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Researcher: Martin, AR (Dr Andrew Martin)

Fields of Research

Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Microbial ecology
Biological oceanography
Photogrammetry and remote sensing
Chemical oceanography
Proteomics and intermolecular interactions (excl. medical proteomics)
Microbial genetics
Biochemistry and cell biology
Aquaculture and fisheries stock assessment
Phycology (incl. marine grasses)
Lie groups, harmonic and Fourier analysis
Cell metabolism
Pollution and contamination
Global change biology
Natural resource management
Organisational behaviour
Surveying (incl. hydrographic surveying)
Evolutionary impacts of climate change
Occupational and workplace health and safety
Ecological impacts of climate change and ecological adaptation
Ecological physiology

Research Objectives

Biodiversity in Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Assessment and management of coastal and estuarine ecosystems
Effects of climate change on Antarctic and sub-Antarctic environments (excl. social impacts)
Ecosystem adaptation to climate change
Marine biodiversity
Terrestrial biodiversity
Expanding knowledge in the health sciences
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
Measurement and assessment of marine water quality and condition
Productivity (excl. public sector)
Understanding climate change
Occupational health

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

In situ light responses of the proteorhodopsin-bearing Antarctic sea-ice bacterium, Psychroflexus torques; ISME Journal
A new type of vision under the ice: Exploring the potential of hyperspectral imaging cameras and digital photogrammetry to monitor ice algal communities and its environmental drivers; New Zealand Antarctic Science Conference
Antarctic coastal microalgal primary production and photosynthesis; Marine Biology
Chlorophyll fluorescence imaging analysis of the responses of Antarctic bottom-ice algae to light and salinity during melting; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Chlorophyll-a in Antarctic landfast sea ice: a first synthesis of historical ice core data; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Comparison of the microalgal community within fast ice at two sites along the Ross Sea coast, Antarctica; Antarctic Science
Dark metabolism: a molecular insight into how the Antarctic sea-ice diatom Fragilariopsis cylindrus survives long-term darkness; New Phytologist
Dark survival in a warming world; Proceedings of the Royal Society B
DMSP and DMS cycling within Antarctic sea ice during the winter–spring transition; Deep-Sea Research. Part 2
Effect of elevated CO2 concentration on microalgal communities in Antarctic pack ice; Deep-Sea Research II
Effect of temperature on the photosynthetic efficiency and morphotype of Phaeocystis antarctica; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Effects of CO2 concentration on a late summer surface sea ice community; Marine Biology
Extracellular organic carbon dynamics during a bottom-ice algal bloom (Antarctica); Aquatic Microbial Ecology
High single-cell metabolic activity in Antarctic sea ice bacteria; Aquatic Microbial Ecology
Insights into the production and role of nitric oxide in the Antarctic sea-ice diatom Fragilariopsis cylindrus; Journal of Phycology
Low salinity and high-level UV-B radiation reduce single-cell activity in Antarctic sea ice bacteria; Applied and Environmental Microbiology
Mapping the in situ microspatial distribution of ice algal biomass through hyperspectral imaging of sea-ice cores; Scientific Reports
Melting out of sea ice causes greater photosynthetic stress in algae than freezing in; Journal of Phycology
Phylogenetic analyses of bacteria in sea ice at Cape Hallett, Antarctica; New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research
Phytoplankton and sea ice algal biomass and physiology during the transition between winter and spring (McMurdo Sound, Antarctica); Polar Biology
Preliminary evidence for the microbial loop in Antarctic sea ice using microcosm simulations; Antarctic Science
Preliminary investigation into the stimulation of phytoplankton photophysiology and growth by whale faeces; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Proteorhodospin-bearing bacteria in Antarctic sea ice; Applied and Environmental Microbiology
Rapid changes in spectral composition after darkness influences nitric oxide, glucose and hydrogen peroxide production in the Antarctic diatom Fragilariopsis cylindrus; Polar Biology
Rapid manipulation in irradiance induces oxidative free-radical release in a fast-ice algal community (McMurdo Sound, Antarctica); Frontiers in Plant Science
Recent advances and future perspectives in microbial phototrophy in Antarctic Sea ice; Biology
Response of Antarctic sea-ice algae to an experimental decrease in pH: a preliminary analysis from chlorophyll fluorescence imaging of melting ice; Polar Research
Response of sea-ice microbial communities to environmental disturbance: an in situ transplant experiment in the Antarctic; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Sea ice, extremophiles and life on extra-terrestrial ocean worlds; International Journal of Astrobiology
Short note: extracellular export and consumption of glucose in Antarctic sea ice; Polar Biology
The effect of prolonged darkness on the growth, recovery and survival of Antarctic sea ice diatoms; Polar Biology
The physiological response to increased temperature in over-wintering sea ice algae and phytoplankton in McMurdo Sound, Antarctica and Tromsø Sound, Norway; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
The response of Antarctic sea ice algae to changes in pH and CO2; PLoS ONE
The short-term effect of irradiance on the photosynthetic properties of Antarctic fast-ice microalgal communities; Journal of Phycology
The Southern Annular Mode (SAM) influences phytoplankton communities in the seasonal ice zone of the Southern Ocean; Biogeosciences
Towards improved estimates of sea-ice algal biomass: experimental assessment of hyperspectral imaging cameras for under-ice studies; Annals of Glaciology

Research Projects

Light-harvesting Bacteria in Antarctic Sea Ice; Ian Potter Foundation (IPF)
On thin ice? An in situ surveillance system for sea ice microbial communities; New Zealand Antarctic Research Institute (NZARI)
Bioplatforms Australia (BPA) - collaborative research

Research Candidate Supervision