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Conservation planning: incorporating patch dynamics and climate change to achieve better outcomes [ 2010 - 2012 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/DP1096453]

Researchers Dr NC Ban

Brief description This research will make significant contributions to planning for An Environmentally Sustainable Australia. Key outcomes will include guidelines for including, for the first time, the patch dynamics of coral bleaching and pelagic productivity in conservation planning. By using an Australian icon, the Great Barrier Reef, as the case study for this research, the findings will be directly applicable and implementable. Furthermore, this study will result in an understanding of the potential effect of climate change on patch dynamics, and will provide guidelines and theory for planning for such changes. This research will enable Australia to effectively protect its biodiversity and to relate this knowledge to its neighbours.

Funding Amount $240,546

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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