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Overview

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

Workshop Blue Carbon

Workshop explores the science behind Blue Carbon research

Visiting fellows gain insight into the fundamentals in assessing carbon stored in marine and coastal habitats

Mrs Charlie Phelps

ECU PhD student awarded prestigious funding to undertake world-first study

Congratulations to the Centre for Marine Ecosystems Research PhD candidate Mrs Charlie Phelps, for winning the Australian Academy of Science Max Day Environmental Science Fellowship

Dr Viena Puigcorbe

Hunting iron in sea ice

Months-long research trips across the world’s oceans are just part of the job for Dr Viena Puigcorbé Lacueva. Find out about the challenges of research on sea ice and glaciers of Antarctica.

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