• DNA&RNA extractions for community analysis

    Big data opportunities and challenges for assessing multiple stressors across scales in aquatic ecosystems

    Dafforn, K.A., Johnston, E.L., Ferguson, A., Humphrey, C.L., Monk, W., Nichols, S., Simpson, S.L., Tulbure, M. and Baird, D.J. (2016) Big data opportunities and challenges for assessing multiple stressors across scales in aquatic ecosystems. Marine and Freshwater Research. 67: 393-413. Abstract Aquatic ecosystems are under threat from multiple stressors, which vary in distribution and intensity […]

  • Biomarkers in sponges

    Sub-lethal effects of water-based drilling muds on the deep-water sponge Geodia barretti

    Edge, K.J., Johnston, E.L., Dafforn, K.A., Simpson, S.L., Kutti, T. and Bannister, R.J. (2016) Sub-lethal effects of water-based drilling muds on the deep-water sponge Geodia barretti. Environmental Pollution. 212: 525-534. Abstract Offshore oil and gas activities can result in the discharge of large amounts of drilling muds. While these materials have generally been regarded as non-toxic […]

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    Differences in intertidal microbial assemblages on urban structures and natural rocky reef

    Tan, E.L.Y., Mayer-Pinto, M., Johnston, E.L. and Dafforn, K.A. (2015) Differences in intertidal microbial assemblages on urban structures and natural rocky reef. Frontiers in Microbiology. 6: 1276 Abstract Global seascapes are increasingly modified to support high levels of human activity in the coastal zone. Modifications include the addition of defense structures and boating infrastructure, such […]

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2014-11-25 16.20.14

National Marine Science Symposium

National Marine Science Symposium, Canberra, 25-26 Nov 2014. Marine scientists from all over Australia attended the Shine Dome this week to hear about the white papers submitted to the National Marine Science Committee as part of a National Marine Science Plan.  White papers were classified under 8 major themes identified from Marine Nation 2025: Sovereignty, […]

2014-10-28 11.27.45

Congratulations AMEE lab Honours Students!

As of 12 noon today, our honours students will be released from their desk shackles and allowed back into the sunlight after 10 months hard work in the field and lab to produce excellent theses on a variety of topics.  A wonderful achievement by all. Elisa Tan – Coastal structures and intertidal microbial communities. Abstract Coastal […]

Happy graduation Dr Katelyn Edge!

Today I joined the academic procession on stage in the UNSW Clancy Auditorium to celebrate the PhD graduation of Dr Katelyn Edge.  Fun and photos in our academic gowns!