Slacks creek is a tidal creek, and is part of a tidally dominated delta – the Logan and Albert rivers – which flow into Moreton Bay. To understand coastal processes we must look to understand the ecosystem as a whole. For coasts, that means looking up into the catchments to see what pressures are experienced upstream that affect downstream processes.
New sensor technology has been installed in Slacks creek to measure several aspects of water quality, and to send the data back to CSIRO for analysis. These instruments record: