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University of New South Wales
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New South Wales
Located in Sydney, the University of New South Wales is situated near the business hub of Australia's largest city. UNSW is one of Australia's leading research universities and is home to a number of internationally recognised research developments in the
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Faculty Staff | UNSW Connected Waters Initiative
Professor Ian Acworth
Emeritus Professor Ian Acworth
Water Research Laboratory
Professor Ian Acworth presented results from the Namoi GEIF site demonstrating the effect of tree water use on surface waters, and demonstrated how cross-hole seismicity could be used to derive aquifer storage parameters.
Wendy Timms, Doug Anderson, Ian Acworth and Alexandra Badenhop
Professor Ian Acworth, A/Professor Bill Peirson, Professor Graham Davies and Professor Andy Baker with the new centrifuge.
A single day's testing can equal 100 days of flow in "real" time and, according to Professor Ian Acworth, director of the UNSW Connected Waters Initiative based at WRL, "experiments that would previously take 30 years to complete can now be achieved in a number of days or weeks."
The CWI Team (6 of the 7 nominees being based at WRL) includes Professor Ian Acworth, Associate Professor Bryce Kelly, Dr Martin Andersen, Dr Anna Greve, Andrew McCallum, Gabriel Rau and Dr Wendy Timms.
Professor Ian Acworth, Dr Wendy Timms, Andrew McCallum, Dr Anna Greve, Associate Professor Bryce Kelly and Gabriel Rau enjoying the gala celebration of Australian science.
Led by Professor Andy Baker and Professor Ian Acworth, the course offered experience in a variety of the latest scientific methods for understanding and examining the connectivity between rivers, rainfall infiltration and groundwater.
Congratulations to Andy, Chris, Ian
Professor Ian Acworth and Associate Professor Ron Cox (also WRL staff) were a part of the official party presiding over the ceremony.
Professor Ian Acworth, who is IAH Vice President International (Asia-Pacific), led a team of six from the Water Research Laboratory to the congress.
team was among over 500 hydrologists and hydrogeologists from around the world who heard how groundwater science is helping aquifers under stress.
The congress program included sessions on transboundary water issues, surface-water groundwater interactions and groundwater in hard rock areas.
(L-r) Gabriel Rau, Anna Greve, Dr Wendy Timms, Dr Martin Andersen, Andrew McCallum and Professor Ian Acworth
The Water Research Laboratory's Professor Ian Acworth and Anna Greve were interviewed by the ABC's Catalyst to dicuss the research being done by WRL towards irrigation and soil crack dynamics.
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Prof Ian Acworth is the Gary Johnston Professor of Water Management, UNSW.
He has 30 years of experience in groundwater and environmental engineering investigations.
Prof Acworth is Vice President, Australasia and the Pacific, International Association of Hydrogeologists and a Board Member of the Centre for Groundwater Studies.
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