Research Team

  • Assoc. Prof. Peter Valentine
  • Associate Professor of Environmental Science
  • School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • James Cook University, Townsville, QLD 4811
    Australia
  • +61 7 4781 4441
  • peter.valentine@jcu.edu.au
  • Dr Alastair Birtles
  • (MWP Research Team Leader)
    Associate Dean of Research,
  • Faculty of Law, Business and the Creative Arts
  • James Cook University, Townsville, QLD 4811
    Australia
  • alastair.birtles@jcu.edu.au
  • Dr Matt Curnock
  • Research Projects Officer
  • Ecosystem Sciences, CSIRO
    Australian Tropical Science & Innovation Precinct
  • James Cook University, Townsville, QLD 4811
    Australia
  • +61 7 4753 8607
  • matt.curnock@csiro.au
  • Dr Susan Sobtzick
  • Post-doctoral Research Officer
  • Schools of Business
    Earth & Environmental Sciences
  • James Cook University, Townsville, QLD 4811
    Australia
  • +61 7 4781 5379
  • susan.sobtzick@jcu.edu.au

The MWP research team acknowledges the involvement and contributions from our departed colleague and friend, the late Dr Peter Arnold. Much of the information presented in the website is built on his original work and compilations.

Portrait of Peter Arnold

Dr Peter Arnold (1949-2006) on dedicated watch for minkes until the very last light of the day and enjoying every minute.