Ghost Roads

Title of Project

Ghost Roads


Prof Bill Laurence

College or Research Centre

College of Science & Engineering

Summary of Project

This project involves assessing, projecting, and reducing the environmental costs of the virtual tsunami of planned and ongoing infrastructure projects in the Asia-Pacific region - specifically in the mega-diversity nations of Indonesia, Malaysia, and Papua New Guinea - while simultaneously attempting to maximise their economic and social benefits

Key Words

Asia-Pacifc Region; roads; mapping; land-use pressure; conservation

Would suit an applicant who

Has a background in ecology and environmental science, or in data management, GIS analyses, and policy related to the topic—especially in the mega-diverse nations of Indonesia, Malaysia, and Papua New Guinea.

Updated: 15 Apr 2021