Our Lab

Dr Nicholas Murray

Senior Research Fellow

Dr Alejandro Navarro Otero


Coastal remote sensing

Dr Robert Canto

Research Technician

Coastal remote sensing

Maren Toor

Research Assistant

Ecosystem risk assessment

Bethany Smith

PhD Candidate, JCU

Livelihoods and vulnerability

(co-supervised with Amy Diedrich & Steph Duce)

Estefania Erazo-Mera

PhD Candidate, JCU

Pygmy Hippopotamus genetics

(co-supervised with Paul Horwood & Monique Paris)

Emily Webster

PhD Candidate, JCU

Green sea turtle habitat use

(co-supervised with Mark Hamann & Steph Duce)

Marine Lechene

PhD Candidate, JCU

Population structure of corals

(co-supervised with Renata Ferrari, Morgan Pratchett & Will Figueira)


  • 2017 - 21 Dr Calvin Lee, Supporting ecosystem risk assessment with remote sensing, Deakin University (co-supervised with Emily Nicholson)

  • 2020 Dr Nicolas Younes-Cardenas, Research technician on coastal ecosystem remote sensing, JCU

  • 2018 Sunae Kim, Remote sensing saltmarsh distribution change, JCU (co-supervised with Nathan Waltham)

  • 2018 Sofea Ishak, Monitoring surface water dynamics for ecosystem risk assessment, UNSW (co-supervised with David Keith)

  • 2017 Libby Timmis, Flying fox movement dynamics, UNSW (co-supervised with Richard Kingsford, John Martin, Justin Welbergen)

  • 2016 Fiona Robinson, Effective conservation of threatened flora, UNSW (co-supervised with Will Cornwell)

  • 2016 - 18 John Wilshire, Software engineer (remap-app.org), UNSW

  • 2016 - 18 Daniel Simpson, Software engineer (remap-app.org), UNSW