NIWA is sponsoring Aquatic Science at the interface, a joint conference for the:
The conference is being held in Hamilton, for more information see the Aquatic science at the interface website
NIWA is the host institute of the 13th International Deep-sea Biology Symposium being held in Wellington from the 3rd to 7th December.
The symposium provides the opportunity for members of the international deep-sea science community to discuss and present their latest research results.
Marine extremes and everything inbetween is a joint conference between the Australian Marine Sciences Association and the New Zealand Marine Sciences Society (AMSA-NZMSS).
NIWA is sponsorsing prizes for the best student oral and poster presentations at the conference .
For more information about go to the AMSA-NZMSS website
NIWA is sponsoring the 25th International Congress for Conservation Biology.
NIWA staff are running three workshop 'Think Tanks' before the conference, these worksops are:
Implications of environmental change to Antarctic ecosystems 2, 3, 4 December, for more information contact [email protected]
Deep-sea coral research to enhance conservation 2, 3 December, for more information contact [email protected]
A new post doctoral fellow at NIWA – Dr Claire Guy – is investigating the ecological impacts of ocean acidification on key Antarctic shellfish.
Scientists from NIWA and Massey University have surveyed rig shark (aka lemon fish) nurseries in 13 estuaries nationwide. They also recorded a number of environmental parameters, which will help scientists understand more about the preferred habitats of rig sharks.