Past events

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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Ohiwa Harbour LEARNZ 2020 Credit Leigh Tait NIWA
03 Mar

Bay of Plenty

LEARNZ: Explore marine science and kaitiakitanga

Once again, school children across the country can virtually travel with LEARNZ to experience marine science fieldwork with Sustainable Seas researchers. This year they will discover what's threatening a taonga...

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Participatory tools
14 Nov

Webinar

Webinar: Tracking plastics in our marine environment

In this webinar, Heni Unwin and Ross Vennell from the Cawthron Institute will showcase an interactive online tool they’ve developed to predict the movement of plastic waste around New Zealand’s...

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Forecasting contamination risk for shellfish harvest and beach use
24 Oct

Webinar

Webinar: Predicting ocean contamination and detecting algal blooms

In this webinar, Cawthron researcher Ben Knight will describe a new model for forecasting bacterial contamination in Tasman and Golden Bays, and Lincoln Mackenzie will describe innovative methods for detecting...

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Vision Matauranga
23 Sep

Webinar

Webinar: Empowering kaitiaki

Marine ecology, spatial planning, real-time monitoring, and aquaculture all produce data that can support kaitiaki in their work. However, finding out about and accessing these troves of science information is not always...

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Tahuhu Matatau Te Ao Tangaroa  Empowering kaitiaki
23 Sep

Auckland

Maritime Museum Breakfast Talk: Empowering kaitiaki

Kaitiaki can use data from marine ecology, spatial planning, real-time monitoring, and aquaculture to support their work, but finding out about and accessing these troves of science information is not...

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