Jakob is a student researcher for Project B4 'Underpinning Underpinning the repair and conservation of Australia’s threatened coastal-marine habitats' led by Colin Creighton and Ian McLeod (TropWATER, JCU) and Dr Chris Gillies (The Nature Conservancy).
Jakob's research focuses on coastal wetland and estuarine ecology in the tropics, tropical ecosystem repair, tropical estuarine fisheries, land-based effects on coastal ecosystems and sustainable management of agricultural land use. Jakobs research also focuses on habitat-productivty linkages for tropical estuarine ecosystems.
Jakob has studied at James Cook University and has recently completed a Master of Philosophy in tropical estuarine ecology. Jakob is also a research scientist at the Department of Natural Resources and Mines for the Paddock-to-Reef program.
MPhil (Natural & Physical Sciences) James Cook University 2015 -2019
Graduate Diploma of Research Methods (Marine Ecology) - James Cook University - 2015
Bsc (Marine Biology) - James Cook University 2014
Membership of key national committees
25 November 2020
30 July 2020
15 February 2018
25 May 2016