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People

Some key contacts in climate adaptation research are listed here. Please feel free to contact them, they will be happy to respond, and/or pass your details on to other people in CSIRO if appropriate.

Dr Mark Stafford-Smith
Dr Mark Stafford-Smith

Dr Mark Stafford-Smith
Chief Coordinating Scientist – Adaptation

Dr Mark Stafford Smith coordinates climate adaptation research in CSIRO in Australia; in this role he has been oversighting a highly interdisciplinary program of research on many aspects of adapting to climate change, as well as regularly interacting with national and international policy issues. Read more about Mark

 

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Dr Russ Wise

Dr Russ Wise
Senior Sustainability Economist / Team Leader

Russ Wise is a sustainability economist passionate about working with people to help understand the challenges caused by rapid technological and environmental change and economic development and to develop approaches that enable learning and decision making under uncertainty. Read more about Russ

 

Dr Alistair Hobday
Dr Alistair Hobday

Dr Alistair Hobday
Senior Principal Research Scientist

Dr Alistair Hobday  leads the Marine Climate Impact and Adaptation area at CSIRO, his research spans a range of topics, including spatial management and migration of large pelagic species, environmental influences on marine species, the impacts of climate change on marine resources, and development and testing of adaptation options for marine conservation, fisheries, and aquaculture. Read more about Alistair

 

Dr James Butler
Dr James Butler

Dr James Butler

Dr James Butler is a sustainability scientist with a background in agricultural economics, terrestrial, freshwater and marine ecology. He leads the Livelihoods and Adaptive Development Team and his research analyses complex development problems in the Asia-Pacific region, with a focus on trans-boundary issues linking northern Australia, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Read more about James