At the Centre for Marine Ecosystems Research (CMER) we use applied and fundamental research to improve our understanding of the ecological processes of coastal marine systems, and how these respond to both natural and human induced pressures.
The centre conducts research across the themes of:
Research in these themes encompasses a wide range of reef and seagrass ecosystems, from tropical to temperate environments.
ECU marine scientists present their research at national conference.
ECU well represented as marine science students present their research at Rottnest Island.
Centre for Marine Ecosystems Research student grant win supports light quality research on seagrasses.