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Researcher: Lacharite, M (Dr Myriam Lacharite)

Fields of Research

Marine geoscience
Natural resource management
Environmental management
Environmental assessment and monitoring
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Fisheries management
Artificial life and complex adaptive systems
Pollution and contamination
Environmental rehabilitation and restoration
Land use and environmental planning
Information systems development methodologies and practice
Fisheries sciences
Aquaculture and fisheries stock assessment
Decision support and group support systems
Environment and resource economics
Ecological impacts of climate change and ecological adaptation
Environmental engineering
Computer vision
Information security management
Environmental sociology
Geospatial information systems and geospatial data modelling
Environment policy

Research Objectives

Fisheries - aquaculture
Assessment and management of coastal and estuarine ecosystems
Aquaculture fin fish (excl. tuna)
Marine systems and management
Assessment and management of benthic marine ecosystems
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Fisheries - recreational marine
Rehabilitation or conservation of marine environments
Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in marine environments
Wave energy
Information systems, technologies and services
Wild caught fin fish (excl. tuna)
Renewable energy
Management and productivity
Fisheries - wild caught
Environmental policy, legislation and standards
Artificial intelligence
Rights to environmental and natural resources (excl. water allocation)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A review of support tools to assess multi-sector interactions in the emerging offshore Blue Economy; Environmental Science and Policy
A Self-learning Approach for Beggiatoa Coverage Estimation in Aquaculture; AI 2021: Advances in Artificial Intelligence - 34th Australasian Joint Conference
Assessing the use of harmonized multisource backscatter data for thematic benthic habitat mapping; Science of Remote Sensing
Harmonizing multi-source sonar backscatter datasets for seabed mapping using bulk shift approaches; Remote Sensing
Mapping seafloor habitats in the Bay of Fundy to assess megafaunal assemblages associated with Modiolus modiolus beds; Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science
Monitoring and assessing offshore/high energy production structures. A report from the Blue Economy Cooperative Research Centre
Statewide Finfish Aquaculture Spatial Planning Exercise: Investigating growth opportunities for finfish aquaculture in Tasmanian coastal waters

Research Projects

Developing a spatial planning framework for Longspined Sea Urchin control in Tasmania; Tasmanian Abalone Council Ltd (TACL)
Marine Spatial Planning for a Blue Economy; Blue Economy CRC Co (BECRC)
Risks & Opportunities for the Blue Economy; Blue Economy CRC Co (BECRC)
Tasmanias Marine Atlas; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Tools to assess cross-sector interactions; Blue Economy CRC Co (BECRC)
(SMRCA Core) Environment: Planning
Development of a marine restoration roadmap for Tasmania: a case study using East coast kelp communities
Endorsements review
Planning for seaweed aquaculture in Tasmania: A preliminary evaluation of biophysical potential and co-location with existing aquaculture
South and West of Bruny Spatial Assessment
Statewide Assessment to determine Victorian marine planning areas and priorities, supporting implementation of the Marine Spatial Planning Framework
Statewide Finfish Farming Spatial Planning Project

Research Candidate Supervision