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Recent Research Grants

  • Department of Conservation, Southland 2016/17, $15,000. Stewart Island Dune Restoration Program Monitoring and Research (1998-2017)
  • University of Otago Research Grant, 2015, $19,590. The contribution of shore-oblique winds to current and future foredune development (with Professor Patrick Hesp, Flinders University and Assoc Prof Sarah Wakes, Applied Sciences).
  • Department of Conservation, 2015 - 2016, $15,000. Stewart Island Dune Restoration Program Monitoring and Research (1998-2016).
  • Department of Conservation, 2012 – 2015, $45,000, Stewart Island Dune Restoration Program Monitoring and Research.
  • Department of Conservation, 1999 – 2012, $124,000, Stewart Island Dune Restoration Program Monitoring and Research.
  • Dunedin City Council, 2012, $10,000, The implications of sea-level rise for groundwater levels in South, Dunedin. A grant to support MSc research by Emma Fordyce.
  • Dunedin City Council, 2010, $11,000, Ocean Beach Domain flow-sediment modeling (Project co-leader, with A/P Sarah Wakes)
  • Dunedin City Council, 2008 – 2009, $48,621, St Kilda – St Clair Beach Monitoring. Year 2 of a study of coastal processes affecting the Ocean Beach Domain. Project value included overheads, student salaries and purchase of equipment. This project involved regular and pre/post-storm beach and dune surveys.
  • Dunedin City Council, 2007 – 2008, $21,000 , St Kilda – St Clair Beach Monitoring. As per above contract.
  • Department of Conservation (Canterbury Conservancy), 2006 – 2010, $25,000, Kaitorete Spit Tree Lupin Eradication Project (ongoing).
  • Department of Conservation (Canterbury Conservancy), 2006, $6,000, A one-off GPS/GIS survey of five exotic species, including Lupinus arboreus (tree lupin) involving myself and two graduate students.
  • Department of Environment & Heritage, South Australia, 2006 – 2009, $27,000, Younghusband Peninsula & Hindmarsh Island Dune Restoration Project, South Australia. (i) Strategies for the management of Thinopyrum junceiforme (Sea-wheat grass) Ammophila arenaria (marram grass) and Ehrharta villosa (Pyp grass) in Coorong National Park, South Australia, (Department of Environment & Heritage, South Australia), 2007 & 2009 ($10,000). (ii) Impact and management of Pyp Grass, Ehrharta villosa var maxima Coorong National Park, Younghusband Peninsula (Department of Environment & Heritage, South Australia), 2006 & 2009 ($6,000).(iii) Department of Environment & Heritage, South Australia, A Survey and Ecological Evaluation of Pyp Grass, Ehrharta villosa var maxima on the Younghusband Peninsula, Natural Resource Management Grant, 2005 ($11,000).