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A research workshop on Aquifers, Aquitards and Mining was held 27-28th March 2014 at the School of Mining Engineering, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia.
Subsurface temperature can be used to quantify surface water groundwater interactions simply by measuring the temperature at different depths in streambeds.
Research undertaken by CWI at Wellington Caves to track groundwater movement was the focus of televised media coverage last week.
The Connected Water Initiative Research Centre (CWI), UNSW Australia, is seeking high quality International and Domestic applicants to apply for PhD positions to start in July 2014.
The project, led by Associate Professor Bryce Kelly from the Connected Water Initiative Research Centre at the University of New South Wales, will assess the extent of hydraulic connectivity between aquifers used for gas production from within the Walloon Coal Measures and aquifers used by farmers in the Condamine Catchment in South-East Queensland.
The Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) in December was well attended by CWI staff.
On Friday 22 and Friday 29 November 2013, the ABC 7:30 Report aired a 2-part special on the development of coal-seam gas beneath the Pilliga.
Prof. Ian Acworth was presented with the IAH Presidents Award by Prof. Ken Howard for his research contributions to hydrogeology and his service to the IAH.
The Perth Congress of the International Association of Hydrogeologists in September was well attended by CWI staff.
Installation of a new Mountain Front Hydrological Observatory (MFHO), funded under the Groundwater Education and Infrastructure Fund (GEIF), has recently been completed in the Maules Creek catchment in northern NSW.