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New term, new NZ marine science resources
School pupils can now explore a real-world issue facing New Zealand – how to best manage our vast marine resources – thanks to a collaboration between the Sustainable Seas Challenge and Science Learning Hub.
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A recently published paper in AlterNative identifies 5 elements to consider when developing ecosystem-based management (EBM) for Aotearoa.
15 PhD students and postdocs from across New Zealand came together to discuss estuarine science and share ideas, as they developed sampling plans for the national Tipping Points experiment.
Director Julie Hall gave the plenary address on 4 July at the Australian Marine Sciences Association conference in Darwin.
Experiments have begun investigating the effect of sedimentation from human activities on offshore seabed species.
Today (30 June) is the end of Prof David Schiel’s tenure as Programme Leader, but we are pleased he remains involved in several research projects.
In May, Betty (an ocean glider), spent 24 days travelling 610km through the Cook Strait’s turbulent waters continuously recording temperature, salinity, oxygen concentration, light, acoustic recordings, and more. This data is important for developing better models.
With all but one of our research projects underway, the time was right to bring our cohort of Māori researchers together to share research findings and discuss important issues such as IP and mātauranga Māori.
Meet Betty, an amazing piece of marine technology that gives us detailed information about the oceans that we couldn’t get any other way.