The geographers

Dr Melinda McHenry, Physical Geographer and Learning and Teaching Strategist in Geography, Planning & Spatial Sciences

Melinda is a Physical Geographer with a background in landscape ecology and management, and soil science. She primarily devotes her time to research, postgraduate supervision and leadership in geoconservation and natural resource management.

Melinda spends a lot of time in the outdoors in Tasmania and enjoys sharing her passion for practical environmental management with others. Melinda focuses her teaching and extension on rural and remote education, and has a specific interest in equipping rural students with geographic information technologies. An example of this can be found on the utas_geoheritage Instagram page.