Life in the Fast Lane: How will the coasts respond as we warm them up and feed them fertiliser?
Krebs Lecture 2018

  • Environment
  • Institute for Applied Ecology
  • Public lectures/seminars
  • UCEvent
  • Environmental Science
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Professor Johnston will discuss emerging evidence from our changing coasts. From the tropics to the poles, nearshore coastal systems are warming and becoming nutrient rich. Professor Johnston will discuss recent studies that may help us see into the future for our coastal region. Hear how experimental ecology combines with the observational to inform our predictions of the constantly re-created fringe of the sea.

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About Emma Johnston Professor Emma Johnston is a renowned expert on ways in which human activities impact coastal ecosystems. She was awarded the Australian Academy of Sciences Inaugural Nancy Millis Medal for Women in Science in 2014, and the following year received the Eureka Prize for the public communication of science. Professor Johnston is Dean of Science and Professor of marine ecology and ecotoxicology at the University of New South Wales. She presented the BBC/Foxtel television series, Coast Australia, and is President-Elect of Science and Technology Australia. The annual Krebs lecture is dedicated to IAE Thinker in Residence Professor Charles Krebs for his extraordinary contribution to our understanding and appreciation for our natural world. Drinks and canapes will be served from 7:30pm