Lab and Fieldwork Manager
Ash studied a Bachelor of Science and completed an honours degree investigating the effects of a major freeway on the gene flow and dispersal of Yellow-footed Antechinus in north central Victoria, through Monash University. He was employed by BirdLife Australia for three years mapping foraging and roosting habitat of migratory shorebirds in Port Phillip Bay using GIS. He has experience in different bird survey methods and capture techniques, and is an A-Class bird bander with mist netting skills.
He is currently Lab and Fieldwork Manager/Research Assistant and primarily supports the lab's research into marine resource use by tropical seabirds in the Browse Basin. His roles include planning, leading and participating in field work; data collection and management; report and scientific manuscript writing; GIS mapping; research and ethics permit applications, and; lab management.
In his spare time Ash enjoys catching up with friends, hiking & camping, photography and gardening.
For an up-to-date list of publications see Ashley's Google Scholar Profile