OPPORTUNITY IN DISRUPTION

It goes without saying that COVID-19 (coronavirus) has well and truly disrupted all aspects of our lives. Here at Hydrobiology, our focus firmly remains on two things: keeping our staff healthy and safe across all our operations and the ongoing servicing of our clients’ needs. Despite the current business landscape, we’re passionate about delivering world-class marine and aquatic…

Hydrobiology in New Zealand

Hydrobiology in New Zealand

Hydrobiology was recently in New Zealand with Aerialsmiths Surveying New Zealand to characterize the different River Styles of the Waipā catchment for Waikato Regional Council. This is some of the first of this kind of catchment-scale geomorphic characterization to be undertaken for a local govt in NZ. Understanding river character & behaviour, & respecting river…

Water Quality Guidelines Workshop in Brisbane

The Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Australia (SETAC-AU) has recently hosted a series of Water Quality Guidelines workshops with the support of the Australian Contaminated Land Consultants Association (ACLCA). Key authors of the revised Australian and New Zealand Governments Guidelines for Fresh and Marine Water Quality (ANZG 2018, http://www.waterquality.gov.au/anz-guidelines) presented at the workshops. As…

Renewable Energy Presentation to Bangladesh’s Renewable Energy Development Authority

Hydrobiology’s Dr Andy Markham traveled to Bangladesh with Dr Trang Huynh and Dr Frances Alexander to present the outcomes of the first stage of an Asian Development Bank (ADB) funded renewable energy project to Bangladesh’s Renewable Energy Development Authority (SREDA).  Representatives from the Ministries of Fisheries and Livestock, Power, Energy and Mineral Resources attended the…

Mapping of Coastal and Marine Habitats in Singapore

Hydrobiology Singapore has been commissioned by the ‘National Parks Board’ (NParks) to map coastal habitats and shoreline types along the coastlines of Singapore. This is a very exciting project which requires the use of both remote sensing satellite imagery and ground truthing efforts to assess and characterise different coastal habitat and shoreline types throughout Singapore.…

New Appointment

Hydrobiology is pleased to announce the appointment of a new staff member. Denise Cassina joins the Perth Office as the Office Administrator, she has over 10 years of experience with proven administration management capabilities across a wide range of industries. She also holds an Advanced Diploma in Work Health and Safety and brings her experience…

SSSI Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) Seminar, Perth

Hydrobiology recently attended the ‘Surveying & Spatial Sciences Institute’ (SSSI) Seminar on ‘Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and other Technological Considerations’ in Perth. Highlights included the use of ‘Augmented Reality’ to assess rock face stability, Landgate’s Urban Monitor Project from which local councils can count and, in some instances, identify species of woody trees and the development of…

Indigenous Mapping Workshop- Perth, WA

  Hydrobiology’s own James Keating- Project Manager, Marine and Coastal Sciences attended the Indigenous Mapping Workshop in Perth this week, where he presented a workshop on the application of satellite imaging and remote sensing to estimate the severity and area of fire scars. The feedback, knowledge and stories provided by the attendees and the practical…