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Researcher: Chase, Z (Associate Professor Zanna Chase)

Fields of Research

Chemical Oceanography
Palaeoclimatology
Biological Oceanography
Marine Geoscience
Isotope Geochemistry
Environmental Management
Synchrotrons; Accelerators; Instruments and Techniques
Ecological Impacts of Climate Change
Environmental Monitoring
Oceanography
Quaternary Environments
Environmental Impact Assessment
Physical Oceanography
Glaciology
Environmental Chemistry (incl. Atmospheric Chemistry)
Adaptive Agents and Intelligent Robotics
Biological Adaptation
Atmospheric Aerosols
Environmental Rehabilitation (excl. Bioremediation)
Aquatic Ecosystem Studies and Stock Assessment
Geochemistry
Gene Expression (incl. Microarray and other genome-wide approaches)
Cell Development, Proliferation and Death

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments (excl. Social Impacts)
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Marine Environments
Climate Change Models
Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Marine Environments
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Marine Oceanic Processes (excl. climate related)
Ecosystem Adaptation to Climate Change
Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Aquaculture Crustaceans (excl. Rock Lobster and Prawns)
Climate Variability (excl. Social Impacts)
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on the South Pacific (excl. Australia and New Zealand) (excl. Social Impacts)
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Oceanography
Rehabilitation of Degraded Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments
Environmental Management Systems
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Australia (excl. Social Impacts)
Coastal and Estuarine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Marine Air Quality
Global Effects of Climate Change and Variability (excl. Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and the South Pacific) (excl. Social Impacts)
Climate and Climate Change
Climate Change Adaptation Measures
Mineral Exploration

Career Best Publications

Accumulation of biogenic and lithogenic material in the Pacific sector of the Southern Ocean during the past 40,000 years; Deep-Sea Research Part 2: Topical Studies in Oceanography
Controls on deglacial changes in biogenic fluxes in the North Pacific Ocean; Quaternary Science Reviews: International Multidisciplinary Review and Research Journal
Different mechanisms of silicic acid leakage and their biogeochemical consequences; Paleoceanography
Effect of iron limitation on the cadmium to phosphorus ratio of natural phytoplankton assemblages from the Southern Ocean; Limnology and Oceanography
Increased glacial-age ventilation of the Chilean margin by Antarctic Intermediate Water; Nature Geoscience
Input and cycling of iron in the Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea; Global Biogeochemical Cycles: An International Journal of Global Change
Iron links river runoff and shelf width to phytoplankton biomass along the U.S. West Coast; Geophysical Research Letters
Metabolic consequences of iron deficiency in heterotrophic marine protozoa; Limnology and Oceanography
The influence of particle composition and particle flux on scavenging of Th, Pa and Be in the ocean; Earth and Planetary Science Letters
The Southern Ocean's biological pump during the Last Glacial Maximum; Deep-Sea Research Part 2: Topical Studies in Oceanography

Research Publications

A 30,000 year record of terrestrial sediment delivery to the Southern Chile Margin; American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2009
A high iron, low chlorophyll coastal ecosystem: the Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea; American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2004
A review of the Australian-New Zealand sector of the Southern Ocean over the last 30 ka (Aus-INTIMATE project); Quaternary Science Reviews
Accumulation of biogenic and lithogenic material in the Pacific sector of the Southern Ocean during the past 40,000 years; Deep-Sea Research Part 2: Topical Studies in Oceanography
Acid mine tailings in southern Spain; The Science of The Total Environment
Antarctic sediments and paleoceanography; Encyclopedia of Antarctica
Autonomous, in-situ instrumentation for continuous measurement of dissolved copper and zinc in aquatic systems; American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2008
Benthic fluxes on the Oregon shelf; Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science
Benthic iron flux on the Oregon Shelf; 2010 Ocean Sciences Meeting
Benthic remineralization and burial of biogenic SiO2, CaCO3, organic carbon, and detrital material in the Southern Ocean along a transect at 170° West; Deep-Sea Research Part 2: Topical Studies in Oceanography
Bio-optical signatures of episodic particulate maxima in the benthic boundary layer over the Oregon Continental Shelf between January and March 2003; 2004 Ocean Sciences Meeting
Bioavailability and transport of bottom boundary layer iron in the Oregon Upwelling System; 2010 Ocean Sciences Meeting
Chapter 13: Chemical pollutants in the marine environment: causes, effects, and challenges; Stressors in the Marine Environment: Physiological and ecological responses; societal implications
Climatically driven changes in oceanic processes throughout the equatorial Pacific; Paleoceanography
Comment on ''Do geochemical estimates of sediment focusing pass the sediment test in the equatorial Pacific?'' by M. Lyle et al; Paleoceanography
Comment on 'On the importance of opal, carbonate, and lithogenic clays in scavenging and fractionating 230Th, 231Pa and 10Be in the ocean' by S. Luo and T.-L. Ku; Earth and Planetary Science Letters
Controls on biogenic silica burial in the Southern Ocean; Global Biogeochemical Cycles
Controls on deglacial changes in biogenic fluxes in the North Pacific Ocean; Quaternary Science Reviews: International Multidisciplinary Review and Research Journal
Dealing with climate change: palaeoclimate research in Australia
Developing Standards for Dissolved Iron in Seawater; Eos: Transactions, American Geophysical Union
Development and initial deployments of an autonomous in situ instrument for long-term monitoring of copper (II) in the marine environment; Limnology and Oceanography: Methods
Development of an autonomous in-situ analyzer for dissolved copper in the marine environment; 2006 Ocean Sciences Meeting
Different mechanisms of silicic acid leakage and their biogeochemical consequences; Paleoceanography
Dissolution of fluoride complexes following microwave-assisted hydrofluoric acid digestion of marine sediments; Talanta
Distribution and behavior of iron along the Oregon coast during the upwelling season of 2001; 2004 Ocean Sciences Meeting
Distribution and variability of iron input to Oregon coastal waters during the upwelling season; Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics
Effect of iron limitation on the cadmium to phosphorus ratio of natural phytoplankton assemblages from the Southern Ocean; Limnology and Oceanography
Evaluating the impact of atmospheric deposition on dissolved trace-metals in the Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea; Marine Chemistry: An International Journal for Studies of All Chemical Aspects of The Marine Environment
Evidence from authigenic uranium for increased productivity of the glacial Subantarctic Ocean; Paleoceanography
Export production in the New-Zealand region since the Last Glacial Maximum; Earth and Planetary Science Letters
Further evidence for enhanced productivity of the glacial subantarctic; 1998 Ocean Sciences Meeting
Glacial-interglacial changes in biogenic fluxes in the Subarctic North Pacific Ocean; 2010 Ocean Sciences Meeting
Ice-sheet control of continental erosion in central and southern Chile (36-41S) over the last 30,000 years ; Quaternary Science Reviews
Impact of winter river runoff on the biogeochemistry of the North East Pacific Coastal Ocean; 2006 Ocean Sciences Meeting
Improved methodology for the microwave digestion of carbonate-rich environmental samples; International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry
Increased glacial-age ventilation of the Chilean margin by Antarctic Intermediate Water; Nature Geoscience
Input and cycling of iron in the Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea; Global Biogeochemical Cycles: An International Journal of Global Change
Iron links river runoff and shelf width to phytoplankton biomass along the U.S. West Coast; Geophysical Research Letters
Iron, nutrient, and phytoplankton distributions in Oregon coastal waters; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Manganese and iron distributions off central California influenced by upwelling and shelf width; Marine Chemistry: An International Journal for Studies of All Chemical Aspects of The Marine Environment
Metabolic consequences of iron deficiency in heterotrophic marine protozoa; Limnology and Oceanography
Microplate-reader method for the rapid analysis of copper in natural waters with chemiluminescence detection; Frontiers in Microbiology
Observing biogeochemical cycles at global scales with profiling floats and gliders : prospects for a globalaArray; Oceanography
Open ocean iron fertilization experiments from IronEx-I through SOFEX: what we know and what we still need to understand; American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2002
Paleoproductivity of the Southern Chilean Margin over the past 30,000 years; American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2008
Reactive iron and manganese distributions in seabed sediments near small mountainous rivers off Oregon and California (USA); Continental Shelf Research
Riverine input of macronutrients, iron, and organic matter to the coastal ocean off Oregon, U.S.A., during the winter; Limnology and Oceanography
Riverine input of macronutrients, iron, and organic matter to the coastal ocean off Oregon, USA, during the winter; 2006 Ocean Sciences Meeting
Scavenging of 230Th, 231Pa and 10Be in the Southern Ocean (SW Pacific sector): the importance of particle flux, particle composition and advection; American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2001
Scavenging of 230Th, 231Pa and 10Be in the Southern Ocean (SW Pacific sector): the importance of particle flux, particle composition and advection; Deep-Sea Research Part 2: Topical Studies in Oceanography
Sediment Signatures of U- and Th-Series Nuclides and their Application as Paleoceanographic Tracers; U-Th Series Nuclides in Aquatic Systems
Sources and fluxes of atmospheric trace elements to the Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea; Journal of Geophysical Research
Southern Ocean iron enrichment experiment: carbon cycling in high- and low-Si waters; Science
Southern-ocean and glaciogenic nutrients control diatom export production on the Chile margin; Quaternary Science Reviews
Submarine geology and geomorphology of active Sub-Antarctic volcanoes: Heard and McDonald Islands; American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting
Temporal evolution of mechanisms controlling ocean carbon uptake during the last glacial cycle; Earth and Planetary Science Letters
Th-230, Pa-231 and Be-10 in the SW Pacific sector of the Southern Ocean: scavenging systematics and paleoceanographic implications; 2000 Ocean Sciences Meeting
The influence of particle composition and particle flux on scavenging of Th, Pa and Be in the ocean; Earth and Planetary Science Letters
The influence of particle composition on scavenging the Th, Pa and Be in the ocean; American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2001
The role of iron and nutrients in supporting summer phytoplankton communities in the Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea; 2004 Ocean Sciences Meeting
The simulated climate of the Last Glacial Maximum and insights into the global marine carbon cycle; Climate of the Past
The Southern Ocean's biological pump during the Last Glacial Maximum; Deep-Sea Research Part 2: Topical Studies in Oceanography
The supply of iron and nitrate to surface waters off the Oregon coast during upwelling; 2000 Ocean Sciences Meeting
Using paleo-oceanographic data synthesis to test ideas about changes in atmospheric CO2 concentrations during glacial inception; Leopoldina Symposium 2015
Vertical budgets for organic carbon and biogenic silica in the Pacific sector of the Southern Ocean, 1996-1998; Deep-Sea Research Part 2: Topical Studies in Oceanography

Research Projects

2013 RCSS: Goldschmidt 2013; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
A multi-institutional environmental radioactivity research centre; Australian Research Council (ARC)
A multi-proxy quantification of Australian dust deposition over the last glacial-interglacial transition; Australian and New Zealand Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Consortium (ANZIC)
Analysis of naturally occuring, long-lived radionuclides in seawater; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Hot iron: Are submarine volcanoes important for Southern Ocean iron supply?; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Impact of climate change on ocean ventilation by Antarctic Intermediate Water: Using the past to predict the future; Australian Institute of Nuclear Science & Engineering (AINSE)
Improved quaternary age models for Ocean Drilling Program cores from the southern Australian dust corridor; Australian Institute of Nuclear Science & Engineering (AINSE)
Insights from the past: Using the history of Antarctica to improve projections of global sea level rise; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Metals in the Southwest Pacific ocean: Participation in GEOTRACES, an international study of marine trace elements and their isotopes.; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
NARGS 2010 ; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Reconstruction of ocean (de)oxygenation in the South East Pacific over the last glacial cycle (ODP Leg 202); Australian and New Zealand Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Consortium (ANZIC)
Response of the Totten Glacier to past climate warming; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
Southern Ocean oxygen variability since the last glacial maximum; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Submarine volcanism and hydrothermalism around Heard and McDonald Islands; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
The impact of changing ocean circulation on the Antarctic ice shelf; Science and Industry Endowment Fund (SIEF)
Why mercury bioaccumulation patterns in polluted estuaries don't make sense: The role of biology and chemistry; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Autonomous measurements of dissolved copper in the Columbia River
Autonomous, high-resolution measurements of copper and zinc
Collaborative Research: Transport and reaction in an upwelling bottom boundary layer
Controls on the oxygenation of Southeast Pacific intermediate waters over the last 50 Ky
Flow-through photochemical oxidizer
Reactive iron supply to shelf sediments and surface waters of the California Current System
SENSORS: Autonomous analyzers for toxic metals in the marine environment
Towards an improved paleoflux proxy for ocean margins
Towards high resolution vertical mapping of iron concentrations in the coastal ocean: development of a continuous flow analyzer for iron in seawater

Research Candidate Supervision

Exploration of Phoslock Clay in Mitigating Fish-killing Algal Blooms
Ocean Deoxygenation, a Paleo Proxy Perspective
The impact of hydrothermal vents on trace metal biogeochemistry in the Southern Ocean. Locate HVs in the Heard Island region, quantify trace metal inputs and determine impacts on surface biological productivity