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Researcher: Morrison, BVR (Ms Brigid Morrison)

Fields of Research

Environmental management
Conservation and biodiversity
Geomorphology and earth surface processes
Natural resource management
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Ecological impacts of climate change and ecological adaptation
Palaeoclimatology
Science, technology and engineering curriculum and pedagogy
Environmentally sustainable engineering
Sustainable agricultural development
Pollution and contamination
Curriculum and pedagogy theory and development
Environmental assessment and monitoring

Research Objectives

Terrestrial systems and management
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Assessment and management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean ecosystems
Ecosystem adaptation to climate change
Coastal and estuarine systems and management
Coastal or estuarine biodiversity
Other environmental management
Renewable energy
Professional development and adult education
Assessment and management of benthic marine ecosystems
Assessment, development and evaluation of curriculum
Management of liquid waste from energy activities (excl. water)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A method for establishing current salt marsh form and processes to manage sea level change; 7th International Conference on Geomorphology
An elevation of saltmarsh vegetation zonation as a predictor of elevation relative to mean sea level; School of Geography & Environmental Studies Conference 2011
Baseline Survey of Fluvial Geomorphology and Hydrology of Pipers River
Circular Head Region Coastal Foreshore Habitats: Sea Level Rise Vulnerability Assessment
Conservation ecology of Tasmanian coastal saltmarshes, southeast Australia - a review; Pacific Conservation Biology
Palaeo-Environmental Approaches to Reconstructing Sea Level Changes in Estuaries; Applications of Paleoenvironmental Techniques in Estuarine Studies
Real-time river monitoring supports community management of low-flow periods; Journal of Hydrology
Real-time water resources information used for water sharing in a Tasmanian irrigation community; 36th Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium: The Art and Science of Water
Recent sea-level accesleration in the SW Pacific started ca. 100 years ago; William Smith Meeting 2008: Observations and Causes of Sea-Level Changes on Millennial to Decadal Timescales
Suitability of salt-marsh foraminifera as proxy indicators of sea level in Tasmania; Marine Micropaleontology

Research Projects

Bioelectricity Generation from Dairy Wastewater ; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
WaterNet; CSIRO-Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
Sense-T Stage 2: Adaptive Water Resources Management (Stage 2)
Pathways to Market Research Hub

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