The Future of the World’s Oceans

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


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


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

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Event audience: Everyone

  • Environmental Science
  • Life Science
  • Marine Science