Plenary abstracts

Robert Muir-Wood: Saving lives and money – the second wave of Catastrophe modelling

Published on May 29th, 2013 | by Emily Corbett

[php]echo(single_post_title());[/php] [php]_e(‘Published on’, ‘gonzo’);[/php] [php]the_time(‘F jS, Y’);[/php] | [php]_e(‘by’, ‘gonzo’);[/php] [php]the_author();[/php] How many people die each year from earthquakes in Australia or in New Zealand. How many die each year on average in the USA, in [&hellip... Read More


Marc Parlange: Land-atmosphere exchanges over complex terrain

Published on May 29th, 2013 | by Emily Corbett

[php]echo(single_post_title());[/php] [php]_e(‘Published on’, ‘gonzo’);[/php] [php]the_time(‘F jS, Y’);[/php] | [php]_e(‘by’, ‘gonzo’);[/php] [php]the_author();[/php] This talk will highlight two related areas of ongoing research.  The first addresses alpine hydrology and the interactions of the steep slopes on air flow [&hellip... Read More


Duncan Young: The Australian Population Census

Published on May 29th, 2013 | by Emily Corbett

[php]echo(single_post_title());[/php] [php]_e(‘Published on’, ‘gonzo’);[/php] [php]the_time(‘F jS, Y’);[/php] | [php]_e(‘by’, ‘gonzo’);[/php] [php]the_author();[/php] Shedding some light on who we are, what we do and building a brighter future for all Australians. The information gained from the Census helps [&hellip... Read More


Brian Kennett: Imaging the Dynamic Earth

Published on May 29th, 2013 | by Emily Corbett

[php]echo(single_post_title());[/php] [php]_e(‘Published on’, ‘gonzo’);[/php] [php]the_time(‘F jS, Y’);[/php] | [php]_e(‘by’, ‘gonzo’);[/php] [php]the_author();[/php] Earthquakes are one of the symptoms of the internal activity in the Earth. The seismic waves they produce can be used to develop images of [&hellip... Read More


Peter Waterhouse: Bioinvasion at the Molecular Level

Published on May 29th, 2013 | by Simi

[php]echo(single_post_title());[/php] [php]_e(‘Published on’, ‘gonzo’);[/php] [php]the_time(‘F jS, Y’);[/php] | [php]_e(‘by’, ‘gonzo’);[/php] [php]the_author();[/php] Planet Earth is not only at risk from climate change and natural disasters but also from insufficient food security due the spread of agricultural diseases. [&hellip... Read More


Graeme Brown: Measures of Australia’s Progress: Measuring what is Important for National Progress

Published on May 29th, 2013 | by Simi

[php]echo(single_post_title());[/php] [php]_e(‘Published on’, ‘gonzo’);[/php] [php]the_time(‘F jS, Y’);[/php] | [php]_e(‘by’, ‘gonzo’);[/php] [php]the_author();[/php]\ Assistant Statistician, Demography, Regional & Social Analysis Branch. Australian Bureau of Statistics Measuring progress – providing information about whether life is getting better – is [&hellip... Read More


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