Daintree Rainforest Observatory. JCU has a canopy crane in the Daintree Rainforest, with accommodations and lab facilities. There are revegetation plots, as well as the crane that accesses 1 hectare of rainforest canopy.
Alex and David collect scorpions for Alex's venom research. There is a diverse community of arthropods found in this habitat.
Jessa and Dee get up close and personal with a local spider. We are conducting ecological experiments in agroecosystems such as cocoa farms near JCU campus and in Sulawesi, Indonesia to maximize ecosystem services and yields.
Hemchandranauth teaching students at Wonga Beach State School about butterflies. Students were excited to hear about his research!
Hemchandranauth writing his next paper at the 2017 lab writing retreat.
Samantha and Olivia writing at the 2017 lab writing retreat.
Hemchandranauth and Micaiah discus the advantages and disadvantages of different beta diversity metrics.
Micaiah and James evaluate the irrigation system for our research plots