My research focusses on coastal repair, sportsfishing and ecotourism, coral reef ecology, climate change impacts on the marine environment and land-based effects on coastal waters. I am the Communications Manager for TropWATER and Co-founder and Director of Cinematic Science. www.CinematicScience.com.

  • Marine biology
  • Marine resoration
  • Sportfishing
  • Coral reef ecology
  • Science communication
  • Shellfish ecology
  • Science funding and the future of careers in science
Research Disciplines
Socio-Economic Objectives

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Current Funding

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Commonwealth Department of the Environment and Heritage - National Environmental Science Program - Marine Biodiversity Hub

Underpinning the repair and conservation of Australia's threatened coastal-marine habitats - Phase 2

Indicative Funding
$390,000 over 3 years (administered by UTAS)
The primary objective of this project is to provide essential research to underpin restoration efforts to increase the success and efficiency of shellfish and saltmarsh repair. The secondary objective is to quantify clear easily understood benefits of repair to further increase Indigenous and interest group support for repair efforts.
Ian McLeod in collaboration with Colin Creighton, Chris Gillies, Marcus Sheaves, Matthew Taylor, Vishnu Prahalad, Ben Diggles, Katya Abrantes, Carlo Mattone and Jakob Fries (TropWATER, The Nature Conservancy (AUS), College of Science & Engineering, NSW Department of Primary Industries, Living Wetlands and DigsFish Services)
Oyster; Water Quality; Shellfish; Habitat; Restoration; Indigenous engagement

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