Human-induced changes in the genetic structure of amphibian populations [ 2006 - 2008 ]

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Researchers Dr J Van Buskirk; Dr JE Melville; Dr KM Parris; Dr JJ Austin; Dr MJ Littlejohn

Brief description This study will produce one of the first predictive models of the impact of humans on the genetic structure of animal populations. It will contribute to land-use planning in the greater Melbourne area, and support the regional action plan called Melbourne2030. It will promote active collaboration between universities and Museum Victoria, enriching our local intellectual community. The project will address current debates within landscape genetics, and strengthen Australia's international standing in landscape ecology. Several Australian undergraduate and PhD students will participate in cutting-edge science, which helps Australia maintain its prominent international reputation in these fields.

Funding Amount $221,000

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