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In_Profile_-_Francois_Flocard
11 September 2017

Dr Francois Flocard is an expert in ocean wave energy conversion. Having spent the past 2 years refining his skills and presence in this exciting and developing field, Francois returns to WRL in the role of Principal Engineer, Water and Energy.

dailyplanet
8 September 2017

Following on from Hurricane Harvey, that caused devastation in the United States earlier this week; Principal Engineer and WRL Manager Grantley Smith was contacted by the Daily Planet, a show hosted on the Discovery Channel, to comment on just how easily flood waters can take control of cars. ... read more

Merimbula_Bar_Duncan_Rayner
31 August 2017

In the coming weeks WRL will be running a dye dispersion field experiment for Bega Valley Shire Council, to help inform the EIA for a proposed wastewater outfall at Merimbula on the NSW far south coast.

AGC17_MSA_CS_WT
24 August 2017

UNSW recently hosted the Australasian Groundwater Conference, welcoming 340 attendees to examine the multi-dimensional challenges affecting the sustainable development of the region’s groundwater resources.

graphicalabstract
18 August 2017

In the recently published paper entitled “Unrepresented community odour impact: improving engagement strategies” the authors investigated the variation of response between panellists of high and average olfactory sensitivity using Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry/Olfactometry (GC-MS... read more

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15 August 2017

A global analysis of rainfall and rivers by UNSW engineers has discovered a growing pattern of intense flooding in urban areas coupled with drier soils in rural and farming areas.

A_Prata
15 August 2017

In the recently paper on “Wind friction parametrisation used in emission models for wastewater treatment plants: A critical review”, the authors compiled an experimental data set, composed by wind friction and wave data measured in laboratory wind-wave tanks whose size and physical... read more

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10 August 2017

Researchers from WRL in partnership with the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage, have developed a new ‘Coastal Management Guide’ designed for High School teachers involved in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education:... read more

workshop
3 August 2017

UNSW workshop in statistics and probability to support ARR2016

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21 July 2017

Originally posted on UNSW Newsroom by Wilson Da Silva

The world’s most extensive study of the impacts of coastal storm fronts in a changing climate has found that rising seas are no longer the only threat.

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