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Conceptual models are concise and visually-stimulating illustrations that use symbols or drawings to depict the important features, processes and management challenges in a particular environment, such as coastal waterways. This is accomplished using the most current knowledge or understanding of that particular environment and is presented in a way that is easy to understand. More introduction ...
Many wetland classification systems are in use within Australia. Most are hierarchical and based on biophysical or physicochemical features. More coastal wetland classification ...
Beaches plus rock/reef flats.
Hydrological processes, Sediment trapping and stabilisation, Physical habitat, Food webs, Nutrient cycling,Mangrove community dynamics.
Dredging, Draining and Infill.
Build your estuary conceptual models
You can use 7 different types of estuaries and coastal waterways templates and the drop and drag icons provided to build conceptual models representing causal pressures in your catchment and the stressors that impact upon your waterway.