Philip Lake

Emeritus Prof

1982 …2015

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Sam works in the School of Biological Sciences at Monash University as an Emeritus Professor.

Sam's research areas of interest are:

  • Community ecology with emphasis on aquatic systems
  • Ecology of freshwater ecosystems, in particular flowing waters, lakes and temporary water bodies
  • Role of disturbance (both natural and human-generated) in structuring communities
  • Restoration ecology in Streams
  • Impacts of exotic invaders
  • Freshwater crustacean and fish ecology

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land