References and further reading
General salinity titles
Australian Association of Natural Resource Management, NSW Branch 1998, Urban Salinity: A Snapshot of the Future, Conference Proceedings, Wagga Wagga NSW 11-12 August 1998.
Australian and New Zealand Environment Council (ANZEC) 1990, National Water Quality Guidelines (Draft), ANZEC, Canberra, ACT.
Awad, A.S. 1984, 'Farm Water Quality - 1. Effect of salinity on plants', in Advisory Bulletin 1, Water Quality Assessment for Irrigation, NSW Agriculture, Orange, NSW.
Ayres, R.S. and Westcot, D.W. 1985, Water quality for agriculture, Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) Irrigation and Drainage Paper No. 29 (Review 1), FAO, Rome.
Bradd, J. and Gates, G. 1995, Dryland Salinity in New South Wales - A State-wide Perspective, Report No. TS.95.113, Dept of Land and Water Conservation, Sydney, NSW.
Buckland, D and McGhie S. 2005 Local Government Salinity Initiative - Costs of Urban Salinity, Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources, Sydney,NSW.
Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics (BMR) 1988, Murray Basin 88: Geology, Groundwater and Salinity Management - Conference Summary Report, Div. of Continental Geology Groundwater Series No. 16, BMR Record 1988/43, Canberra, ACT.
Charman, P.E.V. and Wooldridge, A.C. 2000, 'Soil Salinisation', in P.E.V. Charman and B.W. Murphy (eds), Soils - Their Properties and Management, Oxford University Press in association with NSW Department of Land and Water Conservation, Melbourne, Vic., pp237-245.
Collings, A. 2002, Local Government Salinity Initiative - Indicators of Urban Salinity, Department of Land and Water Conservation, Sydney,NSW.
Dasberg, S. and Nadler, A. 1988, 'Soil salinity measurements', Soil and Landuse Management 4,4: pp127-133.
Department of Natural Resources (DNR) (Qld.) 1997, Salinity Management Handbook, DNR, Brisbane, Qld.
Dias, A. and Thomas, D. 1997, Salinity in the South Creek Catchment, Dept of Land and Water Conservation, Sydney, NSW.
Dumsday, R.G., Oram, D.A., Lumley, S.E. 1983, 'Economic aspects of the control of dryland salinity', in Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria 95,3: pp113-116.
Hart, B.T. 1974, A compilation of Australian water quality criteria, Australian Water Research Council Technical Paper No. 7, AGPS, Canberra, ACT.
Hill, 2000, Economic Evaluation of Options in the Jemalong Land and Water Management Plan (PDF 170KB).
Hill, 1999, Kyeamba Valley Landcare Area Land and Water Management Plan: Economic Evaluation (PDF 204KB).
Hill, 2000, The Wagga Wagga City NRMP Urban Salinity Economic Study (PDF - 81KB).
Isbell, R.F., Reeve, R. and Hutton, J.T. 1985, 'Salt and Sodicity', in Soils - An Australian Viewpoint, CSIRO, Melbourne, Vic., Academic Press, London.
Land and Water Resources Research and Development Corporation (LWRRDC) 1998, National Dryland Salinity Program: Management Plan 1998-2003, LWRRDC, Canberra, ACT.
Land and Water Resources Research and Development Corporation (LWRRDC) (date not noted), Costs of Resource Degradation to Agriculture or Costs of Agriculture in Resource Degradation, LWRRDC, Canberra, ACT.
Lillicrap, A. and McGhie S. 2002 Local Government Salinity Initiative - Site Investigations for Urban Salinity, Department of Land and Water Conservation, Sydney,NSW.
Macdonald, R.C., Isbell, R.F., Speight, J.E., Walker, J., and Hopkins, M.S. 1990, Australian Soil and Land Survey Field Handbook, 2nd edn, Inkata Press, Melbourne, Vic.
Martin, L. and Metcalfe, J. 1998, Assessing the Causes, Impacts, Costs and Management of Dryland Salinity, Occasional Paper No. 20/98, National Dryland Salinity Program, Land and Water Resources Res. and Dev. Corp., Canberra, ACT.
Matters, J. and Bozon, J. 1989, Spotting soil salting - A Victorian guide to salt indicator plants, Dept of Conservation, Forests and Lands, Melbourne, Vic.
McGhie, S., 2003 Local Government Salinity Initiative - Building in a Saline Environment, Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources, Sydney,NSW.
Murray-Darling Basin Commission (MDBC) 1999, Murray-Darling Basin Groundwater - a resource for the future, MDBC, Canberra, ACT.
Murray-Darling Basin Commission (MDBC) 1993, Dryland Salinity Management in the Murray-Darling Basin, MDBC, Canberra, ACT. (Also referred to as Beal 1993).
Murray-Darling Basin Commission (MDBC) 1999, Salinity and Drainage Strategy - Ten Years On 1999, MDBC, Canberra, ACT.
Murray-Darling Basin Ministerial Council 1999, The Salinity Audit of the Murray-Darling Basin - a 100 year perspective 1999, Murray-Darling Basin Commission, Canberra, ACT.
Murray-Darling Basin Ministerial Council 1987, River Salinity, Waterlogging and Land Salinisation - Towards an Integrated Management Strategy, Technical Report 87/1, Murray-Darling Basin Commission, Canberra, ACT.
NSW Agriculture, Department of Conservation and Land Management and Riverina Field Studies Centre (undated, ~ 1984), Salinity - our problem, a 24p booklet funded by the National Soil Cons. Prog. and Salt Action.
NSW Agriculture, Department of Land and Water Conservation and Landcare 2000, Lachlan Soil Management Guide: Sustainable soil management guidelines for the Central Lachlan Catchment, NSW Agriculture, Orange, NSW.
O'Flaherty, K. 2002, Local Government Salinity Initiative - Broad Scale Resources for Urban Salinity Assessment, Department of Land and Water Conservation, Sydney,NSW.
O'Flaherty, K., 2003 Local Government Salinity Initiative - Roads and Salinity, Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources, Sydney,NSW.
Peck, A.J. 1978, 'Salinisation of non-irrigated soils and associated streams - a review', Aust. Jnl of Soil Res. 16: pp157-168.
Robertson, G.A. 1996, 'Saline land in Australia - its extent and predicted trends', Aust. Jnl of Soil and Water Cons. 9(3): pp4-7.
Ryan, M. and McGhie, S. 2006 Local Government Salinity Initiative - Introduction to Urban Salinity, Department Natural Resources, Sydney,NSW.
Ryan, M and McGhie, S., 2004 Local Government Salinity Initiative - Waterwise Parks and Gardens, Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources, Sydney,NSW.
Salt Action Task Force (undated, ~1991), Salt Action - The Salinity Control Strategy for New South Wales, 40p.
Shaw, R.J. 1988, 'Soil salinity and sodicity', in I.F. Fergus (ed.), Understanding Soils and Soils Data, Australian Soc. of Soil Sci. Inc., Qld. Branch, Brisbane, Qld.
Soil Conservation Service of NSW 1988, Land Degradation Survey, New South Wales, 1987-1988, Soil Conservation Service of NSW, Sydney, NSW.
State Pollution Control Commission 1989, Water Quality Criteria of New South Wales, Discussion Paper, State Pollution Control Commission, Sydney, NSW.
Taylor, S. 1993, Dryland Salinity - Introductory Extension Notes, 2nd edition, Dept of Land and Water Conservation, NSW, Sydney.
Victorian Government Salt Force (undated, ~1988), Salt Action: Joint Action - Victoria’s strategy for managing land and water salinity, 53p.
Wagga Wagga City Council, Department of Land and Water Conservation, and Department of Education and Training 1998, Urban Salinity in Wagga Wagga - a community problem being addressed by our community.
Wagner, R. 1987a, Dryland Salinity in the South-East Region, Soil Conservation Service of NSW, Sydney, NSW.
Walker, G., Gilfedder, M. and Williams, J. 1999, Effectiveness of Current Farming Systems in the Control of Dryland Salinity, CSIRO Div. of Land and Water, Canberra, ACT
Watson, AJ (2002), NSW Murray Catchment salinity report: salt loads, saintly risk and a focus for actions, Department of Land and Water Conservation, Albury NSW.
Watson, AJ (2004), Healthy Catchment Guide: vegetation for salintiy management in the South West Slopes of the Murray Catchment (NSW), Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources, Albury NSW.
Williamson, D.R., Gates, G.W.B., Robinson, G., Linke, G.K., Seker, M.P., and Evans, R. 1997, Salt Trends: Historic Trend in Salt Concentration and Saltload of Stream Flow in the Murray-Darling Drainage Division, Dryland Technical Report No. 1, Murray-Darling Basin Commission, Canberra, ACT.
Williamson, D.R. 1990, Salinity - An Old Environmental Problem, CSIRO Technical Memorandum 9017, CSIRO, Canberra, ACT.
Working Party on Dryland Salinity in Australia 1982, Salting of non-irrigated land in Australia, Soil Conservation Authority, Victoria for the Standing Committee on Soil Conservation.
Causes of salinity
Budd, G.R., Williams, R.M., Cook, P.G. and Walker, G.R. 1990, 'Impact of clearing and subsequent cropping practices on rainfall recharge to the groundwater in far south west NSW', in E. Humphreys, W.A. Muirhead and van der Lelij (eds), Management of Soil Salinity in South-east Australia, Proceedings of a symposium in Albury, NSW, 18-20 Sept., 1989.
Evans, R., Brown, C. and Kellet, J. 1990, 'Geology and groundwater', in Mackay, N. and Eastburn, D. (eds), The Murray, Murray-Darling Basin Commission, Canberra, ACT, pp77-93.
Gunn, R.H. and Richardson, D.P. 1979, 'The nature and possible origins of soluble salts in deeply weathered landscapes of eastern Australia', Aust Jnl of Soil Research 117, pp197-215.
Hume, I.H., Mitchell, P.L., Milthorpe, M., Yea, M., O'Connell, M. and Zhang, L. 1998, Episodic recharge under crops and shrubs in the Mallee zone - Final Report Project M4025, Natural Resources Management Strategy, NSW Agriculture, Orange, NSW.
Murray-Darling Basin Ministerial Council 1995, An Audit of Water Use in the Murray-Darling Basin: Water Use and Healthy Rivers - Working Towards a Balance, Murray-Darling Basin Commission, Canberra, ACT.
Murray-Darling Basin Commission (MDBC) 1996, Murray-Darling Basin Status of Groundwater 1992, Technical Report No. 2, Groundwater Working Group, MDBC, Canberra, ACT.
Nulsen, R.A. and Henschke, C.J. 1981, 'Groundwater systems associated with secondary salinity in Western Australia', in J.W. Holmes and T. Talsma (eds), Land and Stream Salinity - an International Seminar and Workshop, pp173-186, Elsevier, New York.
Paydar, Z., Huth, N., Ringrose-Voase, A., Young, R., Bernade, T., Keating, B., Cresswell, H., Holland, J. and Daniels, I. 1999, 'Modelling deep drainage under different landuse systems, 1. Verification and systems comparison', in Proceedings of MODSIM 1999.
Petheran, C., Zhang, L., and Walker, G. 1999, 'Towards a predictive framework for landuse impacts on recharge: a review of recharge studies in Australia', in Proceedings of Murray-Darling Basin Groundwater Workshop, Griffith, NSW, pp86-91.
Shaw, R.J. and Thorburn, P.J. 1985, 'Prediction of leaching fraction from soil properties, irrigation water and rainfall', Irrigation Science 6: pp73-83.
Ward, P.R., Dunin, F.X. and Micin, S.F. 1999, 'Water balance of annual and perennial pastures on duplex soils in a Mediterranean environment', Aust. Jnl of Ag. Res.
Williamson, D.R. 1986, 'The hydrology of salt-affected soils in Australia', Reclamation and Revegetation Res. 5: pp181-196.
Zhang, L. and Walker, G.R. (eds) 1998, Studies in catchment hydrology: the basics of recharge and discharge, CSIRO, Canberra, ACT.
Armstrong, A.S.B. and Tanton, T.W. 1988, 'Gypsum applications to aggregated saline-sodic clay topsoils', Journal of Soil Sci. 43: pp249-260.
Bennett, B. 1998, 'Dealing with Dryland Salinity', ECOS 96, CSIRO, Canberra, ACT, pp9-28.
Davidson, S. and Bell, A. 1989, 'Revegetation - one answer for salt degraded land?', Rural Research 143: pp14-21.
Davidson, N. and Galloway, R. (eds) 1993, Productive use of saline land, ACIAR Proceedings No. 42.
Fisher, M.J. and Skerman, P.J. 1986, 'Salt-tolerant forage plants for summer rainfall areas', Reclamation and Revegetation Research 5: pp263-284.
Greenwood, E.A.N. 1986, 'Water use by trees and shrubs for lowering saline groundwater', Reclamation and Revegetation Research 5: pp423-434.
Hamilton, G.J. and Lang, R.D. 1978, 'Reclamation and control of dryland salt-affected soils', Jnl of the Soil Conservation Service of NSW, p28.
Heur, B. Meiri, A. and Shalhevet, J. 1986, 'Salt tolerance of egg plant', Plant and Soil 95: pp9-13.
Hinchley, D. 1994, Trees for dryland salinity control in Queensland: Guidelines for landowners and extension officers, Project Report 691/2 for Master of Natural Resources, University of New England, Armidale, NSW.
Kok, B., George, P.R. and Stretch, J. 1987, 'Saltland revegetation with salt-tolerant shrubs', Reclamation and Revegetation Research 6: pp25-31.
Kyeamba Valley Landcare Group 1999, Landholder Guide to Land and Water Management, Kyeamba Valley Landcare Group, Wagga Wagga.
Maas, E.V. 1985, 'Crop tolerance to saline sprinkling water', Plant and Soil 89: pp273-284.
Maas, E.V. 1986, 'Salt tolerance of plants', Applied Agricultural Research 1: pp12-25.
Marcar, N.E., Crawford, D.F. and Leppert, P.M. 1993, 'The potential of trees for utilisation and management of salt-affected land', Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research Proceedings 142: pp17-22.
Morris, J.D. and Jenkin, J.J. 1990, 'Trees in salinity control', in K.W. Cremer (ed.), Trees for Rural Australia, pp357-365, Inkata Press, Melbourne, Vic.
Nulsen, R.A. 1986, 'Management to improve production from salt-affected soils', Reclamation and Revegetation Research 5: pp197-209.
Reid, M. 1995, Burkes Flat - A Salinity Treatment Success Story, Centre for Land Protection Research, Bendigo, Vic.
Runciman, H.V. 1986, 'Forage production from salt-affected wasteland in Australia', Reclamation and Revegetation Research 5: pp17-29.
Schofield, N.J. 1991, 'Tree planting for dryland salinity control in Australia', in The role of trees in sustainable agriculture - a national conference, 30 Sept. - 3 Oct. 1991, National Agroforestry Working Group, Albury, NSW.
Shaw, R.J. 1993, 'Guidelines for decision making on utilisation of salt-affected soils in summer rainfall areas', in Proceedings of the National Conference on Land Management for Dryland Salinity Control, pp89-97, Bendigo, Vic.
Townson, T. and Roberts, M. 1992, Vegetation for Saline Areas, Field Case Study Series, LWMA Inc, Gatton, Qld.
Wagner, R. 1987, Situation Statement - Dryland Salinity Abatement, New South Wales, Soil Conservation Service of NSW, Sydney, NSW.
Warren, B.E., Bunny, C.J. and Bryant, L.B. 1990, 'A preliminary examination of the nutritive value of four saltbush (Atriplex) species', Proceedings of the Australian Society of Animal Production 18: pp424-427.
West, D.W. and François, L.E. 1982, 'Effects of salinity on germination, growth and yield of cowpea', Irrigation Science 3: pp169-175.
Yo, S.A. and Shaw, R.J. 1990, Salinity Tolerance of Various Crops, Information Series QI900020, Department of Primary Industries, Brisbane, Qld.
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