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Bringing It All Together – Bureau Climate and Water Products for Groundwater Specialists

The Qld branch of the IAH recently hosted a special presentation from the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) on 21/04/2017, at QUT’s Gardens Point campus.

Guest presenters Victoria Dodds (Regional Hydrology Manager in the Flood Forecasting and Warning Branch) presented an overview of recent conditions in Queensland, the climate and water outlook for the season ahead, and the Bureau’s Australian Water Resources Assessment (AWRA) Model.

Lacey Elsum (Groundwater GIS Specialist in the Groundwater Unit) showcased the Bureau’s suite of national groundwater products including the National Groundwater Information System, the Australian Groundwater Explorer and the Australian Groundwater Insight.

The Qld branch‘s AGM was held directly after the presentations and some new committee members were elected for 2017 (see Qld Executive contact details: https://www.iah.org.au/about/queensland/).

Call for abstracts: 2013 IAH Congress

The 40th International Congress of the IAH will be hosted in Perth between 15 and 20 September, 2013. Themed ‘Solving the Groundwater Challenges of the 21st Century’, the 2013 Congress will provide a showcase for the international groundwater industry.

Globally, the groundwater industry will face substantial challenges this century. These issues need solutions and in many cases groundwater will be key. The Congress will focus on international technical and hydrogeological research and will highlight links to politics, economics, indigenous and western social values.

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