Research Themes

Major Research and Innovation Themes:

  • Understanding and ameliorating the impacts of urbanisation on estuaries and coasts
  • Understanding, mitigating, and adapting to the impacts of climate change on marine and coastal systems
  • Providing ocean observations and information products for evidence-based decision-making
  • Restoring and remediating damaged and degraded marine and coastal systems

Emerging Themes:

  • Ocean finance and accounting
  • Partnerships with indigenous communities and traditional knowledge holders
  • Sustaining marine food production in a changing ocean
  • Mitigating the impacts of catastrophic events and major coastal developments
  • Application of technologies to reduce threats to protected marine species and places
  • Catchment to coast integrated management