Environmental research, maps and data for tropical Australia
Published on15 December 2016Environment Australia is tasked with managing the networks of Commonwealth Marine Reserves. This is particularly challenging in the remote and poorly known N and NW regions. Researchers from Australia's NESP Marine Biodiversity Hub's D1 project highlight five key environmental variables that may help predict biodiversity patterns across these regions.
Published on6 December 2016
Understanding the management and governance of Australia’s vast coastline can be complex.
Published on7 November 2016In partnership with the Western Australian Department of Parks and Wildlife, Western Australian Marine Science Institution scientists on the Australian Institute of Marine Science vessel RV Solander recently spent 15 days in the field collecting data to help determine what flatback sea turtles in north-western Australia eat.
Published on13 October 2016
Published on16 September 2016See what's happening during biodiversity month in Australia's unique north west marine region.
25 February 2017
22 August 2016
Benthic survey of Dugong and Turtle seagrass habitats in the North-West Torres Strait for November 2015 and January 2016 (NESP TWQ 3.5, TropWATER, JCU)
17 June 2016
Results of benthic organisms, reef fishes and manta tow surveys of Capricorn Bunker reefs in October 2015 (NESP TWQ 3.7, AIMS)
17 January 2017
Cumulative Effects of Nutrient Enrichment and Elevated Temperature Compromise the Early Life History Stages of the Coral Acropora tenuis (NERP TE 5.2, AIMS and JCU)
9 June 2016