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Prof

Richard Eckard

Professor - Dairy Industry
Agriculture And Food
methane
nitrous oxide
nitrogen
Production
nutrient cycling and emissions
ammonia
nitrate
denitrification
volatilisation
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Prof

Richard Eckard

 
Division
Veterinary And Agricultural Sciences
 
Primary Interest
Greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural systems - mainly livestock
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Prof

Richard Eckard

 

Richard is Professor of Livestock Production Systems and Director of the Primary Industries Climate Challenges Centre (www.piccc.org.au) in the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, the University of Melbourne. His research focuses on sustainable livestock production, nitrogen cycling and loss in grazing systems, with a recent focus on carbon farming and options for agriculture to respond to a changing climate.

He is a science adviser to the Australian, New Zealand and UK governments, and the UN FAO, on climate change adaptation, mitigation and carbon policy development in agriculture. Richard leads a network within the Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gasses and a member of the Greenhouse Gas and Animal Agriculture international science committee. Richard has published over 150 peer reviewed papers, with 80 peer-reviewed papers, 7 book chapters, and 140 conference papers on climate change, carbon farming and agriculture since 2010.

Projects

Displaying the 28 most recent projects by Richard Eckard.

28

Projects

Project Types


18

Research Grant


10

Research Contracts


Scholarly Works

Displaying the 207 most recent scholarly works by Richard Eckard.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2011

Future Farming Systems Research Staff Awards - Outstanding Scientific Paper

Department of Primary Industries

2005

DPI Primary Elements Sustainability Initiative Award for the DPI Action Agenda on Climate Change

Department of Primary Industries

2003

Primary Industries Research Victoria - Sustainability Initiative Award for the projects efforts towards ensuring a sustainable and viable agricultural

Department of Primary Industries

2003

Primary Industries Research Victoria Innovation Award - The multi-campus communications model within Greenhouse in Agriculture

Department of Primary Industries

2003

DPI Primary Elements Sustainability Initiative Award for Greenhouse in Agriculture

Department of Primary Industries

1995

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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Professor - Dairy Industry

Agriculture And Food

Nominated By Federal Minister'S For Agriculture And Climate Change

Australian Society of Soil Science

Member 2009 To Date

American Dairy Science Association

Member Since 2008

National Climate Change Research Program Expert Advisory Committee

Member Since 2007

Greenhouse Gas and Animal Agriculture Conference, International Science Committee

Member

Fertiliser Industry Federation of Australia, FERTCARE, Technical Committee

Member Since 1998

Grassland Society of Southern Australia

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Natal

Master of Agricultural Science

University of Natal

Bachelor of Agricultural Science

University of Natal