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Researcher: Alexander, PM (Ms Polly Alexander)

Fields of Research

Ocean engineering
Special vehicles
Naval architecture
Ecological impacts of climate change and ecological adaptation
Biological physics

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in engineering
Water transport
Effects of climate change on Antarctic and sub-Antarctic environments (excl. social impacts)
Assessment and management of coastal and estuarine ecosystems

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

FMBEM analysis of sound scattering from a damping plate in the near field of a hydrophone; Acoustics 2012 Fremantle: Acoustics, Development and the Environment
Modelling acoustic propagation beneath Antarctic sea ice using measured environmental parameters; Deep-Sea Research II
Modelling acoustic transmission loss due to sea ice cover; Acoustics Australia
Modelling sound propagation under ice using the Ocean Acoustics Library's Acoustic Toolbox; Acoustics 2012 Fremantle: Acoustics, Development and the Environment
Noise characterisation of the Aurora Australis while stationary in Antarctic sea ice; Ocean Engineering
The Memorial Explorer: Developing the role of AUVs in under-ice research; Oceans 2010
The role of adaptive mission planning and control in persistent autonomous underwater vehicles presence; 2012 IEEE/OES Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV)

Research Projects

Investigation of physical and biological processes in the Antarctic sea ice zone spring using in-situ, aircraft and underwater observations; Department of Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts (DEWHA)
Sea Ice Physics and Ecosystems Experiment II - an integrated study of physical and ecological sea ice processes off East Antarctica during spring; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)

Research Candidate Supervision