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Water Science Pty Ltd is an environmental consulting company specialising in water

Water Science Pty Ltd provides services in:

  • Consulting and expert reviews
  • Leadership in independent expert advisory panels
  • Research and investigations

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Professor Barry Hart is the Director of Water Science Pty Ltd. He formed Water Science PL after retiring from Monash University in 2003. He is also an Emeritus Professor at Monash University.

Prof Hart has established an international reputation in the fields of water quality assessment and management, environmental risk assessment, environmental chemistry (heavy metal and nutrient biogeochemistry) and Bayesian Network modelling.

He has published over 170 refereed papers and 12 books, and is on the editorial board of 5 international journals. He has received several awards, including the Limnology Medal (1982) from the Australian Society for Limnology, the Environmental Chemistry Medal (1996) and Applied Chemistry Medal (1998) from the Royal Australian Chemical Institute, and in 2003 a Centenary Medal for services to water quality management and environmental protection.

Prof Hart is well known for his sustained efforts in providing leadership in the development and implementation of knowledge-based decision making processes in natural resource management in Australia and south-east Asia.

Prof Hart is a Board member of the Murray Darling Basin Authority (www.mdba.gov.au).  He was recently re-appointed for a second four year term (2013-2017).

Prof Hart was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the Queens Birthday honours in June 2012.

Prof Hart’s short biography is at BTH Bio (8.15) and a full CV at BTH CV Main (5.15).

Site last update:  14 August 2015

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