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Researcher: Shadwick, EH (Dr Elizabeth Shadwick)

Fields of Research

Chemical oceanography
Biological oceanography
Climate change processes
Physical oceanography
Community ecology (excl. invasive species ecology)
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Pollution and contamination
Inorganic chemistry
Analytical chemistry

Research Objectives

Measurement and assessment of estuarine water quality
Effects of climate change on Antarctic and sub-Antarctic environments (excl. social impacts)
Antarctic and Southern Ocean oceanic processes
Water quality in Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
Measurement and assessment of marine water quality and condition
Marine biodiversity
Oceanic processes (excl. in the Antarctic and Southern Ocean)
Ecosystem adaptation to climate change
Effects of climate change on Australia (excl. social impacts)
Expanding knowledge in the earth sciences

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Annual cycle of carbonate chemistry and decadal change in coastal Prydz Bay, East Antarctica; Marine Chemistry
Annual cycles of pCO2sw in the southeastern Beaufort Sea: New understandings of air-sea CO2 exchange in arctic polynya regions; Journal of Geophysical Research
Barium and carbon fluxes in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago; Journal of Geophysical Research
Biological modification of carbonate chemistry in dense water outflows from the Mertz Polynya, East Antarctica; International Symposium on Sea Ice in a Changing Environment
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
Direct observations of diel biological CO2 fixation on the Scotian Shelf, northwestern Atlantic Ocean; Biogeosciences
Dynamics of pCO2 and related air-ice CO2 fluxes in the Arctic coastal zone (Amundsen Gulf, Beaufort Sea); Journal of Geophysical Research
Export of Pacific carbon through the Arctic Archipelago to the North Atlantic; Continental Shelf Research
Glacier tongue calving reduced dense water formation and enhanced carbon uptake; Geophysical Research Letters
Impact of biogeochemical processes and environmental factors on the calcium carbonate saturation state in the Circumpolar Flaw Lead in the Amundsen Gulf, Arctic Ocean; Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics
Impact of sea-ice processes on the carbonate system and ocean acidification at the ice-water interface of the Amundsen Gulf, Arctic Ocean; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Late-summer biogeochemistry in the Mertz Polynya: East Antarctica; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Particle fluxes at the Australian Southern Ocean Time Series (SOTS) achieve organic carbon sequestration at rates close to the global median, are dominated by biogenic carbonates, and show no temporal trends over 20-years; Frontiers in Earth Science
Seasonal and spatial variability in the CO2 system on the Scotian Shelf (Northwest Atlantic); 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
Summer carbonate chemistry in the Dalton Polynya, East Antarctica; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Summertime physical and biological controls on O2 and CO2 in the Australian Sector of the Southern Ocean; Journal of Marine Systems
Surface ocean pCO2 seasonality and sea-air CO2 flux estimates for the North American east coast; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
The effect of seasonality in phytoplankton community composition on CO2 uptake on the Scotian Shelf; Journal of Marine Systems
The isotopic signature of particulate organic C and N in bottom ice: Key influencing factors and applications for tracing the fate of ice-algae in the Arctic Ocean; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Vulnerability of Polar Oceans to Anthropogenic Acidification: Comparison of Arctic and Antarctic Seasonal Cycles; Scientific Reports

Research Projects

2012: 3rd Symposium on the Ocean in a High CO2 World: Ocean Acidification; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Impact of the predicted changes in sea ice extent on primary productivity in the Southern Ocean: links between the iron and carbon ; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)

Research Candidate Supervision

Acidification and Carbonate Chemistry of Shelf Waters in the Australian Antarctic Territory