Past events

The Unseen Horiztonal
09 Mar

Wellington

The Unseen (Wellington)

Join us for the final exhibition of The Unseen, an art-sci exhibition making the unseen marine world visible.

This will involve a big recycling of the giant collaborative artwork first developed…

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Kelp in Kaikōura
Credit: Leigh Tait/NIWA
06 Mar

LEARNZ | Seaweed: An ocean of opportunity!

Seaweed aquaculture is the world's fastest-growing primary industry!Did you know that over 3 billion people depend on marine and coastal biodiversity for their livelihoods? Globally, the market value of marine…

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Cook Strait RPK NIWA
Credit: Rebekah Parsons-King
03 Feb

Webinar: A step closer to a future powered by tidal currents

In this webinar, Ross Vennell will present the results from the Energy from tidal currents project, which investigated whether generating electricity from the strong tidal currents within Cook Strait is viable…

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Hawke's Bay regional study
08 Dec

Webinar: A systems approach to understanding marine stressors in Hawke's Bay

Many management actions do not achieve their desired outcomes due to the influence of combined or multiple stressors. Systems mapping visualises the socio-ecological connections and interactions between marine stressors to…

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Spatially-explicit decision support tools
Credit: Crispin Middleton NIWA 2018
25 Nov

Online / Kelburn Campus, Te Herenga Waka Victoria University of Wellington

Special session: NZGS conference

Marine spatial planning: ecosystem-based management, indigenous and local community empowerment? Organised by Karen Fisher and Hamish RennieThe conference will be run in a hybrid format: partly face-to-face and partly online. Registration…

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Sediment tolerance and mortality thresholds of benthic habitats
27 Aug

Webinar

Webinar: Sea-floor species health and survival to underwater 'sediment clouds'

Human activities, such as mining and fishing, can generate suspended sediment - or sediment 'clouds' - that affect the health and survival of deep-sea species.
In this webinar, Malcolm Clark and…

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waves Credit Nava Fedaeff NIWA 2018
Credit: Nava Fedaeff NIWA 2018
11 Aug

Webinar

Webinar: Building a blue economy

The economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic is putting renewed pressure on Aotearoa New Zealand's natural resource economies to deliver jobs and growth. At the same time, the pandemic has…

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Measuring ecosystem services and assessing impacts Credit Leigh Tait NIWA
Credit: Leigh Tait NIWA
15 Jul

Webinar

Webinar: Mapping and measuring marine ecosystem services

In this webinar, Drew Lohrer (NIWA) will discuss the measurement and mapping of marine ecosystem services that deliver benefits to society in the Hauraki Gulf, Marlborough Sounds, and elsewhere.
Ecosystem services…

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Kaikoura 2 credit Dave Allen NIWA
Credit: Dave Allen NIWA
21 May

Webinar

Webinar: The Unseen | Art is a powerful way to communicate science

In this webinar, interdisciplinary researcher Gabby O'Connor, with marine scientist Carolyn Lundquist and oceanographer Joe O'Callaghan, will discuss The Unseen, an art-science-education research project that investigated ways to communicate risk and uncertainty in marine…

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Ecosystem models
17 Apr

Webinar

Webinar: Which ecosystem model works best for what you need?

In this webinar, NIWA researchers Vidette McGregor and Samik Datta will discuss three ecosystem models of varying complexity. They will compare the model dynamics to each other and to current…

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