Maths takes you places… Identifying areas of ecological significance in the Antarctic
For Dr Sophie Bestley, a PhD in Quantitative Marine Science (QMS) on the migrations and feeding patterns of Southern Bluefin Tuna has led to highly sought – after jobs in Canada and France.
Now working on elephant seals, albatross, penguins and krill – identifying ‘hotspots’ or areas of high ecological significance in the Southern Ocean and Antarctic marine environments – Dr Bestley’s work could be used to select marine reserves locations.
This poster was produced by AMSI in collaboration with the University of Tasmania’s specialist Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies.
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