Publication Date: July 1, 2013
Publisher: AMSI
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Topics/Keywords: Maths of Planet Earth, MPE

French scientist, Dr Martin Marzloff, who did his PhD in Tasmania, says maths is essential for understanding the dynamics of Tasmania’s temperate reef ecosystems, and fending off attack by an invasive sea urchin.

These models defined ‘tipping points’ – for example; how many large lobsters (urchin predators) were needed to prevent the barrens forming.


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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