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Research at SERF

Samford Ecological Research Facility (SERF) is a unique resource that supports QUT’s ‘real world’ applied research. Faculty and students are encouraged to use this QUT facility that provides supportive environment for their research and teaching.

A number of research projects are already underway but the SERF site is suitable for investigation into a wider range of topics including: measuring water quality, groundwater level measurement, soil mapping, air quality, microbiology, plant pathogen, invertebrate biology, vertebrate biology, plant biology, ecology, experimental design, population management, ecosystem ecology, long-term ecological research, Geographic Information System (GIS), vegetation mapping, sustainable building techniques, ecological building design and marketing materials.

Research Activities

Current, past, and future research activities at the Samford Ecological Research Facility (SERF).

Data Resources

Features research data, maps, images and other related information.

Data Use Policy

Regulations on the availability, use and access to research data.