Dr Laurence Mound: thrips expert
Using electronic information systems Dr Laurence Mound is providing rapid identification techniques that can help prevent the establishment of potential pest insects in Australia.
Mr Gary Bastin, monitoring rangeland condition
Mr Gary Bastin is a rangeland ecologist with experience in analysing disparate data sets to report change in Australia’s rangelands. He has considerable experience in rangeland monitoring using remote sensing and field-based methods, and has also investigated carbon dynamics in the rangelands.
Dr Andersen: Darwin Site Leader
Dr Andersen leads CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences Tropical Savannas research in Darwin, and has specialist expertise in ant biodiversity and fire ecology. Dr Andersen: Darwin Site Leader
Eradicating Pest Ants from the top end
Successful control of Yellow Crazy Ants is proving that early eradication of pest incursions is possible and that rapid response is always the most cost effective way of preventing the harmful impacts from biological invasions.
Dr Louise Morin: using fungi to fight Australia’s weeds
Dr Louise Morin applies her plant pathology skills to develop new approaches for the biological control of weeds and to assist biosecurity responses following incursion of plant pathogens in Australia. Her research portfolio incorporates molecular approaches wherever necessary and also considers the broader ecological impact.