Oceanography

Research in the field of oceanography from the Faculty of Science, University of Melbourne.

Researchers

Leone Cavicchia     Regional climate modeling, extreme weather events (cyclones and extreme rainfall) and their impacts.

Tim Dempster     Basic ecological research in marine environments, to ensure fishing, aquaculture and other anthropogenic practices are developed and conducted sustainably.

Stephen Gallagher     Carboniferous to recent microfossils, sedimentology and stratigraphy to interpret bathymetry and palaeoceanography.

Greg Jenkins     Aquatic and fisheries ecology, including fish eggs and larvae, recruitment, feeding, growth, movement, and supporting habitats such as seagrass.

Agathe Lise-Pronovost     Geoarchaeology, paleoclimate, paleomagnetism.

Steve Swearer     The ecological processes that occur in early life, influencing the dynamics of fish populations, with a focus on the primary causes of extinction risk in fishes and coastal marine ecosystems.

Research centres

National Centre for Coasts and Climate (NCCC)
Working to identify the best ways of addressing climate change impacts in Australian coastal ecosystems.

ARC CoE for Environmental Decisions
Environmental science, policy and management across Australia and around the world, by solving complex problems of environmental management and monitoring in a rapidly changing and uncertain world.

Environmental Microbiology Research Initiative
How environmental microorganisms influence ecosystem and human health, change the chemistry of the planet, respond to impacts of industrial contamination and climate change, and new biotechnologies.

Research in this area is conducted in the School of BioSciences and School of Earth Sciences.