Collaboration on seagrass dynamics modelling methods
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About The Event
Seagrass meadows constitutes ecologically-significant coastal habitats and food for a lot of marinespecies, contribute to water quality,act as a buffer against coastal erosion, and also absorb some of the carbon of the oceans. This project will advance seagrass dynamics studies in the context of global anthropogenic change to develop generic decision-support tools that can be applied regionally to better understand seagrass meadows dynamics, its vulnerability to local and global stressors, and to inform effective management actions. The recent transdisciplinary research collaboration between the Queensland University of Technology, Edith Cowan University, and the French Research Institute for Marine Exploitation will gather complementary expertise (marine ecology, ecological modelling, statistics, coastal oceanography and hydro-sediment dynamics) to progress on seagrass dynamics.