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Researcher: Alderman, RL (Ms Rachael Alderman)

Fields of Research

Population ecology
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Animal developmental and reproductive biology
Wildlife and habitat management

Research Objectives

Terrestrial biodiversity
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Biodiversity in Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
Marine biodiversity
Climate change adaptation measures (excl. ecosystem)
Ecosystem adaptation to climate change

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A comprehensive isotopic investigation of habitat preferences in nonbreeding albatrosses from the Southern Ocean; Ecography
A high-resolution panorama camera system for monitoring colony-wide seabird nesting behaviour; Methods in Ecology and Evolution
A severe predator-induced population decline predicted for endangered, migratory swift parrots (Lathamus discolor); Biological Conservation
Cultural traditions across a migratory network shape the genetic structure of southern right whales around Australia and New Zealand; Scientific Reports
Developing a climate adaptation strategy for vulnerable seabirds based on prioritisation of intervention options; Deep-Sea Research. Part 2
Discovery of a novel predator reveals extreme but highly variable mortality for an endangered migratory bird; Diversity and Distributions
Effects of climate change and fisheries bycatch on shy albatross (Thalassarche cauta) in southern Australia; PLoS One
Evolutionary factors affecting the cross-species utility of newly developed microsatellite markers in seabirds; Molecular Ecology Resources
Global population status of shy albatross and an assessment of colony-specific trends and drivers; Wildlife Research
Post-fledging survival and dispersal of shy albatross from three breeding colonies in Tasmania; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Satellite tracking of long-finned pilot whales (Globicephala melas) following stranding and release in Tasmania, Australia; Wildlife Research

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision

Macquarie Island┐s Albatrosses- A comprehensive assessment of population and demographic status and trends and the environmental and anthropogenic
Using Non Invasive Faecal DNA Methodologies to Investigate Albatross Diet