University of Canberra
Research Projects
Turbidity Assessment in the Lower Cotter River Catchment
State/Territory: ACT

The objectives of this study are to assess the turbidity of streams flowing through the Lower Cotter Catchment to determine if land management activities within the study are improving stream turbidity. The ongoing outputs from this assessment program will provide a basis for evaluating the outcomes of management decisions and actions that are designed to improve water quality

Geographic location:
Canberra, within the Lower Cotter River Catchment on Condor and Lees Creeks.
Research theme:
Climate Change and Sustainability
Organisation:
Institute for Applied Ecology, University of Canberra
Collaborator:
ACT Parks Conservation and Lands, Department of Territory and Municipal Services
Funding agency:
ACT Parks Conservation and Lands, Department of Territory and Municipal Services
Main researchers:
Evan Harrison, Richard Norris
Timing:
30 May 2015 - 30 May 2017