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ResearchOnline@JCU stores 16+ research outputs authored by Dr Cassandra James from 2008 onwards.

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Department of the Environment and Energy - Sustainable Rural Wateruse Infrastructure Program - Contract Research

Environmental Water Knowledge and Research: Vegetation theme

Indicative Funding
$111,000 over 4 years (administered by La Trobe University)
Summary
The Environmental Water Knowledge and Research Project is a five year, $10 million project to improve the science available to support environmental water management, and thereby contribute to achieving the Murray-Darling Basin Plan objectives.
Investigators
Cassandra James (TropWATER)
Keywords
Environmental Flows; floodplain vegetation; Murray-Darling Basin; flow regimes; adaptive water management; ecological responses

Jaragun Pty Ltd - Contract Research

Monitoring and Evaluation Plan, Glush Weed (H,costata) Control in the Russell River Catchment Project

Indicative Funding
$85,455 over 5 years
Summary
Glush Weed is a highly invasive aquatic plant that forms dense stands which displace native flora and debilitate native fauna by altering their natural habitat. This monitoring framework assesses improvements to aquatic ecosystem health as a result of the control of Glus Weed in the Russell River catchment between 2014 and 2018. Outcomes include: documentation of the impacts of Glush Weed on Water quality and biotic communities, development of a baseline dataset for measuring future changes in condition and health of the waterway and, an assessment of changes in condition and health of waterways with reference to baseline datasets.
Investigators
Cassandra James in collaboration with Damien Burrows (TropWATER)
Keywords
Invasive Weeds; Environmental Monitoring

Spotless Facility Services Pty Ltd - Contract Research

TFTA Ambient Water Quality Monitoring Program (2016/2017)

Indicative Funding
$358,999
Summary
This project continues the long standing monitoring that TropWATER has undertaken for Defence that incorporates water quality (including standard physio chemical, nutrients and metals), aquatic ecosystems on the Townsville Field Training Area. It will also report on previous years monitoring (2013/2014 and 2014/2015) and provide an overall review of ambient monitoring at TFTA in light of more than 20 years of ambient water quality monitoring data.
Investigators
Cassandra James in collaboration with Damien Burrows, Shelley Templeman and Barry Butler (TropWATER)
Keywords
Military Activity; Water Quality; Riparian Vegetation; Aquatic Invertebrates; Environmental Monitoring

Jacobs (Australia) Pty Ltd - Contract Research

Ecological Monitoring of the Townsville Field Training Area 2015-2016

Indicative Funding
$163,400
Summary
This project continues the long standing monitoring that TropWATER has undertaken for Defence that incorporates water quality (including standard physio chemical, nutrients and metals), aquatic invertebrate and reparian vegetation condition assessments to evaluate the health of key aquatic ecosystems on the Townsville Field Training Area.
Investigators
Cassandra James in collaboration with Damien Burrows, Shelley Templeman and Barry Butler (TropWATER)
Keywords
Military Activity; Water Quality; Riparian Vegetation; Aquatic Invertebrates; Environmental Monitoring
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