The North West Australia Marine Science symposium hosted by WAMSI, at the WA Maritime Museum in Fremantle on the Thursday 21 February 2013 was a great sucess as it brought together researchers from government, industry, scientific agencies and academia to provide a five year ‘snapshot’ of upcoming marine science in the Gascoyne, Pilbara and Kimberley coastline areas.
Below are a list of some of the speaker presentations.
Luke Edwards – Western Australian Node of the Australian Ocean Data Network (WAODN) Metadata Catalogue – what’s thereLuke Edwards – CATAMI (Collaborative and Annotation Tools for Analysis of Marine Imagery and video)
Chris Simpson – Kimberley Marine Research Program
Kelly Waples – Building capacity for marine wildlife research in WA through a Marine Wildlife node of WAMSI
Ryan Lowe – Physical and coupled ecological processes within Australia’s northwest coral reef ecosystems
Piers Larcombe – Shelf sediment transport in NW Australia over decades to centuries: a knowledge gap for science, development & regulation
Simon Allen – MUCRU’s North West Australian Marine Mammal Research: 2013 and beyond
MIng Feng – The Ningaloo Niño
Kim Freidman – What WAMMP needs from WAMSI in the Kimberley and related NW Research?
Glenn Hyndes – Edith Cowan University’s research in the north-west
Lindsay Collins – Curtin’s Northwest Marine Research, Next 5 Years
Richard Brinkman – Bio-physical Oceanography of the Kimberley coastal region
Kimberley Onton – Migratory shorebird research in north west Australia
David Morgan – Threatened fish related research in the north-west
Fiona Valesini – Characteristics of the fish and invertebrate fauna in Kimberley estuaries
Clay Bryce – The WA Museum’s Woodside Kimberley Biodiversity projects: Yesterday, today and tomorrow!
Malcolm McCulloch – Resilience of Coral Reefs of NW Western Australia to Climatic Extremes and Environmental Impacts
Shaun Collin – The Pilbara Marine Conservation Partnership
Ming Feng – Marine connectivity in the Pilbara-Ningaloo region
Jane Fromont – Conservation Systematics of the western Pilbara fauna