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Researcher: Raymond, B (Dr Ben Raymond)

Fields of Research

Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Conservation and biodiversity
Wildlife and habitat management
Biological oceanography
Physical oceanography
Ecological impacts of climate change and ecological adaptation
Behavioural ecology
Climate change impacts and adaptation
Ecosystem function
Community ecology (excl. invasive species ecology)
Global change biology

Research Objectives

Biodiversity in Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
Assessment and management of coastal and estuarine ecosystems
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Antarctic and Southern Ocean oceanic processes
Marine biodiversity
Assessment and management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean ecosystems
Effects of climate change on Antarctic and sub-Antarctic environments (excl. social impacts)
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Climate variability (excl. social impacts)
Fisheries - wild caught

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

10.2. Pelagic Regionalisation; The Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean
10.3 Near-surface zooplankton communities; Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean
2.1. Data and mapping; Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean
2.3. Distribution Modelling; Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean
4. Environmental setting; Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean
8. Biogeographic Patterns of Birds and Mammals; Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean
A complete breeding failure in an Adélie penguin colony correlates with unusual and extreme environmental events; Ecography
A hierarchical classification of benthic biodiversity and assessment of protected areas in the Southern Ocean; PLoS ONE
A review of methods used to analyse albatross diets - assessing priorities across their range; ICES Journal of Marine Science
A Southern Ocean dietary database; Ecology
Antarctic Sea Ice Biology; Gordon Research Conference
Antarctica's wilderness fails to capture continent's biodiversity; Nature
Biogeography of cephalopods in the Southern Ocean using habitat suitability prediction models; Ecosystems
Can isoscapes of mesopelagic fish determine foraging hotspots of marine mammals and birds in the southern Indian Ocean?; MEASO 18
Change and variability in East Antarctic sea ice seasonality, 1979/80–2009/10; PLoS One
Chapter 10.1. Benthic Regional Classification; Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean
Chapter 12. Conclusions: Present and Future of Southern Ocean Biogeography; Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean
Chlorophyll a in Antarctic sea ice from historical ice core data; Geophysical Research Letters
Climate change drives expansion of Antarctic ice-free habitat; Nature
Comprehensive evaluation of model uncertainty in qualitative network analyses; Ecological Monographs
Cumulative solar irradiance and potential large-scale sea ice algae distribution off East Antarctica (30oE-150oE); Polar Biology
Decades of dietary data demonstrate regional food web structures in the Southern Ocean; Ecology and Evolution
Developing priority variables (“ecosystem Essential Ocean Variables” — eEOVs) for observing dynamics and change in Southern Ocean ecosystems; Journal of Marine Systems
DNA metabarcoding as a marine conservation and management tool: a circumpolar examination of fishery discards in the diet of threatened albatrosses; Frontiers in Marine Science
Elaborating a representative system of marine protected areas in eastern Antarctica, south of 60°S
Factors influencing the habitat use of sympatric albatrosses from Macquarie Island, Australia; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Foraging distribution overlap and marine reserve usage amongst sub-Antarctic predators inferred from a multi-species satellite tagging experiment; Ecological Indicators
Foraging strategies of male Adélie penguins during their first incubation trip in relation to environmental conditions; Marine Biology
Habitat modelling of tracking data from multiple marine predators identifies important areas in the Southern Indian Ocean; Diversity and Distributions
Habitat use and sex-specific foraging behaviour of Adélie penguins throughout the breeding season in Adélie Land, East Antarctica; Movement Ecology
High occurrence of jellyfish predation by black-browed and Campbell albatross identified by DNA metabarcoding; Molecular Ecology
Important marine habitat off east Antarctica revealed by two decades of multi-species predator tracking; Ecography
Introduced species and extreme weather as key drivers of reproductive output in three sympatric albatrosses; Scientific Reports
Light-driven tipping points in polar ecosystems; Global Change Biology
Moving beyond presence and absence when examining changes in species distributions; Global Change Biology
Optimised scat collection protocols for dietary DNA metabarcoding in vertebrates; Methods in Ecology and Evolution
Pelagic ecosystems in the waters off East Antarctic (30o E-150o E); Antarctic Ecosystems: An Extreme Environment in a Changing World
Predicting krill swarm characteristics important for marine predators foraging off East Antarctica; Ecography
Prediction of krill swarm characteristics that drive a marine predator ‘hotspot' region off East Antarctica; CLIOTOP 3rd Symposium 2015
Review: the energetic value of zooplankton and nekton species of the Southern Ocean; Marine Biology
Seabird assemblages observed during the BROKE-West survey of the Antarctic coastline (30°E-80°E), January - March 2006; Deep-Sea Research. Part 2: Topical Studies in Oceanography
Spatial variability in responses to environmental conditions in Southern Hemisphere long-finned pilot whales; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Summertime mixed layer development in the marginal sea ice zone off the Mawson coast, East Antarctica; Deep-Sea Research. Part 2: Topical Studies in Oceanography
Testing Paradigms of Ecosystem Change under Climate Warming in Antarctica; PLOS ONE
The retrospective analysis of Antarctic tracking data project; Scientific Data
Tracking of marine predators to protect Southern Ocean ecosystems; Nature
Vulnerability of Antarctic shallow invertebrate-dominated ecosystems; Austral Ecology

Research Projects

Multi-species animal tracking: analytical methods and application ; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)

Research Candidate Supervision