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Dear <<First Name>>,

Welcome to the latest edition of SIMS NEWS!

Don't forget to check out all the detail of the 2019 SIMS Emerald DInner


 
Come along to the Long Reef rock pools with Operation Crayweed and our new friends at Balgowlah North to take a closer look at the marine life that lives in this beautiful habitat!
Goose Barnacles as Forensic Tools

Ocean debris is particularly important for oceanography, biogeography and as it turns out......forensics!  Thomas Mesaglio of  UNSW Sydney is investigating how goose barnacles can be used in forensics to reconstruct the drift path and duration at sea of beach-cast objects.
COME TAKE A LOOK AT THIS FASCINATING PROJECT

A spectacular twilight Sydney Science Festival event at SIMS
It's time to shine a light on NSW Corals

From Reef to Harbour : The hidden wonder of NSW Corals


As you walk along the Chowder Bay foreshore, be transported along the NSW coast from the Solitary Islands near Coffs Harbour, out to Lord Howe Island, down to Sydney Harbour, and along the South Coast through "vivid-esque" projections, interactive displays, virtual reality experiences, coral samples and artwork.  This event is jointly hosted by SIMS and UNSW Sydney and features leading researchers from UNSW , Macquarie University, the University of Sydney, and the University of Newcastle.
 
10TH AUGUST, 6PM - RESERVE YOUR TICKET NOW
An update from the Sydney Harbour Research Program 
Sediment Rehabilitation


Recently,  a collaborative team has been studying the characteristics of sediments around remnant oyster reefs in Port Hacking and Hunter River. The team wants to establish how oysters influence the processing of pollutants in those sediments.
READ THE FULL UPDATE HERE
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