UQ to create new coral reef protection tool

4 Oct 2023

University of Queensland researchers are developing a web-based management program capable of mapping ocean water pollution almost as it happens.

The program, funded by the Coral Research and Development Accelerator Platform (CORDAP) an initiative of the G20, will identify near-real time threats to reef systems, providing conservation managers with the crucial information they need to better protect coral reefs. 

The project is a collaboration between Dr Amelia Wenger from UQ’s School of the Environment and the Wildlife Conservation Society – along with Associate Professor Simon Albert and Dr Nick Hutley from UQ’s School of Civil Engineering.

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