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Dr Caroline Canham

Caroline is a Research Fellow within the School of Science.

Research Areas and Interests

  • Ecohydrology
  • Plant ecophysiology
  • Groundwater resource management
  • Plant water requirements


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Edith Cowan University, 2011.
  • Bachelor of Science Environmental Mnagemnt 1st Class Honours, Edith Cowan University, 2006.
  • Bachelor of Science Environmental Management, Edith Cowan University, 2005.


Recent Research Grants

  • Resistance is useful: Characterising plant resistance to water stress in a drying landscape. ,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher Grant - 2014,  2014 - 2015,  $16,877.
  • Provision of Ecohydrological Study of Riparian Vegetation,  Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions WA,  Tender,  2013 - 2014,  $64,700.
  • BHP Billiton Iron Ore (BHPBIO) Ecological Water Asset Project - Regional Ecohydrology Monitoring Network ,  BHP Billiton,  Grant,  2013 - 2014,  $266,342.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Canham, C., Froend, R., Stock, W., (2015), Rapid root elongation by phreatophyte seedlings does not imply tolerance of water table decline. Trees: Structure and Function, 29(3), 815-824, Heidelberg, Germany, Springer Verlag, DOI: 10.1007/s00468-015-1161-z.
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