WAMSI 'Social Values' project leader, Professor Susan Moore, established an international research reputation in eco-tourism, and understanding and managing interactions between wildlife and tourists.
Researchers have compared the impact low light and suspended sediment particles have on coral and found that, of the two events associated with dredging, several coral species are more likely to be affected by the loss in light intensity.
A Western Australian Marine Science Institution research team has commissioned two satellite images to be taken from 600 kilometres above Earth in order to do an accurate headcount of humpbacks migrating up the WA coast.
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The second Blueprint Steering Committee wrapped up a very encouraging first three months of the Implementation Strategy with people from across industry, government, community and academia working together to define and progress a number of project areas.
An evaluation of WAMSI's Ningaloo Research Program identifies a set of knowledge exchange principles to be implemented as part of any applied research program.
Western Australian marine science has attracted more than $5 million in the latest round of funding from the Australian Research Council.
Scientists recently spent 15 days in the Kimberley collecting data to help determine what flatback sea turtles in northwestern Australia eat.
New research results help predictions about whether seagrass can recover from dredging associated with large port developments, and if so, how quickly.
Understanding whether sponges can survive in turbid water, and being covered in sediment from dredging operations are important questions scientists are asking.
A pilot project that generated the first snapshot of combined environmental data collected off the northwest coast has led to the sharing of metadata from many industry and publicly funded studies in Western Australia.
Researchers have been in the Cambridge Gulf and Prince Regent River working with local rangers to find out more about the distribution, abundance and population structure of the Australian snubfin and humpback dolphins.
At least two access ways through freshwater barriers need to be established for endangered sawfish in the north of Western Australia and other areas need to be monitored according to a new report.
Research indicates strong public support for protecting and conserving much of the Kimberley coastline according to a report for WAMSI's Kimberley Marine Science Program.