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Displaying from Wednesday, April 18, 2012
 April 2012
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: (...)
Wednesday 15
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Presents : REGULATON OF THE WATER, GAS AND ELECTRICITY INDUSTRIES IN W.A Website | More Information
Regulation of the utility industries is relatively new in Western Australia. The Economic Regulation Authority was established to licence, monitor and set customer protection standards across the utility industries, particularly water, gas and electricity. In addition, the Authority determines (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - The Frontiers of Ethics Website | More Information
A public lecture by Dale Jamieson, Director of Environmental Studies, New York University.

Climate change presents us with problems of utmost complexity. In particular, climate change poses the largest-scale and most difficult collective action problem that humanity has ever faced (...)
Wednesday 22
12:00 - SEMINAR - Soil&Water Seminar, Aug22: : "Local knowledge and use of soil biota in agriculture" More Information
The next Soil&Water Seminar speaker will be Assistant Prof. Natasha Pauli from SEE(UWA), at 12pm on Weds Aug 22. All welcome!

TITLE: “Local knowledge and use of soil biota in agriculture”

ABSTRACT: Efforts to increase above- and below-ground biodiversity in farming systems (...)


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