Research Team

  • Dr Alastair Birtles
  • Chief Investigator & Leader of the Minke Whale Project
    Adjunct Associate Professor in Marine Biology
  • College of Science & Engineering
    Division of Tropical Environments & Societies
  • 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

Minke Whale Project Volunteers

We are excited to currently have ten volunteers and student researchers working with our team for 2019.

 

 


Previous Research Team Members

Dr Peter Arnold

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.

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

 

Dr Peter Valentine

Adjunct Professor, College of Science and Engineering
James Cook University