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North West Australia Marine Science Symposium

The North West Australia Marine Science symposium hosted by WAMSI, at the WA Maritime Museum in Fremantle on the Thursday 21 February 2013 was a great sucess as it brought together researchers from government, industry, scientific agencies and academia to provide a five year ‘snapshot’ of upcoming marine science in the Gascoyne, Pilbara and Kimberley coastline areas.



Below are a list of some of the speaker presentations.



Luke Edwards - Western Australian Node of the Australian Ocean Data Network (WAODN) Metadata Catalogue – what’s there
Luke Edwards - CATAMI (Collaborative and Annotation Tools for Analysis of Marine Imagery and video)
Chris Simpson - Kimberley Marine Research Program
Kelly Waples - Building capacity for marine wildlife research in WA through a Marine Wildlife node of WAMSI
Ryan Lowe - Physical and coupled ecological processes within Australia’s northwest coral reef ecosystems
Piers Larcombe - Shelf sediment transport in NW Australia over decades to centuries: a knowledge gap for science, development & regulation
Simon Allen - MUCRU’s North West Australian Marine Mammal Research: 2013 and beyond
MIng Feng - The Ningaloo Niño
Kim Freidman - What WAMMP needs from WAMSI in the Kimberley and related NW Research?
Glenn Hyndes - Edith Cowan University’s research in the north-west
Lindsay Collins - Curtin’s Northwest Marine Research, Next 5 Years
Richard Brinkman - Bio-physical Oceanography of the Kimberley coastal region
Kimberley Onton - Migratory shorebird research in north west Australia
David Morgan - Threatened fish related research in the north-west
Fiona Valesini - Characteristics of the fish and invertebrate fauna in Kimberley estuaries
Clay Bryce - The WA Museum’s Woodside Kimberley Biodiversity projects: Yesterday, today and tomorrow!
Malcolm McCulloch - Resilience of Coral Reefs of NW Western Australia to Climatic Extremes and Environmental Impacts
Shaun Collin - The Pilbara Marine Conservation Partnership
Ming Feng - Marine connectivity in the Pilbara-Ningaloo region
Jane Fromont - Conservation Systematics of the western Pilbara fauna

Download and run the PowerPoints to listen to the talk.