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Researcher: Burton, HR (Mr Harry Burton)

Fields of Research

Analytical biochemistry
Wildlife and habitat management
Geochemistry
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Zoology
Freshwater ecology
Bacteriology
Chemical oceanography
Atmospheric composition, chemistry and processes

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Other environmental management
Biodiversity in Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
Natural hazards

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Acrylate and dimethylsulfoniopropionate (DMSP) concentrations during an Antarctic phytoplankton bloom; 1st International Symposium on DMSP and Related Sulfonium Compounds
Biochemical Estimation of biomass and community structure of algal blooms in Antarctica; Division of Environmental Chemsitry, 212 th ACS National Meeting
Biogeochemistry of sedimenting organic matter at an inshore Antarctic site; Australian Organic Geochemistry Conference
Estimation of biomass and community structure of algal blooms in Antarctica using signature lipids; Third International Symposium on the Interface between Analytical Chemistry and Microbiology: Analytical Chemistry in Environmental Microbiology, March12-15, 1995
Hydrocarbon degradation by Antarctic bacteria; Third International Symposium on the Interface between Analytical Chemistry and Microbiology: Analytical Chemistry in Environmetnal Microbiology, March 12-15, 1995
Interannual variation in dominant phytoplankton identity and biomass at an inshore Antarctic site; AMSA '96
Meromictic Antarctic lakes as recorders of climate change: The structures of Ace and Organic Lakes, Vestfold Hills, Antarctica; Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Meromictic Antarctic lakes as recorders of climate change: The structures of Ace and Organic Lakes, Vestfold Hills, Antarctica; Climate Succession and Glacial History Over the Past Five Million Years, November 1996
Seasonal and interannual changes in planktonic biomass and community structure in eastern Antarctica using signature lipids; Marine Chemistry
Systematics and ecology of Antarctic flavobacteria. In Proceedings of the 2nd international symposium on flavobacteria, cytophaga and related bacteria; Advances in the taxonomy and significance of Flavobacterium, Cytophaga and related bacteria
Volatile fatty and dissolved free amino acids in Organic Lake, Vestfold Hills, East Antarctica; Polar Biology

Research Projects

Estimation of the abundance and spatial districution of Phaeocystis poucheti in southern ocean and near-shore Antarctic waters using signature lipids an; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Foraging and reproductive strategies of the Weddell seal in the Vestfold Hills, Eastern Antarctica; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
The biochemistry, ecology and organic geochemistry of Phaeocystis pouchetti communities at Davis Base, Antarctica: measurement of signature pigment and; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
The use of chemical signatures to monitor Phaeocystisand determination of baseline hydrocarbon concentrations and distributions in the Antarctic; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Use of organic geochemical markers for palaeoclimatic assessment; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)

Research Candidate Supervision

Aspects of the Ecology of Weddell Seals Leptonychotes weddellii Along the Mawson Coastline, East Antarctica
Major Ion chemistry of the Saline Lakes of the Vestfold Hills, Antarctica
Migrations of juvenile southern elephant seals from Macquarie Island
Response to Change in the Environment- Population Dynamics of Weddell Seals in East Antarctica
The Role of Juvenile Foraging Ecology and Growth in the Evolution of Life HIstory Strategies for Southern Elephant Seals