Message from the Director
Since I assumed the role of Flagship Director in early July 2010, it has been a busy time with much happening in the world of water research with the politics of water never far away.
The impact of plantations on water availability
The role of vegetation in water availability in Australia is facing increased scrutiny due to current water scarcity and the emergence of carbon offset schemes involving forestry.
Novel DNA chip reveals coastal biodiversity faster and more accurately
CSIRO scientists have developed a new technique that can be used to obtain biodiversity data on tens of thousands of organisms found in the sediments at the bottom of oceans and estuaries.
South-West Western Australia Sustainable Yields report released
The most comprehensive assessment of water yields and demands to 2030 ever undertaken for south-west Western Australia was released in March.
Optimal design of rainwater tanks
Rainwater harvesting from water tanks will play an increasingly important role in securing our future urban water supply.