Webinar - Tropical Limnology and Water Quality (NT)

Webinar - Tropical Limnology and Water Quality (NT)
This webinar demonstrates the seasonal variability of lakes and reservoirs in the ‘Top End’ of Australia. Seasonal water quality changes in Darwin’s water supply reservoirs are described along with frequent extreme physical forcing events such as cyclones and powerful convective storms.

Presented by:

Dr Kevin Boland, Managing Director, Tropical Water Solutions Pty. Ltd.

Kevin Boland has studies tropical lakes and reservoirs for more than four decades. He will show us how unpredictable storms and cyclones that occur in the ‘wet’ season generate enormous forces that drive mixing and turbulence in Darwin’s water supply reservoirs. This mixing causes rapid changes in water quality that may affect consumers and cause problems for water supply managers. The webinar provides explanations of the primary physics of forces and their interaction with water column stability. Periods of calm will be shown to ‘stabilise’ the water column of the reservoirs but influence differing water quality changes in each; even though they are mere kilometres apart. We will learn how varying seasonal physics drives the behaviour of Australia’s monsoonal lakes.

Date: Thursday 30 July 2020
Time: 12pm - 1pm AEST via ZOOM
Members - Free
Non-members - $30

Registrations is now closed and a zoom Webinar link will be sent to all registered attendees on 30th July.

For more information, please contact Christy Jones - State Manager, Northern Territory at cjones@awa.asn.au 

We thank our sponsor: 

30/07/2020 12:00 PM - 30/07/2020 1:00 PM

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