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About this assessment The Coal Mines Historic Site on Tasman Peninsula was a penal colliery and convict establishment from 1833-1848, and one of a number of probation stations established on the peninsula to mine the natural resources....
About the Management Plan As the lead government environmental agency in NSW, the Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) has an obligation to work with industry, other agencies and the community to protect and manage the use of whole...
About the report A survey of the scleractinian corals at Ashmore Reef was conducted during September/October 1997. This is only the second such reported survey of Ashmore Reef. As a result of this survey five more species and one more genus of...
About the extract The Council of Australian Governments issued a Communiqué following its meeting in Hobart on February 25, 1994, where water policy was discussed and certain decisions reached, including the establishment of the Water Reform...
Introduction Article 2.1 of the Convention states that "Each Contracting Party shall designate suitable wetlands within its territory for inclusion in a "List of Wetlands of International Importance". The guidance provided by the Convention...
About the document An Ecological Character Description describes the ecological character of a wetland at the time of its listing as a Wetland of International Importance. The Ecological Character Description is a fundamental management tool...
National Heritage Assessment The Australian Heritage Council (AHC) found the Dampier Archipelago (including the Burrup Peninsula) contains one of the richest concentrations of rock engravings and stone arrangements in Australia making it of...
The Darwin Declaration cover Australian Biological Resources Study Environment Australia, 1998 ISBN-10 (printed): 0 642 21413 1 ISBN-13 (printed): 978 0 642 21413 3 Contents of the Report Removing the Taxonomic Impediment ...
About the report Methods are described for the determination of low concentrations of sodium, potassium, magnesium, calcium and strontium in rainwater and stream water by Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometry (AAS). The procedures using a...
About the report Water from Magela Creek was sampled on 19 occasions at a location approximately 150 in downstream from the outflow of Georgetown Billabong during March-April 1986. Water was also sampled from two sites at Bowerbird Billabong,...

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