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Understanding floodplain ecosystems

CSIRO's research to better understand and predict the response of floodplain ecosystems to environmental change will enable more effective environmental water regimes.

Podcast on micropollutants (Podcast 28 Oct 2013)

Dr Rai Kookana discusses why micropollutants including endocrine disrupting chemicals are an emerging threat to our water ways and native fish. (6:37)

Floreat Lab location map

Map showing directions to the Land and Water seminars venue at the Floreat Laboratory in Perth.

Improving water quality in the Great Barrier Reef

CSIRO, through the Water for a Healthy Country Flagship, is undertaking research to underpin the effective management of water quality in the Great Barrier Reef.

What’s in Our Water symposium 2007

CSIRO’s Discovery Centre hosted the 2nd Australian Symposium on Ecological Risk Assessment and Management of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs), Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products (PPCPs) in the Australasian Environment 21-22 November 2007.

Dr Rai Kookana: researching environmental fate and effects of organic contaminants

Dr Rai Kookana's research is leading the science to minimise and manage the risks associated with wastes and contaminants in the environment.

Water for a Healthy Country Flagship Publications Recent

A listing of scientific publications that have been recently published by CSIRO Water for a Healthy Country Flagship authors.

What's in Our Water symposium 2013

The fourth symposium in the Australasian Symposium Series on Ecological Risk Assessment and Management of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs), Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products (PPCPs) in the Australasian Environment was held in Melbourne in October 2013.

What's in Our Water symposium series

What’s in Our Water symposium series.

CSIRO launches Mandarin Podcasts

A series of podcasts in Mandarin language were launched in Canberra today which highlight careers in science and in working with Australian science and industry to a potential audience of 1.2 billion people worldwide.

Dr David Post: researching catchment-scale hydrologic behaviour

Dr David Post's research areas include the regionalisation of hydrologic response to ungauged areas and the impact of land use and climate change on catchment-scale hydrologic response.

Dr Scott Gould: asset failure prediction and asset management

Dr Scott Gould's research includes the management of water and wastewater networks, and the modelling of buried pipe lifetime.

Mr Danial Stratford: modelling ecological responses to flow

Mr Danial Stratford is developing ecological response models to increase our ability to assess fish population response to river flow regimes and environmental flow allocations.

Dr Russell Crosbie: researching groundwater recharge and discharge

Dr Russell Crosbie is investigating climate and land use impacts of groundwater.

CSIRO/JCU Tropical Landscapes Joint Venture Seminar Series

CSIRO free public seminars in Townsville, Queensland.

Dr Scott Wilkinson: defining sediment and nutrient fluxes to improve land management

Dr Scott Wilkinson measures and models sediment and nutrient fluxes at paddock to large catchment scales to improve understanding of catchment processes, inform natural resource management and reduce impacts on the aquatic environment.

Herbicide runoff reduced to Great Barrier Reef

An innovative new approach to sugarcane plantation weed management trialled in select Great Barrier Reef (GBR) catchments has shown a 90 per cent reduction in runoff of highly soluble herbicides into waterways.

Mr Stephen Cook: researching sustainable approaches to urban water services

Mr Stephen Cook's research is focused on addressing sustainability challenges in the urban water sector both in Australia and developing countries.

Dr Becky Schmidt: delivering scientific knowledge from interdisciplinary projects

Dr Becky Schmidt’s skills in integration and editing enable CSIRO Land and Water researchers to professionally communicate the results of scientific research.

WIRADA Annual Reports

The WIRADA Annual Reports outline the achievements of this important research alliance between the Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO's Water for a Healthy Country Flagship.

Distributed systems for urban water

We are providing the scientific rationale for the mainstream adoption of safe and reliable distributed water systems, from household to development scale.

Dr Hailin Deng: understanding contaminant migration and fate through reactive transport modelling

Dr Hailin Deng is developing groundwater flow and transport models to evaluate and predict contaminant migration and fate and their effects on groundwater quality.

Dr Paul Davis: using sensor technologies to improve the performance of buried water networks

Dr Paul Davis is developing and applying new sensor technologies to improve the operating efficiency of Australia's buried water infrastructure and pre-empt failures.

CSIRO/JCU Tropical Landscapes Joint Venture Seminar Series

CSIRO free public seminars in Townsville, Queensland.

Dr Anthony Chariton: researching the effects of contaminants on aquatic ecosystems

Dr Anthony Chariton's research is primarily in the areas of aquatic ecology, ecogenomics and environmental risk assessment.

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