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Researcher: Meyer, A (Dr Amelie Meyer)

Fields of Research

Physical oceanography
Climate change processes
Biological oceanography
Ecological impacts of climate change and ecological adaptation
Climate change science
Communication technology and digital media studies
Climate change impacts and adaptation
Environment policy
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Geochemistry
Other physical sciences
Other environmental sciences
Earth system sciences
Chemical oceanography
Communication studies

Research Objectives

Climate variability (excl. social impacts)
Oceanic processes (excl. in the Antarctic and Southern Ocean)
Global effects of climate change (excl. Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and the South Pacific) (excl. social impacts)
Antarctic and Southern Ocean oceanic processes
Effects of climate change on Antarctic and sub-Antarctic environments (excl. social impacts)
Climatological hazards (e.g. extreme temperatures, drought and wildfires)
Effects of climate change on Australia (excl. social impacts)
Expanding knowledge in language, communication and culture
Climate change adaptation measures (excl. ecosystem)
The media
Marine systems and management
Social impacts of climate change and variability
Communication
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Expanding knowledge in the earth sciences
Ecosystem adaptation to climate change
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Expanding knowledge in the physical sciences
Climate change models

Career Best Publications

Defining Southern Ocean fronts and their influence on biological and physical processes in a changing climate; Nature Climate Change
Leads in Arctic pack ice enable early phytoplankton blooms below snow-covered sea ice; Scientific Reports
Mixing rates and vertical heat fluxes north of Svalbard from Arctic winter to spring; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Mixing variability in the Southern Ocean; Journal of Physical Oceanography
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report: What does it mean for Tasmania? A special briefing by the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes and the University of Tasmania
Winter storms accelerate the demise of sea ice in the Atlantic sector of the Arctic Ocean; Scientific Reports
Winter to summer oceanographic observations in the Arctic Ocean north of Svalbard; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans

Research Publications

'Really extreme' global weather event leaves scientists aghast
'This Is Really Extreme Science': Adrift in the Arctic Ice With a Shipload of Norwegians
ABC Top 5 - ABC Media Residency Program
ABC unveils winners of the Top 5 residency, with Fran Kelly
Adrift in the Arctic for 6 months: N-ICE2015 expedition
Algal hot spots in a changing Arctic Ocean: sea-ice ridges and the snow-ice interface; Frontiers in Marine Science
Amelie Meyer, physical oceanographer, CSIRO
Antarctic and Arctic heat records - interview by Kylie Morris
Antarctic Circumpolar Current impacts on internal wave life cycles; Geophysical Research Letters
ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes Director's Prize for the Most Outstanding Contribution to the Centre in 2019
Arctic a danger zone for scientist trying to unravel disappearing ice mystery
As the Arctic melts, a regime shift is taking place, by Ben Deacon
As the Arctic melts, a regime shift is taking place, with Lorna Dunkley
Atlantic water circulation and properties northwest of Svalbard during anomalous southerly winds; JGR Oceans
Atlantic waters inflow north of Svalbard: insights from IAOOS observations and Mercator Ocean global operational system during N-ICE2015; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Climate change - a Tasmanian perspective; Tasmanian Climate Change Symposium Hobart
Climate Processes Research in Australia
Connecting to the oceans: supporting ocean literacy and public engagement; Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries
Cooling and freshening of the West Spitsbergen Current by shelf-origin cold core lenses; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Defining Southern Ocean fronts and their influence on biological and physical processes in a changing climate; Nature Climate Change
Diapycnal mixing and the internal wave field north of the Kerguelen Plateau
Does your lab use social media?: Sharing three years of experience in science communication; Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society
Drifting With the Ice: Life on an Arctic Expedition
Extreme climate and weather events in a warmer world; Frontiers for Young Minds
Extreme cold weather conditions in Europe
Extreme cold weather conditions in Europe
Extreme cold weather conditions in Europe
Facing polar bears, isolation, researchers explore Arctic sea ice
From the Arctic to the Antarctic: internal waves and mixing (under sea ice); Multiscale Dynamics of the Southern Ocean
From the Arctic to the Antarctic: Ocean mixing under sea ice + links to ecosystems; The Impact of Ocean Mixing on the Earth, Ocean and Atmosphere Systems, Climate and Society
High Resolution Current Velocity Profiling Floats Preliminary Results from Subantarctic Waters; OceansObs'09: Sustained Ocean Observations and Information for Society
How is climate change affecting polar regions and what are the consequences?; Environmental Research 2021
Incredibly thin Arctic sea ice shocks researchers
Internal waves and mixing near the Kerguelen Plateau; Journal of Physical Oceanography
Leads in Arctic pack ice enable early phytoplankton blooms below snow-covered sea ice; Scientific Reports
Making Social Media Work for Scientists
Mapping of Upper Ocean Velocity and Transport in the Cape Farewell Area
Mixing (MX) Oceanographic Toolbox for EM-APEX float data
Mixing (MX) Oceanographic Toolbox for EM-APEX float data applying shear-strain finescale parameterization
Mixing (MX) Oceanographic Toolbox for EM-APEX* float data applying shear-strain finescale parameterization
Mixing rates and vertical heat fluxes north of Svalbard from Arctic winter to spring; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Mixing variability in the Southern Ocean; Journal of Physical Oceanography
Monitoring ice north and south
Nutrients in water masses in the Atlantic sector of the Arctic Ocean: temporal trends, mixing and links with primary production; JGR Oceans
Ocean-sea ice processes and their role on multi-month predictability of Antarctic sea ice; Geophysical Research Letters
One-dimensional evolution of the upper water column in the Atlantic sector of the Arctic Ocean in winter; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Oppdrag Nansen' Season 1 Episode 5
Polar bears to be near extinction by end of century
Polar oceanography and sea ice - live radio interview with Chloe Cadby-Bibari
Rekordtidlig sommer på Nordpolen kan bety katastrofe for polarisen
Retroflection of part of the east Greenland current at Cape Farewell; Geophysical Research Letters
Science outreach using social media: oceanography from the lab to the public; Oceanography
Sea ice thermohaline dynamics and biogeochemistry in the Arctic Ocean: empirical and model results; Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences
Spatiotemporal variability of barium in Arctic sea-Ice and seawater; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Standing meanders in the Southern Ocean: Characteristics and trends; 13th Annual Conference on Southern Hemisphere Meteorology and Oceanography
The freak warm Arctic weather is unusual, but getting less so
The future of the Arctic: what does it mean for sea ice and small creatures?; Frontiers for Young Minds
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report: What does it mean for Tasmania? A special briefing by the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes and the University of Tasmania
The IPCC AR6 report and what it means for Tasmania
The seeding of ice algal blooms in Arctic pack ice: the multiyear ice seed repository hypothesis; Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences
Towards a climate-positive Tasmania: A discussion paper
Trends of satellite-derived thermal fronts and frontal chlorophyll concentration in marine hotspots: between 2003 and 2020; Ocean Sciences Meeting 2022
True North
Warm Atlantic water explains observed sea ice melt rates north of Svalbard; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Warmer Arctic winters linked to more 'Snowzillas' in US north-east
Warming world, changing ocean: mitigation and adaptation to support resilient marine systems; Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries
Winter ocean-ice interactions under thin sea ice observed by IAOOS platforms during N-ICE2015: salty surface mixed layer and active basal melt; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Winter storms accelerate the demise of sea ice in the Atlantic sector of the Arctic Ocean; Scientific Reports
Winter storms are speeding up the loss of Arctic sea ice
Winter to summer oceanographic observations in the Arctic Ocean north of Svalbard; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Winter-spring development of the zooplankton community below sea ice in the Arctic Ocean; Frontiers in Marine Science

Research Projects

ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Ocean mixing under Antarctic sea ice: a missing climate link; Australian Research Council (ARC)

Research Candidate Supervision