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News & Events from the School of Surveying

Microbe communities discovered under Antarctica’s Ross Ice Shelf

Tuesday, 11 January 2022 8:51am

A University of Otago-led study has found evidence of a diverse community of microbes that thrive in the cold, dark, low-energy environment beneath Antarctica’s Ross Ice Shelf, hundreds of kilometres from the open ocean.

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Survey and Spatial NZ Fellowship

Friday, 15 October 2021 4:27pm

Survey and Spatial NZ (S+SNZ) called for 2021 award nominations earlier this year, and nominated Chris Pearson, an Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the University of Otago School of Surveying

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School of Surveying Well Represented at the Survey+Spatial NZ Conference 2021

Wednesday, 11 August 2021 10:31am

Many staff as well as past and present students were at the recent Survey+Spatial New Zealand (S+SNZ)/Tātai Whenua Conference in Auckland, with lecturer Emily Tidey presented a Professional Excellence Award and student Patrick Coughlan attending on Kairūri Community Trust Sponsorship.

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Otago students sponsored to attend NZ Hydrographic Society Seminar

Monday, 26 July 2021 9:44am

In early July, 9 students from the School of Surveying at Otago were sponsored to attend the New Zealand Region (NZR) of the Australasian Hydrographic Society (AHS) Annual World Hydrography Day Seminar.

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Scholarship has meaningful recognition

Wednesday, 7 July 2021 9:09am

Connecting with her heritage has been an important part of one student’s journey here at Otago.

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Otago’s Mountain Research Centre explores snow, ice and glaciers in our changing climate

Wednesday, 23 June 2021 9:30am

Tackling the uncertainty of how changes to snow and ice cover will impact New Zealand’s water resources is one of the goals of University of Otago’s Mountain Research Centre (MRC).

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Snow’s response to climate change the focus of new project

Thursday, 17 June 2021 8:51am

Snow falling in Aotearoa/New Zealand’s mountain regions is a major source of freshwater, but how much snow is being stored and how it’s expected to contribute to future stream flows with our changing climate remains uncertain.

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2020 Per Enge Early Achievement Award

Tuesday, 23 March 2021 10:49am

Senior Lecturer Dr Robert Odolinski has just been awarded the Institute of Navigation (ION) Early Achievement Award for 2020, which is to recognize continuing contributions to the art and science of navigation by an early career researcher. Robert's work on low-cost precise positioning for diverse applications is changing the way we think about and use global navigation satellite systems. The award will be made in a global awards event in late January 2021. Congratulations Robert!