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Scenario planning including ecosystem services for a coastal region in South Australia

Harpinder Sandhu, Beverley Clarke, Ryan Baring, Sharolyn Anderson, Claire Fisk, Sabine Dittmann, Stewart Walker, Paul Sutton, Ida Kubiszewski, Robert Costanza
2018 Ecosystem Services  
Here we develop four plausible scenarios to the year 2050 that address above issues in the northern Adelaide coastline, South Australia.  ...  Gold Coast SA scenario led to high inequality as estimated by the Gini co-efficient of 0.45 compared to the current value of 0.33.  ...  Authors also acknowledge the contribution by University of South Australia students Michael Dyer, Anastasia Martinez and Briony Ankor for their help during the workshop.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ecoser.2018.04.006 fatcat:k23gqtgkpvgyvj4klw4ixv2slu

Key research priorities for the future of fish and fisheries in Australia

Samuel M. Williams, Ian R. Tibbetts, Bonnie J. Holmes
2022 Pacific Conservation Biology  
In Australia, the health of our marine, estuarine and freshwater fishes are of critical importance.  ...  Here, we identify the key research priorities for fish and fisheries research in Australia, across seven thematic fields of study. Methods.  ...  research priorities for the future of fish and fisheries in Australia.  ... 
doi:10.1071/pc21073 fatcat:5v3ah74xfnhdtmtfhu57eunx3y

Adaptive capacity of coastal resource management institutions in Cambodia, Viet Nam and Australia

P. Fidelman, T. V. Tuyen, K. Nong, M. Nursey-Bray, P. Keoc, M. Owusu
2016 APN Science Bulletin  
Based on observations of atmospheric CO 2 and inverse models, we show that on average over the period 2003-2012, the land biosphere (excluding fossil fuel emissions) in the three Asian regions in our study  ...  The recently concluded 21 st Conference of the Parties (COP21) under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) agreed to limit the increase in global temperature to less than 2  ...  Lastly, we would like to thank all our stakeholders who have taken time to share with us their initiatives in the application of low-carbon construction technologies.  ... 
doi:10.30852/sb.2016.27 fatcat:coth2ofozrf4bl6cpkwdvzstyi

Environmental context for late Holocene human occupation of the South Wellesley Archipelago, Gulf of Carpentaria, northern Australia

Patrick Moss, Lydia Mackenzie, Sean Ulm, Craig Sloss, Daniel Rosendahl, Lynda Petherick, Lincoln Steinberger, Lynley Wallis, Henk Heijnis, Fiona Petchey, Geraldine Jacobsen
2015 Quaternary International  
19 A 2,400 year record of environmental change is reported from a wetland on Bentinck 20 Island in the southern Gulf of Carpentaria, northern Australia.  ...  A dramatic increase in burning and vegetation thickening was observed 2 after the cessation of traditional Indigenous Kaiadilt fire management practices in the 3 1940s, and was then reversed when people  ...  This mangrove wetland would have formed25 in a protected environment, perhaps supporting the barrier setting described above, as 26 mangrove forest development requires protection from wave action  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2015.02.051 fatcat:j5mxxcscmjcrpgcv3uvqgu3gf4

Geoinformatics vulnerability predictions of coastal ecosystems to sea-level rise in southeastern Australia

Ali K. M. Al-Nasrawi, Sarah M. Hamylton, Brian G. Jones, Carl A. Hopley, Yasir M. Al Yazichi
2018 Geomatics, Natural Hazards & Risk  
These findings are also expected to occur across the remaining estuaries in southeastern Australia.  ...  These findings are also expected to occur across the remaining estuaries in southeastern Australia.  ...  Acknowledgments This study is part of an ongoing project undertaken at the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Wollongong.  ... 
doi:10.1080/19475705.2018.1470112 fatcat:h23kihzn3ffhlopqprztkt5a4u

A Spatio-Temporal Assessment of Landcover and Coastal Changes at Wandandian Delta System, Southeastern Australia

Ali Al-Nasrawi, Carl Hopley, Sarah Hamylton, Brian Jones
2017 Journal of Marine Science and Engineering  
in the plains and highlands of Kenya and Tanzania, and Roshier and Rumbachs' [13] mapping of temporary wetlands in the arid areas of the Darling River basin in eastern Australia.  ...  This study (i) employs spatial technologies to determine the ecological and geomorphological (eco-geomorphic) growth of the estuarine system within the last few decades, (ii) considers the direct and indirect  ...  This project has been financially supported by the GeoQuEST Research Centre, University of Wollongong, Australia. Author Contributions: This research forms part of Ali K. M.  ... 
doi:10.3390/jmse5040055 fatcat:ej43ztlapremxhuisrjm3nimvy

Indigenous Savanna Managers in Northern Australia: History, Law & Practice

Noel Douglas Preece
2006 Social Science Research Network  
This thesis explores the published historical material on indigenous ecological knowledge (IEK) in order to provide an analysis of its relevance for contemporary management.  ...  Contemporary savanna management and policy in northern Australia rely on scientific studies undertaken over only a few decades.  ...  Small though it is, its vision and scope are broad and clear and appropriate for our place in the world. Long may it reign and support the people of the savannas.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1877008 fatcat:xjqvhzkuzveclkkoepe3strpwu

Applications of Satellite Radar Imagery for Hazard Monitoring: Insights from Australia

Amy L. Parker, Pascal Castellazzi, Thomas Fuhrmann, Matthew C. Garthwaite, Will E. Featherstone
2021 Remote Sensing  
Earth observation (EO) satellites facilitate hazard monitoring and mapping over large-scale and remote areas.  ...  The outcomes provide a baseline understanding of the potential role of SAR in national hazard monitoring and assessment in an Australian context.  ...  T.F. and M.C.G. publish with the permission of the CEO, Geoscience Australia. We thank the reviewers and editors for their comments.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs13081422 fatcat:wdjg5std55gr7ky4rvuqbiqcfe

Observation and Monitoring of Mangrove Forests Using Remote Sensing: Opportunities and Challenges

Chandra Giri
2016 Remote Sensing  
In recent years, the carbon sequestration potential and protective role of mangrove forests from natural disasters is being highlighted as an effective option for climate change adaptation and mitigation  ...  Mangrove forests, distributed in the tropical and subtropical regions of the world, are in a constant flux. They provide important ecosystem goods and services to nature and society.  ...  This issue, consisting of nine papers, is dedicated to mangrove mapping and monitoring, broadly covering the application of earth observation satellite data.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs8090783 fatcat:ouy6cpbbxvavreqwyuf67h5uw4

Digital Earth for Sustainable Development Goals [chapter]

Graciela Metternicht, Norman Mueller, Richard Lucas
2019 Manual of Digital Earth  
to their own priorities and level of ambition in terms of the scale and pace of transformation aspired to.  ...  The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, with 17 goals, 169 targets and 232 associated indicators, was approved at the 2015 UN General Assembly and addresses the economic, social and environmental  ...  Acknowledgements The authors thank Geoscience Australia (Digital Earth Australia) and the Terrestrial Environment Research Network (TERN) for supporting the research. Prof.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-981-32-9915-3_13 fatcat:n2bm3rhwfjhdvpsnkt7oymrhdy

Ocean Outreach in Australia: How a National Research Facility is Engaging with Community to Improve Scientific Literacy

Benjamin Arthur, Donna Roberts, Ben Rae, Matthew Marrison, Hannah McCleary, April Abbott, Barbara Musso
2021 Frontiers in Environmental Science  
In Australia, the national scientific research agency, CSIRO, operates critical national research infrastructure such as the Marine National Facility (MNF), which also plays an important role in marine  ...  With increasing recognition of the importance of science communication in informing science literacy and policy, publicly funded national research facilities have an essential role to play by shifting  ...  We would also like to thank Serene Lin-Stephens and Peta Vine for their role in designing and implementing the CAPSTAN surveys.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fenvs.2021.610115 fatcat:3rxrkwzg5fh2pba3ggtyczdnmy

Contribution of L-band SAR to systematic global mangrove monitoring

Richard Lucas, Lisa-Maria Rebelo, Lola Fatoyinbo, Ake Rosenqvist, Takuya Itoh, Masanobu Shimada, Marc Simard, Pedro Walfir Souza-Filho, Nathan Thomas, Carl Trettin, Arnon Accad, Joao Carreiras (+1 others)
2014 Marine and Freshwater Research  
) that routinely monitors and reports on local to global changes in the extent of mangroves, primarily on the basis of observations by Japanese L-band synthetic aperture radar (SAR).  ...  global thematic layers on the distribution of mangrove species; and (4) to validate maps of changes in the extent of mangroves, primarily through comparison with dense time-series of Landsat sensor data  ...  Mangroves in Cape York, Australia, observed by (a) the ALOS PALSAR, with HH, HV and the ratio of HH to HV displayed in RGB.  ... 
doi:10.1071/mf13177 fatcat:i7wm3vwdv5andd3ncxenxzd4hq

Quantitative Ecological Risk Assessment of the Magela Creek Floodplain in Kakadu National Park, Australia: Comparing Point Source Risks from the Ranger Uranium Mine to Diffuse Landscape-Scale Risks

P. Bayliss, R. A. van Dam, R. E. Bartolo
2012 Human and Ecological Risk Assessment  
Manuscripts for (i) and (ii) were prepared (Dutra et al., accepted; Dutra et al., submitted), and a synthesis of these manuscripts is presented in the report to outline the Kakadu Management Planning  ...  Lastly we thank NERP scientists from a range of institutions who worked on Kakadu and contributed many ideas and encouragement throughout, too many to name here.  ...  A soft barrier to protect the coast and encourage mangroves to grow.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10807039.2012.632290 fatcat:lenta2m4kzgizkwcvqlsrymlfi

Use of public Earth observation data for tracking progress in sustainable management of coastal forest ecosystems in Belize, Central America

Emil A. Cherrington, Robert E. Griffin, Eric R. Anderson, Betzy E. Hernandez Sandoval, Africa I. Flores-Anderson, Rebekke E. Muench, Kel N. Markert, Emily C. Adams, Ashutosh S. Limaye, Daniel E. Irwin
2020 Remote Sensing of Environment  
As Earth Observation (EO) systems provide a means to track effectiveness of Belize's management of its mangrove forests, this paper examines historic and recent changes in mangrove cover across all of  ...  In terms of its implications, in addition to contributing to SDG 15, this work also addresses SDG Target 14.2 regarding sustainable management of marine and coastal ecosystems.  ...  Acknowledgements This study was completed in part under a contract between the Belize Audubon Society (BAS) and UAH.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2020.111798 fatcat:ons7a7dmkfbqhpw7diedm4hdqi

Extreme sea-level rise and adaptation options for coastal resort cities: A qualitative assessment from the Gold Coast, Australia

J.A.G. Cooper, C. Lemckert
2012 Ocean and Coastal Management  
The Gold Coast, Australia is a coastal resort city whose urban environment has evolved through a series of human interventions on the natural shoreline.  ...  For a 2 m SLR we contend that even with an adaptation plan in place, the scale of measures required would severely stretch the city's resources.  ...  In particular we thank Warren Day and Shannon Hunt of Gold Coast City Council and John Hunter (University of Tasmania).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2012.04.001 fatcat:f3w33r3vt5bxbkvn4b4irlikme
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