NERP transparent nerp only NERP transparent Hub Only

Project 2.3 Value of genetic data

Researchers: Prof. David Lindenmayer, ANU (Leader), Sam Banks, Phillip Gibbons, Jeff Wood, Melinda Moir
The quantification of the value of genetic data on dispersal for making management decisions for managing threatened species populations. 

Dr Sam Banks

Web page

I'm a conservation biologist interested in how animals respond to environmental change. I'm something of a details person and like to find out about the processes operating in animal populations and how they respond to environmental changes caused by things like disturbance, habitat fragmentation or logging. I do a lot of field-based research, but often resort to genetic methods to study the things that animals don't tell us in other ways.
A current research focus of mine is the interaction between environmental disturbance, population dynamics and genetic diversity. We know that disturbance is a key driver of population and community dynamics globally, but its effects on biodiversity at the genetic level are largely unappreciated. I also do research on methods for understanding population processes like disper ...
Read More...

PositionFellow
Member of project(s)2.12.32.4
E-mail
ResearcherIDLink
Dr Phillip Gibbons

Web page

PositionResearcher
Member of project(s)2.12.22.32.44.34.3a5.5
E-mail
ResearcherIDLink
Professor David Lindenmayer

Web page

PositionResearcher & Node Leader
Member of project(s)1.32.12.22.32.43.13.53.64.24.3
E-mail
Dr Melinda Moir

Web page

Melinda's research is focused primarily on invertebrates and their management. She has interests in coextinction (extinction of host-dependent taxa with or before their host species), restoration, threatened taxa, refugia, biogeography and taxonomy. Melinda is also interested in the consequences for Australia's invertebrates in a changing climate, and possible management strategies.

 

PositionPost Doctoral Research Fellow
Member of project(s)2.12.33.54.1
E-mail
Dr Jeff Wood

Web page

PositionResearcher
Member of project(s)2.22.32.4
E-mail