CMS Summer School 2020

Interdisciplinary skills for equitable climate adaptation in social-ecological systems This short course, run by the Centre for Marine Socioecology, introduces graduate students and early career researchers to interdisciplinary research skills in the context of applied climate change adaptation and social equity in marine social-ecological systems. Throughout the week you will…

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Resolving coastal tensions or living with conflict: what is the fate of Tasmania’s rural coasts?

Project outline: Tasmania is experiencing escalated development of its coastal regions, with greater use of coastal waters for industry and recreational activities, as well as the value placed on the pristine nature of our coasts. A greater understanding of community values regarding the marine environment is required so that increased…

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Weather Modification in Australia and the United States: What Lessons for Governing Regional Climate Intervention?

Project outline: ‘Climate intervention’ refers to deliberate human intervention in the earth system to lessen human induced climate change. Solar radiation management is a form of climate intervention that might be used at various scales to increase the planet’s albedo and thereby reduce temperature increase. Prominent proposals include marine cloud…

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