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Gay Community Periodic Survey: Sydney 1996-2002

Peter Hull, Paul Van de Ven, Garrett Prestage, Patrick Rawstorne, Andrew Grulich, June Crawford, Susan Kippax, Daniel Madeddu, David McGuigan & Antony Nicholas
Gay Community Periodic Surveys surveys are regularly conducted in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Cairns, Canberra, Adelaide and Perth to monitor changes in sexual and other risk practices over time among Australian gay men who are gay community attached, recruited from gay sex-on-premises venues, social sites and clinics.

Gay Community Periodic Survey: Queensland 2004

Peter Hull, Paul Van de Ven, Patrick Rawstorne, Garrett Prestage, Susan Kippax, Shamus Brown, Geoffrey Harrison & Kevin Marriot
Gay Community Periodic Surveys surveys are regularly conducted in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Cairns, Canberra, Adelaide and Perth to monitor changes in sexual and other risk practices over time among Australian gay men who are gay community attached, recruited from gay sex-on-premises venues, social sites and clinics.

Gove Northern Territory harbour feasibilty studies. March 1968.

P. B. Stone, D. N. Foster & R. C. Nelson
Investigations to provide design data for shipping operations on the gulf of Carpentaria at Gove.Waves due to trade winds and tropical cyclones were forecast for two possible harbour locations. The likely characteristics of seiche at one site was found unlikely to affect shipping. Current and sand movements were studied. Model studies investigated breakwater overtopping and harbour protection.

Investigation of EM31 anomalies at Yarramanbah/Pump Station Creek, on the Liverpool Plains of New South Wales. April 1998.

R. I. Acworth & R. Beasley
Describes the results of a detailed investigation program of the black soils of the Liverpool Plains, New South Wales, to determine the origin of high bulk electrical conductivity anomalies measured using a GEONICS EM31. Minimally disturbed core was obtained to 10m depth at four locations. Core was split into 100mm increments and tested for moisture content, cation exchange capacity, laboratory conductivity, grain size, XRD and fluid chemistry of 1:5 extracts. Field investigations involved conductivity imaging...

Monkey Mia: a hydrodynamic investigation. June 1998.

D. A. Luketina, I. P. King & L. M. Lyons
This report outlines the methodology and results of a RMA10 hydrodynamic model investigation funded by the Department of Conservation and Land management (W.A.) into the hydrodynamics of Monkey Mia lagoon and Shark Bay. More specifically, the model results show the dilution of a variety of neutrally buoyant pollutant releases in Monkey Mia Lagoon (Red Cliff Bay). In addition, the key processes governing the dilution are elucidated.

Berowra Creek: a hydrodynamic investigation. June 1998.

D. A. Luketina, D. C. van Senden & D. Piper
This report outlines the methodology for the analysis and interpretation of the results of a field investigation carried out in 1995 into the hydrodynamics of Berowra Creek, New South Wales. This investigation is centred around a three month set of data collected from May to August 1995. The data analysis is used to elucidate dominant physical processes so that models can be developed to predict flushing rates within the estuary.

Mitigation of siltation in farm water storages. May 1969.

R. T. Hattersley & R. C. Nelson
Present practices for the prevention of siltation in rural storages are reviewed in this report and compared with overseas practices. An anlysis of the effectivesness of conventional silt tanks is provided based on the approximate theories for settling of granular solids in sedimentation basins. A limited gtoup of case studies was made in an endeavour to highlight significant factors for the control and prevention of siltation in rural storages as topics for further research.

Hydraulics of Flow Near Wells in Unconsolidated Sediments. Report No. 126, Vol. 2. Field Studies. March 1973.

C. R. Dudgeon, P. S. Huyakorn & W. H. C. Swan
UNSW Water Research Laboratory Report No. 126, Vol 2

Groundwater and well hydraulics: an annotated bibliography. February 1972.

P. S. Huyakorn & C. R. Dudgeon
Literature divided into 15 basic categories. Closing date 1971.

Boat Wake Wash Decision Support System User's Manual. July 2013.

W C Glamore, A M Badenhop & E K Davey
UNSW Water Research Laboratory Report No. 246

The assessment of the water resources of the Territory of Papua and New Guinea. October 1964.

C. H. Munro
Discusses importance of hydrological data collection. Present state of data collection in Papua New Guinea., New Britain, New ireland, Bougainville and Manus. Need for a national network. Detailed plan given, togther with proposals for training the indigenous people.

Flood forecasting for the City of Launceston. August 1960.

D. N. Foster
Based on rainfall records at seven index stations to predict peak discharge and time of peak. The warning period for overtopping levees is approximately fifteen hours and the accuracy of the estimate plus or minus 15 %.

Hydraulic grade line determination in urban drainage systems. October 1997.

J. E. Ball
Describes the hydraulic theory and its applications for the analysis of Hydraulic Grade Lines in urban stormwater drainage systems. Also describes the computer software called STNET.

Wind induced oscillations of power station stacks. October 1962.

C. R. Dudgeon
Wind induced oscillations of welded steel smokestacks at Ptrmont have led to local buckling and fatigue cracks near the base. Observed double-amplitudes of the tops at 200 nfeet have been 2 to three feet. The most direct means of eliminating periodic interference or "buffeting' would be to prevent the regular shedding of eddies from upstream cylinders. The fitting of spoilers to the stacks of the kind investigated by Scruton and Walsh and by Weaver. The...

Finite element solution of two-regime flow towards wells. December 1973.

P. S. Huyakorn
The report has two parts. The first deals with the general theory, variation principles, and finite element methods for confined and unconfined flow problems. Numerical solutions for several transient and steady flow cases in graphical form. The second discusses verification of the analysis by laboratory and field investigations. Type curve methods developed for determining aquifer hydraulic coefficients are presented. Typical pumping test results are compared with the numerical solutions.

Non-continuous porous media flow. November 1965.

K. K. Watson
Non-continuous unsteady flow in unsaturated porous materials is defined and it is shown that time-dependent problems of this type, having varying bnoundary conditions, are represntative of many commonly occurring complex field situations. Experimental design and construction with literature review. Drainage of an initially saturated sand column to atmosphere at its base is studied from experimental and analytical viewpoint noting the hydrological characteristics of the sand fraction under dynamic conditions. Comparison of measured and computed moisture...

Seepage Control with Plastic Membranes: A Literature Surve/ and Annotated Bibliography. January 1962.

T. R. Fietz & J. R. Burton
UNSW Water Research Laboratory Report No. 52

Seepage control with plastic membranes: Part 4. Wind damage to polythene dam liners. January 1962.

J. R. Burton
An exposed black polythene farm dam liner. Wind damage cumulates with fatigue caused by billowing and solar heating. Holes and tears occur. Best prevention is to bury the membrane under round gravel.

A Program Suite for the Statistical Analysis and Comparison of Historical and Synthetic Hydrologic Records. July 1978.

M. A. Lindner
Synthetically generated records of streamflow, rainfall, and evaporation may be used in river valley simulation models as an aid to decision making. Before use, the records need to be validated by a comparison of their statistical properties with those of the historical records. A program is developed to assist in this comparison. A problem chosen as an example is described , and selective output is given to illustrate applications.

Bridge Waterway Studies, Hume Highway, Gundagai. December 1963.

J. R. Ewers & D. N. Foster
Defines the limit of embankment for proposed highway bridge crossing over river flood plain. Various lengths of embankment and heights under range of flood conditions. Embankment caused very little rise in flood stage until it penetrated a strong current which traversed the flood plain. Exact estimates of length, height and stage are given.

Non-Darcy Flow of Groundwater - Part 1 - Theoretical, Experimental and Numerical Studies

C. R. Dudgeon
UNSW Water Research Laboratory Report No. 162

Sensitivity of pipe flow calculations using the Colebrook-White equation. September 1985.

T. R. Fietz
The sensitivity of friction factor, discharge, and energy gradient to changes in pipe roughness and diameter is discussed. Results are presented graphically on Moody and Powell pipe charts, and applied to pipe data in Australian Standard codes.

A generalised model for flood loss estimation. September 1970.

D. K. Robinson
A generalised model to predict the the estimated annual economic loss in the river valley, and expected annual deviations. The effects of the detention reservoir, land use changes and flood mitigation measures are evaluated. The model may be modified easily to yield a loss estimate for any storm or flood of specified characteristics.

Some problems associated with the measurement of turbulence in water. November 1965.

G. S. Harris
Two different methods of measuring turbulence: piezo electric crystal transducer for high velocities, sensitive to external vibration: transducers involving heat transfer. Disadvantages of hot film anemometer discussed, and corresponding advantages of cold tip velocity meter, of which a type is described.

Monthly streamflow extension with multiple regression techniques. January 1976.

G. L. Wright
Presents a procedure for estimating monthly streamflow data for a given gauging station by multiple regression analysis by using surrounding stations with longer records. This need arises when a when a gauging network has stations established or discontinued at different times, or when there are gaps in records.

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