Jack Koci is an earth and environmental scientist with a particular interest in tropical catchment geomorphology and water quality. He has experience working across university, Government and industry and currently conducts research and teaching within the School of Earth and Environmental Science at James Cook University.
Jack’s current research primarily focusses on improving understanding of the causes, processes, impacts and management of soil erosion in tropical landscapes. Jack also uses novel drone-based remote sensing techniques to map, monitor and model tropical landscapes.
Prior to joining James Cook University, Jack worked as a Research Fellow at the University of the Sunshine Coast. He has also worked with Seqwater and the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR).
Jack’s research interests include: Mapping, monitoring and modelling of soil erosion processes in tropical landscapes; quantification of landscape recovery and water quality improvement following land management change; and drone-based remote sensing of landscapes.