Great Barrier Reef water quality monitoring gets a funding boost

8 May 2024
An island surrounded by bright blue water
Researchers say the funding will help reach pollution reduction targets for the Great Barrier Reef. Image: Adobe.

University of Queensland researchers have received $3.6 million from the Federal and Queensland governments to improve water quality monitoring in Great Barrier Reef catchments.

The funding supports the Great Barrier Reef Catchment Loads Monitoring Program, jointly delivered by UQ, James Cook University and the Queensland Department of Environment, Science and Innovation, which has been tracking the quality of water entering the Great Barrier Reef lagoon since 2006.

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