Fine sediment loads delivered to estuaries by rivers are higher today than prior to catchment deforestation due to increased soil erosion. The effects on water clarity, which then impact sensitive estuarine ecosystems, are significant.
The New Zealand Climate Change Centre (NZCCC) invite you to attend Sea level rise: meeting the challenge.
This conference includes keynote speakers and presentations from leading international and New Zealand based experts on coastal and sea-level rise issues.
NIWA is sponsoring Geosciences 2011, the Geoscience Society of New Zealand's annual conference.
This year's conference is being held in Nelson and will cover a broad range of geological and geophysical research being undertaken in New Zealand.
For further information see the conference website
NIWA is sponsoring the New Zealand Coastal Society's Annual Conference.
Abstracts submission for the 6th internation Shallow Water survey conference are due on Wednesday 30th August. This conference will explore the latest developments in shallow water surveying.
Follow this link for more information and to submit abstracts.