About the theme


This research integrates historical and new on-ground data, providing an insight into sediment transport and beach process in Owen Anchorage and Cockburn Sound. This data will inform the protection and maintenance of shoreline stability, coastal amenity, marine ecosystems and shipping channel stability.

The findings will also inform where dredge material may be redistributed to benefit local beaches or to support ecosystem restoration such as seagrass meadows.

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Program: WAMSI Westport Marine Science Program

Location: Cockburn Sound

Theme Leader: Associate Professor Jeff Hansen (UWA)