Outreach

Major Awards

Appointments & Memberships

  • Associate Editor - Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation (2020 - )

  • Associate Editor - Remote Sensing (2021 - )

  • Chief Investigator ARC Linkage A global standard for the status of Wetlands of International Importance (2019 - 2022)

  • Chief Investigator ARC DECRA Assessing risks to coastal ecosystems with new earth observation models (2019 - 2022)

  • Chief Investigator ARC Linkage Ecosystem risk assessment: informing responses to the global biodiversity crisis (2018 - 2021)

  • IUCN Red List of Ecosystems Committee for Scientific Standards (2015 - )

  • Red List of Ecosystems Thematic Group, IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management (CEM, 2014 - )

  • Coastal Ecosystems Thematic Group of the IUCN CEM (2014 - )

  • Commonwealth Essential Environmental Measures Saltmarsh & Mangroves working group (2017 - 2018)

  • Commonwealth Essential Environmental Measures Migratory Shorebird working group (2017 - 2018)

  • GEOBON Future Earth Ecosystem Function working group (2016 - 2018)

  • GEOBON Freshwater Wetlands working group (2016 - )

  • Australian Ecosystem Science Council Ecosystem Surveillance working group (2016 - 2018)

  • American Geophysical Union (AGU, 2012 -)

  • Society for Conservation Biology (SCB, 2010 - )

  • Shorebird Working Group, Partnership for the East Asian-Australasian Flyway (2010 - 2015)

  • Ecological Society of Australia (ESA, 2009 - )

  • UNEP-WCMC Global Saltmarsh Network (2013 - 2014)

  • Australian Bird and Bat Banding Scheme (A-Class Bird Banding License)

Invited Presentations

  • CEARAC Strategy for Marine Biodiversity Conservation Workshop, Tokayama, Japan (2020)

  • Google Global Mapping and Applications Partnership, Google Mountain View, USA (2019)

  • Centre of Integrative Ecology, Deakin University, Australia (2018)

  • Australian Institute of Marine Science, Townsville, Australia (2018)

  • Australian Tropical Science and Innovation Precinct, James Cook University, Australia (2018)

  • ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia (2018)

  • Ecosystem risk assessment symposium, EcoTas, Australia (2017)

  • Tsinghua University Beijing, Centre for Earth System Science, China (2016)

  • Beijing Normal University Beijing, School of Life Sciences, China (2016)

  • Ecosystem risk assessment symposium, Conservation Biology Oceania, Australia (2016)

  • Coasts under sea level rise symposium, Conservation Biology Oceania, Australia (2016)

  • Ramsar STRP symposium, Intecol International Wetlands Conference, China (2016)

  • Impacts on mega deltas by reclamation symposium, Intecol Wetlands Conference, China (2016)

  • University of Sydney, School of Life and Environmental Sciences. Sydney, Australia (2015)

  • UNSW, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Science. Sydney, Australia (2015)

  • Birds Queensland. Brisbane, Australia (2015)

  • Beijing Forestry University, Department of Nature Conservation. Beijing, China (2014)

  • China Intertidal Conservation Meeting. Beijing, China (2014)

  • University of Cambridge, Department of Zoology. Cambridge, UK (2014)

  • Birdlife International. Cambridge, UK (2014)

  • Royal Society for the Protection of Birds. The Lodge, UK (2014)

  • East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership Meeting of Partners. Alaska, USA (2013)

  • Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute. Washington D.C., USA (2013)

  • East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership Meeting of Partners. Palembang, Indonesia (2012)

  • Birds Queensland. Brisbane, Australia (2011)

  • East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership Meeting of Partners. Siem Reap, Cambodia (2010)

  • Birds Queensland. Brisbane, Australia (2009)

Conferences / Workshops

  • 2019, Melbourne, Australia, Alpine Red List of Ecosystems workshop

  • 2019, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 29th International Congress on Conservation Biology

  • 2019, Google Mountain View, USA, First Meeting of the Global Land Cover Mapping Partnership

  • 2018, Hobart, Australia, Macroalgae Working Group: Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS)

  • 2018, Adelaide, Australia, Australian Marine Science Association Annual Conference

  • 2018, Cambridge, UK, Mangrove Restoration Potential, The Nature Conservancy

  • 2018, Sydney, Australia, Australian Saltmarsh and Mangrove Research Network

  • 2018, Cambridge, UK, Valuing saltmarsh workshop, The Nature Conservancy

  • 2017, Hunter, Australia, EcoTas, Australian Ecological Society joint conference

  • 2017, Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Myanmar National Ecosystem Assessment: Initial workshop, WCS

  • 2017, Cambridge, UK, Mangrove Restoration Potential, The Nature Conservancy

  • 2017, San Francisco, USA, Google Earth Engine User Summit, Google

  • 2017, Brisbane, Australia, Global Tidal Flat Mapping Workshop, University of Queensland

  • 2017, London, UK, Global Ecosystem Typology Workshop, Kings College London

  • 2016, San Francisco, USA, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting

  • 2016, San Francisco, USA, Google Earth Engine Workshop, Google

  • 2016, Hawaii, USA, IUCN World Conservation Congress

  • 2016, Hawaii, USA, IUCN Red List of Ecosystems Committee for Scientific Standards

  • 2016, Changshu, China, INTECOL International Wetlands Congress

  • 2016, Melbourne, Australia, IUCN Red List of Ecosystems workshop, University of Melbourne

  • 2015, Melbourne, Australia, IUCN Red List of Ecosystems planning workshop, Deakin University

  • 2015, Beijing, China, World Forum on Ecosystem Governance

  • 2015, Montpellier, France, 27th International Congress on Conservation Biology

  • 2015, Dublin, Ireland, Red List of Ecosystems Collaboration Workshop, Trinity College

  • 2015, Helsinki, Finland, Red List of Ecosystems Committee for Scientific Standards Meeting

  • 2014, Sydney, Australia, IUCN World Parks Congress

  • 2014, Sydney, Australia, Google Earth Engine Workshop, Google Sydney

  • 2014, Beijing, China , Intertidal Conservation Meeting (government workshop)

  • 2014, Alaska, USA, East Asian-Australasian Flyway Meeting of Partners 7

  • 2014, Cambridge, UK, Joint Species and Ecosystems Commission Meeting, IUCN

  • 2013, San Francisco, USA, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting

  • 2013, Auckland, NZ, EcoTas, Australian Ecological Society joint conference

  • 2013, Brisbane, Australia, Species Distribution Modelling by Prof Jane Elith (5 days)

  • 2013, Brisbane, Australia, Marxan train-the-trainer course

  • 2012, Sumatra, Indonesia, East Asian-Australasian Flyway Meeting of Partners 6

  • 2012, Bangalore, India , Society for Conservation Biology (Asia) Conference

  • 2012, Bangalore, India , Student Conference for Conservation Science

  • 2011, Auckland, NZ, 25th International Congress for Conservation Biology

  • 2011, Auckland, NZ, Getting the best out of experts by Prof Mark Burgman

  • 2011, Brisbane, Australia, Graph Theory Workshop by Dr Eric Treml

  • 2011, Cairns, Australia, Australian Ornithological Congress

  • 2010, Cambodia, East Asian-Australasian Flyway Meeting of Partners 5

  • 2010, Melbourne, Australia, Bayesian Statistics with Prof Mick McCarthy

  • 2009, Brisbane, Australia, INTECOL International Congress of Ecology

Courses delivered

  • 2019, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Introduction to Earth Observation and Remote Sensing Short Course, International Congress for Conservation Biology

  • 2019, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Risks to Asian Ecosystems Symposium, International Congress for Conservation Biology

  • 2016, Hawaii, USA, IUCN Red List of Ecosystems Conservation Campus, IUCN World Conservation Congress

  • 2015, Beijing, China, IUCN Red List of Ecosystems 3-day Short Course, Chinese Academy of Sciences