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dc.contributor.authorAlviano, Philipen_US
dc.date.accessioned2014-05-23T09:27:13Z
dc.date.available2014-05-23T09:27:13Z
dc.date.issued2000-05en_US
dc.date.submitted2006-09-26en_US
dc.identifier.citationAlviano, P. (2000). The impact of kangaroo grazing on sediment and nutrient mobilisation, PhD thesis, Department of Zoology, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, The University of Melbourne.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11343/39137
dc.descriptionDeposited with permission of the author. © 2000 Philip Alvino.en_US
dc.description.abstractThe adverse impacts on vegetation and soils due to livestock grazing have been extensively studied for many years. The extent to which native wildlife may also be causing change to their environment, as a result of local increases in population density, has been the subject of debate in a number of countries. In Australia there has been a growing awareness in recent years that native herbivores, particularly kangaroos and wallabies, may also be causing changes to ecosystem dynamics. Environmmental changes, produced firstly by the aboriginal people and then by Europeans, have favoured the larger macropods, resulting in increased population levels. These impacts can also be seen in areas around cities, where pressure from urbanisation has restricted populations to smaller and smaller patches of remnant vegetation and reserves, increasing the pressure on diminishing food resources within these patches. This study focuses on one of the areas that supplies drinking water to Melbourne, the Yan Yean Reservoir catchment, which is situated 37 km north east of Melbourne. This study adds to our understanding of the impacts of native wildlife populations by investigating the extent of some of these possible changes to ecosystem dynamics.en_US
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dc.subjectrunoffen_US
dc.subjectVictoriaen_US
dc.subjectYan Yeanen_US
dc.subjectgrazingen_US
dc.subjectenvironmental aspectsen_US
dc.subjecteastern grey kangarooen_US
dc.subjectsediment transporten_US
dc.titleThe impact of kangaroo grazing on sediment and nutrient mobilisationen_US
dc.typePhD thesisen_US
melbourne.peerreviewPeer Revieweden_US
melbourne.affiliationThe University of Melbourneen_US
melbourne.affiliation.departmentArts: Department of Geography and Environmental Studiesen_US
melbourne.affiliation.departmentScience: Department of Zoologyen_US
melbourne.affiliation.departmentDepartment of Zoology, Department of Geography and Environmental Studiesen_US
melbourne.publication.statusUnpublisheden_US
melbourne.source.month05en_US
melbourne.linkedresource.urlhttp://cat.lib.unimelb.edu.au/record=b2612188
melbourne.contributor.authorAlviano, Philipen_US
melbourne.accessrightsOpen Access


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