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About Dr Sander Scheffers

Dr Sander Scheffers MSc(Amsterdam), PhD(Amsterdam)
As a Coastal Geomorphologist and Marine Scientist, I am fascinated how coastal environments have changed in the past and apply that knowledge to predict future trajectories. I am also interested in processes that shape and modify coastal landscapes and Marine Ecosystems over spatial and temporal scales and influenced by climate change and human impacts.
   • Understanding past and modern extreme inundation events (tsunamis and storms)
   • The development of long-term records of storms from geological and biological archives
   • Investigate past and future sea level and response of coastal ecosystems
   • Palaeoclimatology
   • Palaeoenvironmental change
   • Coral Reef ecology


Present Senior Lecturer, Southern Cross University School of Environment, Science and Engineering

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Honors and Awards

  • Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the University of Queensland (QLD, Australia), Special Guest Editor for the journal Diversity

Contact Information

PO Box 157
Lismore NSW
Australia 2480
Phone: (+61 2) 66203277


Journal articles (49)