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Measuring the effect of 10-years de-stocking on rangeland

Field work environmental science

Honours project: Measure the effect of 10-years de-stocking on rangeland condition by comparing with neighbouring properties.

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Using remote sensing to measure the variation in suspended sediment in Gulf St. Vincent

Colorful blue-green water off the coast of South Australia. The striking colors could be due to sediment brought to the surface when strong winds churn shallow waters. Courtesy: NASA

Honours project: Use remote sensing project to characterise historical variation in suspended sediment in Gulf St. Vincent.

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Impact of wastewater and river on seagrass meadows

Seagrass research

Honours project: Explore the impact of wastewater and river on seagrass meadows.

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Genomic analysis of fungal cell wall synthesis

science academy

Honours project: Examine which sugars are made by different fungal species as cell wall components through genomic analysis.

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Bloom dynamics - Spatial variation of chlorophyll-a inside freshwater reservoirs

Algae bloom

Honours project: Use remote sensing and spatial science to investigate the variation of chlorophyll-a inside freshwater reservoirs.

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How ocean warming & acidification (or nuclear winter) changes wildlife

Ocean warming and impact on changes wildlife

Honours project: How does ocean warming and acidification affect wildlife?

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Water quality – denitrification & nutrient loads

Honours project: How does tap water with added chlorine impact our stomach?

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Environmental monitoring with drones: Fire

Drone research at University of Adelaide

Honours project: Use drones to model fire break design to manage fire while minimising ecological disturbances; or investigate spatial regrowth dynamics of Mallee after a fire.

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Aquatic plant photosynthesis as a driver of large pH changes in wetlands

Field work environmental science

Honours project: Explore large pH changes in wetlands and how aquatic plant photosynthesis contribute to this process.

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Do plants need to sleep?

Plant science laboratory work

Honours project: There's evidence in some plants that lack of a dark period can inhibit growth - so do plants need sleep?

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