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Biophysical linkages, productivity and resilience in tropical rivers and floodplains of Australia: Ecological insights for management

Séminaire le 20 nov 2018 à 09h00
Toulouse 4R1 Toulouse 4R1
Dr Neil E. PETTIT

Research Fellow, Freshwater EcologyEcosystem Research Group, Perth, Western Australia 6009 & Centre of Excellence in Natural Resource Management, Albany, Western Australia, 6330The University of Western Australia

Biophysical linkages, productivity and resilience in tropical rivers and floodplains of Australia: Ecological insights for management.

 

Dr Neil E. PETTIT

 

Mardi 20 novembre 2018, 09h00

Salle de Conférences, 4R1

 

This seminar with review our ecological understanding of the poorly researched aquatic river/floodplain ecosystems of tropical Australia.  Rivers and floodplains of northern Australia are the last relatively undisturbed tropical riverine landscapes in the world and provide a valuable case study for understanding the productivity, diversity and resilience of tropical river-floodplain systems. These wetlands have broad significance as hotspots for maintaining local and regional biodiversity and have important conservation implications.

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