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Researcher: Gallagher, J (Dr John Barry Gallagher)

Fields of Research

Carbon sequestration science
Pollution and contamination
Environmental rehabilitation and restoration
Biological oceanography
Fisheries sciences
Aquaculture and fisheries stock assessment
Ecosystem function
Environmental assessment and monitoring
Chemical oceanography
Physical oceanography

Research Objectives

Assessment and management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean ecosystems
Climate change adaptation measures (excl. ecosystem)
Assessment and management of coastal and estuarine ecosystems
Rehabilitation or conservation of coastal or estuarine environments
Fisheries - aquaculture
Environmental protection frameworks (incl. economic incentives)
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Climate change mitigation strategies
Aquaculture crustaceans (excl. rock lobster and prawns)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A Song of the south: evidence of inter-decadal limit-cycles within a seagrass landscape, driven by a higher octave nutrient consonance. A paleo-reconstruction; Landscape Ecology and Ecosystem Service
Accounting for black carbon lowers estimates of blue carbon storage services; Scientific Reports
Anthropogenic marine debris and its dynamics across peri-urban and urban mangroves on Penang Island, Malaysia; Journal of Sustainability Science and Management
Blue carbon sequestration dynamics within tropical seagrass sediments: long-term incubations for changes over climatic scales; Marine and Freshwater Research
Carbon stocks of coastal seagrass in Southeast Asia may be far lower than anticipated when accounting for black carbon; Biology Letters
Chlorophyll a and turbidity distributions: applicability of using a smartphone ‘‘app’’ across two contrasting bays; Journal of Coastal Research
Coastal and estuarine blue carbon stocks in the greater Southeast Asia region: seagrasses and mangroves per nation and sum of total; Marine Pollution Bulletin
Commentary on sequestering atmospheric CO2 inorganically: a solution for Malaysia’s CO2 emission; Geosciences
Explicit and implicit assumptions within the blue carbon conceptual model: a critique; International Conference on Marine Science and Aquaculture 2014: Ecosystem Perspectives in Sustainable Development
Hydrocarbon content and histopathology of bivalves and fishes from Iron Baron oil impacted areas; Iron Baron Oil Spill July 1995
Impacts of associated fauna on seagrass during the conditioning period In husbandry tanks: Gaya Island, Sabah, Malaysia case study; Transactions on Science and Technology
Implications of global climate change and aquaculture on blue carbon sequestration and storage: Submerged aquatic ecosystems; Aquaculture Ecosystems: Adaptability and Sustainability
Improving the utility and sensitivity of estuarine monitoring; Landscape logic: integrating science for landscape management
Inorganic and black carbon hotspots constrain blue carbon mitigation services across tropical seagrass and temperate tidal marshes; Wetlands
Longevity and sustainability of tropical and subtropical restored seagrass beds among Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans; Marine Pollution Bulletin
Meromictic Antarctic Lakes as Indicators of Local Water Balance: Structural Changes in Organic Lake, Vestfold Hills 1978-1994; ANARE Research Notes
Meromixis in an antarctic fjord: a precursor to meromictic lakes on an isostatically rising coastline; Hydrobiologia
Report of work undertaken at the Freshwater Biological Association during period of January to August 1980
Salmon farming and the environment of the Huon Estuary, Tasmania
Seagrass meadow impacts on Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) Beach, Kota Kinabalu Sabah (Malaysia); Journal of Tropical Biology and Conservation
Seasonal mixing of Ellis Fjord, Vestfold Hills, East Antarctica; Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science
Sediment geochronology for bar-built estuaries subject to flood deposition and erosion: a robust multiproxy approach across an estuarine zone; The Holocene
Surface chlorophyll patchiness across Sepanggar Bay: relationships with turbidity and depth; Transactions on Science and Technology
Taking stock of mangrove and seagrass blue carbon ecosystems: a perspective for future carbon trading; Borneo Journal of Marine Science and Aquaculture
The Influence of Iron and Manganese on Nutrient Cycling in Shallow Freshwater Antarctic Lakes; Antarctic Nutrient Cycles and Food Webs
The Little Swanport estuary; The Value of Water in a Drying Climate
The occurrence of boring bivalve (Genus: Zachsia), in a tropical seagrass meadow in Gaya Island (Sabah, Malaysia) and its possible ecological implications; Borneo Journal of Marine Science and Aquaculture
Valuing carbon stocks across a tropical lagoon after accounting for black and inorganic carbon: bulk density proxies for monitoring; Journal of Coastal Research

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision