Whitley Awards 2022: Congratulations to Dr Steve Morton
The Whitley Awards recognise the best of Australasian zoological literature.
This year we are thrilled to announce that Australian Deserts: Ecology and Landscapes by Steve Morton has been awarded the prestigious Whitley Medal.
Dr Steve Morton is an Honorary Professorial Fellow with Charles Darwin University. He is an ecologist who studied at the Universities of Melbourne, California, and Sydney. He joined CSIRO in Alice Springs in 1984 to work in the desert environment that has long been his focus. From 2000 until 2010, based in Canberra and Melbourne, he helped lead CSIRO as Chief of Division and Executive Team member.