Urban and Regional Landscapes
There is an opportunity to regain health and value for these landscapes through the return of ecological function in soils and accompanying vegetation.
Such outcomes can be achieved through the design and implementation of vegetation plantings that regenerate ecosystem services in degraded landscapes i.e. carbon sequestration, soil function, pollination, water filtration, livestock shelter, native biodiversity and habitat.
Green Urban Futures
Adelaide’s future climate is projected to be increasingly hot and dry, with the temperatures rising and rainfall declining. The increase in extreme temperatures is especially alarming.
Our team designs functional landscapes, through revegetation that supports return of ecosystem services, offers the potential to develop a whole new economy that could be rolled at scale in some of Australia’s most degraded ecosystems.
Provenance & ID tracking
Our researchers are developing cutting edge DNA technologies and sophisticated chemical tracing methods for a broad range of biological samples to answer questions related to illegal trade, biosecurity, environmental crime, conservation management and crime scene investigation.
OUTLIER Ecological Data Unit
Our experts can support you across applications such as environmental impact assessment, ecosystem monitoring, biological survey and biodiversity mapping. We bring together expertise in quantitative ecology to provide statistical review services to give you certainty in environmental decision-making and reporting.
Would you like to discuss working with the Urban and Regional Landscapes team?
Professor Veronica Soebarto
Theme lead – Urban and Regional Landscapes
School of Architecture and Built Environment
The University of Adelaide SA 5005 Australia
T: +61 8313 5695