lynnath beckley

Murdoch Uni to lead major Indian Ocean expedition

January 18th, 2018

Professor Lynnath Beckley from Murdoch University will lead an international research team following the course of the International Indian Ocean Expedition (IIOE) undertaken more than 50 years ago.

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Climate change may cause rethink for Ningaloo protection

August 17th, 2016

Southern view of Ningaloo Marine Park

A new study of the World Heritage-listed Ningaloo Marine Park has found that further protection may be needed to shield the reef against the impacts of climate change.

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Students picture the natural world at ecology camp

September 15th, 2015

Murdoch student Hollie McCullough at ecology camp (Pic: Hayden Davies)

Murdoch University ecology students were encouraged to picture their work at a recent field science camp in and around Jurien Bay, resulting in a series of beautiful images.

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Tales of ocean adventures draw WA marine scientists to Murdoch

July 1st, 2015

RV Investigator (photo: CSIRO)

More than 100 marine scientists gathered at Murdoch to hear tales of exploratory ocean research voyages around the world.

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Aerial surveys generate first human activity maps for the Kimberley coast

March 25th, 2015

Human activity spotted on the southern end of Roebuck Bay by Professor Beckley

Professor Lynnath Beckley led a team who developed the first map of human activity along the western Kimberley coast using aerial surveys.

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Murdoch hosts international Indian Ocean forum

April 17th, 2014

Prof Lynnath Beckley (Murdoch University) and Dr Andreas Schiller (CSIRO) who co-chaired  the Indian Ocean Expedition Forum together with Louise Wicks and Dr Nick D’Adamo of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission.

The future of science in the Indian Ocean was the topic of a major forum held at Murdoch University in April.

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Coastal activities in the Kimberley examined in new study

February 12th, 2013

Researchers have begun the first comprehensive study of human activity along the west Kimberley coastline.

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