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Researcher: Prahalad, V (Mr Vishnu Prahalad)

Fields of Research

Natural Resource Management
Environmental Management
Environmental Monitoring
Ecological Impacts of Climate Change
Environmental Education and Extension
Ecological Applications
Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Conservation and Biodiversity
Health Care Administration
Environmental Rehabilitation (excl. Bioremediation)
Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience
Terrestrial Ecology

Research Objectives

Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Ecosystem Assessment and Management
Environmental Education and Awareness
Ecosystem Adaptation to Climate Change
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Marine Environments
Rehabilitation of Degraded Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Time Use, Unpaid Work and Volunteering
Environmental Policy, Legislation and Standards
Environmental and Natural Resource Evaluation
Climate Change Adaptation Measures
Economic Incentives for Environmental Protection
Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity of environments
Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity at Regional or Larger Scales
Ecosystem Assessment and Management at Regional or Larger Scales
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Australia (excl. Social Impacts)
Coastal and Estuarine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

2nd National Intertidal Subtidal Benthic Habitat Classification Scheme Workshop Report
A Guide to the Plants of Tasmanian Saltmarsh Wetlands; PML Limited
Atlas of coastal saltmarsh wetlands in Northern Tasmania
Atlas Of Coastal Saltmarsh Wetlands In The Cradle Coast Region Of Tasmania
Australian National Aquatic Ecosystem Classification Scheme Version 0.8b
Bird app enabling Tasmanians to become citizen scientists
Book review: Tidal Marsh Restoration. A Synthesis of Science and Management; Ecological Management and Restoration
Circular Head Region Coastal Foreshore Habitats: Sea Level Rise Vulnerability Assessment
Climate Change influences on the Derwent Estuary, Southern Tasmania; Coast to Coast 2010
Coastal foreshore natural assets: their value and predicament; Coast to Coast 2010
Coastal Saltmarsh Wetland Asset Mapping: Technical Report
Coastal Saltmarsh Wetland Asset Mapping: Technical Report
Community based monitoring of NRM North coastal saltmarshes
Conservation Education and Outreach Techniques (2nd Edition) Susan K. Jacobson, Mallory D. McDuff and Martha C. Monroe. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 2015, xvi + 428 pp. ISBN: 9780198567714. Price USD$64.95 (paperback); Ecological Management and Restoration
Design Guidelines for HCVAE Sites: Discussion Paper Version 0.3
Ecologists, economics and politics: problems and contradictions in applying neoliberal ideology to nature conservation in Australia; Pacific Conservation Biology
Fears over wetland development threat
Hobart conference to focus on marshes and mangroves (Everything you wanted to know about swamps and were afraid to ask)
Human impacts and saltmarsh loss in the Circular Head coast, north-west Tasmania, 1952-2006: implications for management; Pacific Conservation Biology
Implementation of the Ramsar Convention on wetlands in Tasmania, Australia; Journal of International Wildlife Law and Policy
Improving environmental and public health: UTAS CARES Collaboration; EHA 41st National Conference Conference
Inventory and monitoring of the birds of Tasmanian saltmarsh wetlands; Tasmanian Bird Report
Is wind-wave fetch exposure related to soft shoreline change in swell-sheltered situations with low terrestrial sediment input?; Journal of Coastal Conservation
Long term temporal changes in south east Tasmanian saltmarshes; School of Geography and Environmental Studies Conference 2009
Mapping and inventory of NRM North coastal saltmarshes
Mapping coastal saltmarshes in Southern Tasmania
Preliminary Vegetation Mapping of the Dromedary Marshes, Derwent Estuary
Richmond Park Saltmarsh Site Preliminary Baseline Condition Assessment and Interim Management Recommendations
Saltmarsh Atlas maps the wetlands of the Cradle Coast
Sea level rise effects: Where? When? How? Forsooth?; School of Geography & Environmental Studies Conference 2010
Southern Tasmanian coastal saltmarsh futures: a preliminary strategic assessment
Talking Point: Coast lovers usually ignore the riches behind our beaches
Talking Point: Leaving Tassie’s floodplains to nature can be better than walls, levees
Tasmanian coastal saltmarsh community transitions associated with climate change and relative sea level rise 1975-2009; Australian Journal of Botany
Temporal changes in south east Tasmanian saltmarshes
Temporal Changes in South-East Tasmanian Saltmarshes
The Future of the Derwent Estuary Saltmarshes and Tidal Freshwater Wetlands in Response to Sea Level Rise
UTAS CARES: Partnerships for education and the environment; 15th World Congress on Public Health
Vegetation Community Mapping and Baseline Condition Assessment of the Lauderdale Race Course Flats Saltmarsh, Derwent Estuary
Vulnerability of coastal habitat of the Circular Head region to seal level rise: Communication Plan
Wetlands - Nature's flood absorber
World Wetlands Day prompts reflection

Research Projects

Coastal Saltmarsh Wetland Asset Mapping (in the Cradle Coast region)
Fish use of Tasmanian coastal saltmarshes as a case for saltmarsh repair
Mapping and levee building and saltmarsh loss in far northwest Tasmania
Robbins Passage - Boullanger Bay Habitat Vulnerability Assessment
Steps to saltmarsh conservation in Northern Tasmania

Research Candidate Supervision