Chapter 15. Hydrological Processes in the Tropical Rainforests of Australia

  1. Nigel E. Stork Chair Head Associate Dean CEO Director Member5 and
  2. Stephen M. Turton Executive Director Associate Professor Director Councillor6
  1. David McJannet1,†,
  2. Jim Wallace2,‡,
  3. Peter Fitch3,§,
  4. Mark Disher2,¶ and
  5. Paul Reddell4,‖

Published Online: 2 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300321.ch15

Living in a Dynamic Tropical Forest Landscape

Living in a Dynamic Tropical Forest Landscape

How to Cite

McJannet, D., Wallace, J., Fitch, P., Disher, M. and Reddell, P. (2008) Hydrological Processes in the Tropical Rainforests of Australia, in Living in a Dynamic Tropical Forest Landscape (eds N. E. Stork and S. M. Turton), Blackwell Publishing, Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300321.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 5

    School of Resource Management and Geography, Faculty of Land and Food Resources, University of Melborne, Burnley Campus, Richmond, Victoria, Australia

  2. 6

    Australian Tropical Forest Institute, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    CSIRO Land and Water, 120 Meiers Rd, Indooroopilly, Queensland, Australia

  2. 2

    CSIRO Land and Water, Davies Laboratory, Townsville, Queensland, Australia

  3. 3

    CSIRO Land and Water, Christian Laboratory, Black Mountain, ACT, Australia

  4. 4

    CSIRO Land and Water, Tropical Forest Research Centre, Atherton, Queensland, Australia

  1. The authors were participants of Cooperative Research Centre for Tropical Ecology and Management

  2. The authors were participants of Cooperative Research Centre for Tropical Ecology and Management

  3. §

    The authors were participants of Cooperative Research Centre for Tropical Ecology and Management

  4. The authors were participants of Cooperative Research Centre for Tropical Ecology and Management

  5. The authors were participants of Cooperative Research Centre for Tropical Ecology and Management

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 23 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156431

Online ISBN: 9781444300321

Keywords:

  • ecological processes and other ecosystem services;
  • hydrological processes in tropical rainforests;
  • Wet Tropics bioregion of north Queensland;
  • field site characteristics;
  • rainfall and cloud interception;
  • Study period water balance components;
  • forest water balance for the entire study period;
  • high altitude exposed rainforests and cloud interception

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Field site characteristics

  • Measurement methods

  • Results and discussion

  • The international context

  • Summary

  • Acknowledgements

  • References