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Beyond oceanography: behavior as a tool to uncover ocean complexity [ 2009 - 2013 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/DP0988554]

Researchers Dr L Seuront; Prof HE Stanley; Prof TJ Pedley; Dr M Koehl

Brief description It is crucial that Australia remains a world leader in marine biology and ecology and continues to preserve the uniqueness of its marine environment through the development of integrated inter-disciplinary research projects. This project will open a new area of research at both the national and international levels through the first integrated approach of the behavioural mechanisms that rule the base of the ocean food web structures and functions. The present work is also expected to open new perspectives in fields such as biological oceanography, microbial ecology, plankton ecology, behavioural ecology through the exploration of previously untapped areas of research.

Funding Amount $675,000

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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