Climatic influence on shallow fractured-rock groundwater systems in the Murray–Darling Basin, NSW

This document reports the findings of one of three studies undertaken to provide new evidence-based science to underpin the NSW Murray–Darling Basin Salinity Audit update 2009.

Date
1 February 2009
Publisher
Department of Environment and Climate Change NSW
Type
Publication
Cost
Free
Language
English
Tags
  • ISBN 978-1-74122-871-7
  • ID DECC20090108
  • File PDF 1.8MB
  • Pages 111
  • Name shallow-fractured-groundwater-nsw-murray-darling-basin-climatic-influence-090108.pdf

The aims of this study were to discover and examine the historical trends in groundwater levels in fractured rocks in the NSW portion of the MDB over the period 1900–2003, and to re-examine the role of climate and land use changes as the major drivers of fluctuations in groundwater levels.

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