Mapping the depths
September 12, 2010

Authors: Beaman, R.J.

Year: 2010

Publication: Discover Magazine 4(2), 8-9. James Cook University, Cairns, Australia.


With support from a $150,000 Smart Futures Fellowship and the Reef and Rainforest Research Centre, Dr Robin Beaman has joined 900 million dots to produce a clearer picture of the underwater landscape.

To snorkel or dive on the Great Barrier Reef for the first time is to discover a beautiful and bizarre new world below the sea. But Dr Robin Beaman, a researcher in JCU’s School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, says we’re still only skimming the surface of the underwater landscape.

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