Discovery Early Career Researcher Award - Grant ID: DE180100017 [ 2018-02-12 - 2024-02-12 ]

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Researchers: Dr Tara Clark (Discovery Early Career Researcher Award)

Brief description A pictorial and geochemical history of Great Barrier Reef changes. This project aims to determine the timing and associated drivers behind dramatic changes in coral communities on reef flat environments since European settlement. It will use Uranium-Thorium dating, palaeoecological and geochemical techniques, as well as spatial elevation surveys to determine the timing and cause of ecological transition for inshore coral communities. This project will contribute baseline knowledge on the timing and mechanisms associated with dramatic declines in coral cover on inshore reefs of the world heritage listed Great Barrier Reef, and provide a robust scientific foundation for effective monitoring.

Funding Amount $404,950

Funding Scheme Discovery Early Career Researcher Award

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