How a team of Warrnambool researchers are uncovering a volcanic world hidden beneath the surface

Updated April 8 2022 - 4:27pm, first published 4:10pm
NEW GROUND: Yakup Niyazi from Deakin University's Warrnambool School of Life and Environmental Sciences is leading a ground-breaking study of the region's submarine volcanoes. Picture: Morgan Hancock

Beyond the crowd of thousands who flock to the region's volcanic plains each year, a team of local researchers are quietly uncovering a past hidden beneath the surface.


Jessica Greenan


Journalist at The Warrnambool Standard covering Corangamite Shire Council. Sometimes court. Special interest in all things environment.