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Establishment of wetland ecosystems in lakes created by mining in Western Australia

Chambers, J.M. and McComb, A.J. (1994) Establishment of wetland ecosystems in lakes created by mining in Western Australia. In: Mitsch, W.J., (ed.) Global Wetlands: Old World and New. Elsevier Science & Technology Books, pp. 431-441.

Abstract

A 4-km chain of lakes created by sand-mining for rare metals near Capel, Western Australia, is being developed into a wetland ecosystem. This paper briefly describes the development of the wetlands and then concentrates on investigations into propagation and habitat preferences of emergent aquatic macrophytes

Publication Type: Book Chapter
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Environmental Science
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/17302
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