Centre for Tropical Water and Aquatic Ecosystem Research
James Franck Institute
Scott Smithers is a geomorphologist within the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences and the Associate Dean Research for the Faculty of Science and Engineering (50% appointment).
Carbonate production, reef growth and sea level remain key research interests. Scott moved to James Cook University in 1994 to take advantage of its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and the community of world class coral reef scientists located in Townsville.