eReefs is a platform that provides a picture of what is currently happening on the reef, and what will likely happen in the future.
The eReefs research project is a collaboration between the Great Barrier Reef Foundation, CSIRO, the Australian Institute of Marine Science, Bureau of Meteorology, and Queensland Government. It aims to develop a platform that will provide a picture of what is currently happening on the reef and what will likely happen in the future.
The system spans the catchments, estuaries, reef lagoon and the open ocean. It will provide information on physical processes, sediment transport, biogeochemistry and ocean colour. The project addresses enhanced monitoring, data standards, data architecture, operational modelling, reporting and data visualisation.
This eReefs website provides information about the research that has gone into eReefs. It provides access to data and many of the tools that have been developed as a result of the research.
Monitoring Organisation CSIRO
Name Tim Malthus
Phone (07) 3833 5583
Position in organisation Research Group Leader - Coastal Sensing and Modelling Group
Activity Type science and research (e.g. monitoring activities, trials of innovative practices or new equipment)
Activity Indicators water quality in freshwater river basins
Activity location Central inshore zone, Don catchment, Northern inshore zone, O'Connell catchment, Offshore zone, Pioneer catchment, Plane catchment, Proserpine catchment, Southern inshore zone, Whitsunday inshore zone
Frequency of monitoring
Monitoring Start Date 01/01/201631/12/2018
Location of monitoring data
Date quality / confidence
Website URL http://https://research.csiro.au/ereefs/
Collaborators Great Barrier Reef Foundation, CSIRO, the Australian Institute of Marine Science, Bureau of Meteorology, and Queensland Government.
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