• The Swan-Canning Estuary lies at the heart of Perth, Western Australia This site is an portal to help inform the community how it works and what it is doing

  • Interested to learn about the Swan-Canning system? Visit the Department of Parks and Wildlife information resources and find out more on our pages

  • Interested to understand the Swan-Canning model predictions? Click here for further information

Recent Blog Posts & Project Updates

Oxygenation
Oxygenation modelling in the Upper Swan

Low oxygen conditions that occur in the Swan and Canning rivers have been improved by artificial oxygenation - click here for more simulations assessing oxygenation dynamics.

February 2017 Flood Simulation

During February 2017, the Avon catchment and Swan Coastal Plain received an exceptional amount of rain, with over 100mm in 24 hours and a total event rainfall exceeding 120mm - see model simulations here.

Data-assimilation within GLM for Lake Alexandrina

One of the challenges with complex ecological models is reducing error and quantifying uncertainty. As part of an ARC Discovery Project we are working with Prof Justin Brookes from the University of Adelaide to simulate the Lower Murray River and Lake Alexandrina using novel data-streams to undertake an advanced process validation of the model.

WA Coastal Forecasts

The coastal oceanography website by Prof Chari Pattiarchi's team at UWA now forecasts coastal conditions across the Western Australian coastline - visit now to see live results

Contributors & Sponsors

  • AED
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  • SRT
  • DOW
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