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Researcher: Seen, AJ (Dr Andrew Seen)

Research Fields

Environmental Chemistry (incl. Atmospheric Chemistry)
Catalysis and Mechanisms of Reactions
Industrial Chemistry
Separation Science
Environmental Monitoring
Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
Environmental Management
Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy
Organometallic Chemistry
Sedimentology
Analytical Chemistry
Analytical Spectrometry
Phycology (incl. Marine Grasses)
Environmental Impact Assessment
Natural Resource Management
Transition Metal Chemistry
Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators
Higher Education
Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience
Wildlife and Habitat Management
Chemical Oceanography
Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)

Research Impact

Expanding Knowledge in the Chemical Sciences
Environment
Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Urban and Industrial Air Quality
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Organic Industrial Chemicals (excl. Resins, Rubber and Plastics)
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Land and Water Management
Inorganic Industrial Chemicals
Wood, Wood Products and Paper
Expanding Knowledge in the Physical Sciences
Coastal and Estuarine Land Management
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Fresh, Ground and Surface Water Environments (excl. Urban and Industrial Use)
Coastal and Estuarine Water Management
Syllabus and Curriculum Development
Teacher and Instructor Development
Natural Hazards in Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments
Assessment and Evaluation of Curriculum
Urban Water Evaluation (incl. Water Quality)
Environmentally Sustainable Manufacturing
Ceramics, Glass and Industrial Mineral Products
Resourcing of Education and Training Systems
Basic Metal Products (incl. Smelting, Rolling, Drawing and Extruding)
Paints
Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Marine Environments
Industrial Chemicals and Related Products
Education and Training Systems Policies and Development
Pedagogy
Land and Water Management of environments
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Oceanography

Career Best Publications

Alkene Isomerization Using a Solid Acid as Activator and Support for a Homogeneous Catalyst; Journal of Chemical Education
Determining the history and sources of contaminants in the Tamar Estuary, Tasmania, Australia, using 210Pb dating and stable Pb isotope analyses; Environmental Chemistry
Effect of Airflow Setting on the Organic Composition of Woodheater Emissions; Environmental Science & Technology
Fe3+ as a reoxidant for Nafion immobilised palladium(II) catalysts; Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical
Nafion: an excellent support for metal-complex catalysts; Journal of Molecular Catalysis A-Chemical

Research Publications

A comparison of an optimised sequential extraction procedure and dilute acid leaching of elements in anoxic sediments, including the effects of oxidation on sediment metal partitioning; Analytica Chimica Acta
A stitch in time saves nine; ERE 2005 (9th Annual Environmental Postgraduate Conference)
A study of metal and metalloid contaminant availability in Antarctic marine sediments; Chemosphere
Alkene Isomerization Using a Solid Acid as Activator and Support for a Homogeneous Catalyst; Journal of Chemical Education
Application of zeolites in peroxide bleaching
Assessment of Envi-Carb as a passive sampler binding phase for acid herbicides without pH adjustment; Chemosphere
Bioaccumulation of heavy metals in the food chain of the Derwent Estuary; Derwent Estuary Programme Science Symposium
Clean chemical processing through ionomer immobilised catalysts; XVIIth International Conference on Organometallic Chemistry
Comparative study of optimised BCR sequential extraction scheme and acid leaching of elements in the certified reference material NIST 2711; Analytica Chimica Acta
Cross faculty collaboration in the development of an integrated mathematics and science pre-service teacher education program; STEM 2016: Connecting Informal and Formal STEM Education
Determining the History and Sources of Contaminants in Sediments in the Tamar Estuary, Tasmania, Australia, using 210Pb Dating and Stable Pb Isotope Analyses; Interact 2004
Determining the history and sources of contaminants in the Tamar Estuary, Tasmania, Australia, using 210Pb dating and stable Pb isotope analyses; Environmental Chemistry
Developing a faculty wide WIL program for science; 2016 Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education (ACSME)
Direct colorimetric detection of copper(II) ions in sampling using diffusive gradients in thin-films; Analytica Chimica Acta
Effect of Airflow Setting on the Organic Composition of Woodheater Emissions; Environmental Science & Technology
Environmental monitoring of coastal Antarctica for metal pollutants using magnetic sector ICP-MS; Third Asia-Pacific Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry
Evaluation of diffusive gradients in thin film (DGT) samplers for measuring contaminants in the Antarctic marine environment; Chemosphere
Evaluation of paper-based diffusive gradients in thin film samplers for trace metal sampling; Analytica Chimica Acta
Fe3+ as a reoxidant for Nafion immobilised palladium(II) catalysts; Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical
Historical lead isotope record of a sediment core from the Derwent River (Tasmania, Australia): A multiple source environment; The Science of The Total Environment
Increased catalytic activity of cationic palladium(II) complexes on immobilisation in Nafion-H+; Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical
Kinetics and mechanism of aluminium reaction in alkali solutions
Kinetics and mechanism of aluminium reaction in alkali solutions
Kinetics and mechanism of the reaction of aluminium in alkali solutions
Launceston Flood Authority dredge spoil investigations
Lead Isotope record of human impact in Antarctic coastal sediment cores: A comparison between 1M HCl partial extraction and HF total digestion sample pre-treatments; 8th International Sector Field ICP-MS Conference
Lead isotopic signatures in Antarctic marine sediment cores: A comparison between 1 M HCl partial extraction and HF total digestion pre-treatments for discerning anthropogenic inputs; The Science of The Total Environment
Levoglucosan as an atmospheric tracer for woodsmoke; Atmospheric Environment
Marketing an alternate model for science and mathematics initial teacher education; Australian Journal of Teacher Education
Nafion: an excellent support for metal-complex catalysts; Journal of Molecular Catalysis A-Chemical
Novel Methods in Peroxide Bleaching
Novel Methods of Peroxide Bleaching
Radiocarbon determination of woodsmoke contribution to air particulate matter in Launceston, Tasmania; Atmospheric Environment
Rapid Reaction Time for a New Aluminium Flake for ALC
Supporting and resourcing secondary science teachers in rural and regional schools ; Teaching Science
The application of lead isotope ratios in the Antarctic macroalga Iridaea cordata as a contaminant monitoring tool; Marine Pollution Bulletin
The use of Pb isotope ratios determined by magnetic sector ICP-MS to elucidate Pb sources in Tasmanian river sediments; Second Asia-Pacific Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry
Triazine herbicides alter growth competition to promote cyanobacteria blooms; Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Phycology and Aquatic Botany

Research Projects

A Source Apportionment Analysis Of The Contribution Of Wood Heater Emissions To Launceston Air Pollution; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
A Study of Historical Trends in Heavy Levels in the Tamar Estuary Through Heavy Metal Analysis and Geochronology of Sediment Cores; Australian Institute of Nuclear Science & Engineering (AINSE)
Application of Lead Isotope Ratios for Identifying and Quantifying Lead Inputs in a Complex Marine Environment with Multiple Inputs; Australian Institute of Nuclear Science & Engineering (AINSE)
Assessment of the Potential Consequences of Large-scale Eradication of Rice Grass from the Tamar Estuary, Tasmania; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Developing a Report Card Process for the TEER Ecosystem Health Monitoring Program; Department of Agriculture (DoA (Cwth))
Developing the TEER Ecosystem Health Monitoring Program Framework; Department of Agriculture (DoA (Cwth))
Development and Application of DGT Devices for Passive Sampling of Contaminated Waters in the Antarctic Environment; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
Development of highly selective olefin oligomerization catalysts by encapsulating metal-complex catalysts within zeolite cages; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Diffusive Gradients in Thin Films (DGT) methodology for Selective and Spatially Discriminating Binding of Metal Ions; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
Encapsulation of metal-complex catalysts within zeolite cages; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Engagement of UTAS Professional Services to Support the AAD Human Impacts Research Program; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
Esk Catchment Sediment Source Chemical Fingerprinting Study; The Northern Tasmanian Natural Resource Management Assoc Inc. (NRMNORTH)
Evaluating and selecting STEM resources: capacity building for teachers in rural and regional schools; Department of Industry and Science (DoIS)
Human Impacts Collaborative Project SEEN-1: Development and Application of DGT Devices for Passive Sampling of Contaminated Waters in the Antarctic Environment; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
Inspiring mathematics and science in teacher education; Department of Industry and Science (DoIS)
Novel Analytical Technologies Using High Resolution Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry for the Rapid and Accurate Determination of Biologically-important Trace Elements in Seawater; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Purchase of a State of the art High Resolution Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometer; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Quantification of the Contribution of Fossil Fuel and Biomass Combustion to Air Pollution Using Radiocarbon Analyses; Australian Institute of Nuclear Science & Engineering (AINSE)
Reconstruction of Sediment History in the Tamar Estuary; Australian Research Council (ARC)
The application of membrane supported catalysts in chemical synthesis; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The Use of Pb Isotope Ratios for Tracing Anthropogenic Pb in Benthic Macroalgae Near Casey Station; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
Towards Educating Mathematics Professionals Encompassing Science and Technology (TEMPEST); Department of Industry and Science (DoIS)
Ecka Granules - Specialist Advice Consultancy
Launceston Flood Authority Dredge Spoil Investigations
Launceston Flood Authority Dredge Spoil Investigations
Leaching of Alkali from Soda-Lime Glass
Rapid Reaction Time - New Aluminium Flake for Aerated Light Weight Concrete

Research Candidate Supervision

Application of an in situ Passive Sampling Technique for Assessment of Contaminants in the Antarctic Environment
Assessment of the Potential Impacts of the Large-scale Eradication of Spartina anglica from the Tamar Estuary, Tasmania
Atmospheric measurement and modelling at Cape Grim in the Southern Ocean
Chemical Fingerprinting Sediment Sources in Complex Settings- Upper South Esk Catchment, Tasmania
Development and Characterisation of a Colorimetric Binding Phase for the Diffusive Gradients in Thin Films Technique
Fundamental studies of the reaction of aluminium paste with alkali and the development of a procedure for measuring aluminium paste reactivity.
Investigation of the Composition and Methods for Apportioning Woodsmoke to Air Pollution in Launceston
Studying the mechanistic reactions of hydrocarbons over combinations of catalysts, such as zeolites and metal ores
The Electrospinning of Blended Polyaniline Nano-fibres and their Application in an Ion-Selective Electrode
The Relative Effects of the Herbicide Atrazine on Selected Microalgae