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Soft-Sediment communities key to assessing impacts of salmon farms

Studying soft-sediment communities is key to assessing the environmental impacts of salmon farms – and it’s helping salmon producers monitor and manage their operations for a sustainable industry, now and into the future. IMAS researchers are regularly out sampling sediments, which means there’s often a stockpile of post processing to do. It’s a huge undertaking […]

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Improved environmental conditions in Macquarie Harbour

IMAS researchers today released the latest results of surveys of environmental conditions in Macquarie Harbour, carried out as part of ongoing monitoring of oxygen dynamics and conditions on the bottom of the harbour. The report provides an update on the status of dissolved oxygen (DO) and benthic conditions in the harbour and follows previous reports […]

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Launch of the blue economy CRC

PROJECT SUMMARY Salmon Interactions Team researchers are excited to be involved with the Blue economy CRC which was officially launched on the 28th of January 2020. Click here for more information: https://blueeconomycrc.com.au/official-launch/

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IMAS salmon team takes out top university awards

Our IMAS Salmon Environmental Interactions Team has taken out the prestigious University of Tasmania Medal for Research Excellence, in recognition of their science on the effects of salmon farming in our coastal zone. The award honours the outstanding contribution Dr Jeff Ross, Associate Professor Catriona Macleod and their dedicated team have made to ensuring the […]

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