Factsheet on blackwater in a major river system during post-drought flooding in the Murray-Darling Basin

2019-03-01T03:25:09Z (GMT) by Centre for Freshwater Ecosystems
Post-drought flooding in the southern Murray-Darling Basin, Australia, during spring and summer 2010–2011 caused a severe and prolonged hypoxic black-water event that affected the lowland reaches of almost all rivers in the region and led to extensive fish kills.