This is an extensive program aimed at addressing fundamental questions about the processes determining the establishment, spread and impacts of marine invaders, and developing effective management strategies for them. The program works with a broad range of invasive invertebrates and seaweeds. This is an international program with researchers across NZ, USA and Europe and offers opportunities to conduct research at international scales.
Stresses such as ocean warming and increased pollution impact the resilience and functioning of marine communities. Find out more.
What is the impact of urbanisation on ecological functioning within coastal systems? Find out more.
This project examines how artificial night time lighting affects coastal urbanised systems.