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Ningaloo Outlook Presentations – Summary

Ningaloo Outlook Presentations Listing

2018

Australian Marine Turtle Symposium (Bundaberg AU, 8-10 September 2018)

  • Jessica Stubbs – A full life cycle Dynamic Energy Budget model for Ningaloo green turtles
  • Mat Vanderklift – What can stable isotopes tell us about the ecology of green turtles at Ningaloo Reef?
  • Nick Mortimer – Drones + Cameras + Turtles = Data Overload

Australian Coral Reef Society (Exmouth AU, 16-18 May 2018)

  • Damian Thomson –10-year trends in coral assemblages at northern Ningaloo Reef reveal dramatically different responses in reef flat and reef slope habitats.
  • Mel Trapon – Patterns in early life history of sessile invertebrates and algae across a depth gradient at Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia.
  • Anna Cresswell – Investigating the effect of recreational fishing using 30 years of data from Ningaloo Marine Park, a meta-analysis.
  • Russ Babcock -Mesophotic reefs as refugia: Depth-related patterns in coral recruitment across a shallow to mesophotic gradient.
  • Rich Pillans – Movement of coral reef associated fish, sharks, & turtles a Ningaloo Reef.

2017

Australian Coral Reef Society (Townsville AU, 16-18 June 2017)

  • Damian Thomson – Carbonate production and bioerosion at Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia; the first two years of the Ningaloo Outlook Shallow Reefs project.
  • Anna Cresswell – New methods and techniques for reef research.

The international fish telemetry conference (Cairns AU, 19-24 June 2017)

  • Rich Pillans – Residency, habitat use and repeated long distance movements of adult sickle fin lemon shark (Negaprion acutidens) at Ningaloo Reef, Australia.

The Australian Society of Herpetologists (Fairbridge AU, 20-23 June 2017)

  • Jess Stubbs – Embryonic oxygen consumption and growth in Ningaloo green turtles.

Australian Marine Science Association (Darwin AU, 2-6 July 2017)

  • Russ Babcock – Starbug-X: A Compact Autonomous Underwater Vehicle applied to surveys of deepwater reefs at Ningaloo.
  • Joe Turner – Mesophotic coral ecosystems: A global perspective and putting Ningaloo in context.

Australian Society for Fish Biology (Albany AU, 22-24 July 2017)

  • Mat Vanderklift – Using stable isotopes to understand ecology of sharks and fish at Ningaloo Reef.
  • Cindy Bessey – Different factors predict the distribution of two sympatric urchin species along a fringing coral reef: Ningaloo, Western Australia.
  • Anna Cresswell – Links between coral morphological assemblage and fish communities at Ningaloo Reef.

22nd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (Hobart AU, 3-8 December 2017)

  • Anna Cresswell – B2 Advances in Agent-Based Modelling of complex biological, ecological and agricultural systems.

European Coral Reef Symposium (Oxford UK, 13-15 December 2017)

  • Joe Turner – Mesophotic coral ecosystems: shifting from patterns to processes’ & workshop – Delving into the depths: How do we study mesophotic coral ecosystems.

2016

IsoEcol Conference (Toyko, 3-8 April 2016)  

  • Mat Vanderklift – Using stable isotopes from multiple tissues to investigate ecology of turtles.

13th International Coral Reef Symposium (Hawaii, 19-23 June 2016) 

  • Damian Thomson – Wave structuring of corals at Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia.
  • Tim Cooper (BHP) – Integrating knowledge from shallow reefs, the mesophotic zone and charismatic megafauna in the conservation of a world heritage area: the Ningaloo Outlook Project.

Society for Conservation Biology Oceania Conference (Brisbane, 6 July 2016) 

  • Jessica StubbsDo current conservation areas adequately capture critical habitat for endangered sea turtles?

The 3rd Australian Sea Turtle Symposium (Darwin, 22-24 August 2016)

  • Mat Vanderklift – Ecology of turtles in the Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area.
  • Jessica Stubbs – Foraging ecology of green turtles at Ningaloo.

Australian Society for Fish Biology Conference (Hobart, 4 September 2016)

  • Anna Cresswell – Acute climate-mediated disturbances – the defining role in structuring coral reef futures?

Combined Australian Entomological Society Scientific Conference and New Zealand Entomological Society Conference (Melbourne, 27 – 30 November 2016)

  • Cindy BesseyMasses of the marine insect Pontomyia oceana at Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia.

2016 Conference of the Ecological Society of Australia (Fremantle, 28-29 November 2016)

  • Russ Babcock – Starbug-X: a Compact Autonomous Underwater Vehicle applied to surveys of deepwater reefs at Ningaloo.
  • Damian Thomson – Physical structuring of benthic communities at Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia.