A new handbook on monitoring oil spills offers shipping companies guidance on how to respond to an oil spill and assess any environmental damage.
This year marks the 40th anniversary of Cape Grim, one of only three World Meteorological Organization global super-stations for measuring carbon dioxide – it started in 1976 with an ex-NASA caravan.
A new Australian wave atlas adds to the work being done in marine energy renewables to see how far the industry can ride the wave.
The first Women in Research Citations awards have been announced with one of CSIRO’s water modelling researchers among the leading women scientists named.
The trials and tribulations of the Murray-Darling Basin have delivered an unlikely outcome – an international relationship Australia now shares with other major river basins across continents. Having learnt how to survive with catastrophic floods and droughts, Australia’s hard-won lessons in managing water under extreme scarcity are now being put to good use at the global forefront of water management at the basin scale.
Holding wet-season water underground for use in the dry season is a technique that holds promise for parts of northern Australia.
As we head into summer, short-term and seasonal forecasts of how much water is coming down our rivers—or, indeed, how little—are more reliable than ever.
In India and Nepal, better water management is helping to improve and secure the economic prospects for rural women.