Matt Hatcher
  • The University of Western Australia (M701), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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I aim to support all technical aspects of collecting the data needed for coastal and ocean research, and to understand how it is then interepeted to gain new insight.

Roles and responsibilities

I work at the Great Southern Marine Research Facility in Albany W.A. as a technician with Dr. Ryan Lowe and Dr. Jeff Hansen. My primary role is working with near coastal wavebuoys around Australia, funded through the IMOS new technology proving program. I also work collecting nearshore hydrodynamic and morphological data with a variety of instruments.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

Education/Academic qualification

Oceanography, MSc., Physical Oceanography, Dalhousie University

Award Date: 1 Jun 2017

Physics, B.S., Dalhousie University

Award Date: 30 Jun 2006

Industry keywords

  • Oceans
  • Energy
  • Environmental

Research expertise keywords

  • Oceanographic measurement methods
  • Oceanography
  • coastal processes
  • Wave energy
  • Coastal geomorphology and coastal management
  • Coastal sediment transport
  • Coastal waves


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