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Researcher: Whittier, JM (Dr Joan Whittier)

Fields of Research

Wildlife and habitat management
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Ecological physiology
Terrestrial ecology
Conservation and biodiversity
Comparative physiology
Animal physiology - systems
Animal physiology - cell
Global change biology

Research Objectives

Marine biodiversity
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Terrestrial biodiversity
Measurement and assessment of marine water quality and condition
Other environmental management

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

An investigation of organochlorine and polychlorobiphenyl concentrations in the blood and eggs of the carnivorous flatback turtle, Natator depressus, from Queensland, Australia; Chelonian Conservation and Biology
Post-emergence handling of green turtle hatchlings: Improving hatchery management worldwide; Animal Conservation
Quantitative sex identification of hatchling green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas); Journal of Herpetology
Trace element concentrations in nesting flatback turtles (Natator depressus) from Curtis Island, Queensland, Australia; Marine Environmental Research

Research Projects

Tasmanian Lizards - Investigating the Effects of Environmental Stresses on Alpine Skinks to Improve their Conservation; Earthwatch Institute (EI)

Research Candidate Supervision

Routes and mechanisms of embryonic hormone exposure and endocrine disruption in a viviparous lizard