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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.

Research themes

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.

News & events

ESCA Conference attendance

Major coastal marine conference inspiring and encouraging

The Centre for Marine Ecosystems Research (CMER) staff and postgraduate students recently attended the ECSA57 Conference 2018 and left overflowing with fresh ideas

Prof. Philippe Juneau

Welcome to Visiting Academic

The Centre for Marine Ecosystems Research welcomes Professor Philippe Juneau to ECU

Anna Lafratta research

Seagrass potential 'sink' for heavy metal pollution

Results from study by PhD student Anna Lafratta published in peer-reviewed scientific journal.

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