Research Scientist

GPO Box 1538

Hobart, TAS 7001

+61 3 6232 5195

Person details


Qamar Schuyler handles statistical modelling for a variety of marine debris-related projects. Her research interests include the impacts of marine debris on wildlife, the analysis of satellite imagery for ecological change detection, visual ecology, and sea turtle biology and ecology. Qamar also has extensive experience in marine tourism, and coordinated outreach and education campaigns in the Mariana Islands.

Background and academic qualifications

Qamar is originally from the United States and has a PhD from the University of Queensland and a Masters of Environmental Studies from the College of Charleston in South Carolina. She is also an avid racing sailor and certified yoga instructor.