Groundwater-dependent ecosystems (GDEs)are a valuable resource but face myriad threats including global change type droughts and associated forest mortality. As part of the NCGRT 2014 Distinguished Lecturer Series Derek summarises the latest developments in GDE research.
Algal biofuel research capacity at UTS continues to expand. Applications are now open until the 9th May for qualified candidates seeking a PhD scholarship opportunity that will engage their technical skills and passion for alternative energy research.
Contary to previous hypotheses new research reveals that coral tissue plays a major role in how light is trapped and distributed over a coral colony, showing that coral actively modulates its tissue to improve photosynthesis.