11h Lyndal Byford opens day 3 at
11h We need experts for a 3rd voice in media so those gaps aren’t filled by misinformation.
11h Facebook has taken over Google in sending people to news stories online.
11h A good quality picture to accompany a story is essential in this era of media
10h How to present your story without dumbing the message down - make it real
10h We need a more diverse range of scientists to comment on climate in the media.
10h Megan Balks from University of Walkato discusses changes in the terrestrial environment.
10h Data gets more valuable as records get longer.
10h Matt King of
10 h Glacial Isostatic Adjustment (GIA), the weight of
10h Models of
9h Don't forget to join us tonight at Metz
9h What is NZARI? Launched last yr to bring scientific community together by
9h The Deep South - NZ's Antarctic, Southern Ocean & SubAntarctic Challenge - collaborative effort
#NZARI moving NZ research towards more international #collaboration and achieving scientific outcomes #AntSci13 (@IMAS_UTAS)
@AntarcticaNZ delivers NZ Antarctic Programme and supports NZARI to deliver peer reviewed science strategy #antsci13 (@AntarcticaNZ)
9h Funding -> science -> data -> communication -> politics & policy -> real change to benefit humanity.
9h Aleks Terauds of
@AusAntarctic now discusses biodiversity conservation in Antarctica. #antsci13 (@AntarcticScienc)
8h Sort spacial data to inform policy on biodiversity.
8h Dr Mike Williams of NIWA speaking on outflowing waters from Mertz Polynya Region. Dramatic changes discovered
8h Colin Southwell of
@AusAntarctic discussing seabird ecology in East Antarctica. #antsci13 (@AntarcticScienc)
8h Seabirds used as indicator species in fisheries
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8h Development of camera rigs to standardize the data so counts could be compared accurately now & in future
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8h Solar powered time lapse rigs have been used successfully
#antsci13 pic.twitter.com/FcPW9ZrszG (@AntarcticaNZ)
8h Camera counts allow us to measure key times in colony - arrival, nesting, hatching, creching etc
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8h Graham Hosie from
@AusAntarctic now speaking. #zooplankton #antsci13 pic.twitter.com/aZu1BJY67d (@AntarcticScienc)
8h Size of planktonic species increase as you move from tropical to temperate to Antarctic polar zones
7h A wide variety of info is required for managing the risk of alien species invasion in
#antarctica #antsci13 (@IMAS_UTAS)
7h Stephen Rintoul discusses changes in Antarctic Bottom Water in an overflowing theatre
#moss bed health at Casey station, a bit of #terrestrial #remotesensing #antsci13 pic.twitter.com/2HtnWDlNbQ (@IMAS_UTAS)
7h Big gap in knowledge about
#antarctic flora and fauna, @IUCN redlist status unknown for many species. Many gaps to fill! #antsci13 (@IMAS_UTAS)
6h Totten Glacier, a single volume of ice greater than the whole west antarctic ice sheet, alone could allow for 7m sea level rise!
6h Lana Cohen discusses modeling snow composition for storm events at Roosevelt Island
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5h Human impacts in
#Antarctica, they stay around for a long time, old buildings and vehicle tracks #antsci13 pic.twitter.com/wf9forD3S6 (@IMAS_UTAS)
5h Oliver Marsh discusses grounding ice thickness using satellite data
@AntarcticaNZ working on schedules but aim for sea ice work to start at end of August #antsci13 pic.twitter.com/s1RXuPYIxT (@AntarcticaNZ)
4h NZ programme includes a number of international collaborative projects - inc sea ice and diving events
#antsci13 pic.twitter.com/y877GN0Dzh (@AntarcticaNZ)
4h Also international collaboration for terrestrial and atmospheric programmes
#antsci13 pic.twitter.com/C4LJbWpb5H (@AntarcticaNZ)
4h There are also some existing collaborations with Australian scientists which continue to develop & evolve
#antsci13 pic.twitter.com/VfNpTyDj2I (@AntarcticaNZ)
@AusAntarctic run science programmes for two years #antsci13 pic.twitter.com/bLPFiXqJqz (@AntarcticaNZ)
4h How long does it take to get to
@AusAntarctic stations? Longer than for @AntarcticaNZ !!! #antsci13 pic.twitter.com/ArqXpNcePT (@AntarcticaNZ)
4h Focus for
@AusAntarctic is high quality science that can make a difference #antsci13 pic.twitter.com/IMQV1Fhnhs (@AntarcticaNZ)
4h You don't have to be heading south to apply for a grant! Be clear with what you need!
#antsci13 pic.twitter.com/RKT9XjFza5 (@AntarcticaNZ)
4h 2014/15 will probably focus on locally based projects due to logistical constraint - but we can negotiate with other nations
@AusAntarctic has revised its application process - AAD web and theme leader will be able to update you #antsci13 pic.twitter.com/C6fMpwfR8f (@AntarcticaNZ)
4h Don't assume project reviewers will see other project submissions - be clear - identify project linkages!!
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@AusAntarctic uses a variety of fixed wing aircraft and ships to get to the ice - check out their website for schedules! #antsci13 (@AntarcticaNZ)
4h What is the AADC?? Australian Antarctic Data Centre - a mature data repository for
@AusAntarctic program #antsci13 (@AntarcticaNZ)
4h Data management plans are v comprehensive - AADC have a specialist team to help you through the process
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@AntarcticaNZ acknowledges the hard work by all in making the conference possible, particularly by @AusAntarctic #antsci13 (@AntarcticaNZ)
@AusAntarctic Martin draws the conference to a close - thanking all the organizers and attendees #antsci13 (@AntarcticaNZ)
3h Best early career plenary Jessica Melbourne-Thomas
3h Prizes were provided by ACE CRC, IMAS, CSIRO, Tasmanian Government, NZ's Earth Sea Sky and NZ Antarctic Society
2h It’s been a huge 3 days of Antarctic science discussions. Workshops begin tomorrow http://conference.antarctica.gov.au/program/workshops …