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Researcher: Monk, J (Dr Jacquomo Monk)

Fields of Research

Aquatic Ecosystem Studies and Stock Assessment
Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Surveying (incl. Hydrographic Surveying)
Environmental Monitoring

Research Objectives

Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Marine Environments
Protected Conservation Areas in Marine Environments
Coastal and Estuarine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Fresh, Ground and Surface Water Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity

Career Best Publications

Comparison of automated classification techniques for predicting benthic biological communities using hydroacoustics and video observations; Continental Shelf Research
Detecting patterns of change in benthic habitats by acoustic remote sensing; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
How long should we ignore imperfect detection of species in the marine environment when modelling their distribution?; Fish and Fisheries

Research Publications

3. Seafloor mapping field manual for multibeam sonar
4. Marine sampling field manual for autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs)
Analysis of Approaches for Monitoring Biodiversity in Commonwealth Waters - Field work report
Are we predicting the actual or apparent distribution of temperate marine fishes?; PLoS ONE
Aspects of the biology of Galaxias maculatus; Journal of Fish Biology
Biological and habitat feature descriptions for the continental shelves of Australia’s temperate-water marine parks- including collation of existing mapping in all AMPs
Collation of existing shelf reef mapping data and gap identification. Phase 1 Final Report - Shelf reef key ecological features
Collation of shelf mapping data: Updating the reef Key Ecological Features (KEF) record; National Environmental Science Programme Marine Biodiversity Hub Annual Workshop
Combining pixel and object based image analysis of ultra-high resolution multibeam bathymetry and backscatter for habitat mapping in shallow marine waters; Marine Geophysical Researches
Comparison of automated classification techniques for predicting benthic biological communities using hydroacoustics and video observations; Continental Shelf Research
Detecting patterns of change in benthic habitats by acoustic remote sensing; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Developing indicators and a baseline for monitoring demersal fish in datapoor, offshore Marine Parks using probabilistic sampling; Ecological Indicators
Effects of micro‑ and mesograzers on intertidal macroalgal recruitment; Marine Biology
Evaluation of four supervised learning methods for benthic habitat mapping using backscatter from multi-beam sonar; Remote Sensing
Exploring spatiotemporal trends in commercial fishing effort of an abalone fishing zone: a GIS-based hotspot model; PLoS ONE
Habitat classification of temperate marine macroalgal communities using bathymetric LiDAR; Remote Sensing
Habitat suitability for marine fishes using presence-only modelling and multibeam sonar; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
How long should we ignore imperfect detection of species in the marine environment when modelling their distribution?; Fish and Fisheries
Marine sampling field manual for benthic stereo BRUVS (Baited Remote Underwater Videos). In: Field Manuals for Marine Sampling to Monitor Australian Waters
Marine sampling field manual for towed underwater camera systems. In: Field Manuals for Marine Sampling to Monitor Australian Waters
Outcropping reef ledges drive patterns of epibenthic assemblage diversity on cross-shelf habitats; Biodiversity and Conservation
Predictive mapping of abalone fishing grounds using remotely-sensed LiDAR and commercial catch data; Fisheries Research
Quantification of spatial and thematic uncertainty in the application of underwater video for benthic habitat mapping; Marine Geodesy
Remotely sensed hydroacoustics and observation data for predicting fish habitat suitability; Continental Shelf Research
Seafloor biota, rock lobster and demersal fish assemblages of the Tasman Fracture Commonwealth Marine Reserve Region: Determining the influence of the shelf sanctuary zone on population demographics
Sensitivity of fine-scale species distribution models to locational uncertainty in occurrence data across multiple sample sizes; Methods in Ecology and Evolution
Statistical considerations for monitoring and sampling In: Field Manuals for Marine Sampling to Monitor Australian Waters
Use of anthropogenic sea floor structures by Australian fur seals: potential positive ecological impacts of marine industrial development?; PLoS ONE
Using community-based monitoring with GIS to create habitat maps for a marine protected area in Australia; Marine Biological Association of The United Kingdom. Journal

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision