The impact of marine pollutants and marine debris in Moreton Bay

Abstract Moreton Bay is affected by a wide range of persistent pollutants, including the following four broad groups: (i) dioxins and persistent organic pollutants (POPs), (ii) trace elements (e.g. metals, metalloids and non-metals), (iii) perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAAs) and (iv) plastic-based…

Wetland and benthic cover changes in Moreton Bay

Abstract Wetlands are among the most productive ecosystems in the world, not only supporting a diversity of plants and animals, but improving water quality, and providing coastal protection against destructive impacts. Anthropogenic actions remain the greatest threat to these environments…

Moreton Bay and catchment urban expansion and vegetation change

Abstract Here we describe changes in the Moreton Bay catchment via two remote sensing trajectory analysis methods, both of which are derived from Landsat satellite imagery. First, we describe changes in vegetation cover from a time-series of woody vegetation cover…