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Brand new completed and bound PhD thesis by Dr Thomas Corbett
Joss Ratcliffe won the Morice Fieldes Award (NZ Society of Soil Science) for the most meritorious PhD thesis of 2020 for his thesis: “Carbon dynamics in restiad peatlands across different timescales.” Kris Numa won the Sir Theodore Rigg award for … Continue reading
Thomas had his PhD oral exam today. He did a superb job defending his thesis and answering questions across a wide range of topics both inside and outside of his thesis area. Huge congratulations!
A new day, a new site. This time we will explore the full GHG budget of a maize crop that is then transitioned into two paddocks one with Plantain and one with Ryegrass/Clover.
Congratulations to team member Charlotte on being awarded the Gene E. Likens Biogeosciences Junior Scientist Outstanding Publication award (https://www.esa.org/biogeosciences/awards/) from the Ecological Society of America for her 2020 Global Change Biology paper "Embracing a new paradigm for temperature sensitivity of … Continue reading
Video by Georgie Glover-Clark of the eddy covariance tower out at Kopuatai peat bog. https://vimeo.com/560708202
Congratulations to Jasmine who passed her PhD oral exam with flying colours and now Dr Robinson. A substantial contribution to understanding the temperature response of respiration in soil, dealing with a very difficult area of literature and experimentation.
Congrats to Aaron and Anne who graduated today covering carbon and nitrous oxide fluxes at paddock scales respectively.
Today we celebrated Dr Anne Wecking’s successful PhD oral exam. Big congratulations. Pictured are supervisors on left, Anne’s family beaming in from Germany in the middle and Anne with partner Tom on right.
Louis was interviewed on a recent published paper about a possible tipping point for global carbon cycle. https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2021/01/climate-change-kiwi-led-study-finds-terrifying-tipping-point-possibly-only-20-years-away.html