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Researcher: Newman, L (Dr Louise Newman)

Fields of Research

Physical oceanography
Biogeography and phylogeography
Palaeoclimatology
Palaeoecology
Oceanography
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Zoology
Ecological impacts of climate change and ecological adaptation
Environmental management
Conservation and biodiversity
Glaciology

Research Objectives

Antarctic and Southern Ocean oceanic processes
Biodiversity in Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
Climate variability (excl. social impacts)
Other environmental management
Effects of climate change on Antarctic and sub-Antarctic environments (excl. social impacts)
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Assessment and management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean ecosystems
Expanding knowledge in the earth sciences
Measurement and assessment of marine water quality and condition

Career Best Publications

Community review of Southern Ocean satellite data needs; Antarctic Science
Delivering sustained, coordinated, and integrated observations of the Southern Ocean for global impact; Frontiers in Marine Science
Developing priority variables ('ecosystem Essential Ocean Variables' - eEOVs) for observing dynamics and change in Southern Ocean ecosystems; Journal of Marine Systems
Evidence for a lacustrine faunal refuge in the Larsemann Hills, East Antarctica, during the Last Glacial Maximum; Journal of Biogeography
The science and strategy of the Past Global Changes (PAGES) project; Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability
The vision for a Southern Ocean Observing System; Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability

Research Publications

Paratrochammina Minutissima n.sp. in brackish, marine-derived lakes of the Vestfold Hills, East Antarctica; Journal of Foraminiferal Research
Trematomus scotti in Beaver Lake: the first record of a fish from a non-marine Antarctic habitat; Journal of Fish Biology
A Review of 2000 Years of Paleoclimatic Evidence in the Mediterranean; The Climate of the Mediterranean Region: From the Past to the Future
Antarctic Paleobiology: Glacial refugia and constraints on past ice-sheet reconstructions
Career profiles - options and insights; Oceanography
Chapter 9.3. Assessing status and change in Southern Ocean ecosystems; Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean
Community review of Southern Ocean satellite data needs; Antarctic Science
Constraining Southern Ocean air-sea-ice fluxes through enhanced observations; Frontiers in Marine Science
Delivering sustained, coordinated, and integrated observations of the Southern Ocean for global impact; Frontiers in Marine Science
Developing priority variables ('ecosystem Essential Ocean Variables' - eEOVs) for observing dynamics and change in Southern Ocean ecosystems; Journal of Marine Systems
Evidence for a lacustrine faunal refuge in the Larsemann Hills, East Antarctica, during the Last Glacial Maximum; Journal of Biogeography
Faunal microfossils: Indicators of Holocene ecological change in a saline Antarctic lake; Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology
Faunal microfossils: indicators of Holocene ecological change in a saline Antarctic lake; Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology
Heart rate as a measure of stress in Antarctic krill, Euphausia superba; Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom
Implementing a Southern ocean observing system; Eos
Isolation, amplification, and identification of ancient copepod DNA from lake sediments; Limnology and Oceanography: Methods
Moving towards implementation of a Southern Ocean Observing System; Marine Technology Society Journal
Optimizing mooring placement to constrain southern ocean air-sea fluxes; Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology
Post-glacial regional climate variability along the East Antarctic coastal margin-Evidence from shallow marine and coastal terrestrial records; Earth-Science Reviews
Probing the origins of the Antarctic freshwater fauna; IX SCAR International Biology Symposium 'Evolution and Biodiversity in Antarctica'
Report on 2015 activities of the Southern Ocean Observing System relevant to the work of CCAMLR
Southern Ocean; Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society
Southern Ocean community comment on the Year of Polar Prediction Implementation Plan
Southern Ocean [in 'State of the Climate in 2014]; American Meteorological Society. Bulletin
Southern Ocean [in “State of the Climate in 2017”]; Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society
Tardigrade eggs and exuviae in Antarctic lake sediments: insights into Holocene dynamics and origins of the fauna; International Symposium on Tardigrada
Tardigrade remains from lake sediments; Journal of Paleolimnology
The interdisciplinary marine system of the Amundsen Sea, Southern Ocean: recent advances and the need for sustained observations; Deep-Sea Research II
The palaeobiogeography of the Antarctic freshwater fauna; 17th INQUA Congress
The Palaeobiogeography of the East Antarctic Freshwater Fauna
The palaeoecology of Antarctic freshwater lake fauna and implications for Antarctic biogeography; ASL 44th National Congress
The science and strategy of the Past Global Changes (PAGES) project; Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability
The SOOS Asian Workshop on Southern Ocean research and observations; Advances in Polar Science
The SOOS Asian Workshop: exploring possibilities for collaboration; Advances in Polar Science
The Southern Ocean Observing System; Oceanography
The vision for a Southern Ocean Observing System; Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability
Towards a global synthesis of the climate of the last two millennia - Workshop of the PAGES 2k Regional Network – Corvallis, USA, 7 July 2009; PAGES News
Understanding the Southern Ocean through sustained observations; Bulletin of the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society

Research Projects

Observing and understanding the ocean below the Antarctic sea ice and ice shelves (OASIIS); Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans (POGO)

Research Candidate Supervision