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Researcher: Klocker, A (Dr Andreas Klocker)

Fields of Research

Physical Oceanography
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics
Oceanography
Earth Sciences
Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Biological Oceanography
Climate Change Processes
Marine Geoscience
Geodynamics

Research Objectives

Climate and Climate Change
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Oceanography
Marine Oceanic Processes (excl. climate related)
Climate Change Models
Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
Climate Variability (excl. Social Impacts)
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Marine Environments
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments (excl. Social Impacts)

Career Best Publications

Estimating suppression of eddy mixing by mean flows; Journal of Physical Oceanography
Global patterns of mesoscale eddy properties and diffusivities; Journal of Physical Oceanography
Influence of the Nonlinear Equation of State on Global Estimates of Dianeutral Advection and Diffusion; Journal of Physical Oceanography
Low-frequency oscillations of the Atlantic Ocean meridional overturning circulation in a coupled climate model; Climate of the Past
Testing the influence of the Central American Seaway on orbitally forced Northern Hemisphere glaciation; Geophysical Research Letters

Research Publications

A biologically relevant method for considering patterns of oceanic retention in the Southern Ocean; Progress in Oceanography
A new method for forming approximately neutral surfaces; Oceans Science
A regime diagram for ocean geostrophic turbulence; Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society
Abrupt transitions in dynamics of a NPZD model across Southern Ocean fronts; Ecological Modelling
Advection of baroclinic eddies by depth mean flow; Geophysical Research Letters
An approximate geostrophic streamfunction for use in density surfaces; Ocean Modelling
Corrigendum to 'A new method for forming approximately neutral surfaces' published in Ocean Sci., 5, 155172, 2009; Oceans Science
Diagnostics of isopycnal mixing in a circumpolar channel; Ocean Modelling
Diapycnal advection by nonlinear processes in the ocean
Direct estimate of lateral eddy diffusivity upstream of Drake Passage; Journal of Physical Oceanography
Effect of the Isthmus of Panama on the sensitivity of the climate system to variations in Earth's orbital parameters
Estimating suppression of eddy mixing by mean flows; Journal of Physical Oceanography
Global patterns of mesoscale eddy properties and diffusivities; Journal of Physical Oceanography
Influence of the Nonlinear Equation of State on Global Estimates of Dianeutral Advection and Diffusion; Journal of Physical Oceanography
Late Winter Oceanography beneath East Antarctic Sea Ice during SIPEX; Japan Oceanographic Society Fall Meeting
Late winter oceanography off the Sabrina and BANZARE coast (117-128°E), East Antarctica; Deep-Sea Research. Part 2: Topical Studies in Oceanography
Low-frequency oscillations of the Atlantic Ocean meridional overturning circulation in a coupled climate model; Climate of the Past
Planetary-geometric constraints on isopycnal slope in the Southern Ocean; Journal of Physical Oceanography
Quantifying the Consequences of the Ill-Defined Nature of Neutral Surfaces; Journal of Physical Oceanography
Reconciling float-based and tracer-based estimates of lateral diffusivities; Journal of Marine Research
Surface Oceanography during the BROKE-West research voyage (30-80E); 2nd Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) Open Science Conference
Surface oceanography of BROKE-West, along the Antarctic margin of the south-west Indian Ocean (30-80 degrees E); Deep-Sea Research Part II -Topical Studies in Oceanography
Testing the influence of the Central American Seaway on orbitally forced Northern Hemisphere glaciation; Geophysical Research Letters
The Antarctic Slope Front along East Antarctica, 30-80 East; European Geophysical Union Spring Meeting
The Antarctic Slope Front along East Antarctica, 30-80 East; American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting
The circulation and water masses of the Antarctic shelf and continental slope between 30 and 80E; Deep-Sea Research. Part 2: Topical Studies in Oceanography
The deep ocean buoyancy budget and its temporal variability; Journal of Climate
The Diapycnal and Isopycnal Mixing Experiment: A First Assessment; CLIVAR Exchanges
Using satellite altimetry to inform hypotheses of transport of early lifestage of Patagonian toothfish on the Kerguelen Plateau; Ecological Modelling
Vertical transport in the ocean due to sub-mesoscale structures: impacts in the Kerguelen region; Ocean Modelling
Water mass transformation by cabbeling and thermobaricity; Geophysical Research Letters

Research Projects

Eddy transport of ocean heat to Antarctic ice shelves: fundamental dynamics and climate impact; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Mixing hot spots in the Southern Ocean: processes, parameterisations and impacts; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Ocean forced evolution of the Antarctic Ice Sheet; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
Turbulence and mixing in the Southern Ocean; National Computational Infrastructure (NCI)
Turbulence and mixing in the Southern Ocean; National Computational Infrastructure (NCI)

Research Candidate Supervision