Water Journal : Water Journal April 2015
by Dasarath Jayasuriya, Graham Hawke and Rob Vertessy. Quan Jun Wang, David Robertson, George Kuczera, Dmitri Kavetski, Mark Thyer, Tom MacMahon, Ashish Sharma, Neville Garland and David Dreverman have provided critical support to the Bureau of Meteorology. Ongoing support and advice from water agencies responsible for water regulations, delivery and environmental planning has shaped the Extended Hydrological Prediction Services of Australia. wJ reFerenCes Bureau of Meteorology (BoM, 2010): “Seasonal Streamflow Forecasts”, www.bom.gov.au/water/ssf, Australian Government. Bureau of Meteorology (BoM, 2013): “Hydrologic Reference Stations”, www.bom.gov.au/water/hrs, Australian Government. Robertson D, Ward P & Hapuarachchi P (2012): The Short-term Water Information Forecasting Tools User Manual. WIRADA Technical Report submitted to the Bureau of Meteorology. CSIRO Water for a Healthy Country Flagship, Australia. SKM Sinclair Knight Merz (2010): Developing Guidelines for the Selection of Streamflow Gauging Stations, Final Report, prepared for the Climate and Water Division, Bureau of Meteorology, August, 76 pp. Available from: www.bom.gov.au/water/hrs/papers/SKM2010_Report.pdf Tuteja NK, Shin D, Laugesen R, Khan U, Shao Q, Wang E, Li M, Zheng H, Kuczera G, Kavetski D, Evin G, Thyer M, MacDonald A, Chia T & B Le (2011): Experimental Evaluation of the Dynamic Seasonal Streamflow Forecasting Approach, Technical Report, Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne. www.bom.gov.au/water/about/publications/document/ dynamic_seasonal_streamflow_forecasting.pdf Wang QJ, Robertson DE & Chiew FHS (2009): A Bayesian Joint Probability Modeling Approach for Seasonal Forecasting of Streamflows at Multiple Sites. Water Resources Research, 45, W05407. Figure 3. Map of short-term streamflow forecast (7-day) catchments across Australia. Currently daily updates of short- term forecasts are provided at 62 catchments and 114 forecast locations, and coverage will gradually increase depending on observation data quality, data availability in near real-time and stakeholder benefits. THe AUTHor Dr Narendra Kumar Tuteja (email: n.tuteja@ bom.gov.au) is Manager of the Extended Hydrological Prediction Section at the Bureau of Meteorology in Canberra. Co-authors of this article are Mohammed Bari, Daehyok Shin and Paul Feikema who lead various sub-programs of the Extended Hydrological Prediction Section. BRANDS YOU TRUST © 2015 Evoqua Water Technologies Pty Ltd. 1300 661 809 www.evoqua.com.au The leading provider of short courses for environment professionals in Australia presents IWES Gold Coast 2015 Courses are taught by leading industry practitioners and designed to keep busy professionals abreast of the latest trends, technologies and practices. IWES is the training provider of choice with several large organisations, and we strive to continue to innovate in our course offerings and delivery. We have recently introduced several new courses such as ‘Asset Planning & Management, Recycled Water Management and Best Practice Drinking Water Quality Management.’ Visit our web site www.iwes.com.au for up to date information and registration details. For detailed course information go to www.iwes.com.au Some of the courses on offer: • Principles of Wastewater Treatment • Energy Efficient Wastewater Treatment • Drinking Water Treatment Principle, Practice and Applications • Design and Operation of Membrane Systems • Recycled Water Management, Design of Biological and Advanced Wastewater Treatment Processes • Coal Seam Gas Water Treatment • Contaminated Site Assessment and Remediation • Water and Wastewater Chemistry The Gold Coast event is the largest on the IWES calendar, 13 - 17 July 2015.
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