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New Paper: The impact of food availability on snapper

A new paper titled ‘The use of food resources by 0+ snapper, Chrysophrys auratus, from northern Spencer Gulf, South Australia‘ investigates the availability of food as an important factor in survival and growth of juvenile fish. Food is proposed to play a major role in shaping the patterns of distribution and abundance of snapper in […]

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Four in 40: More efficient management of water supply infrastructure – Podcast now available

The podcast from the most recent “Four in 40″ seminar, presented by The Water Research Centre and SA Water on Thursday 16th August 2012, is now available. The seminar was titled “More effecient management of water supply infrastructure”. Speakers include: Professor Angus Simpson, School of Civil, Environmental & Mining Engineering, University of Adelaide Mr Kane […]

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Guest Speaker – Dr Lee Arnold

The Environment Institute presents a free public seminar by Dr Lee Arnold from the Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana (CENIEH), on Tuesday 4th September 2012. The talk is titled ‘Optical dating in a new light: Improved and extended-range chronologies using single-grain techniques’. Dr Arnold will discuss his work with optical dating techniques […]

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ACAD Bioinformatics Early Career Researcher Workshop – Event

The Australian Centre for Ancient DNA is pleased to host the third Early Career Researcher workshop that builds on the successful workshops held in 2009 and 2010. This workshop is an intensive 5 day hands-on training course tutored by international experts in the field, utilising leading software packages for the analysis of Next Generation Sequencing […]

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New Paper: Climate change and the cockatoo

A new paper titled ‘Managing the long-term persistence of a rare cockatoo under climate change‘ investigates using combined population and bioclimatic models to estimate the future effects of climate change on the viability of a cockatoo population. Their research revealed that unmitigated climate change is likely to be a substantial threat to the cockatoo. The […]

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New Paper: Using fish ear bones to investigate the importance of estuaries

A new paper titled ‘Temporal variability in estuarine fish otolith elemental fingerprints: Implications for connectivity assessments‘ investigates using the chemical composition of fish ear bones to provide important information for understanding the value of estuaries to coastal fishes. The paper involves Environment Institute members Bronwyn Gillanders and Travis Elsdon as well as Patrick Reis-Santos, Susanne […]

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An update on the ‘Biodiversity Arks’ paper

An update on the ‘Averting a biodiversity collapse in tropical forest protected areas‘ paper, released on the 25th July 2012, which investigates the plight of protected tropical reserves around the planet. The paper features Professor Corey Bradshaw as a senior author and was covered in this blog release. A month after the anticipated release of […]

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Unsung Hero of South Australian Science Award 2012 – Dr Jeremy Austin

The Environment Institute would like to congratulate Dr Jeremy Austin on being presented with the ‘Unsung Hero of South Australian Science Award‘ for 2012 as part of National Science Week. Dr Austin was presented with the award for his work with DNA and forensic indentification at the Australian Centre for Ancient DNA in South Australia […]

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Biosecurity: Embracing new technologies in biosurveillance

Recent growth in Australia’s trade and tourism requires that the country must investigate and potentially utilize a wide variety of new technologies available in biosurveillance and biosecurity. As a consequence of the considerable growth in imports, cost-effective technologies used for inspecting containers and other import risks, that will realistically protect the environment, are urgently required. […]

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New Paper: The diving patterns of the deep-diving southern elephant seal

A new paper titled ‘Depletion of deep marine food patches forces divers to give up early‘ investigates the behaviour of deep-diving sea animals in terms of their eating habits. The paper assesses the validity of the optimal foraging theory by investigating the dive behaviour of the world’s deepest-diving seal, the sourthern elephant seal Mirounga leonina. […]

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