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Researcher: Andrews-Goff, V (Ms Virginia Andrews-Goff)

Fields of Research

Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Biological oceanography
Biogeography and phylogeography
Ecological impacts of climate change and ecological adaptation
Ecosystem function

Research Objectives

Assessment and management of coastal and estuarine ecosystems
Biodiversity in Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Assessment and management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean ecosystems
Marine biodiversity
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Ecosystem adaptation to climate change
Effects of climate change on Antarctic and sub-Antarctic environments (excl. social impacts)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Contrasting behavior between two populations of an ice-obligate predator in East Antarctica; Ecology and Evolution
Ecology of Weddell seals during winter: Influence of environmental parameters on their foraging behaviour; Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography
Factors influencing the winter haulout behaviour of Weddell seals: consequences for satellite telemetry; Endangered Species Research
The effect of investigator disturbance on egg laying, chick survival and fledging mass of short-tailed shearwaters (Puffinus tenuirostris) and little penguins (Eudyptula minor); Animal Welfare
The retrospective analysis of Antarctic tracking data project; Scientific Data
Tracking of marine predators to protect Southern Ocean ecosystems; Nature
Validating the reliability of passive acoustic localisation: a novel method for encountering rare and remote Antarctic blue whales; Endangered Species Research

Research Projects

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)
The availability of Antarctic krill to large predators and their role in biogeochemical recycling in the Southern Ocean; CSIRO-Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Research Candidate Supervision