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This project will: 1) employ field techniques to estimate and monitor wave and erosion reduction through vegetated coastal ecosystems, and 2) incorporate remote sensing and land use data to quantify and map the avoided erosion and storm surge reduction services of these ecosystems in south eastern Australia. This project will provide key information for industry project partners and coastal zone managers in coastal risk assessment and management in south eastern Australia.
Value: AUD$26,681 per annum tax free, project support (incl. computer, travel) plus other benefits: http://www.deakin.edu.au/courses/scholarships/find-a-scholarship/rtp-and-duprs
Supervisory team: The project is supervised by academics from Deakin University (A/Prof. Peter Macreadie, Dr Clare Duncan, Dr Paul Carnell, A/Prof. Daniel Ierodiaconou, and Dr Emily Nicholson).
Closing date: The position will remain open until filled. A first assessment of applications will be conducted in late December 2017