Prof Fran Sheldon

BSc(Hons) (University of Adelaide), PhD (University of Adelaide)

Background

Professor Fran Sheldon is a river ecologist whose research explores the relationships between hydrology, physical geomorphology and ecology in river systems, particularly large dryland rivers such as those of the Murray-Darling Basin and the Lake Eyre Basin. She was a member of the CSIRO Water for a Healthy Country Ecological Responses to Altered Flow Regimes Cluster and the Science Leader for the Murray-Darling Basin Authority Northern Basin Sustainable Diversion Limits Revision process.  She is currently a member of the Alligator Rivers Regional Technical Committee (ARRTC).  She is research member of the Australian Rivers Institute, Griffith University.