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Researcher receives Oceanic-Region recognition at the Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards

Dr. W. Boone Law, has been internationally recognised as a joint recipient of the Oceanic-region Postgraduate Student Award at the Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards (APSEA). The APSEA awards are the only professional awards for the Asia-Pacific region that recognise the excellent achievement of individuals and organisations engaged in the surveying and spatial information industry. This […]

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Improved mapping of South Australia’s seagrass will help future recovery

Researchers at the University of Adelaide have been mapping large-scale seagrass cover and genus distribution on South Australia’s temperate coast. Seagrasses are environmentally and economically important. They provide ecosystem services for humans including the provision of habitat for commercial species, protection of infrastructure from erosion and sea level rise, and improved water quality through nutrient […]

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University of Adelaide Spatial Scientists Receive Top Awards

Australia’s peak body representing surveying and spatial science professionals, has recently recognised the work of two University of Adelaide researchers. The Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI) recently awarded Dr. Ken Clarke and Dr. W. Boone Law with top honours at the regional (SA) Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards (APSEA) ceremony, held at the Adelaide Pavilion […]

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Professor Hugh Possingham joins TERN Australia as Chair

Chair of the Environment Institute Advisory Board, has recently joined TERN Australia’s Advisory Board. Professor Possingham is the current Chief Scientist of Queensland and was formerly Chief Scientist of The Nature Conservancy. Elected to the Australian Academy of Science in 2005, Prof. Possingham was the first Australian to be elected a fellow of the Ecological […]

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Using advanced remote sensing to map ancient Aboriginal ‘tool‐stone’ resources in central Australia

The remote sensing work of University of Adelaide PhD candidate W. Boone Law has recently been selected for the 2020 May/June cover of Geoarcheaology. Geoarchaeology is an international journal dedicated to original interdisciplinary scientific research where geographical, geological, geophysical and Earth science techniques are used to better understand the archaeological record. (Pictured right: The front cover […]

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