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Type: Conference item
Title: Mapping areas of diffuse discharge in the Great Artesian Basin
Author: Turner, D.
Clarke, K.
White, D.
Lewis, M.
Citation: 2015
Publisher: Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI) and Spatial Industries Business Association (SIBA)
Issue Date: 2015
Conference Name: Spatial Information Day (14 Aug 2015 : Adelaide, SA.)
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Dorothy Turner, Ken Clarke, Davina White and Megan Lewis
Abstract: The purpose of this project was to develop a method for mapping areas of Great Artesian Basin (GAB) diffuse discharge for the Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources. These areas of diffuse discharge have two physical expressions amenable to remote sensing: a bright surface crust of evaporite minerals, and a lower-than-ambient temperature. The evaporite crust is a result of salt buildup as water seeps from the GAB and evaporates at the surface, and the lower-than-ambient temperature is a result of the cooling effect of the evaporation at the soil surface.
Description: Abstract only and PowerPoint presentation
Rights: Copyright status unknown
RMID: 0030071179
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