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Oct 20, 2014

From PhD to Project Leader

Deborah Furst commenced research for the Goyder Institute in 2010 as PhD student with the University of Adelaide, investigating the patterns and processes across the Chowilla Floodplain and adjacent River Murray during flood. Read More







Sep 2, 2013

Investigating better solutions for improved stormwater management

Goyder Institute PhD Candidate, Michael Di Matteo, from the University of Adelaide’s School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering is currently investigating decision support methods to generate better solutions for the management of complex stormwater systems through the use of multipleobjective computer optimization guided by engineering intuition and judgment. Read More













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







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



Mar 29, 2019

Spencer Gulf’s coastal communities to benefit from new Gulfview software

Spencer Gulf is critical to South Australia’s prosperity. It produces almost half of South Australia’s seafood and is a major gateway to the State’s energy, mining and agricultural resources. The gulf supports a wide range of recreational activities and an expanding ecotourism sector. Its marine ecosystems and species have global conservation significance. 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



Jun 24, 2019

Goyder Institute for Water Research awarded Minister’s Award for Excellence

The Goyder Institute for Water Research has won the Minister for Environment and Water’s Award for Excellence and the Innovation in Large Organisations Award at the Water Industry Alliance’s 2019 Smart Water Awards. In their 16th year, the awards recognised and celebrated Alliance members for their leading-edge expertise and innovation at a ceremony on 7 June. Read More