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Social Scientist, Land & Water, CSIRO

Dr Barton Loechel is a Research Scientist in the Land & Water Business Unit.

Dr Loechel investigates social and institutional issues related to biosecurity, climate change adaptation in rural communities, and rural and regional change processes.


  • –present
    Social scientist, Science into Society Group, Climate Adaptation Flagship, CSIRO


  • 2010 
    University of Queensland, PhD
  • 2003 
    University of Tasmania, BA (Hons, Sociology)
  • 1988 
    University of New England, B.Rural Science (Hons)