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ResearchOnline@JCU stores 34+ research outputs authored by Dr Cassandra James from 2008 onwards.

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Great Barrier Reef Foundation - Contract Research

Review of water quality monitoring and evaluation for DIN-focused projects.

Indicative Funding
$544,619 over 2 years
Our team will coordinate and provide technical support across all the Reef Trust Partnership (RTP) dissolved inorganic nitrogen (DIN) and pesticide projects that involve water quality (WQ) monitoring managed by the Great Barrier Reef Foundation. The purpose of the work is to ensure that the overall approach - including project design, equipment selection, sampling methods and analysis - is fit-for purpose and (to the extent appropriate) consistent across projects and programs. We will also ensure that project findings are communicated effectively and consistently.
Stephen Lewis, Cassandra James, Zoe Bainbridge, Molly McShane and Aaron Davis (TropWater)
Dissolved inorganic nitrogen; Pesticides; Monitoring; Communication; Water Quality

Downer Defence - Contract Research

Ecological monitoring of the Townsville Field Training Area 2022-24

Indicative Funding
$343,049 over 2 years
This project continues the long standing monitoring that TropWATER has undertaken for Defence that incorporates monitoring of water quality and aquatic ecology on the Townsville Field Training Area. Remnant Waterholes are the most important aquatic ecosystem in the TFTA providing a critical dry season refugia for aquatic biota. Aquatic ecological monitoring allows an assessment to be made of the trends in water quality through time. If these trends in areas of high Defence activities are similar to trends in areas with minimal Defence impact, this demonstrates the lack of impact of Defence operations on the local aquatic environment.
Cassandra James in collaboration with Antony Squires, Shelley Templeman, Glenn Morgan and Mellissa Elliman (TropWater)
Defence; Freshwater Ecology; Monitoring; Freshwater biodiveristy; Water Quality; Weeds

Queensland Department of Environment and Science - Contract Research

Great Barrier Reef catchments historical water quality data compilation.

Indicative Funding
$236,600 over 1 year
Compilation of extensive historical water quality data into a single database to be made available to all researchers, modellers and end users working in the GBR catchment area, with the data to be presented in a form consistent with that currently in use by existing WQ monitoring frameworks and databases (for example the Great Barrier Reef Catchment Loads Monitoring Program).
Zoe Bainbridge, Stephen Lewis and Cassandra James (TropWater)
Sediments; Catchment to reef; Water Quality; Great Barrier Reef; Land Use; Monitoring

Spotless Facility Services Pty Ltd - Contract Research

TFTA Ambient Water Quality Monitoring Program (2016/2017).

Indicative Funding
$881,988 over 5 years
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.
Cassandra James in collaboration with Damien Burrows, Shelley Templeman and Barry Butler (TropWater)
Military Activity; Water Quality; Riparian Vegetation; Aquatic Invertebrates; Environmental Monitoring

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