Peta Beeman, Masters Candidate
is an MSc candidate at Southern Cross University. She has seven years experience in humpback whale photo-identification studies. Peta participated in the development and testing of the Fluke Matcher software.
In 2008 she established the East Coast Whale Watch Catalogue, as a research project for her MSc, which has already collated data on over 700 humpback whales and encouraged strong public engagement in Northern NSW and SE Queensland region.
Peta has trained and supervised interns and undergraduate science students in photo-identification data collection and analysis and the use of Fluke Matcher. She participated in the Southern Ocean Research Partnership in 2010-11, that reported to the Scientific Committee of the IWC.
Updated: 15 November 2012