Mapping northern Australia’s reef recovery roadmap

13 Jul 2023
Satellite imagery of reefs bordering Australia's
north-west coastline. Image credit: Allen Coral Atlas

Researchers are developing habitat maps of reefs in the northern Australian seascape using state-of-the-art satellite imaging technology, in an effort that will better protect the richly biodiverse habitats.

The project was officially launched in March of this year, as a collaborative initiative of the National Environmental Science Program Marine and Coastal Hub, and co-led by The University of Queensland’s Associate Professor Chris Roelfsema and Dr Eric Lawrey from the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS).

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