UWA Oceans Institute

Research

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Marine research at UWA covers these major areas:

Blue Water Oceanography
Understanding ocean processes and their role in the earth system
Coastal processes
Determining risks and threats to Australian coastal areas
Marine ecology
Relationships between organisms and marine environments
Ocean engineering
Harnessing our oceans' potential to deliver resources
Marine biological resources, management, governance and conservation
Supporting the sustainable, equitable and peaceful use of our oceans
Impacts of Climate Change in the Marine Environment
Understanding and mitigating the impacts of climate change on the marine environment
Marine Observation, Monitoring and Risk Management
Identifying changes and managing the risks from natural changes or human operation in the marine environment