Ron Sandland recently wrote about the new phenomenon of 'big data' - weighing up the benefits and concerns. Terry Speed reflected on the same issue in a talk earlier this year inGothenburg, Sweeden noting that this is nothing new to statisticians. So what's all the fuss about? Here's another take on the 'big data' bandwagon.
Revised Australian and New Zealand Guidelines for Fresh and Marine Water Quality Released! 28-09-2018
After 5.5 years, the "Revised method for deriving Australian and New Zealand water quality guideline values for toxicants" has finally been released.
As part of the revision of the Australian and New Zealand Water Quality Guidelines (2000) a number of working groups were established to review particular sections of the guidelines. Most of the key principles described in the 2000 Guidelines have been retained although this revision incorporates recent advances in ecotoxicology.