This technical product was reviewed by several groups:

  • Discipline Leaders: Steven Lewis (geology, Geoscience Australia), Richard Mount (assets, Bureau of Meteorology), Anthony O’Grady (ecology, CSIRO)
  • Senior Science Leaders: David Post (Projects Director), Steven Lewis (Science Director, Geoscience Australia), Maryam Ahmad (Deputy Products Manager, CSIRO)
  • Technical Assurance Reference Group: Chaired by Peter Baker (Principal Science Advisor, Department of the Environment), this group comprises officials from the NSW, Queesland, South Australian and Victorian governments.
  • DEWNR: Daniel Rogers (Principal Ecologist), Lloyd Sampson (Principal Hydrogeologist), Kumar Savadamuthu (Principal Hydrologist)
  • Justin Costelloe (Research Fellow, University of Melbourne).

Valuable comments were also provided by Independent Expert Scientific Committee on Coal Seam Gas and Large Coal Mining Development (IESC).

The South Australian Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR) delivered the contextual statements to the OWS as part of its Coal Seam Gas and Coal Mining Water Knowledge program which consisted of three projects: Lake Eyre Basin Rivers Monitoring; Lake Eyre Basin Springs Assessment; and Arckaringa and Pedirka Groundwater Investigations. Technical advice to these projects was provided through reference committees comprising representatives as appropriate of: Bureau of Meteorology; CSIRO Land and Water; Department for Land and Resource Management (NT); Department of Natural Resources and Mines (QLD); Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources (SA); Department of Science, Information Technology, Innovation, and the Arts (QLD); Department of State Development (SA); Flinders University; Geoscience Australia; Goyder Institute for Water Research; Lake Eyre Basin Community Advisory Committee; Lake Eyre Basin Rivers Assessment, Department of the Environment; SA Arid Lands Natural Resources Management Board; South Australian Research and Development Institute; The University of Adelaide.

Last updated:
5 January 2018