Olivia Johnson

Liv holds first-class honours in Marine & Antarctic Science from the University of Tasmania, and is currently undertaking her PhD at the Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies (UTAS), investigating how we can safeguard threatened reef species. She is a qualified PADI open water instructor and holds a Part 1 ADAS scientific diver and a Coxswains NC certificate. Liv has over 9 years experience working in marine research and the dive related industry, partaking in a range of projects locally, interstate and internationally, from temperate to tropical reefs, all the way down to Antarctica. Her experience and skills are in the fields of marine ecology, remote field research, scientific diving, environmental monitoring, laboratory research (including at sea), data analysis and reporting, underwater photography and science communication.