Member of the AIMS Senior Leadership Team
- 1989: Degree 'Diplom Biologin' University of Hamburg, Germany
- 1993: PhD University of Hamburg, Germany
- Develop a framework for understanding cumulative stressors and critical thresholds.
- Determine adaptive capacity of key functional groups, and new opportunities for managing goods and services under climate change.
- Produce a new comprehensive status and trends reporting system for the Great Barrier Reef.
Great Barrier Reef Water Science Taskforce
Reef Integrated Monitoring and Reporting Program Working Group
Gladstone Healthy Harbour Partnership Independent Science Panel
Fitzroy Partnership for River Health Science Panel
Haapkyla J, Unsworth RKF, Flavell M, Bourne DG, Schaffelke B and Willis BL (2011) Seasonal rainfall and runoff promote coral disease on an inshore reef . PLoS ONE. 6: 1-10.
Fabricius KE, Cooper TF, Humphrey CA, Uthicke S, De'ath AG, Davidson J, LeGrand H, Thompson AA and Schaffelke B (2012) A bioindicator system for water quality on inshore coral reefs of the Great Barrier Reef. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 65: 320 332.
Schaffelke B, Carleton JH, Doyle JR, Furnas MJ, Gunn K, Skuza MS, Wright M and Zagorskis IE (2011) Reef Rescue Marine Monitoring Program. Final Report of AIMS Activities 2010/11 - Inshore Water Quality Monitoring. Report for the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority.. Australian Institute of Marine Science. 83 p.
Brodie JE, Kroon F, Schaffelke B, Wolanski EJ, Lewis SE, Devlin MJ, Bohnet I, Bainbridge ZT, Waterhouse J and Davis AM (2012) Terrestrial pollutant runoff to the Great Barrier Reef: An update of issues, priorities and management responses. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 65: 81-100.
Berkelmans R, Jones AM and Schaffelke B (2012) Salinity thresholds of Acropora spp. on the Great Barrier Reef. Coral Reefs. 31: 1103-1110.
Kroon FJ, Schaffelke B, Bartley R (2014) Informing policy to protect coastal coral reefs: Insight from a global review of reducing agricultural pollution to coastal ecosystems. Marine Pollution Bulletin 85(1): 33-41
Thompson A, Schroeder T, Brando VE, Schaffelke B (2014) Coral community responses to declining water quality: Whitsunday Islands, Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Coral Reefs 33(4): 923-938
Davidson AD, Campbell ML, Hewitt CL, Schaffelke B (2015) Assessing the impacts of nonindigenous marine macroalgae: an update of current knowledge. Botanica Marina 58(2): 55-79
Brando VE, Devlin MJ, Dobbie M, MacNeil MA, Schaffelke B, Schroeder T (2014) Developing integrated assessment metrics for reporting of water quality in the Great Barrier Reef lagoon. Report to the Reef Rescue Water Quality Research & Development Program. Reef and Rainforest Research Centre Limited, Cairns (53pp.).
Thompson A, Lønborg C, Logan M, Costello P, Davidson J, Furnas M, Gunn K, Liddy M, Skuza M, Uthicke S, Wright M, Zagorskis I, Schaffelke B (2014) Marine Monitoring Program. Annual Report of AIMS Activities 2013 to 2014 - Inshore water quality and coral reef monitoring. Report for the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority. Australian Institute of Marine Science, Townsville (160 p)