Skip to content
  • Home / Monthly Archives: July 2012

Monthly Archives: July 2012

Biosecurity: Analysing Australia’s current and future biosecurity landscape

Higher-risk importers and exporters, and their products, are amongst a collection of biosecurity concerns that need to be targeted to ensure high levels of biosecurity continue in Australia. Recent reviews of Australian biosecurity have argued strongly that current security systems, including quarantine inspection, are more efficient and effective if they target potentially high-risk importers and […]

Posted in Biosecurity, GEL | Tagged , , , , , |

Comments Off on Biosecurity: Analysing Australia’s current and future biosecurity landscape

Four in 40: Managing carbon in catchments – Podcast now available

The podcast from the most recent “Four in 40″ seminar, hosted by the Water Research Centre and the Department for Environment, Water & Natural Resources (DEWNR)on Monday 23 July, “Managing carbon in catchments” is now available. Speakers were: Dr Todd Wallace, Department for Environment, Water & Natural Resources Associate Professor Rob Reid, University of Adelaide […]

Posted in Events, Podcast, WRC | Tagged , , , , , , , |

Comments Off on Four in 40: Managing carbon in catchments – Podcast now available

New Paper: Using census data and history to assess evolution and population

A new paper titled ‘Strength of density feedback in census data increases from slow to fast life histories‘ investigates the idea that examining the life history of species through the collection of census data can provide an evolutionary signal. According to the research this data can provide valuable feedback regarding evolution and long-term population trends. […]

Posted in GEL, Publications | Tagged , , , , , , , , |

Comments Off on New Paper: Using census data and history to assess evolution and population

New Paper: The Australian desert and the diverse variety of fauna that survive in the arid region

A new paper titled ‘Desert Springs: Deep Phylogeographic Structure in an Ancient Endemic Crustacean (Phreatomerus latipes)‘ investigates the Australian desert and the diverse multitude of animals that call the arid landscape home. The paper specifically focuses on the diverse variety of fauna that exist throughout the Great Artesian Basin in central Australia. The paper involves […]

Posted in ACEBB, Publications | Tagged , , , , , , , |

Comments Off on New Paper: The Australian desert and the diverse variety of fauna that survive in the arid region

New Paper: Avoiding a biodiversity collapse in tropical forest areas

Please visit senior author Corey Bradshaw’s blog A new paper titled ‘Averting a biodiversity collapse in tropical forest protected areas‘ investigates the plight of the protected tropical reserves around the planet. The researchers argue that while most tropical reserves were helping with protection of their forest, approximately half were struggling to maintain their original biodiversity. […]

Posted in GEL, News, Publications | Tagged , , , , , , |

Comments Off on New Paper: Avoiding a biodiversity collapse in tropical forest areas

Australia’s Country Towns and Climate Change: Moving from Vulnerable to Adaptable – Event

The National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility presents a seminar on Thursday 26 July at The Science Exchange, titled ‘Australia’s Country Towns and Climate Change: Moving from Vulnerable to Adaptable’. This seminar will consider research outcomes and investigate implications for planning and service provisions now and in the future. The seminar will feature Professor Andrew […]

Posted in Events | Tagged , , , |

Comments Off on Australia’s Country Towns and Climate Change: Moving from Vulnerable to Adaptable – Event

SA Scientist of the Year Finalist – Professor Alan Cooper

The Environment Institute would like to congratulate Professor Alan Cooper on his nomination as a finalist for the South Australian Scientist of the Year Award. Professor Cooper is one of five finalists for the award which celebrates the outstanding achievements of South Australia’s best and brightest scientists. He was nominated for his exceptional work as […]

Posted in ACAD, Awards | Tagged , , , |

Comments Off on SA Scientist of the Year Finalist – Professor Alan Cooper

New Report: A stock assessment and future management report on the Australian Sardine

A new report titled ‘Movement patterns and stock structure of Australian sardine, Sardinops sagax, off South Australia and the East Coast: implications for future stock assessment and management‘ helps to determine the structure and movement of sardines off South Australia and the east coast of Australia to provide advice to stakeholders. By analysing the facts […]

Posted in MBP, Publications | Tagged , , , , , |

Comments Off on New Report: A stock assessment and future management report on the Australian Sardine

New Paper: Identification through DNA Barcoding – a powerful oppurtunity for ecologists

A new paper titlted ‘Identification of Rays through DNA Barcoding: An Application for Ecologists‘ investiges DNA barcoding and its use as a potentially powerful ecological tool to support and confirm species identifications and to highlight species complexities. DNA Barcoding is used to investigate tropical rays as part of the ecological study. The paper involves Environment […]

Posted in GEL, Publications | Tagged , , , , |

Comments Off on New Paper: Identification through DNA Barcoding – a powerful oppurtunity for ecologists

New Paper: A rapid, efficient, and low-cost way to measure marine biodiversity

A new paper titled ‘Multi-scale marine biodiversity patterns inferred efficiently from habitat image processing‘ outlines a rapid, efficient, and low-cost way to measure species diversity through digital habitat images that require little image processing or interpretation. Using this system marine life can potentially be examined in a much simpler fashion. The paper involves Environment Institute […]

Posted in GEL, Publications | Tagged , , , , , |

Comments Off on New Paper: A rapid, efficient, and low-cost way to measure marine biodiversity
Environment Institute
Address

The University of Adelaide SA 5005 AUSTRALIA

Contact
Phone: +61 8 8313 0543
Fax: +61 8 8313 3670