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Year 08 Geography - Landforms and Landscapes: Great Barrier Reef

Online Encyclopedia Britannica

Britannica Online: Provides an excellent overview of this topic.  The best search term to find information is Great Barrier Reef.

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Library Catalogue. Non-Fiction Resources

Below are some of the Non-Fiction resources found on the library shelves for Great Barrier Reef.  Hover over the (i) for additional information on the books.  


The Great Barrier Reef: A Natural Wonder 

Australia is home to one of the world's largest, most complex and amazing ecosystems - the Great Barrier Reef. This video explores the reef's biotic and abiotic features, including coral formation and how changes in abiotic factors affect it; the food chain, nutrient cycle and carbon cycle; and the impact of human activity. It is an excellent resource for middle/senior students of Geography, Biology and Environmental Science.

David Attenborough's Great Barrier Reef


David descends beneath the waves in a state-of-the art submersible, the first of its kind to visit the reef. He meets some of the tiny coral animals who built the reef, creating an underwater wonderland.