Will reducing agricultural runoff drive recovery of coral biodiversity and macroalgae cover on the Great Barrier Reef?
Ridd, Peter V., Orpin, Alan R., Stieglitz, Thomas C., and Brunskill, Gregg J. (2011) Will reducing agricultural runoff drive recovery of coral biodiversity and macroalgae cover on the Great Barrier Reef? Ecological Applications, 21 (8). pp. 3332-3335.
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[Extract] There is considerable merit in the statistical model developed by DF10 relating measured water quality and biodiversity. However, our primary criticism centers on the development of the aspirational guidelines for water quality and the unsubstantiated inference of the deterioration in water quality implicit in that approach.
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