Multi-model predictions of ecosystem flux under climate change based on novel genetic and image analysis methods [ 2011 - 2014 ]

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Researchers Lowe Prof Andrew J; Prof Corey J Bradshaw; Prof Anton J van den Hengel; Prof Barry W Brook; Prof Alan Cooper

Brief description Improving the forecasts of ecosystem shifts must be a key focus of future ecological research if we are to preserve our unique Australian landscapes. Our proposal is of clear benefit to Australia because of the urgent need for integrated methods to predict the cumulative impact of shifts in climate and land use. We will also contribute innovative tools involving genetic and image analysis, and state-of-the-art modelling. The damage modern human societies are inflicting on global environments has led to a great demand for logistically feasible and cost-effective ways to prevent biodiversity loss.

Funding Amount $556,800

Funding Scheme Super Science Fellowships

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