What’s been happening?

Tracing nitrogen sources in the estuary

The Derwent Estuary Program (DEP) conducted a pilot study using isotopic fingerprinting techniques in macroalgae (seaweed) as an indicator for nitrogen sources in the estuary.

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Fri 20 Sep 2019

Scientist collecting seaweed. Photo: Derwent Estuary Program.
New beach water quality ratings

Today the Derwent Estuary Program (DEP) released their long-term water quality ratings for greater Hobart’s beaches and bays, with the highlight being Nutgrove Beach (west) shedding…

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Thu 13 Jun 2019

Blackmans Bay Beach
Comings and goings

Christine Coughanowr, who started and led the Derwent Estuary Program for 20 years is moving on!

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Sun 20 May 2018

Ursula Taylor and Christine Coughanowr Photo: Derwent Estuary Program.