. Summary review of outputs and achievements against priority activities as listed in the 2002-03 SSD strategic plan. Internal Report 450, August, Supervising Scientist, Darwin. Unpublished paper.

Supervising Scientist Division 2003. Consolidated list of publications, reports and conference presentations by staff of and consultants to the Supervising Scientist 1978-30 June 2003. Internal Report 467, December, Supervising Scientist, Darwin. Unpublished paper.

Van Dam R, Finlayson M & Bayliss P 2004. Progress on the development of a conceptual model of contaminant pathways from Ranger uranium mine. Internal Report 474, June, Supervising Scientist, Darwin. Unpublished paper.

Van Dam R, Hogan A & Nou S 2004. Pre-release biological toxicity testing of Djalkmara Billabong water: 2003-2004 wet season. Internal Report 478, April, Supervising Scientist, Darwin. Unpublished paper.

5 Includes presentations to conferences and symposia that have been externally published.