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Researcher: Gibson, JAE (Dr John Gibson)

Research Fields

Biogeography and Phylogeography
Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Palaeoecology
Palaeoclimatology
Animal Systematics and Taxonomy
Freshwater Ecology
Microbial Ecology
Invertebrate Biology
Geochemistry
Natural Resource Management
Population, Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics
Aquatic Ecosystem Studies and Stock Assessment
Chemical Oceanography
Environmental Management
Ecological Impacts of Climate Change
Population Ecology
Zoology
Conservation and Biodiversity
Terrestrial Ecology
Landscape Ecology
Palaeontology (incl. Palynology)
Microbiology
Sedimentology
Decision Support and Group Support Systems
Evolutionary Impacts of Climate Change
Molecular Evolution
Analytical Biochemistry
Aquaculture
Geomorphology and Regolith and Landscape Evolution
Soil Sciences
Organic Geochemistry
Environmental Chemistry (incl. Atmospheric Chemistry)
Industrial Chemistry
Atmospheric Sciences
Developmental Genetics (incl. Sex Determination)
Surfacewater Hydrology
Geospatial Information Systems
Evolution of Developmental Systems
Environmental Science and Management
Community Ecology
Virology
Stratigraphy (incl. Biostratigraphy and Sequence Stratigraphy)
Microbial Genetics
Agricultural Hydrology (Drainage, Flooding, Irrigation, Quality, etc.)
Inorganic Geochemistry

Research Impact

Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Environment
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Social Impacts of Climate Change and Variability
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments (excl. Social Impacts)
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Natural Hazards in Marine Environments
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments
Mountain and High Country Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Land and Water Management of environments
Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Land and Water Management
Coastal and Estuarine Air Quality
Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity of environments
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Australia (excl. Social Impacts)
Ecosystem Adaptation to Climate Change
Climate and Climate Change
Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
Mining Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Documentation of Undescribed Flora and Fauna
Aquaculture Crustaceans (excl. Rock Lobster and Prawns)
Ecosystem Assessment and Management at Regional or Larger Scales
Climate Variability (excl. Social Impacts)
Rehabilitation of Degraded Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Coastal and Estuarine Land Management
Coastal and Estuarine Water Management
Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity at Regional or Larger Scales

Career Best Publications

Annual cycle of fCO(2) under sea-ice and in open water in Prydz Bay, East Antarctica; Marine Chemistry
Antarctic terrestrial life - challenging the history of the frozen continent?
Biogeographic trends in Antarctic Lake Communities; Trends in Antarctic Terrestrial and Limnetic Ecosystems: Antarctica as a Global Indicator
Evidence for a lacustrine faunal refuge in the Larsemann Hills, East Antarctica, during the Last Glacial Maximum; Journal of Biogeography
Evidence for the continued existence of Abraxas Lake, Vestfold Hills, East Antarctica during the Last Glacial Maximum; Antarctic Science
Isolation, amplification, and identification of ancient copepod DNA from lake sediments; Limnology and Oceanography: Methods
New insights into the origins of crustaceans of Antarctic lakes; Antarctic Science
Sedimentation of 13C-rich organic matter from Antarctic sea-ice algae: A potential indicator of past sea-ice extent; Geology

Research Publications

Acidianus sulfidivorans sp. nov., an extremely acidophilic, thermophilic archaeon isolated from a solfatara on Lihir Island, Papua New Guinea, and emendation of the genus description; International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology
Diacyclops (copepoda: Cyclopoida) in Continental Antarctica, including three new species; Antarctic Science
Paratrochammina Minutissima n.sp. in Brackish, Marine-Derived Lakes of the Vestfold Hills, East Antarctica; Journal of Foraminiferal Research
Rhinoglena kutikovae sp. nov. (Rotifera:Monogononta: Epiphandidae) from the Bunger Hills, East Antarctica: a probable relict species that survived Quarternary glaciations on the continent; Polar Biology
Trematomus scotti in Beaver Lake: the first record of a fish from a non-marine Antarctic habitat; Journal of Fish Biology
A Decision Support Tree for Management of Estuaries in Tasmania, Australia; 2nd International Symposium on Integrated Coastal Zone Management
A global diatom database abundance, biovolume and biomass in the world ocean; Earth Systems Science Data
A review of current Antarctic limno-terrestrial microfauna; Polar Biology
Acrylate and Dimethylsulfoniopropionate (DMSP) Concentrations during an Antarctic Phytoplankton Bloom; First International Symposium on DMSP and Related Sulfonium Compounds, June 1995
An integrative study of a meromictic lake ecosystem in Antarctica; The ISME Journal
An unusual spine-bearing Pinnularia species from the Antarctic Livingston Island (South Shetland Islands); Diatom Research
Ancient DNA in lake sediment records; PAGES News
Annual cycle of fCO(2) under sea-ice and in open water in Prydz Bay, East Antarctica; Marine Chemistry
Antarctic Lacustrine Copepods: Scattered Remnants of an Ancient Fauna and Recent Marine Invaders; Copepods: Diversity, Habitat and Behaviour
Antarctic palebiology: glacial refugia and constraints on past ice-sheet reconstructions; PAGES News
Antarctic Paleobiology: Glacial refugia and constraints on past ice-sheet reconstructions
Antarctic Tardigrada: a first step in understanding molecular operational taxonomic units (MOTUs) and biogeography of cryptic meiofauna; Invertebrate Systematics
Antarctic terrestrial life - challenging the history of the frozen continent?
Biogeochemistry of Sedimenting Organic Matter at an Inshore Antarctic Site; Australian Organic Geochemistry Conference, 2-4 October 1996
Biogeographic trends in Antarctic Lake Communities; Trends in Antarctic Terrestrial and Limnetic Ecosystems: Antarctica as a Global Indicator
Biogeography of copepods in lakes and ponds of subarctic Quebec, Canada; Hydrobiologia
Chemical limnology in coastal East Antarctic lakes: monitoring future climate change in centres of endemism and biodiversity; Antarctic Science
Coastal marine methyl iodide source and links to new particle formation at Cape Grim during February 2006; Environmental Chemistry
Colored dissolved organic matter and dissolved organic carbon exclusion from lake ice: Implications for irradiance, transmission and carbon cycling; Limnology and Oceanography
Coupled landscape-lake evolution in High Arctic Canada; Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences
Distribution and diversity of soil microfauna from East Antarctica: assessing the link between biotic and abiotic factors; PLoS ONE
Dynamics of declining lake habitat in changing climate; Lakes on Mars
Effect of temperature on the microbial ecology of a hydrocarbon-contaminated Antarctic soil: Implications for high temperature remediation; Cold Regions Science and Technology
Effects of climate change on late Holocene penguin populations in the Vestfold Hills, East Antarctica; XV11 INQUA Congress (2007)
Evidence for a lacustrine faunal refuge in the Larsemann Hills, East Antarctica, during the Last Glacial Maximum; Journal of Biogeography
Evidence for the continued existence of Abraxas Lake, Vestfold Hills, East Antarctica during the Last Glacial Maximum; Antarctic Science
Farthest north lake and fjord populations of calanoid copepod Limnocalanus macrurus and Drepanopus bungei in the Canadian high Arctic; Polar Biology
Faunal microfossils: indicators of Holocene ecological change in a saline Antarctic lake; Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology
Faunal microfossils: Indicators of Holocene ecological change in a saline Antarctic lake; Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology
Global marine plankton functional type biomass distributions: Phaeocystis spp; Earth System Science Data
Grazing of phytoplankton by copepods in eastern Antarctic coastal waters; Marine Biology
Grazing rates of calanoid copepod (Paralabidocera antarctica) in a continental Antarctic lake; Polar Biology
High level of intergenera gene exchange shapes the evolution of haloarchaea in an isolated Antarctic lake; National Academy of Sciences Proceedings
Holocene development of the fauna of Lake Boeckella, northern Antarctic Peninsula; The Holocene
Horizontal patchiness of sympagic organisms in the Antarctic fast ice; Antarctic Science
Improving the utility and sensitivity of estuarine monitoring; Lanscape logic, integrating science for landscape management
Interannual variation in dominant phytoplankton identity and biomass at an inshore Antarctic site; AMSA '96, 10-13 July 1996
Isolation, amplification, and identification of ancient copepod DNA from lake sediments; Limnology and Oceanography: Methods
Late Holocene changes in precipitation in northwest Tasmania and their potential links to shifts in the Southern Hemisphere westerly winds; Global and Planetary Change
Life cycle plasticity and differential growth and development in marine and lacustrine populations of an Antarctic copepod; Limnology and Oceanography
Limnology of epiglacial lakes of the Framnes Mountains, Antarctica: insights into a widespread but poorly studied lake type; ASL 44th National Congress
Meromictic Antarctic lakes as recorders of climate change: The structures of Ace and Organic Lakes, Vestfold Hills, Antarctica; Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Meromictic Antarctic lakes as recorders of climate change: The structures of Ace and Organic Lakes, Vestfold Hills, Antarctica; Climate Succession and Glacial History Over the Past Five Million Years, November 1996
Metagenomic insights into strategies of carbon conservation and unusual sulfur biogeochemistry in a hypersaline Antarctic lake; ISME Journal
Metaproteogenomic analysis of a dominant green sulfur bacterium from Ace Lake, Antarctica; ISME Journal
Mitochondrial DNA analyses reveal widespread tardigrade diversity in Antarctica; Invertebrate Systematics
Nematodes from saline and freshwater lakes of the Vestfold Hills, East Antarctica, including the description of Hypodontolaimus antarcticus sp. n; Polar Biology
New insights into the origins of crustaceans of Antarctic lakes; Antarctic Science
New terrestrial biological constraints for Antarctic glaciation; 10th International Symposium on Antarctic Earth Sciences
Nutrient limitation in Ellis Fjord, eastern Antarctica; Polar Biology
On a new species of euglyphid testate amoeba, Scutiglypha cabrolae, from the Licancabur Caldera lake, Central Andes; Acta Protozoologica
Paleolimnological evidence confirms that Parochlus steinenii (gerke) is not a recent introduction to the Antarctic Peninsula region; Chironomus
Partially pyritised Holocene Banksia cones from Tianjara Plateau, New South Wales; Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales
Post-glacial regional climate variability along the East Antarctic coastal margin-Evidence from shallow marine and coastal terrestrial records; Earth-Science Reviews
Probing the origins of the Antarctic freshwater fauna; IX SCAR International Biology Symposium 'Evolution and Biodiversity in Antarctica'
Revision of type materials of antarctic diatom species (Bacillariophyta) described by West & West (1911), with the description of two new species; Fottea
Salinity control of the distribution of diatoms in lakes of the Bunger Hills, East Antarctica; Polar Biology
Sedimentation of 13C-rich organic matter from Antarctic sea-ice algae: A potential indicator of past sea-ice extent; Geology
Shelf, Coastal and Subglacial Polar Carbonates, East Antarctica; Carbonates and Evaporites
Spatial variation in the biota of fast ice; AMSA '96, 10-13 July 1996
Tardigrade eggs and exuviae in Antarctic lake sediments: insights into Holocene dynamics and origins of the fauna; International Symposium on Tardigrada
Tardigrade remains from lake sediments; Journal of Paleolimnology
Taxonomy, ecology and zoogeography of two East Antarctic freshwate calanoid copepod species: Boeckella poppei and Gladioferens antarcticus; Antarctic Science
The Antarctic diatoms described by West W. & West G.S. (1911); 18th North American Diatom Symposium
The biogeochemistry of meltwater habitats in the Darwin Glacier region (80 degrees S), Victoria Land, Antarctica; Antarctic Science
The effect of sulfate and fluoride on the mobility of aluminum in soil; Australian Journal of Soil Research
The High-Lakes Project; Journal of Geophysical Research
The Little Swanport estuary; The Value of Water in a Drying Climate
The palaeobiogeography of the Antarctic freshwater fauna; XVII INQUA Congress (2007)
The palaeoecology of Antarctic freshwater lake fauna and implications for Antarctic biogeography; ASL 44th National Congress
Virophage control of antarctic algal host-virus dynamics; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Volatile fatty and dissolved free amino acids in Organic Lake, Vestfold Hills, East Antarctica; Polar Biology
Vulnerability of Polar Oceans to Anthropogenic Acidification: Comparison of Arctic and Antarctic Seasonal Cycles; Scientific Reports
Zooplankton and zoobenthos in high-latitude water bodies; Polar Lakes and Rivers

Research Projects

An Identification Key for the Terrestrial and Limnetic Invertebrates of East Antarctica; Department of Environment (Cwth) (DoE)
Antarctic Freshwater Lake Fauna: Palaeobiogeography, Palaeoecology and Applications to Climate change Studies ; Department of Environment (Cwth) (DoE)
Assessing Holocene Climate Variability and the Impact of Feral Animals on World Heritage Sub-Antarctic Macquarie Island; Australian Institute of Nuclear Science & Engineering (AINSE)
Assessing the Viral Diversity of Antarctic Lakes; Department of Environment (Cwth) (DoE)
Barcoding Antarctica: Applying Molecular Genetic Techniques to Studies of Terrestrial Invertebrate Biodiversity and Biogeograhy; Department of Environment (Cwth) (DoE)
Biological uptake of atmospheric CO2 in the Antarctic Ocean; Australian Institute of Nuclear Science & Engineering (AINSE)
Determination of a Temporal Framework for Mid-Late Holocene Tephra Deposition in the Antarctic Peninsula Region; Australian Institute of Nuclear Science & Engineering (AINSE)
Determining the Timing of Major Faunal Events in Antarctic Freshwater Lakes; Australian Institute of Nuclear Science & Engineering (AINSE)
Effect of Human Activities on the Health of Estuaries - Using C and N Stable Isotopes to Identify the Source and Fate of Organic Matter and Nitrogen; Winifred Violet Scott Charitable Trust (WVS)
Effects of Pre and post settlement on the health and stability of Little Swanport Estuary; Australian Institute of Nuclear Science & Engineering (AINSE)
Effects of Pre- and Post-Settlement on the Health and Stability of Little Swanport Estuary; Australian Institute of Nuclear Science & Engineering (AINSE)
Invertebrate Remains as Indicators of Community Change in East Antarctica: Using Molecular Genetics to Identify Taxa; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Modern Day Limnology and Palaeolimnology of Lakes in the Framnes Mountains and Stillwell Hills; Department of Environment (Cwth) (DoE)
Quantifying the Effects of Long Term Environmental Change on World Heritage Macquarie Island; Department of Environment (Cwth) (DoE)
Sea-ice algae of the saline lakes of the Vestfold Hills; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Sediment Deposition in the Duck River Estuary, NW Tasmania; Australian Institute of Nuclear Science & Engineering (AINSE)
The History and Palaeoecology of Epiglacial Lakes of the Framnes Mountain, Antarctica; Australian Institute of Nuclear Science & Engineering (AINSE)

Research Candidate Supervision

Determination of paleoprecipitation using high resolution lake sediment cores from the Vestfold Hills, Antarctica
Natural and Anthropogenic Ecosystem Regime Variance Within a Tide-dominated Estuary- A Late Anthropocene Paleo-reconstruction
Palaeolimnology as a Management Tool for Australian Aquatic Ecosystems
Response of Plankton Communities to Changes in Land Use and Catchment Runoff in Tasmanian Estuaries
The Effects of Catchment Landuse on Estuaries- Using Macroinvertebrates as Bio-indicators
The Ocean-atmosphere Cycles of Methyl Halide Trace Gases in the Southern Ocean and Tasmanian Coastal Waters
The Palaeobiogeography of the East Antarctic Freshwater Fauna