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Where noted, some referenced documents are available. To view a document, click on the hyperlink following the reference; hyperlinks will turn red when the mouse pointer is on them.

Bennett, J., P. Lawrence, R. Johnstone, and R. Shaw. 2005. Adaptive management and its role in managing Great Barrier Reef water quality. Marine Pollution Bulletin 51(1-4):70-75.

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Birrell, C. L., L. J. McCook and B. L. Willis. 2005. Effects of algal turfs and sediment on coral settlement. Marine Pollution Bulletin 51:408-414.

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Fabricius, K. E. 2005. Effects of terrestrial runoff on the ecology of corals and coral reefs: review and synthesis. Marine Pollution Bulletin 50(2): 125-146.

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Gerhard, L. C. and T. A. Cross. 2005. Measurements of the generation and distribution of carbonate sediments of the Buck Island channel, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, with Observations about sediments in fringing lagoons. Atoll Research Bulletin 536.

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Harrington, L., K. Fabricius, G. Eaglesham and A. Negri. 2005. Synergistic effects of diuron and sedimentation on photosynthesis and survival of crustose coralline algae. Marine Pollution Bulletin 51:415-427.

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Hutchings, P., D. Haynes, K. Goudkamp and L. McCook. 2005. Catchment to reef: water quality issues in the Great Barrier Reef region – an overview of papers. Marine Pollution Bulletin 51:3-8.

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Hutchings, P. M. Peyrot-Clausade and A. Osnorno. 2005. Influence of land runoff on rates and agents of bioerosion of coral substrates. Marine Pollution Bulletin 51:438-447.

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Mallela, J. C. Roberts, C. Harrod and C. R. Goldspink. 2007. Distributional patterns and community structure of Caribbean coral reef fishes within a river-impacted bay. Journal of Fish Biology 70: 523-537.

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McKergow, L. A., I. P. Prosser, A. O. Hughes and J. Brodie. 2005. Sources of sediment to the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. Marine Pollution Bulletin 51(1-4): 200-211.

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Moss, A., J. Brodie and M. Furnas. 2005. Water quality guidelines for the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area: a basis for development and preliminary values. Marine Pollution Bulletin 51(1-4):76-88.

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Presto, M., A.S. Ogston, C. D. Storlazzi, and M. E. Field. 2006. The influence of winds in sediment transport processes on a fringing reef flat: Southern Molokai, Hawaii. Eos Trans. AGU, 87(36), Ocean Sci. Meet. Suppl.

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Rogers, CS. 1990. Responses of coral reefs and reef organisms to sedimentation. Marine Ecology Progress Series 62:185-202.

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Sofonia, J. J. and K. R. N. Anthony. 2008. High-sediment tolerance in the reef coral Turbinaria mesenterina from the inner Great Barrier Reef lagoon (Australia). Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 78(4):748-752.

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Thomas, S. and P. Ridd. 2005. Field assessment of innovative sensor for monitoring of sediment accumulation at inshore coral reefs. Marine Pollution Bulletin 51:470-480.

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Vargas-Angel, B., E. C. Peters, E. Kramarsky-Winter, D. S. Gilliam and R. E. Dodge. 2007. Cellular reactions to sedimentation and temperature stress in the Caribbean coral Montastraea cavernosa. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 95(2): 140-145.

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