• The University of Western Australia (M089), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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I am a Lecturer in the UWA School of Agriculture and Environment. My research interests focus on geographical elements of environmental systems, and how spatial and temporal models can examine environmental change and drivers of change. Particularly this has involved investigating coastal and marine changes in habitat through Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and remote sensing data. 

Recent research projects have been focussed on assessing remote sensing technolgies and spatial analytics for monitoring and detecting change in marine habitat, including mangroves, seagrass, and coral reefs. I have a particular interest in developing and testing emerging remote sensing and GIS methods for marine and environmental monitroing, and assessing blue carbon. Over my research career my research expereince has expanded to include in population health. 

I am the Unit Coordinator for ENVT 4408 Programming in GIS, and ENVT 4408 Remote Sensing of the Environment Postgradaute units. 

I am the Specilisation Coordinator for Marine and Coastal in the Masters of Envrironmental Science

Teaching overview

ENVT 4408 Programming in GIS

ENVT 4409 Remote Sensing of the Environment

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 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

Education/Academic qualification


Research expertise keywords

  • Geographic information systems (GIS)
  • Remote Sensing and GIS
  • Remote Sensing
  • Remote sensing (Google Earth)
  • Environmental geography
  • Marine ecology
  • Habitat mapping
  • Spatial Analysis


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