Coastal Science & Monitoring

Dr Eric Woehler1 1Birdlife Tasmania, , Australia Abstract The distribution, abundance and population trends of resident shorebirds in Tasmania are critical for their conservation and management. Breeding population surveys of sandy beaches around Tasmania since the late 1990s provide the...
  • December 19, 2017
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Dr Perviz Marker1, Professor Mark  Hindell2, A/Prof Alastair Richardson3 1University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia, 2IMAS, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia, 3School of Zoology, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia Abstract Many seabirds breed colonially. These colonies are usually positioned to minimise...
  • December 19, 2017
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Mr Paul Donaldson1, Dr Douglas Bergersen2, Dr Matthew Barnes3, Mr Conor Jones3 1BMT, Newcastle, Australia, 2Acoustic Imaging, Cooroy, Australia, 3BMT, Brisbane, Australia Abstract Solutions for coastal management problems often require information on conditions below the ground, such as the geological/geotechnical...
  • December 19, 2017
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Dr Douglas Bergersen1, Nicole Bergersen 1Acoustic Imaging Pty Ltd, Cooroy, Australia Abstract Swath mapping of marine environments provide essential information for many coastal management efforts. Mapping techniques often include swath bathymetry, sidescan sonar, subbottom profiling and seismic. Accurate and repeatable...
  • December 19, 2017
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Dr Teresa Konlechner1, A/Prof David Kennedy1 1National Centre for Coasts and Climate, School of Geography, University Of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia Abstract This paper reviews the potential impact of climate change on dune vegetation and associated resilience of coastal foredunes in...
  • December 19, 2017
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Dr Brendan Brooke1, Dr  Claire Phillips1, Dr Leo Lymburner1 1Geoscience Australia, Canberra, Australia Abstract We assessed the utility of the Australian Landsat archive in the Digital Earth Australia (DEA) analysis platform for mapping estuarine landforms and habitats, and changes over...
  • December 19, 2017
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Dr Leo Lymburner1, Dr  Peter  Scarth2, Dr  Richard Lucas3, Mr  Peter  Bunting3, Dr Catherine Ticehurst4, Dr  Claire Phillips1 1Geoscience Australia, Symonston, Australia, 2University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, 3University of Aberystwyth, Aberystwyth, Wales, 4CSIRO , Canberra, Australia Abstract Mangroves provide a...
  • December 19, 2017
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Ms Pamela Wong1, Mr Daniel Rodger1, Ms Elisa Zavadil2 1Jeremy Benn Pacific, Spring Hill , Australia, 2Alluvium Consulting, Melbourne, Australia Abstract AssetCoast is an online and app-based coastal asset management system.  It is used for in-field data collection and condition grading,...
  • December 19, 2017
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