Geography-Geology Building, Sandy Bay Campus, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 78, Hobart, Tasmania 7001. Australia.
Reasearch on wetlands ecology and management (particularly saltmarshes, wetland birds, fish); Lecturer in Physical Geography & Environmental Management (.5)
Leading expert in Tasmanian saltmarsh ecology and management with over 10 years of experience visiting and studying saltmarshes across the State and its offshore islands. Publications include the ‘Field Guide to the Plants of Tasmanian Saltmarsh Wetlands’, atlases for saltmarshes for all three NRM Regions of Tasmania, the ‘Saltmarsh Matters’ citizen science app (https://saltmarsh.eskmapping.com.au/), over 10 journal articles and 20 technical reports, and numerous other science communication materials.
Membership of key national committees
Thursday 26 May 2016
Australia once had extensive shellfish reefs across its coastlines, but they are now largely destroyed and NESP Marine Biodiversity Hub researchers from James Cook University (JCU) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) have identified what needs to be done to repair and conserve them.
Their report released today - "Shellfish reef habitats: a synopsis to underpin the repair and conservation of Australia’s environmentally, socially and economically important bays...
Australia’s Environment Minister, the Hon Greg Hunt MP, joined University of Tasmania scientists and volunteer divers on a Reef Life Survey at Tinderbox Marine Reserve south of Hobart today.
After the dive, the Minister joined UTAS Vice Chancellor, Professor Peter Rathjen, at Hobart’s Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies to launch the Marine Biodiversity Hub, one of six hubs funded under the National Environmental Science Programme (NESP).
The NESP is a six-...
Wednesday 10 December 2014
The Australian Government has announced the successful organisations to lead research hubs under the $142.5 million National Environmental Science Programme (NESP). The programme will assist decision-makers to understand, manage and conserve Australia's environment by funding world-class biodiversity and climate science. This research will ensure decisions about managing Australia's biodiversity and environmental resources are made on the best available...