The Future of the World’s Oceans

Date: July 5, 2017 - August 2, 2017
Time: 7:30

Location:

Stanley Burbury Theatre, University of Tasmania, Sandy Bay
Churchill Ave, Hobart TAS 7005

Details:

The Royal Society of Tasmania Winter Series 2017 is here!
Over three fascinating Wednesday nights discover the future of the word’s oceans.
Sessions open to all who are interested!

Session 1:


Wed 5 July 7.30 pm

Future seas: climate change and the world’s marine ecosystems

A/Prof Gretta Pecl, University of Tasmania

Blue revolution: innovative food production for a sustainable future

Prof Stewart Frusher, University of Tasmania

Session 2:

Wed 19 July 7.30 pm

Past oceans: an insight to future changes

Dr Taryn Noble, University of Tasmania

The future of sea level: how fast, how much?

Prof Matt King, University of Tasmania
Session 3:

Wed 2 Aug 7.30 pm

Coral reefs in the Anthropocene: what does the future hold?

Prof Terry Hughes, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University
Geoengineering the planet: can we, should we try to offset global climate change?

Prof Philip Boyd, University of Tasmania

For more information:

www.rst.org.au

Event audience: Everyone

Categories
  • Environmental Science
  • Life Science
  • Marine Science