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Conference prize winners

27th June 2013

The Strategic Science in Antarctica conference concluded yesterday and two days of workshops have commenced. Congratulations to those who were awarded prizes for their contributions to the conference.

Plenary Presentations

IMAS Prize for Best Plenary Presentation (Early Career)

Jessica Melbourne-Thomas

‘Predictive modelling for Antarctic marine ecosystems: directions and links to policy’

CSIRO Prize for Best Plenary Presentation (Established Scientist)

Aleks Terauds

‘Management implications of a new bioregionalisation approach for terrestrial Antarctica: Antarctic conservation biogeographic regions and beyond’

Concurrent Presentations

ACE CRC Prize for Best Concurrent Presentation (Student)

1st Prize – Eva Cougnon

‘Modeling inter-annual dense shelf water export in the region of the Mertz Glacier (1992-2007)’

2nd Prize – Jamin Greenbaum

‘Totten Glacier, East Antarctica: How has ocean access to the ice shelf cavity shaped local elevation change patterns?’

IMAS Prize for Best Concurrent Presentation (Early Career)

Rachael Alderman

‘Macquarie Island’s Giant Petrels and the impacts of the pest eradication program’

CSIRO Prize for Best Concurrent Presentation (Established Scientist)

Arko Lucieer

‘Using an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) to capture micro-topography of Antarctic moss beds’

Posters

IMAS Prize for Best Poster (Student)

1st Prize – Melissa Houghton

‘Pathways and vectors for the introduction of non-indigenous invertebrate species to the sub-Antarctic and Antarctic region’

2nd Prize – Janaya Banks

‘Combining bio-logging and fatty acid signature analysis indicate spatio-temporal variation in the diet of the southern elephant seal, Mirounga leonina’

ACE CRC Prize for Best Poster (Early Career)

Cecilia Carrea

‘New microsatellite markers for two Antarctic sea urchin species: Preliminary results on genetic population structure’

CSIRO Prize for Best Poster (Established Scientist)

Stefan Vogel

‘Surface melting and melt features on the Amery Ice Shelf – implications for ice shelf, ice sheet stability’

Tasmanian Government People’s Choice Award

1st – Justine Shaw

‘Conservation and invasive species on Australia’s sub-Antarctic islands’

2nd – Aleks Terauds

‘Management implications of a new bioregionalisation approach for terrestrial Antarctica: Antarctic conservation biogeographic regions and beyond’

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Key dates

  • 11th June 2013
    Registrations close
  • 21st June 2013
    Registrations at the AAD open for staff
  • 24th June 2013
    Registrations at the venue open
  • 24th June 2013
    Conference commences
  • 26th June 2013
    Conference concludes

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