Dr Adrian Morphett: Biochar
Monday 1 May 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm AEST
Dr Adrian Morphett is a Principal Environmental Engineer at Earth Systems, with over 17 years experience in energy and carbon sector. Adrian will present solutions for biochar production from waste wood sources and recent projects using the Earth Systems’ CharMaker – Mobile Pyrolysis Plant. Biochar is a form of charcoal produced from sustainable sources which when applied to the soil, can last for thousands of years, acting as a stable carbon store capturing carbon from the atmosphere and locking it in a solid form. Biochar has many benefits including Carbon sequestration, soil amendment, water retention, increasing plant growth and crop yields. Earth Systems is an environmental and social consulting firm with its head office in Melbourne
WHEN: 6:30 – 8pm Monday 1 May 2017
Fritz Loewe Theatre (entry via level 2)
University of Melbourne
Cnr Elgin & Swanston Streets, Carlton
Getting there: Take any tram on Swanston Street and get off at Stop 1, Melbourne University.
Entry to building is on south side of Elgin St up the ramp and through the automatic doors.
Entry: Gold coin donation
Thank you to the University of Melbourne Energy Institute (MEI), our Zero Carbon Australia project partners for supporting us in bringing you this event.
Everyone is welcome to come along to the pub next door to continue the discussion after 8pm!