Hydrobiology- Finalist in the 2021 Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards

Hot on the heels of being named ‘Exporter of the Year’ in the recent Subsea Energy Australia Awards we’re now excited to have been recognised once again, as a finalist in the 2021 Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards, in both the Professional Services and Sustainability Award categories. This rounds out an outstanding year of international project work for Hydrobiology,…

Hydrobiology attends eDNA for Global Environment Studies (eDGES) 2020/2021 Annual meeting

Environmental DNA (eDNA) is an effective tool to identify the presence of cryptic species as it detects genetic material released by organisms into the environment. To learn more about the applications of eDNA, Hydrobiology staff from our Perth office attended the inaugural eDNA for Global Environment Studies (eDGES) 2020/2021 annual meeting presented by Curtin University and…

Sampling must go on..

Hydrobiology Singapore is a consulting firm that focuses on freshwater, marine, and environmental management. We are a team of passionate, young-minded, and enthusiastic consultants that strive to deliver integrated services, through our focus on technical excellence and high scientific expertise in our fields of work. Covid-19 has impacted many companies locally and globally. In Singapore,…

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, https://www.waterquality.gov.au/anz-guidelines) presented at the workshops. As…

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…

Hydrobiology Author IESC Explanatory Note

  Hydrobiology have authored an Information Guidelines Explanatory Note titled – “Deriving site-specific guideline values for physico-chemical parameters and toxicants” for the Independent Expert Scientific Committee on Coal Seam Gas and Large Coal Mining Development (IESC). The explanatory note introduces the use of a water and sediment quality management framework to assist with the design…

Marine eDNA

Hydrobiology is currently implementing environmental DNA (eDNA) sampling in marine environments. This method of sampling is a very effective and non-invasive way, to detect the presence of a wide variety of marine life. During a recent survey in Brazil, we encountered a marine turtle while performing eDNA sampling!