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Dec 12, 2017

Goyder Institute research in full swing as 2017 comes to an end

This year has seen Goyder Institute research taken to the sky and the mangroves as part of the Coastal Carbon Opportunities: demonstrating additionality and potential for future offsets in South Australia project led by Professor Bronwyn Gillanders of the University of Adelaide. Read More







Aug 23, 2018

New tools developed to help improve water security in the face of climate change

Goyder Institute researchers have developed new tools to help planners and policy-makers assess the impact of climate change on water resource systems and guide adaption planning. The tools address a significant knowledge gap – how to best use climate projections to modify or augment a system’s design to improve its resilience in a changing hydroclimate. Read More





Sep 27, 2018

Halfway point for Coastal Carbon Opportunities project

The Coastal Carbon Opportunities project is among the first to research climate change mitigation in coastal systems. The Goyder Institute for Water Research team, led by Professor Bronwyn Gillanders (University of Adelaide), are investigating the potential of South Australian coastal ecosystems (seagrass, mangrove and saltmarsh) for carbon sequestration and storage. Read More



Oct 30, 2018

2018–19 annual R&D plan outlines future research for the Institute

The Goyder Institute for Water Research has released its Annual Research and Development Plan and Budget for 2018–19. A companion to the Institute’s Strategic Research Plan 2015–2019, the annual R&D plan summarises the achievements of the previous year and sets out the planned research and knowledge management activities for the year ahead. Read More



Nov 22, 2018

Goyder Institute finalist in SA Climate Leaders Awards

The Goyder Institute for Water was a finalist in the Government category of the Premier’s Climate Change Council SA Climate Leader Awards, announced on 31 October 2018. The SA Climate Leader Awards recognise the achievements of individuals and organisations who take action to address climate change in South Australia. Read More





Dec 19, 2018

Blue carbon research is attracting nationwide interest

After 18 months of tidal reconnection, it is getting green inside the salt pond under investigation by the ‘Salt to C’ research team from the Goyder Institute for Water Research. Tidal re-connection is a top priority activity recommended by a national blue carbon working group for establishing a methodology under the Emissions Reduction Fund for blue carbon. Read More





Mar 29, 2019

Goyder projects in the news

The Goyder Institute for Water Research’s G-FLOWS project was featured in the Sunday Mail on 23 March 2019, spreading the word that the team found ancient water in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands. Early indications are that it could not only sustain the community’s ongoing water needs but have significant economic development potential for the region if developed sustainably. Read More





May 31, 2019

Carbon offsets research to support the State Carbon Sequestration Strategy

The Goyder Institute for Water Research initiated the Carbon Offsets Research to Support the State Carbon Sequestration Strategy project to assess South Australia’s potential to offset emissions through land-use change and increase participation in the national Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF). The ERF has recently transitioned to the Climate Solutions Fund (CSF). Read More