Program 1: Coastal Oceanography

Program Leader: Prof. Xiao Hua Wang
Prof. Peter Steinberg, Prof. Emma Johnston, Prof. Moninya Roughan, A/Prof Barbara Robson, A/Prof. Erick FredjDr Andrew Kiss, Mr Chris Lane, Ms Zhibing Li, Mr Guan Dong Gao, Ms Amanda Xiao, Ms Zhixin ChengMr Fanglou Liao, Prof. Charles Lemckert


  • To develop and apply hydrodynamics and sediment transport models in estuaries, ports, and turbid coastal environments;
  • To explore the structure, function, dynamics and interactions of marine ecosystems and their relationships with common environmental stressors within estuarine and coastal waters;
  • To develop regional coastal ocean observing and forecasting system.