International Association of Hydrogeologists Australia

VIC IAH Branch Field Trip 2013: The Lake Connewarre

Tuesday 22 October, 2013

IAH and AIG invite you to attend this year’s inaugural joint field trip to be held on Saturday November 23rd 2013.

The trip will explore the hydrogeology and geomorphology of the lower Barwon River, through a guided tour of sites along this internationally protected wetland complex. Topics will include the geological, geomorphological and hydrological evolution of the area, and how these interact with the groundwater/surface water system, geological hazards, ecosystems and new land development.

Guides on the tour will be Dr Peter Dahlhaus (Federation University) and Dr Matt Currell (RMIT).

Proposed Itinerary

9:00 – Meet at bus in CBD (corner of Franklin and Swanston Streets)

10:00 – 12:00 – Lake Connewarre & Reedy Lake geological and groundwater sites tour

12:30 – 2:00 – Pub lunch in Barwon Heads

2:00 – 3:30 – Barwon Heads Bluff; Ocean Grove sand spit tour

4:30 – Return to CBD

Members are requested to pay a fee of $25 ($30 non-members), to cover trip costs.

Payments can be made by direct debit to:

Bank: National Australia Bank

Account Name: International Association of Hydrogeologists Victorian Branch

BSB: 083-298

Account No: 61-508-8037

Please include your name in the transaction & contact the undersigned to confirm your payment.

RSVP – 14th November 2013

 by email: or

We look forward to seeing you there!!

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IAH Field Trip 23 Nov 13


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