Archive | November 27, 2010

The Case of Irish Oaks Tree Rings

Queen’s University Belfast holds an extensive database on tree rings, particularly Irish oaks; information that may be used in the reconstruction of past climate conditions.  A request for this information from Doug Keenan under the United Kingdom’s Freedom of Information Legislation was disputed on the basis of intellectual property rights, compliance costs and usefulness of […]

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Invitation to The Land’s Gala Centenary Dinner

 Set down for Saturday, February 26, 2011 at Sydney Olympic Park Homebush, The Land’s gala Centenary Dinner will officially kick start a year of celebrations designed to acknowledge those who have supported us over the last 100 years. The Land is the flagship paper for Rural Press and I’ve been a fortnightly columnist since about […]

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