Monitoring Through Many Eyes

A few team members with the Virtual Reality gear

The project team comprised researchers from the Queensland University of Technology, the ARC Centre of Excellence for Mathematical and Statistical Frontiers (ACEMS), the Institute for Future Environments (IFE) and the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS), and staff from the Queensland Department of Natural Resources and Mines (DNRM).
  • Professor Kerrie Mengersen (Project Leader)
  • Dr Erin Peterson
  • Dr Ross Brown
  • Dr Tomasz Bednarz
  • Dr Julie Vercelloni
  • Dr Samuel Clifford
  • Bryce Christensen
  • Allan James
  • Lyle Mansell
  • Dr Ken Anthony
  • Alan Pearse
  • Zachary Van Haaften-Thompson

For additional information, please contact Dr Erin Peterson at

Contributors and collaborators:

The team collaborated with citizen science and research organisations to conduct our experiments and receive contributions of data and images. We would like to give a big thanks to our collaborators/contributors – this project would not be possible without them.

Australian Institute of Marine Science (
Reef Check Australia (
University of Queensland (UQ) Remote Sensing Research Centre (
UQ Global Change Institute (
XL Catlin Global Reef Record (