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Researcher: Bennett, S (Dr Scott Bennett)

Fields of Research

Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Ecological physiology
Community ecology (excl. invasive species ecology)
Phycology (incl. marine grasses)
Global change biology
Conservation and biodiversity
Behavioural economics
Environment policy
Industrial and organisational psychology (incl. human factors)
Environmental rehabilitation and restoration
Climate change impacts and adaptation
Natural resource management
Environment and resource economics

Research Objectives

Rehabilitation or conservation of marine environments
Ecosystem adaptation to climate change
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Assessment and management of pelagic marine ecosystems
Assessment and management of benthic marine ecosystems
Marine biodiversity
Assessment and management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean ecosystems
Expanding knowledge in psychology
Expanding knowledge in economics
Fisheries - aquaculture
Assessment and management of coastal and estuarine ecosystems
Climate change adaptation measures (excl. ecosystem)
Rehabilitation or conservation of coastal or estuarine environments

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Climate-driven impacts of exotic species on marine ecosystems; Global Ecology and Biogeography
Resilience of seagrass populations to thermal stress does not reflect regional differences in ocean climate; New Phytologist
Thermal performance of seaweeds and seagrasses across a regional climate gradient; Frontiers in Marine Science

Research Projects

Comparative effects of ocean warming on kelp-herbivore interactions across Australian temperate reefs; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Facilitating the resilience and restoration of kelp forests; The Hermon Slade Foundation (HSF)
When and where are temperate reef communities vulnerable to ocean warming?; Australian Research Council (ARC)

Research Candidate Supervision