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UTS C3 Climate Change Cluster

Productive Coasts


Martina Doblin, Team leader
Allison McInnis, ARC Research Fellow
Charlotte Robinson, PhD candidate
Jennifer S. Clark, PhD candidate
Kirralee G. Baker, PhD candidate
Michaela E. Larsson, PhD candidate
Marco Alvarez, PhD candidate

Associate members

Justin Seymour, Team Leader Ocean Microbes and Healthy Oceans
Shauna Murray, Team Leader Seafood Safety: Marine Algal Biotoxins
Katherina Petrou, School of Life Sciences
Peter Ralph, C3 Director

Past members

Jason Everett, postdoctoral research fellow UNSW
Ying Hong, PhD graduate
Olivier Laczka, Chancellor's postdoctoral research fellow
Louisa Norman, PhD graduate
Virginie van Dongen-Vogels, postdoctoral research fellow

Current projects

  • Incorporating new knowledge of phytoplankton diversity and nutrient utilisation into an ocean-climate model to improve forecasts of ocean function. ARC Discovery DP140101340 (2014 – 2016).
  • Marine and Coastal Carbon Biogeochemistry Cluster: Pelagic community metabolism. CSIRO Flagship Collaboration Fund: (2013 – 2015).
  • A transportable containerised laboratory for rapid cell sorting and high-resolution bioimaging of living aquatic microbes in field locations. ARC Large Infrastructure and Equipment Fund LE130100019 (2013 – 2014). Micro CSI
  • Experimental evolution in zooxanthellae (Symbiodinium spp.) and its value in assisted adaptation of corals to temperature increases. Great Barrier Reef Foundation (2012 – 2014).

Current student opportunities

A range of undergraduate research, Honours and PhD projects are available for suitably qualified candidates. Consult the project list or contact martina.doblin@uts.edu.au


Professional Links and Collaborations

Integrated Marine Observing System (opens an external site)
Marine National Facility (opens an external site)
CSIRO Land and Water -  Environmental Earth Observation Group (opens an external site)
CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research - Wealth from Oceans Flagship (opens an external site)
Living Data (opens an external site)

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