DEEP SEA MINING REGULATIONS

DEEP SEA MINING REGULATIONS

RESEARCHERS URGE FOR STRICTER REGULATIONS IN … DEEP SEA MINING Deep sea mining (DSM) is the process of retrieving minerals from the ocean floor at depths of up to 5km. This can be done in one of two ways, depending on the type of minerals being retrieved. It can...

Today is World Water Monitoring Day

What is World Water Monitoring Day? Everyone knows that water is an absolute essential for life*. In this country, by far the majority of us are able to access clean, fresh water whenever we need, simply by turning on a tap.  But that is most certainly not the case...

Getting To Know Your Groundwater

Groundwater is one of Australia’s most precious, but least understood, natural resources.  21% of the water used in Australia is Groundwater, so it forms a vitally important element of Australia’s economic prosperity. The biggest use of Australia’s...

Tools of the Trade – Groundwater Monitoring

Unlike stream monitoring or rainfall, groundwater monitoring has always been a bit of a “dark art” for many people.  Depth to water measurements may only be done intermittently and infrequently (e.g.annually).  Depending on the site and requirements for...