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Seminar: Interactions between climate change and biological invasions – Franck Courchamp

The Environment Institute is excited to host Franck Courchamp, who will be visiting Adelaide from Paris to present a seminar entitled: “Interactions between climate change and biological invasions”. About Franck: I did my PhD thesis in Lyons, France, on the epidemiology of Feline Immunodeficiency Virus as a marker of population structure of feral cats. I then did [...]

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A Hypothetical Forum: Fast Forward to 2050 – Water Scenarios for South Australia’s future

Have we done enough to secure our future water needs? As part of National Water Week, the Goyder Institute of Water Research, in conjunction with the Adelaide Mt Lofty Ranges NRM Board, Australian Water Association, DEWNR, University of Adelaide, Flinders University and University of South Australia, invite you to participate in an exciting and interactive [...]

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Modelling species distributions in fragmented landscapes: Seminar & short course presented by Fangliang He

The Environment Institute welcomes Professor Fangliang He, who visits Adelaide in October to present a seminar and a short course. Fangliang is professor and Canada Research Chair in Biodiversity and landscape modelling at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada/Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China. His research focusses on understanding how and why species disperse, colonize, and persist in [...]

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Internationally renowned Richard Fortey to give keynote lecture at Adelaide University

The Environment Institute and the Australian Centre for Ancient DNA are honoured to present a public lecture by one of the most accomplished science writers and biologists of this time, Richard Fortey. Prof Fortey is senior paleontologist at the Natural History Museum in London and is a world expert on trilobites. When: November 28th, 2014, 5:30-7:00 [...]

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FOUR in 40: What is the outlook for SA’s water dependent ecosystems?

Four in 40 Seminar is presented by the Water Research Centre and the Department of Environment, Water & Natural Resources When: Tuesday 26th August, 2014, 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm Where: Flinders Street Baptist Church Hall 65 Flinders St. Presenters: Seth Westra, School of Civil, Environmental & Mining Engineering University of Adelaide Projected changes to South Australian [...]

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NRM Science Conference Presentations now online

Presentations from the DEWNR NRM Science conference can be accessed on the nrmscience.org website. There is a category to view presentations from Environment Institute researchers. Feel free to share with fellow researchers or add a comment on a presentation. You can search for presentations using the search function if you know the title or presenter [...]

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Warming and ice melt on the Antarctic Peninsula – Dr Nerilie Abram

The Sprigg Geobiology Centre welcomes you to attend a seminar by Dr Nerilie Abram (ANU), entitled: “Warming and ice melt on the Antarctic Peninsula” Abstract: The Antarctic Peninsula has warmed faster than any other region of the southern hemisphere over the past 50 years. But the short observational records of Antarctic climate don’t allow for [...]

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Water Wednesday: Unconventional Gas – where to from here?

The Water Research Centre in conjunction with SA Branch of the Australian Water Association would like to invite you to the next Water Wednesday entitled: Unconventional Gas- where to from here? The global demand for energy will drive the exploitation of numerous forms of fossil fuel. Australia is well placed to supply some of these [...]

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Water Wednesday: Innovative water efficiency – next generation irrigation.

The Water Research Centre in conjunction with SA Branch of the Australian Water Association would like to invite you to the next Water Wednesday on Innovative water efficiency – next generation irrigation. A cap on irrigation diversions in South Australia was introduced in 1978 and improved irrigation practices were launched in the South Australian Riverland [...]

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Director of the Environment Institute, Professor Bob Hill to kick off the Sprigg Geobiology Centre Seminar Series

Director of the Environment Institute, Professor Bob Hill will give a seminar entitled ‘The Decline of the Great Southern Rainforests: Cenozoic climate change and vegetation responses‘ Professor Hill’s botanical research research has made significant contributions to the areas of palaeobotany, plant systematics, plant ecophysiology and applying research from these areas to interpreting changed that have [...]

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