Ideally, your research program should study...
To protect dugongs and seagrasses
we must work with local people.
Dugongs
Seagrasses
Communities
  • To protect dugongs and seagrasses we must work with local peoples.
  • Ideally, your research program should study dugongs, seagrasses and local communities.
  • This electronic toolkit helps you refine your research questions and select the techniques to answer them.
  • The toolkit also helps you maximise the benefits of your research by guiding you to the techniques and tools most appropriate to your team capacity, budget and timeline.
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Cost Key

Cost Definition
Low < $1 000
Medium $1 000 - $50 000
High > $50 000

Spatial Scale Key

Spatial Scale Definition
Small < Tens of km2
Medium Tens of km2 - 100km2
Large > 100km2
Variable Applicable to small, medium and large spatial scales

Time Key

Time Definition
Low < 2 weeks
Medium 2 weeks to 1 month
High > 1 month

Expertise Key

Expertise Definition
Low No educational degree.
Require training in the targeted field.
Medium Some educational background (i.e. undergraduate degree in the field of science).
Require training in the targeted field.
High Higher educational background (i.e. post graduate training in research).
Expert in the targeted field.