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

Fields of Research

Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Biogeography and Phylogeography
Ecosystem Function
Ecological Impacts of Climate Change

Research Objectives

Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Ecosystem Adaptation to Climate Change
Effects of Climate Change and Variability 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
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