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Exploring our changing coast
21st & 22nd March, 2009
Eden Marine High School
The Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre is hosting a two day conference with the theme exploring our changing coast. Much of it is highly relevant to Seaweek 2009.
Speakers include Professor David Booth, Professor of Marine Ecology, University of Technology, Sydney; Professor Alan Millar, Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney; Dr Susan Wijffels, Centre for Australian Weather and Climate Research; Professor Ron West, University of Wollongong and many more.
Some of the topics being covered include "The East Australian Current in a Warming World"; "Seaweeds on our shores - what are they, where are they and why are they moving" and "our Coasts - only a snapshot in geological time".
On the Saturday afternoon there are a number of activities including a cruise, snorkeling and tours.