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Full report for the Flinders catchment, completed as part of the Flinders and Gilbert Agricultural Resource Assessment.

Agricultural resource assessment for the Flinders catchment. A report to the Australian Government from the CSIRO Flinders and Gilbert Agricultural Resource Assessment, part of the North Queensland Irrigated Agriculture Strategy.

Full report

Agricultural resource assessment for the Flinders catchment

Chapters

Part I Introduction

Chapter 1:

Preamble

Chapter 2:

Key concepts and assessment methods

Part II Information for assessing potential scheme-scale and farm-scale irrigation developments

Chapter 3:

Physical environment of the Flinders Catchment

Chapter 4:

Living and built environment of the Flinders catchment

Chapter 5:

Opportunities for irrigation in the Flinders Catchment

Chapter 6:

Overview of the economic opportunities and constraints

Chapter 7:

How can the sustainability of irrigated agriculture be maximised?

Part III Case studies

Chapter 8:

Cave Hill dam and irrigated sorghum (grain)

Chapter 9:

O'Connell Creek offstream storage and irrigated rice

Chapter 10:

Water harvesting and a variety of irrigated crops

Appendixes

Appendix A:

Assessment products PDF (737 KB)
Assessment products DOCX (67 KB)

Appendix B:

Shortened forms, geological timeline, glossary, units, data sources and availability, glossary and terms PDF (1 MB)
Shortened forms, geological timeline, glossary, units, data sources and availability, glossary and terms DOCX (567 KB)

Appendix C:

List of figures PDF (750 KB)
List of figures DOCX (55 KB)

Appendix D:

List of tables PDF (843 KB)
List of tables DOCX (52 KB)

Other sections:

Cover, Foreword, Key findings, Assessment team, Acknowledgements, Contents PDF (521 KB)
Cover, Foreword, Key findings, Assessment team, Acknowledgements, Contents DOCX (313 KB)

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