Research for Industry and Management
Diver surveying a reef
CRC Reef is a knowledge-based partnership of coral reef managers,
researchers and industry. The needs of end-users in industry and
management of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area are incorporated
into the design, instigation and progress of research.
Hundreds of scientists are working with CRC Reef in research
programs comprising more than 100 research tasks.
Close links between researchers and research users are important
to CRC Reef. In addition to the significant role of industry representatives
on the CRC Reef Board and all committees, the Task
Associate Program has been developed to promote liaison between
individual researchers and representatives from industry and management
CRC Reef researchers have expertise relevant to: