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Subterranean Ecology is a leading Australian consultancy based in Tasmania that specializes in the ecology of subterranean ecosystems including groundwater, aquifers, caves and karst.

The company’s founding Director, Dr Stefan Eberhard BSc MSc PhD is one of Australia’s leading scientists in his field, with 30 years professional research and consulting experience across Australia, and globally.


Subterranean Ecology's core technical  scientific and management expertise lies in subterranean systems, including:

  • Ecology
  • Ecohydrology
  • Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems 
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Environmental Management
  • Conservation Management
  • Climate Change Adaptation
  • Caves and karst
  • Underwater caves