Through spatial information, Biomass Business empowers Australia’s response to climate change by transforming the way public and private land managers balance agricultural productivity and sustainability.
Biomass Business is developing and evaluating new measurement and interpretation protocols and knowledge/data access systems based on field-scale, quantitative measurement and mapping of biomass in its many forms (including animals). This theme reflects the inextricable link between increasing agricultural productivity and the need to secure landscape diversity and health.
The project brings together leading proponents of production agriculture and public land management with a significantly expanded partner base and scope.
1. The Digital Rural Futures Conference planning is well underway, with key content support from CRCSI, the Regional Universities Network, CSIRO and Regional Development Australia. The conference is scheduled for 26 – 28 June at UNE in Armidale.
2. UNE PhD student Michael Schaefer has submitted his thesis and has received positive feedback. He awaits formal approval and should graduate in April 2013.
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