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National Environmental Science Program's

Tropical Water Quality Hub


Providing innovative research for practical solutions to maintain
and improve tropical water quality from catchment to coast

Latest News

Ecologically informed framework for COTS management


A new decision-making framework developed by the NESP Tropical Water Quality Hub (TWQ) is underpinning the approach of the expanded Crown-of-Thorns Starfish Control Program to protect the Great Barrier Reef from outbreaks of... Read More

Finding out when dredging starts damaging coral


Cutting-edge underwater monitoring technology has enabled researchers working on a NESP TWQ project to develop models to help decision-makers assess the risk posed to inshore corals by port dredging. The project team, led by... Read More