COASTALRESEARCH.CSIRO.AU

Hornsby Shire Council

Hornsby Shire is a local government area in the northern region of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia.

Hornsby Shire Council has the special responsibility to conserve the unique character of this beautiful area while meeting the needs of residents today and in years to come. The challenge is to maintain a careful balance between the pressure of development and conserving the natural features of our Bushland Shire, combining heritage and innovation for a sustainable future.

Research Projects
Owner Institution: 
Javascript is required to view this map.
Project Aims Last Updatedsort icon Marker
Real-time environmental monitoring of the Lower Hawkesbury River
  • To monitor estuarine health in the Lower Hawkesbury River
  • To monitor the presence and duration of algae blooms...
30/04/2013 - 18:20 waterquality
Hawkesbury Sediment and Antifoul Monitoring Program

  1. Current status: Quantify current levels of contaminants present within the Lower Hawkesbury Estuary as a result of the use...
19/04/2013 - 12:38 waterquality
Berowra Creek Estaury Process Study- Sediment Characteristics and Processes

1. Literature review of existing information on sediments in Berowra Creek (up to 1998)

2. Description of the Berowra Creek...

26/03/2013 - 16:05 estuarine
Partner: 
Javascript is required to view this map.
Project Aims Last Updatedsort icon Marker
Vulnerability assessment of the effects of climate change on estuarine habitats in the lower Hawkesbury estuary

i) Assess the vulnerability of estuarine habitats in the region covered by the Lower Hawkesbury Estuary Management Plan (Wisemans...

24/04/2013 - 09:55 riskassessment
Biological Monitoring of Macrofauna in Artificail Units of Habitat 2005

This research programme investigated the intertidal macrobenthos in Berowra Creek to test the general model that urban run-off  ...

19/04/2013 - 12:33 coastvalues
Brooklyn Estuary Process and Management Study

  1. Review and analyse existing data and reports available on the study area;
  2. Assess and quantify issues...
19/04/2013 - 12:30 estuarine
Berowra Creek Estuary Processes Study – Aquatic Ecological Investigations 1998

1. Literature review of fauna and flora in the Berowra Creek area including aquatic species

2. Investigations into aquatic...

19/04/2013 - 12:27 estuarine
Estuarine habitat mapping and geomorphic characterisation of the lower Hawkesbury River and Pittwater estuaries
  1. Data consolidation of estuarine habitats (spatial data)
  2. Identification of the values of estuarine habitats &...
02/04/2013 - 20:50 estuarine
Funding or Commissioning: 
Javascript is required to view this map.
Project Aims Last Updatedsort icon Marker
Vulnerability assessment of the effects of climate change on estuarine habitats in the lower Hawkesbury estuary

i) Assess the vulnerability of estuarine habitats in the region covered by the Lower Hawkesbury Estuary Management Plan (Wisemans...

24/04/2013 - 09:55 riskassessment
Estuarine habitat mapping and geomorphic characterisation of the lower Hawkesbury River and Pittwater estuaries
  1. Data consolidation of estuarine habitats (spatial data)
  2. Identification of the values of estuarine habitats &...
02/04/2013 - 20:50 estuarine