Innovative solutions for sustainable ecosystems
Using novel technologies for assessing biodiversity and ecosystem health remotely (Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), Light induced fluorescence transient (LIFT) instruments for measuring plant productivity, thermal imaging and ground, air and satellite remote sensing.
Work in this research area is currently underway in the laboratories of CSES Members Laurie Chisholm, Ross Bradstock, Sharon Robinson, Kris French, James Wallman, Phillip Byrne, Michael Ashcroft, Barry Osmond, Zbynek Malenovsky and Melinda Waterman
Student projects / thesis title
- The Ecology and Conservation of Temperate Soft Sediment Fishes - Lachlan Fetterplace
- Phylogeny of Antarctic Mosses - Rhys Wyber
- Developing seascape models for pelagic and demersal fish assemblages - Matthew Rees
- Research Facility Will Help Solve Murder Investigations