Professor Peter Ralph

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Professor Peter Ralph

Name: Professor Peter Ralph
Position: Executive Director
Organisation: University of Technology Sydney
Department/Division: Climate Change Cluster, Faculty of Science
Organisation type: Academic
Website: www.uts.edu.au
Primary Areas: Environment
Science & Technology
Expertise: Algae-based bioproducts, biotechnology, algae, plankton, marine plants, seagrass, chlorophyll fluorescence, plant toxicology, photosynthesis, climate change, primary production
Notes: I have made significant advances in the understanding of photosynthetic processes in seagrass, coral, plankton, and algae growing at their environmental extremes. Currently, I am applying my knowledge of bio-optics and photosynthesis to develop new sensors, diagnostics and cultivation systems to develop the algae-biotechnology sector, as well as mitigate the impact of dredging on seagrasses. My re