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Researcher: Tilbrook, BD (Dr Bronte Tilbrook)

Fields of Research

Chemical Oceanography
Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Climate Change Processes
Physical Oceanography
Ecological Impacts of Climate Change
Physical Sciences
Climatology (excl. Climate Change Processes)
Global Change Biology
Biological Oceanography
Conservation and Biodiversity
Environmental Chemistry (incl. Atmospheric Chemistry)
Analytical Spectrometry

Research Objectives

Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Oceanography
Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Marine Environments
Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Climate Change Models
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments (excl. Social Impacts)
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Australia (excl. Social Impacts)
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Marine Oceanic Processes (excl. climate related)
Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Climate and Climate Change
Atmosphere and Weather
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Marine Environments
Climate Change Adaptation Measures
Ecosystem Adaptation to Climate Change
Climate Variability (excl. Social Impacts)
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Marine Air Quality

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A climatology-based quality control procedure for profiling float oxygen data; Journal of Geophysical Research
A multi-decade record of high-quality fCO2 data in version 3 of the Surface Ocean CO2 Atlas (SOCAT); Earth System Science Data
A uniform, quality controlled Surface Ocean CO2 Atlas (SOCAT); Earth System Science Data
An update to the Surface Ocean CO2 Atlas (SOCAT version 2); Earth System Science Data
Annual cycle of carbonate chemistry and decadal change in coastal Prydz Bay, East Antarctica; Marine Chemistry
Anthropogenic changes to seawater buffer capacity combined with natural reef metabolism induce extreme future coral reef CO2 conditions; Global Change Biology
Benthic buffers and boosters of ocean acidification on coral reefs; Biogeosciences
Biological modification of carbonate chemistry in dense water outflows from the Mertz Polynya, East Antarctica; International Symposium on Sea Ice in a Changing Environment
Carbon cycling dynamics in the seasonal sea-ice zone of East Antarctica; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Carbon uptake and biogeochemical change in the Southern Ocean, south of Tasmania; Biogeosciences
Carbonate chemistry in the Mertz Polynya (East Antarctica): Biological and physical modification of dense water outflows and the export of anthropogenic CO2; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Carbonate chemistry of an in-situ free-ocean CO2 enrichment experiment (antFOCE) in comparison to short term variation in Antarctic coastal waters; Scientific Reports
Challenges in autonomous coastal water sampling; OCEANS 2012 MTS/IEEE Hampton Roads Conference: Harnessing the Power of the Ocean
Combined effects of two ocean change stressors, warming and acidification, on fertilization and early development of the Antarctic echinoid Sterechinus neumayeri; Polar Biology
Comparability of slack water and Lagrangian flow respirometry methods for community metabolic measurements; PLoS One
Controls on productivity and carbon export in the Australian Subantarctic Zone of the Southern Ocean; AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting 2010
Current understanding and challenges for oceans in a higher-CO2 world
Deep ocean changes near the western boundary of the South Pacific Ocean; Journal of Physical Oceanography
Distribution of planktonic biogenic carbonate organisms in the Southern Ocean south of Australia: a baseline for ocean acidification impact assessment; Biogeosciences
Eddy-induced carbon transport across the Antarctic Circumpolar Current; Global Biogeochemical Cycles
Effects of chronic low carbonate saturation levels on the distribution, growth and skeletal chemistry of deep-sea corals and other seamount megabenthos; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Formation and maintenance of high-nitrate, low pH layers in the eastern Indian Ocean and the role of nitrogen fixation; Biogeosciences
Glacier tongue calving reduced dense water formation and enhanced carbon uptake; Geophysical Research Letters
Global carbon budget 2013; Earth System Science Data
Global carbon budget 2014; Earth System Science Data
Global carbon budget 2015; Earth System Science Data
Global Carbon Budget 2016; Earth System Science Data
Global Carbon Budget 2017; Earth System Science Data
Global carbon budget 2018; Earth System Science Data
High CO2 enhances the competitive strength of seaweeds over corals; Ecology Letters
Historical reconstruction of ocean acidification in the Australian region; Biogeosciences
Impacts of ocean acidification in naturally variable coral reef flat ecosystems; Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans
Kerguelen Axis 2015-16: Marine science activities in support of research and observing of marine ecosystems in the vicinity of the Kerguelen Axis during 2015-16 austral summer
Late-summer biogeochemistry in the Mertz Polynya: East Antarctica; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Natural in situ relationships suggest coral reef calcium carbonate production will decline with ocean acidification; Limnology and Oceanography
Ocean Acidification: Australian Impacts in the Global Context
Ocean productivity south of Australia during spring and summer; Deep-Sea Research I
Sea ice meltwater and circumpolar deep water drive contrasting productivity in three Antarctic polynyas; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Sea-air CO2 fluxes in the Southern Ocean for the period 1990-2009; Biogeosciences
Seasonal variability of aragonite saturation state in the Western Pacific; Marine Chemistry
Seasonality of biological and physical controls on surface ocean CO2 from hourly observations at the Southern Ocean Time Series site south of Australia; Global Biogeochemical Cycles
Summertime physical and biological controls on O2 and CO2 in the Australian Sector of the Southern Ocean; Journal of Marine Systems
Surface Ocean CO2 Atlas (SOCAT) gridded data products; Earth System Science Data
The Australian Integrated Marine Observing System Southern Ocean Time Series facility; IEEE Oceans
The exposure of the Great Barrier Reef to ocean acidification; Nature Communications
The influence of iron and light on net community production in the Subantarctic and Polar Frontal Zones; Biogeosciences
The observed evolution of oceanic pCO2 and its drivers over the last two decades; Global Biogeochemical Cycles: An International Journal of Global Change
The participants of the Ocean Acidification: Australian Impacts in the Global Context workshop
The reinvigoration of the Southern Ocean carbon sink; Science
Vulnerability of the calcifying larval stage of the Antarctic sea urchin Sterechinus neumayeri to near-future ocean acidification and warming; Global Change Biology

Research Projects

Detecting Southern Ocean change from repeat hydrography, deep Argo and trace element biogeochemistry; CSIRO-Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Research Candidate Supervision

Acidification and Carbonate Chemistry of Shelf Waters in the Australian Antarctic Territory
Atmospheric imprint of marine productivity in the southern ocean regions
Characterising Southern Ocean CO2 Flux Variability
Southern ocean caarbon cycling