Public Lecture: Professor Ben Gawne – ‘The implications of climate change and its challenges’

Dean’s Public Lecture 2011
Professor Ben Gawne
The implications of climate change and its challenges
When: Thursday 22 September 2011, 6:00 PM.
Where: Main Lecture Theatre, Building 6, Albury-Wodonga campus, University Drive, Wodonga.
Director of the Murray-Darling Freshwater Research Centre (MDFRC), Professor Ben Gawne, will present the 2011 Dean’s Public Lecture at La Trobe University’s Albury-Wodonga campus, the final lecture of the Climate, Sustainability and Society series.

Ben GawneProfessor Gawne’s talk entitled, ‘The implications of climate change and its challenges’, will discuss the current conditions of the Murray Darling Basin, and future challenges for the ecosystem and the management of the Basin.

Professor Gawne has been with MDFRC for the past 14 years where he was initially appointed as the Officer in Charge of the Mildura Laboratory.  He was appointed the Director of MDFRC in 2002, and his main research interests involve aquatic ecosystems and fish habitats. MDFRC has been fundamental in supporting sustainable management of the ecology of the Basin.


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