East Lake Wetland Interface Study
This report will inform the planning and design of the interface between the urban development of East Lake and the conservation values of the Jerrabomberra Wetlands Nature Reserve. (106 pages)
This article from the November 2004 issue of the CSIRO magazine Solve addresses the issues surrounding that Australia is short of water and the situation is getting worse.
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Tuning crop varieties and agronomy to each other is a better approach to improving water-limited crop yields than focusing on 'drought resistance', according to CSIRO Plant Industry researcher Dr John Passioura.
The shared water resources of the Murray-Darling Basin (Part 1)
This 29-page report is the first of a two-part series which outlines the major water characteristics of the Murray-Darling Basin and evaluates the relative importance of different sources and uses of water and criteria for establishing research priorities.
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One of the largest water research partnerships in Australian history, the Water for a Healthy Country National Research Flagship, was launched in Canberra today by the Deputy Prime Minister John Anderson.
Motivating change in the catchment
This 47-page handbook is a practical resource for catchment managers to assess if an incentive program for biodiversity enhancement is appropriate in their catchment.
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The River Murray region - the Murray, its tributaries and its catchments - is at the heart of a huge national research project which is intended to find ways to increase the benefit from Australia's scarce water resources.
Using groundwater in metropolitan Perth
This 75-page report assesses the potential for increasing use of groundwater across metropolitan Perth, taking into account the cost, accessibility and impact on the environment.
CSIRO is undertaking a comprehensive scientific assessment of current and future water availability in all major water systems across Australia to allow a consistent framework for future water policy decisions.