Moreton Bay (Quandamooka) & Catchment

Citizen Science

Citizen Science

The role, outcomes and applications of coastal and marine citizen science initiatives in Moreton Bay are addressed. Case studies demonstrate how citizen science has contributed to understanding regional marine habitats and wildlife. The chapters also consider the future potential for citizen science to forge partnerships that offer cost-effective opportunities to foster scientific knowledge and stewardship for innovative natural resource management.


What can citizen science contribute to sustaining the Bay? A discussion of approaches and applications Jennifer Loder, Chris Roelfsema, Carley Kilpatrick, Vicki Martin

Building understanding about Moreton Bay Marine Parks reefs through citizen science Chris Roelfsema, Jennifer Loder, Diana Kleine, Monique Grol

Citizen Science mangrove monitoring in Moreton Bay Simon Baltais, Debra Henry

Citizen Science seagrass monitoring in Moreton Bay Debra Henry, Simon Baltais

The role of citizen science photographic identification in understanding marine megafauna populations in Moreton Bay Chris Dudgeon, Carley Bansemer, Asia Armstrong, Amelia Armstrong, Mike Bennett, Deborah Bowden, Kathy Townsend, Elizabeth Hawkins