Holocene history of Moreton Bay reef habitats

Abstract The history of marginal coral reef development in Moreton Bay is characterized by habitats with abundant coral communities.  These habitats formed during discrete intervals over the past 7,000 years and their growth is tied to relatively subtle changes in…

An environmental history of Moreton Bay hinterlands

Abstract Recent studies of local landscape and vegetation change have improved our understanding of the part Europeans have played in the evolution of subtropical Australia. Here, we focus on sedimentary and documentary evidence from the large, rural catchments draining to…

Historical changes of the lower Brisbane River

Abstract The waterways and catchments of the Moreton Bay Region, including the Brisbane River, have changed significantly since non-Indigenous settlers first arrived in the 1820s. The choice of a river bank location for the initial convict settlement reflected transport and…