Coral fertilisation is most sensitive to sticky inshore sediments according to researchers working to define the effects of dredging-related pressures and natural high turbidity events.
WAMSI and its terrestrial counterpart WABSI will administer $280,000 in legacy funds to further remote sensing knowledge in Western Australia.
WAMSI welcomes Dr Jenny Shaw as Research Director to manage the development of the Blueprint for Marine Science priorities.
Mr Bruce Lake to take over as interim Chair of the Western Australian Marine Research Institution from 1 January 2019.
Offshore foundations and kelp forest loss were the focus for more than $3 million in funding allocated to eight marine science projects in Western Australia through the Australian Research Council.
WAMSI posts more than 130 data records making it the fourth biggest contributor to the WA Government’s open data portal.
Researchers are calling for an urgent response to mitigate the threats to the Shark Bay World Heritage site from the effects of a changing climate.
After more than ten years of dedicated professional service to WAMSI, we farewelled Business Manager and Executive Secretary to the Governing Board Linda McGowan and wish her all the best in her retirement.
The Perth metro and southern coastlines are among the next areas of focus for research development by the WAMSI partnership.
More than 70 science and industry experts have joined forces to examine the threats and prioritise the research needed to save the Shark Bay World Heritage site status.
A global study has assessed the potential risk from dredging to coastal fish and fisheries and identified guidelines that could protect 95 per cent of fishes from dredging‐induced mortality.
A new study has developed a model that moves researchers a step closer to improved predictions of changes in shorelines adjacent to coral reefs and the transport of suspended sediments in reef systems.
A review of Western Australian stakeholders has found that many are in favour of decommissioned oil and gas platforms being left to serve as artificial reefs as long as there is evidence to support the benefits.
Research has shown that the success of marine resource management is influenced by the levels of trust that exists between decision-makers and the rest of society.
Western Australia's blue economy has received more than $2.6 million in funding over three years to support marine science.