Technical Report: A Model for Predicting Costs and Benefits of Recharge Reduction Strategies in the Mallee Region of South Australia
AbstractIn the mallee region of South Australia, clearing of native Eucalyptus vegetation and its replacement with annual crops and pastures has increased rates of acquifer recharge. This has led to increased flows of saline groundwater into the Murray River, with consequent increases in river salinity.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Policy and Economic Research Unit, CSIRO Land and Water, Adelaide, Australia in its series Natural Resource Management Economics with number 02_011.
Length: 38 pages
Date of creation: Jul 2002
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Postal: Policy & Economic Research Unit, CSIRO Land and Water, PMB2, Glen Osmond, South Australia 5064
Web page: http://www.clw.csiro.au/research/peru/
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Australia; water; river; salinity; vegetation;
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