University of Primorska Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technologies

Monday, 3 December 2018 Prof. Dr. Gretta Pecl (University of Tasmania) on climate changes in world’s oceans

We are glad to announce another guest professor visiting our Department of Biodiversity, Prof. Dr. Gretta Pecl, director of the Centre for Marine Socioecology at the University of Tasmania (Australia). Professor Pecl is among leading specialist in climate change ecology with publications in numerous prestigious scientific journals, including Nature and Science.

To understand the long term impacts of climate changes in world’s oceans, Dr. Pecl and her international colleagues, are working in global ocean hotspots that are the fastest warming ocean regions in the world. One such hotspot is on the east coast of Tasmania, a region that is warming at four times the global rate. Other hotspots she is working in include Madagascar, South Africa, India and Brazil. More info on Dr. Pecl work and publications is available at:

Dr. Pecl will give a guest lecture on climate changes in the global oceans to our students. The lecture will take place on Wednesday, December 5th, from 13:00 to 15:00 h in the classroom Famnit VP-2.

All students are kindly invited to come!