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The Don River is an ephemeral system flowing for short periods after significant rainfall. No major permanent waterholes are known though some smaller holes are likely present and these may be vulnerable to disturbance. The coastal freshwater wetlands are also mostly ephemeral or seasonal. The area is poorly known ecologically, especially the coastal freshwater wetlands.
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<p>The Don River is an ephemeral system flowing for short periods after significant rainfall. No major permanent waterholes are known though some smaller holes are likely present and these may be vulnerable to disturbance. The coastal freshwater wetlands are also mostly ephemeral or seasonal. The area is poorly known ecologically, especially the coastal freshwater wetlands.</p>
  
'''DON RIVER WETLAND CONDITION SUMMARY '''
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<h3>Don River Wetlands Condition Summary</h3>
  
 
[[Sources of data and definitions]]
 
[[Sources of data and definitions]]
  
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      <td align="center"><b>ID No.</b></td>
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      <td align="center"><b>Name</b></td>
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      <td align="center"><b>Type</b></td>
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      <td align="center"><b>Permanency of inundation</b></td>
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      <td align="center"><b>Flushing frequency / flow</b></td>
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      <td align="center"><b>No of water bodies</b></td>
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      <td align="center"><b>Prop of water bodies</b></td>
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      <td align="center"><b>Description</b></td>
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      <td align="center"> 1 </td>
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      <td align="center"> Don River </td>
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      <td align="center"> Riv </td>
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      <td align="center"> Semi Perm </td>
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      <td align="center"> Ephemeral </td>
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      <td align="center"> Zero-few </td>
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      <td align="center"> VL </td>
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      <td align="center"> Dry ephemeral river </td>
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      <td align="center"> 2 </td>
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      <td align="center"> The Green Swamp </td>
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      <td align="center"> Pal </td>
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      <td align="center"> Unknown </td>
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      <td align="center"> Unknown </td>
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      <td align="center"> One </td>
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      <td align="center"> Unknown </td>
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      <td align="center"> - </td>
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    </tr>
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      <td align="center"> 3 </td>
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      <td align="center"> Mullers Lagoon </td>
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      <td align="center"> Pal </td>
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      <td align="center"> Permanent </td>
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      <td align="center"> Unknown </td>
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      <td align="center"> One </td>
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      <td align="center"> VH </td>
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      <td align="center"> - </td>
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    </tr>
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</table>
  
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| align="center" | '''ID No.''' ||align="center"| '''Name'''||align="center"| '''Type'''||align="center"| '''Permanency of inundation''' ||align="center"| '''Flushing frequency / flow'''|| align="center"| '''No of water bodies'''|| align="center"| '''Prop of water bodies'''|| align="center"| '''Description'''
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      <td align="center"><b>No.</b></td>
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      <td align="center"><b>Water Quality</b></td>
| align="center"| 1  || align="center"| Don River || align="center"| Riv || align="center"| Semi Perm || align="center"| Ephemeral || align="center"| Zero-few || align="center"| VL || align="center"| Dry ephemeral river
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      <td align="center"><b>Aquatic habitat</b></td>
| align="center"| 2 || align="center"| The Green Swamp || align="center"| Pal || align="center"| Unknown || align="center"| Unknown || align="center"| One || align="center"| Unknown || align="center"| -
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      <td align="center"><b>Values</b></td>
| align="center"| 3 || align="center"| Mullers Lagoon || align="center"| Pal || align="center"| Permanent || align="center"| Unknown || align="center"| One || align="center"| VH || align="center"| -
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      <td align="center"><b>Degree of confidence</b></td>
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      <td align="center"></td>
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      <td align="center"> Departure from natural </td>
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      <td align="center"> Functionality </td>
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      <td align="center"> Departure from natural </td>
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      <td align="center"> Functionality </td>
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      <td align="center"></td>
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      <td align="center"></td>
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    </tr>
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      <td align="center"> 1 </td>
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      <td align="center"> 2 </td>
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      <td align="center"> 2 </td>
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      <td align="center"> 2 </td>
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      <td align="center"> 2 </td>
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      <td align="center"> 5 </td>
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      <td align="center"> 3 </td>
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      <td align="center"> 2 </td>
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      <td align="center"> - </td>
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      <td align="center"> - </td>
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      <td align="center"> - </td>
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      <td align="center"> - </td>
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      <td align="center"> Unknown </td>
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      <td align="center"> 5 </td>
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      <td align="center"> 3 </td>
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      <td align="center"> - </td>
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      <td align="center"> - </td>
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      <td align="center"> - </td>
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      <td align="center"> - </td>
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      <td align="center"> Unknown </td>
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      <td align="center"> 5 </td>
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<h3>References</h3>
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* [http://wiki.nqdrytropics.com.au/images/5/52/Assessing_the_Condition_of_Wetlands_in_the_Burdekin_Catchment.pdf Assessing the Condition of Wetlands in the Burdekin Catchment]
  
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<h3>Related information</h3>
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* [[Don River|Don River subcatchment]]
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| align="center" | '''No.''' ||align="center"| '''Water Quality'''||align="center"| ||align="center"| '''Aquatic habitat''' ||align="center"| || align="center"| '''Values'''|| align="center"| '''Degree of confidence'''
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| align="center"|  || align="center"| Departure from natural || align="center"| Functionality  || align="center"| Departure from natural || align="center"| Functionality || align="center"|  || align="center"| 
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| align="center"| 1 || align="center"| 2 || align="center"| 2 || align="center"| 2 || align="center"| 2 || align="center"| 5 || align="center"| 3
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| align="center"| 2 || align="center"| - || align="center"| - || align="center"| - || align="center"| - || align="center"| Unknown || align="center"| 5
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| align="center"| 3 || align="center"| - || align="center"| - || align="center"| - || align="center"| - || align="center"| Unknown || align="center"| 5
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[[Don River|Don River]]
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Location of Don River Wetlands<br/>
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[[Category:Wetlands]]

Latest revision as of 22:52, 11 February 2015


The Don River is an ephemeral system flowing for short periods after significant rainfall. No major permanent waterholes are known though some smaller holes are likely present and these may be vulnerable to disturbance. The coastal freshwater wetlands are also mostly ephemeral or seasonal. The area is poorly known ecologically, especially the coastal freshwater wetlands.

Don River Wetlands Condition Summary

Sources of data and definitions

ID No. Name Type Permanency of inundation Flushing frequency / flow No of water bodies Prop of water bodies Description
1 Don River Riv Semi Perm Ephemeral Zero-few VL Dry ephemeral river
2 The Green Swamp Pal Unknown Unknown One Unknown -
3 Mullers Lagoon Pal Permanent Unknown One VH -
No. Water Quality Aquatic habitat Values Degree of confidence
Departure from natural Functionality Departure from natural Functionality
1 2 2 2 2 5 3
2 - - - - Unknown 5
3 - - - - Unknown 5

References

Related information

Location of Don River Wetlands
Location of Don River Wetlands

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