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Climate change & lakes

A frozen Gangapurna Lake close to Manang

Honours project: How is climate changing temperature and ice cover in the world’s lakes?

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Arid aquatic refugia

Hunting for aquatic micro invertebrates

Honours project: Are waterholes within the Flinders Ranges an important refugia for aquatic micro invertebrates?

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Coorong water quality

Coorong National Park - water research

Honours project: Examining Coorong wave activities and study how it affects sediment resuspension and nutrient concentrations.

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Evolution and systematics of arthropods

Dolichogenidea xenomorph wasp

Honours project: Conduct research into the life forms which are responsible for key ecological processes, but also cause major problems as pests and vectors of disease to plants and other animals.

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Ecosystem impact on fish extending their ranges to higher latitudes along the east coast of Australia

Coral reef fish

Honours project: Learn about how coral reef fishes are extending their ranges to higher latitudes along the east coast of Australia and what the consequences are for temperate fishes and ecosystems.

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How climate change impacts fish populations

A damselfish at the volcanic seep in New Zealand.

Honours project: Gain an understanding of how ocean acidification will affect the behaviour and physiology of fish species.

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Wildlife conservation, plant-animal interactions and restoration ecology

Wildlife conservation biology

Honours project: Work with scientists in terrestrial ecology and behaviour to providing research outcomes that facilitate the management, conservation and restoration of biodiversity.

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Environmental monitoring with drones: Remote sensing

Scientists from the Unmanned Research Aircraft Facility

Honours project: Integrating / calibrating moderate resolution Landsat spectral data with extremely high resolution imaging.

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Shape differences between closely-related bat species

Bat survey - research

Honours project: Investigate the shape differences between closely-related bat species.

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Future carbon emissions – comparing the responses of land plants with marine plants

Marine plant responses to carbon emissions

Honours project: Compare responses of land plants with marine plants to future carbon emissions.

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