Research plan

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NESP Marine and Coastal Hub Research Plan 2022 – Project Plans

June 2022


This document outlines the research to be undertaken by the seven projects funded under the NESP Marine and Coastal Hub Research Plan 2022.

The projects are:

Project 2.1 – Mapping temperate continental shelf seabed habitats
Project 2.2 – Advancing national standards and best practices to monitor key marine values and pressures
Project 2.3 – Improving knowledge transfer to support Australian Marine Park decision making and management effectiveness evaluation
Project 2.4– Ecological outcomes of wastewater discharges in contrasting receiving environments
Project 2.5 – Evaluation of recreational fishing behaviour, use, values and motivations that relate to compliance
Project 2.6 – Mapping critical Australia sea lion habitat to assess ecological value and risks to population recovery
Project 2.7 – Aerial survey of the Southern Right Whale ‘western’ sub-population off southern Australia