Trevor Booth uses the ALA to study where particular tree species can grow in Australia and overseas, under both current and future climatic conditions. In this article, Trevor describes some of his work and provides some useful tips for anyone using the ALA’s mapping and analysis features to study plant or animal distributions.
So far in our ‘Spotlight on ALA users’ blog series we’ve profiled an artist, a microfaunal ecologist, a palaeontologist and photographer. This time we meet an expert on our iconic Australian mammals.
Dr Russell Shiel is an aquatic microfaunal ecologist at the University of Adelaide and he loves his job.