Technical memoranda

Supervising Scientist series

Technical memoranda were published from 1981 to 1995. These reports are no longer available in hardcopy.

Views expressed by authors do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Supervising Scientist, the Australian Government, or any collaborating organisation.

TM Number Publication reference
TM49 Reproduction in the freshwater mussel Velesunio angasi in response to the release of water from Ranger Uranium Mine to Magela Creek. 1995. (Humphrey CL) 21pp
TM48 A review of worldwide practices for disposal of uranium mill tailings. 1994. (Waggitt Peter) 52pp
TM47 Techniques for the analysis of radionuclides in the environment and their application: Part 1. 1994. (eds Akber Riaz & Martin Paul) 64pp
TM46 Vegetation communities of five Magela Creek billabongs, Alligator Rivers Region, Northern Territory. 1994. (Finlayson CM, Thompson K, von Oertzen I & Cowie ID) 32pp
TM45 Atmospheric concentrations of radon and radon daughters in Jabiru East. 1994. (Akber RA & Pfitzner JL) 23pp
TM44 Geographic information systems and remote sensing in northern Australia: A compendium. 1994. (Devonport C & Waggitt PW) 60pp
TM43 Requirements for effective biological monitoring of freshwater ecosystems. 1993. (Dostine PL, Humphrey CL & Faith DP) 26pp
TM42 Laboratory procedures for assessing effects of chemicals on aquatic animals. 1993 (Rippon GD & Chapman JC) 26pp
TM41 Thermoluminescence dating techniques at the Alligator Rivers Region Research Institute. 1993. (Roberts RG, Uren CJ & Murray AS) 63pp
TM40 A selected GIS bibliography. 1992. (Devonport CC) 91pp
TM39 Toxic effects of cyanide on aquatic animals of the Alligator Rivers Region. 1992. (Rippon GD, leGras CAA, Hyne RV & Cusbert PJ) 17pp
TM38 Radiotoxicity hazard classification: the basis and development of a new list. 1993. (Carter MW, Burns P, & Munslow-Davies L) 23pp
TM37 Isolation and culture of five species of freshwater algae from the Alligator Rivers Region, Northern Territory. 1992. (Padovan A) 30pp
TM36 Heavy metals in waterbirds from the Magela Creek flood plain, Alligator Rivers Region, Northern Territory, Australia. 1992. (Brennan KG, Noller BN, leGras CAA, Morton SR & Dostine PL) 59pp
TM35 The determination of low concentrations of sodium, potassium, magnesium, calcium and strontium in natural waters by graphite furnace AAS. 1991. (leGras CAA & Noller BN) 18pp
TM34 Soils and hydrology of Ranger Uranium Mine sites in relation to application of retention pond water. 1991. (Chartres CJ, Walker PH, Willett IR, East TJ, Cull RF, Talsma T & Bond WJ) 69pp
TM33 In vitro dissolution of uranium mill products by the batch replacement method. 1991. (Stockwell DR, Bentley KW & Kerr CB) 24pp
TM32 The terrestrial and semiaquatic reptiles (Lacertilia, Serpentes) of the Magela Creek region, Northern Territory. 1990. (Sadlier RA) 86pp
TM31 Investigation of the erosional stability of waste rock dumps under simulated rainfall: a proposal. 1990. (Riley SJ & East TJ) 56pp
TM30 The development of a regulatory mechanism for the control of water release from Ranger Uranium Mine. 1990. (Carter MW) 31pp
TM29 Concentration of radon and radon daughters during semi-dry tailings deposition by QML at Nabarlek (1985-88). 1989. (Woods DA) 35pp
TM28 A study of the reproducibility of water conditions between small enclosures and a tropical waterbody. 1989. (Noller BN, McBride TP, Hunt CW & Hart BT) 20pp
TM27 Annual rainfall statistics for stations in the Top End of Australia: Normal and log-normal distribution analysis. 1992. (Vardavas IM) 34pp
TM26 A simple computer model for terrestrial and solar radiation transfer. 1989. (Vardavas IM & Cannon LM) 60pp
TM25 Element concentrations in the freshwater mussel, Velesunio angasi, in the Alligator Rivers Region. 1989. (Allison HE & Simpson RD) 262pp
TM24 The determination of zinc in Magela Creek water. 1989 (leGras CAA & Noller BN) 26pp
TM23 Alien plants in the Alligator Rivers Region, Northern Territory, Australia. 1988 (Cowie ID, Finlayson CM & Bailey BJ) 34pp
TM22 Biology and early development of eight fish species from the Alligator Rivers Region. 1988. (Ivantsoff W, Crowley LELM, Howe E & Semple G) 68pp
TM21 Interlaboratory comparison of the measurement of uranium in urine. 1988. (Anttonen T, Noller BN & Woods DA) 24pp
TM20 Radiation exposure of members of the public resulting from operations of the Ranger Uranium Mine. 1987. (Johnston A) 22pp
TM19 Frogs of the Magela Creek system. 1987. (Tyler MJ & Crook GA) 46pp
TM18 The taxonomy and seasonal population dynamics of some Magela Creek flood plain microcrustaceans (Cladocera and Copepoda). 1986. (Julli ME) 80pp
TM17 Plants of the Alligator Rivers Region, Northern Territory. 1986. (Cowie IE & Finlayson CM) 54pp
TM16 Diets and abundances of aquatic and semi-aquatic reptiles in Alligator Rivers Region. 1986. (Shine R) 57pp
TM15 Use of fluorometric dye tracing to simulate dispersion of discharge from a mine site: A study of the Magela Creek system, March 1978. 1986 (Smith DI, Young PC & Goldberg RJ). 51pp
TM14 Fate of heavy metals in the Magela Creek system, northern Australia: II Experiments with plastic enclosures placed in Island Billabong during the 1980 Dry season - limnology and phytoplankton. 1985. (Hart BT, Jones MJ, Bek P & Kessell J) 32pp
TM13 Fate of heavy metals in the Magela Creek system, northern Australia: I Experiments with plastic enclosures placed in Island Billabong during the 1980 Dry season - heavy metals. 1985. (Hart BT, Jones MJ & Bek P) 46pp
TM12 Use of plastic enclosures in determining the effects of heavy metals added to Gulungul Billabong. 1985. (Hart BT, Jones MJ & Bek P) 25pp
TM11 In situ experiments to determine the uptake of copper by the aquatic macrophyte Najas tenuifolia R. Br. 1984. (Hart BT, Jones MJ & Breen P) 13pp
TM10 Oxidation of manganese (II) in Island Billabong water. 1984. (Hart BT & Jones MJ) 11pp
TM9 Textural characteristics and heavy metal concentrations in billabong sediments from the Magela Creek system, northern Australia. 1984. (Thomas PA & Hart BT) 39pp
TM8 Acute toxicity of copper and zinc to three fish species from the Alligator Rivers Region. 1984. (Baker L & Walden D) 31pp
TM7 Capacity of waters in the Magela Creek system, Northern Territory, to complex copper and cadmium. 1984. (Hart BT & Davies SHR) 42pp
TM6 Dietary pathways through lizards of the Alligator Rivers Region, Northern Territory. 1984. (James CD, Morton SR, Braithwaite RW & Wombey JC) 15pp
TM5 Flocculation of retention pond water. 1982. (Hart BT & McGregor RJ) 8pp
TM4 The foraging behaviour of herons and egrets on the Magela Creek flood plain, Northern Territory. 1982. (Recher HR & Holmes RT) 20pp
TM3 Transport of trace metals in the Magela Creek system, Northern Territory: III Billabong sediments. 1981. (Thomas PA, Davies SHR & Hart BT) 24pp
TM2 Transport of trace metals in the Magela Creek system, Northern Territory: II Trace metals in the Magela Creek billabongs at the end of the 1978 Dry season. 1981. (Davies SHR & Hart BT) 23pp
TM1 Transport of trace metals in the Magela Creek system, Northern Territory: I Concentrations and loads of iron, manganese, cadmium, copper, lead and zinc during flood periods in the 1978-1979 Wet season. 1981. (Hart BT, Davies SHR & Thomas PA) 23pp