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Researcher: Lara-Lopez, AL (Dr Ana Lara-Lopez)

Fields of Research

Biological oceanography
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Ecosystem function
Pollution and contamination
Fisheries sciences
Environmental management
Fisheries management
Ecological impacts of climate change and ecological adaptation

Research Objectives

Marine biodiversity
Ecosystem adaptation to climate change
Coastal or estuarine biodiversity
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Oceanic processes (excl. in the Antarctic and Southern Ocean)
Environmental lifecycle assessment
Expanding knowledge in the earth sciences
Sustainability indicators
Wild caught fin fish (excl. tuna)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A call for deep-ocean stewardship; Science
A database of marine larval fish assemblages in Australian temperate and subtropical waters; Scientific Data
An evaluation of the ichthyoplankton monitoring at IMOS national reference stations: Final report to the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA)
Australia’s Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS): data impacts and lessons learned; Marine Technology Society Journal
Building multidisciplinary collaboration in coastal and ocean modelling and observation in Australasia; Journal of Marine Systems
Developing key biological indicators for the Tamar Estuary
From research to end-users, tracing the path of ocean observations in Australia; Marine and Freshwater Research
Globally consistent quantitative observations of planktonic ecosystems; Frontiers in Marine Science
Hydrodynamics and zooplankton ecology in the Tamar Estuary, northern Tasmania, with special emphasis on larval fishes
Integrated modelling to support decision-making for marine social-ecological systems in Australia; ICES Journal of Marine Science
Modeling what we sample and sampling what we model: challenges for zooplankton model assessment; Frontiers in Marine Science
Synchronicity between zooplankton biomass and larval fish concentrations along a highly flushed Tasmanian estuary: assessment using net and acoustic methods; Journal Of Plankton Research
Using an Australian Massive Open Online Course to upskill marine science in the use of openly available marine data; Journal of Ocean Technology

Research Projects

Ichthyoplankton long-term monitoring at National Reference Stations; Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA)

Research Candidate Supervision