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People and ecosystems

Understanding of the links between coral reef ecosystems, the goods and services they provide to people, and the wellbeing of human societies.

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Ecosystem dynamics: past, present and future

Examining the multi-scale dynamics of reefs, from population dynamics to macroevolution

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Responding to a changing world

Advancing the fundamental understanding of the key processes underpinning reef resilience.

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Coral Reef Studies

ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies
James Cook University Townsville
Queensland 4811 Australia

Phone: 61 7 4781 4000
Email: info@coralcoe.org.au

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Mattew Lybolt

Mattew Lybolt


PhD Graduate


University of Queensland



Matt finished his PhD under Professors John Pandolfi, Jian-xin Zhao, and David Neil at the Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at the University of Queensland, and returned to Florida. Back in the realm of implementing national-level policy as a consultant, Matt is working to help government agencies and private-sector firms to avoid and minimize their ecological footprints while keeping in compliance with laws and regulations. While this is rather a long way from palaeoecology of marginal coral reefs in Moreton Bay, he keeps his ties to the field and to Australia as best he can. Now with a young daughter and twin babies, Matt and his wife Karen are more-or-less chronically sleep deprived. Matt hopes to maintain his links to the CoE and collaborate with any interested researchers in the future.

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ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies
James Cook University Townsville
Queensland 4811 Australia

Phone: 61 7 4781 4000
Email: info@coralcoe.org.au