Marine Plastics: A deep dive with Dr. Denise Hardesty

About the Webinar

Stormwater Shepherds proudly presents the Marine Plastics: a deep dive webinar, with Guest Speaker Dr. Denise Hardesty. In this segment we will explore marine plastic, it’s various sources, and impacts.

This session will be especially relevant for local council representatives, ESD consultants or engineers looking to gain an understanding from Dr Denise Hardesty of how pollution is conveyed through the stormwater network and increases the problematic plastic crisis. The webinar runs for approximately 60 minutes, inclusive of a Q&A session at the end of the session.

CPD credit hours = 1


Dr. Denise Hardesty

principal research scientist, CSIRO’s Oceans and Atmosphere
Dr. Hardesty is a principal research scientist and team leader with CSIRO’s Oceans and Atmosphere. Her current research projects focus on plastic pollution and illegal fishing. For the past several years she has been leading a portfolio of marine debris projects which has resulted in global recognition of Australia’s role in cutting-edge plastics pollution work of high value and impact. She provides expert opinion on marine debris related matters to the federal government, to non-government organizations, to industry stakeholders and NGOs within Australia and internationally, and to other audiences focused on marine debris impacts at a multitude of spatiotemporal scales. She has also been a key player engaging in national and international workshops with government, industry, fisheries and other stakeholders aiming to reduce the trans-boundary ghostnet issue.
Enrolled: 2 students
Duration: 1 Hour
Lectures: 1
Video: 1 hour
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