New Appointments

Hydrobiology is pleased to announce the appointment of two new staff members.  Michelle Hobbs has joined our Ecology and Biodiversity team as a Professional Scientist and provides valuable experience in ecology, Aboriginal stakeholder engagement, and water quality policy.  Jacqueline Tham has joined our Singapore office as a Project Manager and brings significant knowledge of South-East…

New Panel Positions

Hydrobiology is happy to announce that we have recently been accepted on to a number of panels.  This includes LocalBuy, which provides us access to a number of local councils in Queensland, and the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads.  This brings the number of panels that we are on to more than 20, and…

West Africa Ports Projects

We have recently been enjoying getting back into the West African Mining scene by reviewing and updating our ESIA contributions for a port facility in the Republic of Congo. We did a substantial amount of work for the original ESIA, both in the coastal and inland areas back in 2011 and 2012. Project changes have…

Groundwater Dependent Ecosystem (GDE) analysis using remote imagery

Hydrobiology has been conducting multi-spectral imagery analysis to implement a range of recently developed tools available in the literature to mining projects across Australia and internationally. This has included assessing the rate of change of groundwater use indicators across the dry season, such as vegetation health (NDVI), landscape “wetness” (NDWI), actual Evapotranspiration (WIRADA/CMRSET data), groundwater…

Samarco’s Fundão Dam failure

Hydrobiology experts have been providing on-ground support to BHP on a regular basis since dam failure in late 2015. This has involved impact characterisation related to: aquatic ecology, marine and fresh water quality, and geomorphology. Support has involved regular site visits as well as remote data analysis in Australia. In conjunction with Brazilian scientists, Hydrobiology has…