A great egret looks for breakfast at Calamvale Creek



The papers available on this page were kindly provided by Associate Professor Margaret Greenway and Researcher Carolyn Polson from Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia.

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Riparian wetland at Golden Pond

“The densely vegetated natural riparian wetland at Golden Pond was very effective in removing all soluble inorganic nutrients from Stormwater Outlet 2 in wet weather, and NO3 and PO4 in dry weather.

“Here the periphyton and adventitious roots of Perscicaria would remove these from the water column.

“In dry weather, an increase in NH4 again suggests amination and ammonification.”

From A Comparative Study of the Effectiveness of Wetlands and Ponds in the Treatment of Stormwater in Subtropical Australia
(PDF 111 KB, opens in new window).
Margaret Greenway and Graham Jenkins
(Paper presented at the 9th IWA Conference on Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control, Avignon, France, September 2004.)

Critters of Calamvale Creek

Conference papers and research papers

Below is a list of conference papers and research papers relating to studies conducted at the Golden Pond wetland system at Calamvale, in Brisbane, Australia. The three papers listed at the bottom of the page provide valuable information about stormwater wetlands, although not specifically mentioning Calamvale.

See also some early photos of the Golden Pond wetlands and creek …