International Association of Hydrogeologists Australia

“Advances in hydrogeologic understanding of Australia’s Great Artesian Basin”

Thursday 6 February, 2020

IAH Qld Branch are pleased to announce the first technical talk for 2020!

Carlos Ordens from UQ will be talking on “Advances in hydrogeologic understanding of Australia’s Great Artesian Basin”.

When: 5pm, Thursday, 13th February 2020 Where: Community Meeting Room, Brisbane Square Library, 266 George Street

Cost: This is a free event RSVP: By email to Afterwards: We’ll be gathering at the Communal Bar (outside the library).


February will see publication of a Special Issue of IAH’s Hydrogeology Journal dedicated to recent advances in the hydrogeological and socio-hydrogeological understanding of Australia’s Great Artesian Basin, one of the world’s most iconic and largest groundwater basins. The Special Issue explores how the knowledge gained from intensive work conducted in the Surat Basin, especially related to coal seam gas (CSG) activities, can inform research and management in other parts of the GAB. Carlos will provide a synthesis of the recent advances contained in this body of knowledge authored across institutions (i.e. universities, research agencies, government departments, and CSG and consultant companies).

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