Groundwater Infrastructure showcased at Parliament House, Canberra

Posted 7 October 2014

Dr Martin Andersen at Parliament House, Canberra

Martin Andersen and Andy Baker represented CWI at the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) showcase event at Parliament House, Canberra, on the 30th September 2014.

The Connected Waters initiative Research Centre manages the national Groundwater Infrastructure program, supported by partners at Flinders University, Monash University and the Australia National University.

NCRIS provides sustainable and effectively targeted investment in world-class national-scale research infrastructure. It is Australia’s leading‑edge research infrastructure network which provides the equipment and expertise to enable Australian researchers to do world class research, and Australia’s industries to increase their productivity through new products and processes. Further details about NCRIS can be found here.

Download the CWI Groundwater Infrastructure Overview poster, and the Groundwater Infrastructure brochure.

For additional details and database access please visit link to the CWI NCRIS page.

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