Introduction to Ecological Data Analysis with Python and GIS | 10-11 Feb 2020, The UWA

20 December 2019

REGISTRATIONS ARE OPEN. Please register here: (https://members.asnevents.com.au/register/event/1692) Why GIS and Python Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are frameworks for capturing, storing, sharing, visualising, querying, and analysing data. GIS harness the power of statistics, remote sensing, informatics, and programming, to examine and visualise spatial relationships within and [...]
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Koondoola Reserve: bushfire management scenario plan

13 November 2019

Koondoola Regional Bushland (KRB) is a 137-hectare remnant bushland site of the Swan Coastal Plain in Western Australia, particularly important for social, ecological economic and cultural reasons. KRB is roughly quadrangular with maximum extensions N-S and W-E of ‚Čą1.7 Km and 1.2 Km, respectively. The [...]
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Lake Seppings Ibis population

12 November 2019

On a recent field trip to Albany, WA, we used aerial imagery from DJI drones and GIS-based analyses to survey habitat, abundance and distribution of two ibis species in beautiful Lake Seppings. The numbers of Australian White Ibis and Straw-necked Ibis at the lake have [...]
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Bald Head Trail Monitoring

11 November 2019

Bald Head walk trail in Albany, Western Australia (WA) (-35.098763, 117.967622) is a challenging linear 13-kilometer return track, located in the Torndirrup National Park. The trail crosses the Flinders Peninsula from East to West, and, with spectacular views of the Southern Ocean and King George [...]
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Sales professionals wanted

28 September 2019

We are currently looking for enthusiast sales professionals with proven experience in the agriculture (essential), biomolecular and agribiotech sectors. A sales manager with experience in Australia is urgently needed. Send us your CV and get in touch with us to know more!

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Geographic Information Systems

22 June 2019

We are excited to announce that Econumerics is gradually introducing a range of Geographic Information Systems (GIS)/cartographic consultancy services, in collaboration with academics from The University of Western Australia and qualified affiliated GIS analysts. GIS are increasingly used for examining objects and events in space [...]
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Paper on wastewater biofilm and sludge production

20 June 2019

Congratulations to our former PhD student Dr Md Iqbal Hossain who last year published a very interesting paper on the composition of the biofilm in wastewater, and its effect on the temporal dynamics of sludge formation and accumulation. Citation: Hossain MI, Paparini A, Cord-Ruwisch R. [...]
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Ashfield Flats 2019 Fieldwork

Great day for some fieldwork at beautiful Ashfield Flats, WA! The Ashfield Flats Reserve is as an important social, economic and ecological asset for the City of Perth, its community, and the broader Swan River estuarine ecosystem. We studied pollutant levels in soil, sediment and [...]
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New Paper Out: Identification of eukaryotic microorganisms with 18S rRNA next-generation sequencing in wastewater treatment plants

This study demonstrated the importance of assessing and comparing multiple molecular approaches for pathogen detection in wastewater analysis. Social: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6538687889717456897. URL: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31051375
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New Paper Out: Evaluation of 16S next-generation sequencing of hypervariable region 4 in wastewater samples

This molecular study of wastewater samples highlights the importance of validating taxonomy of NGS sequences with databases such as NCBI nr/nt, and recommends including the V3 region of 16S in future short amplicon NGS studies that aim to identify bacterial enteric pathogens in similar matrices. […]

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