Author Archives: waiber

About waiber

Research group

Collecting Empodisma and Sporadanthus

A lovely day collecting peat-forming plants with Margaret Barbour and Dave Campbell

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Collecting Empodisma and Sporadanthus

Ready for submission

Congrats to Reza who is getting ready to hit the submit button on his PhD thesis. Done in three years with several papers under consideration with journals!

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Ready for submission

Happy graduation

Congratulations to Ally and Alice on graduating with 1st class honours. Great work!

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Happy graduation

Look what arrived

Brand new completed and bound PhD thesis by Dr Thomas Corbett

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Look what arrived

Double celebration!

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Double celebration!

Congrats to Dr Corbett

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!

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Congrats to Dr Corbett

New QCL deployment

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.

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on New QCL deployment

Congratulations to Charlotte Alster!

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Congratulations to Charlotte Alster!

Drone footage video of Kopouatai peat bog

Video by Georgie Glover-Clark of the eddy covariance tower out at Kopuatai peat bog. https://vimeo.com/560708202

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Drone footage video of Kopouatai peat bog

Introducing Dr Robinson

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.

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Introducing Dr Robinson