The CSIRO Water for a Healthy Country Flagship has been contracted by the National Water Commission to report on current and future water availability in the Murray-Darling Basin. View the project methods and research reports.
Water in the Arafura region report
Report on water in the Arafura region of the Timor Sea Drainage Division from the Northern Australia Sustainable Yields Report. (66 pages)
Science for tomorrow: New developments
This article from Farming Ahead contains four stories on a revised grassfire guide, a new water yield assessment project, a genomic tool to speed up genetic gain in sheep breeding and a long-term ocean observation network. (1 page)
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As Australia celebrates World Wetlands Day on 2 February, tropical rivers and their sustainability will be scrutinised at a scientific forum in Darwin.
Geophysical maps pinpoint hot spots
This three-page article from Farming Ahead details how CSIRO is using geophysical surveys of crop paddocks to estimate the plant-available water storage capacity of soil.
Adelaide Coastal Waters Study final report
The Adelaide Coastal Waters Study provides an explaination for water quality decline, seagrass loss and sediment instability along Adelaide’s near-shore coastal waters. (68 pages)
Water in the Roper region report
Report on water in the Roper region of the Gulf of Carpentaria Drainage Division from the Northern Australia Sustainable Yields Report. (74 pages)