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Researcher: Constable, A (Dr Andrew Constable)

Fields of Research

Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Ecological Impacts of Climate Change
Ecosystem Function
Physical Oceanography
Conservation and Biodiversity
Fisheries Management
Biological Oceanography
Ecological Applications
Climate Change Processes
Environmental Science and Management
Wildlife and Habitat Management

Research Objectives

Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Marine Environments
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments (excl. Social Impacts)
Ecosystem Adaptation to Climate Change
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Oceanography
Climate and Climate Change
Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Fisheries - Wild Caught
Ecosystem Assessment and Management at Regional or Larger Scales
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A biologically relevant method for considering patterns of oceanic retention in the Southern Ocean; Progress in Oceanography
A hierarchical classification of benthic biodiversity and assessment of protected areas in the Southern Ocean; PLoS ONE
A Southern Ocean dietary database; Ecology
A synergistic approach for evaluating climate model output for ecological applications; Frontiers in Marine Science
Assessing status and trends of open ocean habitats: a regionally resolved approach and Southern Ocean application; Ecological Indicators
Autonomous video camera system for monitoring impacts to benthic habitats from demersal fishing gear, including longlines; Deep-Sea Research Part I
Beyond big fish: the case for more detailed representations of top predators in marine ecosystem models; Ecological Modelling
Can isoscapes of mesopelagic fish determine foraging hotspots of marine mammals and birds in the southern Indian Ocean?; MEASO 18
Can isoscapes of mesopelagic fish predict top predator hotspots?; Where the Poles come together: A SCAR and IASC Conference
Chapter 10.1. Benthic Regional Classification; Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean
Chapter 9.3. Assessing status and change in Southern Ocean ecosystems; Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean
Climate change and Southern Ocean ecosystems I: how changes in physical habitats directly affect marine biota; Global Change Biology
Comprehensive evaluation of model uncertainty in qualitative network analyses; Ecological Monographs
Delivering sustained, coordinated, and integrated observations of the Southern Ocean for global impact; Frontiers in Marine Science
Developing integrated models of Southern Ocean food webs: including ecological complexity, accounting for uncertainty and the importance of scale; Progress in Oceanography
Developing priority variables (“ecosystem Essential Ocean Variables” — eEOVs) for observing dynamics and change in Southern Ocean ecosystems; Journal of Marine Systems
Elaborating a representative system of marine protected areas in eastern Antarctica, south of 60°S
Integrated modelling to support decision-making for marine social-ecological systems in Australia; ICES Journal of Marine Science
Kerguelen Axis 2015-16: Marine science activities in support of research and observing of marine ecosystems in the vicinity of the Kerguelen Axis during 2015-16 austral summer
Lessons from CCAMLR on the implementation of the ecosystem approach to managing fisheries; Fish and Fisheries
Mesopelagic community structure on the southern Kerguelen Axis; The Kerguelen Plateau: marine ecosystem and fisheries
Modelling dispersal of juvenile krill released from the Antarctic ice edge: ecosystem implications of ocean movement; Journal of Marine Systems
Modelling growth and reproduction of Antarctic krill, Euphausia superba, based on temperature, food and resource allocation amongst life history functions; ICES Journal of Marine Science
Moving towards implementation of a Southern Ocean Observing System; Marine Technology Society Journal
Optimal control and system limitation in a Southern Ocean ecosystem model; Deep-Sea Reseach II
Prey-field use by a Southern Ocean top predator: enhanced understanding using integrated datasets; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Resolving the role of mesopelagics in Southern Ocean food webs
Resolving the role of mesopelagics in Southern Ocean food webs
Risk maps for Antarctic krill under projected Southern Ocean acidification; Nature Climate Change
Testing Paradigms of Ecosystem Change under Climate Warming in Antarctica; PLOS ONE
The policy relevance of Southern Ocean food web structure: implications of food web change for fisheries, conservation and carbon sequestration; Marine Policy
Under ice habitats for Antarctic krill larvae: could less mean more under climate warming?; Geophysical Research Letters
Using stable isotope data to advance marine food web modelling; Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries

Research Projects

Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre (ACE CRC); Department of Industry and Science (DoIS)
Assessing status and trends of marine ecosystems in the Indian Sector of the Southern Ocean; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
Assessment of habitats, productivity and food webs on the Kerguelen Axis in the Indian Sector of the Southern Ocean; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
Mesopelagic Southern Ocean Prey and Predators (MESOPP); European Commission (EC)
New models for understanding the role of mesopelagic fishes and squid in Southern Ocean ecosystems; Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Projecting ecosystem change in the Southern Ocean using end-to-end models; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
Using size-based models to understand the role of mesopelagic fish and squid in the Southern Ocean ecosystem; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)

Research Candidate Supervision

Nonlinear Applications of Markov Chain Monte Carlo
Ontology Management and Selection in Re-Use Scenarios