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 April 2012
Wednesday 04
12:00 - SEMINAR - Soil&Water Seminar, Apr4: : "Developments in Australian Aid for International Agricultural Research" More Information
The Soil&Water seminar on Weds, April 4th at 12pm will be given by Emeritus Professor Alan Robson, as an invited speaker for Soil Science Australia. All welcome!

TITLE: "Developments in Australian Aid for International Agricultural Research"

Abstract: In the (...)
Wednesday 11
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Presents: : Integrated surface water and groundwater modelling to support the Murray Drainage and Water Management Plan, south-west Western Australia Website | More Information
The Murray region in south-west Western Australia is characterised by a high water-table, sandy soils, wetlands of significance, and an extensive agricultural drainage system to relieve water-logging in winter months. Urban growth pressures in the region have led to the requirement of a Drainage (...)
Thursday 12
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Social Entrepreneurship: Contexts and Challenges Website | More Information
The Centre for Social Impact (UWA), together with the Department for Communities, is delighted to present a public lecture with Dr Alex Nicholls. Dr Nicholls, one of the world’s leading thinkers in social enterprise and innovation, will share his insights on 'Social Entrepreneurship: Context and (...)
Wednesday 18
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Presents: : Building Global Resilience: Recognizing There Is A Next Generation. Website | More Information
This talk is about the importance and suggestions for building global resilience for the benefits of our next generation and us. The content is effectively addressing the four focuses summarized below,



The History of life: 5 Million years of building the DNA inventory

Thursday 26
10:00 - SYMPOSIUM - Two Talks More Information
You are cordially invited to join us for two talks: 'Katatjin Boodjera Kwel: Kura, Yiye Milah Boordawan Knowledge of lands placenames: situated from the past to the now & the future' by Associate Professor Len Collard & 'Transformative Landscape Mapping - Creative Agencies of Walking' by (...)

 May 2012
Wednesday 02
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Presents: : An integrated system for high quality water recovery and wastewater treatment Website | More Information
An integrated system for water recovery from most known water resources has been developed.

It is innovative, standard, more economical and simpler than the current operating systems in use for wastewater treatment coupled with water recovery and it uses presently available technologies (...)
Wednesday 09
12:00 - EVENT - Soil&Water Seminar, May9: : "Presentation of statistics in scientific papers" More Information
An Soil&Water seminar on Weds, May 9th at 12pm will be given by Prof. Richard Webster. All welcome!

TITLE: "Presentation of statistics in scientific papers " R Webster, Rothamsted Research

ABSTRACT: This talk is about what information to present in papers on soil (...)
Wednesday 16
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Presents: : Maximising the economic value of biosolids: creating catchment and waterway restoration, climate adaptation, and business improvement – all at once! Website | More Information
Robert Humphries1, Tom Long1, Katrina Walton2 and David Allen3 Water Corporation of Western Australia1, Chemistry Centre of Western Australia2, MBS Environmental3

Most Australian water utilities strive to direct stabilized wastewater sludges, or biosolids, to beneficial uses. However (...)

 June 2012
Wednesday 06
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Presents: : The Brief Case for Climate Skepticism Website | More Information
Our emissions of carbon dioxide cause some global warming, and it has indeed warmed over the last century. But this doesn’t prove that our emissions are the main cause of that warming—there might be other, larger, natural forces on the temperature. The key question is: how much warming do our (...)
Friday 08
15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - I Lay My Ear to Furious Latin: Listening for Bees in Urban Environments : Public talk with Tarsh Bates and Susan Hauri-Downing Website | More Information
Where do native bees live in contested urban environments? How has the colonisation and urbanisation of Perth affected native bee populations? What is the nature of the human/bee interactions and what cultural roles do they play? In the context of a global honey bee crisis, Australian colonisation (...)
Wednesday 13
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Presents : Water resources management in the Pilbara Website | More Information
Water management is a key issue confronting government, the mining industry and the wider Pilbara community.

This presentation will focus on three current developments in Pilbara water management: preparation of water allocation plans (mainly for the coastal alluvial groundwater (...)
Thursday 14
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Understanding Climate Science and the Carbon Price Website | More Information
A free public forum hosted by UWA Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Johnson.

Keynote Speakers:

The Hon Greg Combet AM, MP Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Minister for Industry and Innovation

and

Winthtop Professor Malcolm McCulloch, FAA (...)
Wednesday 20
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Presents : Cloud-Assisted Real-Time and Large-Scale Monitoring and Analysis for Water Quality Website | More Information
This talk will first discuss the thermal structure and hydrodynamics of Kranji Reservoir, a small and shallow tropical reservoir located in Singapore.

In particular, it highlights the dominant role of surface heat flux in lake heat budgets and diurnal thermal stratification. It also (...)
Wednesday 27
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Australia’s first steps towards "Geothermal Cities" Website | More Information
The 2012 George Seddon Lecture will be given by Winthrop Professor Klaus Regenauer-Lieb Director, The Western Australian Geothermal Centre of Excellence (WAGCOE).

Geothermal energy from hot sedimentary aquifers (HSA) is recognised by the International Energy Agency as amongst the most (...)

 July 2012
Wednesday 04
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Presents : Planning and Environmental Impact Assessment of Large-Scale Coastal and Marine Infrastructure Developments in WA. Website | More Information
Western Australia is undergoing a significant ‘mining boom’. The primary commodities driving that boom are iron-ore and oil and gas. These commodities are destined for export by sea and require the creation of new ports in green fields sites, and expansions of most of the existing ones.

(...)
Wednesday 11
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Presents : A multi-dimensional approach to unraveling nonlinear internal wave dynamics Website | More Information
Nonlinear internal waves (NLIWs) travel long distances from their deep water generation sites in lakes and oceans, ultimately breaking where they shoal upon sloping topography. NLIW breaking leads to localized turbulent mixing and sediment resuspension, which influence biogeochemical cycles, and (...)
Tuesday 17
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - The Role of the Ocean in Human Evolution, History and Future Website | More Information
A public lecture by Professor Carlos M. Duarte, Director, The UWA Oceans Institute.

In this lecture, Professor Duarte will develop a case for the existence of a long relationship, at the deepest possible level, between humans and the ocean and submit that the depth of this relationship (...)
Wednesday 18
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Presents : Environmental Engineering in the Oil and Gas Industry Website | More Information
The size and complexity of exploration, development and production of oil and gas lends itself to numerous opportunities for environmental engineers to influence engineering design in order to minimise the impact on the environment. This presentation will discuss the lifecycle of a typical oil and (...)
Thursday 19
13:30 - EVENT - The UWA Institute of Agriculture Industry Forum 2012 : Foreign ownership of Australian agricultural land and agri-business: challenges and opportunities Website | More Information
Join us in an afternoon of information and debate about one of agriculture's hottest current topics: Prominent industry leaders will discuss foreign ownership of Australian agricultural land and agri-business, its challenges, opportunities and its potential impacts on farming families and (...)

 August 2012
Wednesday 08
12:00 - SEMINAR - Soil&Water Seminar, Aug8: : "Assessing strategies for mitigating greenhouse gas emissions from wheat production: Role of grain legumes and soil liming" Website | More Information
The first Soil&Water Seminar for Semester 2, 2012, will be Assoc. Prof. Louise Barton from SEE(UWA)on Weds Aug 8. All welcome!

TITLE: “Assessing strategies for mitigating greenhouse gas emissions from wheat production: Role of grain legumes and soil liming.”

ABSTRACT: (...)


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