Prof Chris Austin
Professor Chris Austin is a biodiversity specialist with an interest in the use of modern genetic technologies to address questions in ecology, evolutionary biology, conservation and fish management. He is Head of the School of Science and Primary Industries at Charles Darwin University, a position he took up in December 2005 after 15 years at Deakin University in Victoria.
Professor Austin has worked in both private enterprise and academia in Australia and overseas and is recognised nationally and internationally for his work on the biodiversity and evolution of aquatic species. He has a special interest in building the research and educational capacity in developing countries in biological and environmental science and fostering international scientific collaboration. Currently he manages ARC and AusAID funded projects and contributes to a major Land and Water Australia grant.
|2013||Journal Article||Land cover and land use change related to shrimp farming in coastal areas of Quang Ninh, Vietnam using remotely sensed data. Environmental Earth Sciences (2013). doi:10.1007/s12665-013-2964-0|
|2013||Journal Article||Assessment and monitoring of nutrient loading in the sediments of tidal creeks receiving shrimp farm effluent in Quang Ninh, Vietnam. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 185, 8715-8731 (2013).|
|2012||Journal Article||Movement patterns of rays at ningaloo Reef, WA. Marine and Freshwater Research (2012).|
|2012||Journal Article||Identification of rays through DNA barcoding: an application for ecologists. PLoS (2012).|
|2010||Movement patterns of rays at ningaloo Reef, WA. Sharks International Conference, Cairns 2010 (2010).|
|2010||Journal Article||Population Structure and Life History Characteristics of the Freshwater Crayfish Gramastacus insolitus in the Grampians National Park Australia. Freshwater Crayfish 17, 245-253 (2010).|
|Emma Francis||PhD Student||Ecology and Phylogenetics of Northern Australian Homalopsid Mangrove Snakes||Current|
|Maia Berman||PhD Student||Impacts of anthropogenic fires and invasive ants on native ant diversity in New Caledonia: from genes to communities||Current|
|Rury Eprilurahman||PhD Student||The Systematics of Papuan Freshwater Crayfish of the Genus Cherax Erichson||Current|
|Tuty Arisuryanti||PhD Student||Molecular Generic Variation in Swamp Eels, Monopterus Albus Zuiew||Current|