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Researcher: Strutton, PG (Associate Professor Peter Strutton)

Fields of Research

Biological Oceanography
Physical Oceanography
Chemical Oceanography
Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience
Optical Physics
Environmental Management
Biological Sciences
Climate Change Processes
Fisheries Management
Aquatic Ecosystem Studies and Stock Assessment
Turbulent Flows
Atmospheric Dynamics

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
Climate Variability (excl. Social Impacts)
Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Marine Environments
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Marine Environments
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Atmospheric Composition (incl. Greenhouse Gas Inventory)
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments (excl. Social Impacts)
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Fisheries - Wild Caught
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Australia (excl. Social Impacts)
Marine Oceanic Processes (excl. climate related)
Ecosystem Assessment and Management at Regional or Larger Scales
Fisheries - Aquaculture
Climate Change Adaptation Measures
Climate Change Models
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Oceanography
Climate Change Mitigation Strategies

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A novel clade of Prochlorococcus found in high nutrient low chlorophyll waters in the South and Equatorial Pacific Ocean; The ISME Journal: multidisciplinary journal of microbial ecology
Antarctic slush-ice algal accumulation not quantified through conventional satellite imagery: beware the ice of March; The Cryosphere Discussions
Bio‐optical observations of the 2004 Labrador Sea phytoplankton bloom; Journal of Geophysical Research
Biogeochemical variability in the central equatorial Indian Ocean during the monsoon transition; Biogeosciences
Breaking internal tides keep the ocean in balance; Eos
Co-limitation of diatoms by iron and silicic acid in the equatorial Pacific; Deep-Sea Research. Part 2: Topical Studies in Oceanography
Dissolved O2/Ar and other methods reveal rapid changes in productivity during a Lagrangian experiment in the Southern Ocean; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Eddy-induced carbon transport across the Antarctic Circumpolar Current; Global Biogeochemical Cycles
Environmental associations with broad-scale Japanese and Taiwanese pelagic longline effort in the southern Indian and Atlantic Oceans; Fisheries Oceanography
Equatorial Pacific chemical and biological variability, 19972003; Global Biogeochemical Cycles: An International Journal of Global Change
Failure to bloom: Intense upwelling results in negligible phytoplankton response and prolonged CO2 outgassing over the Oregon shelf; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Global correlations between winds and ocean chlorophyll; Journal of Geophysical Research
Harmful algal blooms along the North American west coast region: History, trends, causes, and impacts; Harmful Algae
Illegal fishing bycatch overshadows climate as a driver of albatross population decline; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Impact of tropical instability waves on nutrient and chlorophyll distributions in the equatorial Pacific; Deep-Sea Research. Part 1: Oceanographic Research Papers
Indonesian throughflow nutrient fluxes and their potential impact on Indian Ocean productivity; Geophysical Research Letters
Iron links river runoff and shelf width to phytoplankton biomass along the U.S. West Coast; Geophysical Research Letters
Japanese and Taiwanese pelagic longline fleet dynamics and the impacts of climate change in the southern Indian Ocean; Deep-Sea Research. Part 2
Nutrient variability in Subantarctic Mode Waters forced by the Southern Annular Mode and ENSO; Geophysical Research Letters
Observations of pigment and particle distributions in the western North Atlantic from an autonomous float and ocean color satellite; Limnology and Oceanography
pCO2 distributions and air-water CO2 fluxes in the Columbia River estuary; Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science
Physical and ecological uncertainties in the widespread implementation of controlled upwelling in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Primary productivity, new productivity, and their relation to carbon flux during two Southern Ocean Gas Exchange tracer experiments; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Quantification of Southern Ocean phytoplankton biomass and primary productivity via satellite observations and biogeochemical models; Ccamlr Science
Quantifying the influence of sub-mesoscale dynamics on the supply of iron to Southern Ocean phytoplankton blooms; Deep-Sea Research. Part 1
Regional variations in the influence of mesoscale eddies on near-surface chlorophyll; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Relationships among upwelling, phytoplankton blooms, and phycotoxins in coastal Oregon shellfish; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Review of fluorescent standards for calibration of in situ fluorometers: Recommendations applied in coastal and ocean observing programs; Optics Express
Satellite observations of chlorophyll, phytoplankton biomass, and Ekman pumping in nonlinear mesoscale eddies; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Satellite-based detection and monitoring of phytoplankton blooms along the Oregon coast; Journal of Geophysical Research C: Oceans
Satellite-based prediction of pCO2 in coastal waters of the eastern North Pacific; Progress in Oceanography
Sea surface pCO2 and carbon export during the Labrador Sea spring-summer bloom: An in situ mass balance approach; Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics
Sea-air CO2 fluxes in the western Canadian coastal ocean; Progress in Oceanography
Seasonal cycle of surface ocean pCO2 on the Oregon shelf; Journal of Geophysical Research
Southern Ocean Gas Exchange Experiment: Setting the stage; Journal of Geophysical Research
The impact of equatorial Pacific tropical instability waves on hydrography and nutrients: 2004-2005; Deep-Sea Research. Part 2: Topical Studies in Oceanography
Three improved satellite chlorophyll algorithms for the Southern Ocean; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Vertical transport in the ocean due to sub-mesoscale structures: impacts in the Kerguelen region; Ocean Modelling

Research Projects

ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes; Australian Research Council (ARC)
ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Coupled physical and biogeochemical dynamics on the Australian North West Shelf; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Eddies: The key to understanding Southern Ocean carbon cycling; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Funding for Quantitative Marine Science (QMS); CSIRO-Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
Funding for Quantitative Marine Science (QMS) 2015-2020; CSIRO-Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
Linking eddy physics and biogeochemistry in the Antarctic Circumpolar Current south of Tasmania; CSIRO-Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
Robotic investigation of water optical properties in the Southern Ocean; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Southern Ocean Productivity and CO2 Exchange Under Current and Future Climate Regimes; Australian Research Council (ARC)
The importance of internal waves in the stimulation of primary productivity at Ningaloo Reef; Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR)
Understanding climate drivers and predicting the future for coast Australian ecosystems; Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR)
Review Panel - ARC Centre of Excellence for Integrated Coral Reef Studies

Research Candidate Supervision

Effects of Climate Change on Phytoplankton Primary Production and Chemotaxonomy in Southern Ocean and Antarctic Ecosystems
Environmental drivers of cetacean strandings between Southern Australia and New Zealand
Impacts and Predictive Modelling of Coastal Upwellling on the South Australian Oyster Industry
Potential impacts of climate change on the dynamics and distribution of tuna, major industrial pelagic longline fleets and consequent interactions with threatened albatrosses- a first application to the Indian Ocean
Role of Environmental and Oceanographic Variables in Boom Ecophysiology of the Fish-Killing Dinofalgellate Alexandrium Cantella in Fjord Systems