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Researcher: Boyd, PW (Professor Philip Boyd)

Fields of Research

Chemical Oceanography
Ecological Impacts of Climate Change
Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Biological Oceanography
Environmental Chemistry (incl. Atmospheric Chemistry)
Global Change Biology
Physical Oceanography
Microbial Ecology
Phycology (incl. Marine Grasses)
Oceanography
Marine Geoscience
Gravimetrics
Environmental Science and Management
Natural Resource Management
Ecosystem Function
Microtechnology
Environmental Technologies
Flexible Manufacturing Systems
Adaptive Agents and Intelligent Robotics
Biological Physics
Geochronology
Analytical Spectrometry

Research Objectives

Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Marine Environments
Ecosystem Adaptation to Climate Change
Climate Change Adaptation Measures
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Oceanography
Climate Change Mitigation Strategies
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments (excl. Social Impacts)
Marine Oceanic Processes (excl. climate related)
Climate Change Models
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Marine Environments
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments
Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
Marine Air Quality
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on New Zealand (excl. Social Impacts)
Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water for Urban and Industrial Use
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Atmospheric Composition (incl. Greenhouse Gas Inventory)
Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Ecosystem Assessment and Management at Regional or Larger Scales
Climate and Climate Change
Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
Coastal and Estuarine Water Management
Global Effects of Climate Change and Variability (excl. Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and the South Pacific) (excl. Social Impacts)
Nervous System and Disorders
Energy Storage (excl. Hydrogen)
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Fresh, Ground and Surface Water Environments
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Australia (excl. Social Impacts)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A climate change atlas for the ocean; Oceanography
A comparison of biogenic iron quotas during a diatom spring bloom using multiple approaches; Biogeosciences
A new database to explore the findings from large-scale ocean iron enrichment experiments; Oceanography
A ventilation-based framework to explain the regeneration-scavenging balance of iron in the ocean; Geophysical Research Letters
Adaptive strategies by Southern Ocean phytoplankton to lessen iron limitation: Uptake of organically complexed iron and reduced cellular iron requirements; Limnology and Oceanography
Aerosol iron deposition to the surface ocean - modes of iron supply and biological responses; Marine Chemistry
An automated pH-controlled culture system for laboratory-based ocean acidification experiments; Limnology and Oceanography
An ocean climate change Atlas for New Zealand waters
Bacterial vs. zooplankton control of sinking particle flux in the ocean’s twilight zone; Limnology and Oceanography
Barium in twilight zone suspended matter as a potential proxy for particulate organic carbon remineralization: results for the North Pacific; Deep-Sea Research Part 2
Before ocean acidification: calcifier chemistry lessons; Journal of Phycology
Beyond ocean acidification; Nature Geoscience
Biogeochemical impacts of dust on the global carbon cycle; Mineral Dust: A Key Player in the Earth System
Biogeochemical iron budgets of the Southern Ocean south of Australia: Decoupling of iron and nutrient cycles in the subantarctic zone by the summertime supply; Global Biogeochemical Cycles
Biogeochemistry of iron in Australian dust: from eolian uplift to marine uptake; Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems
Biological ramifications of climate-change mediated oceanic multi-stressors; Nature Climate Change
Biological responses to environmental heterogeneity under future ocean conditions; Global Change Biology
Climate change and Southern Ocean ecosystems I: how changes in physical habitats directly affect marine biota; Global Change Biology
Climate-mediated changes to mixed-layer properties in the Southern Ocean: assessing the phytoplankton response; Biogeosciences
Coastal ocean and shelf-sea biogeochemical cycling of trace elements and isotopes: lessons learned from GEOTRACES; Royal Society of London. Philosophical Transactions. Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
Commercial ocean fertilization: Implications for harmful algal blooms; The 13th International Conference on Harmful Algae
Deciphering diatom biochemical pathways via whole-cell proteomics; Aquatic Microbial Ecology
Designing the next generation of ocean iron fertilization experiments; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Developing a test-bed for robust research governance of geoengineering: the contribution of ocean iron biogeochemistry; Royal Society of London. Philosophical Transactions. Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
Developing priority variables (“ecosystem Essential Ocean Variables” — eEOVs) for observing dynamics and change in Southern Ocean ecosystems; Journal of Marine Systems
Development of geopolitically relevant ranking criteria for geoengineering methods; Earth's Future
Diatom proteomics reveals unique acclimation strategies to mitigate Fe Limitation; PLoS ONE
Diatom traits regulate Southern Ocean silica leakage; National Academy of Sciences of The United States of America. Proceedings
Differential remineralization of major and trace elements in sinking diatoms; Limnology and Oceanography
Diurnal fluctuations in seawater pH influence the response of a calcifying macroalga to ocean acidification; Proceedings of the Royal Society B
Ecosystem impacts of geoengineering: A review for developing a science plan
Effects of sinking velocities and microbial respiration rates on the attenuation of particulate carbon fluxes through the mesopelagic zone; Global Biogeochemical Cycles
Elemental quotas and physiology of a southwestern Pacific Ocean plankton community as a function of iron availability; Aquatic Microbial Ecology
Environmental control of open-ocean phytoplankton groups: now and in the future; Limnology and Oceanography
Environmental controls on the growth, photosynthetic and calcification rates of a Southern Hemisphere strain of the coccolithophore Emiliania huxleyi; Limnology and Oceanography
Experimental evolution meets marine phytoplankton; Evolution
Ferrioxamine siderophores detected amongst iron binding ligands produced during the remineralization of marine particles; Frontiers in Marine Science
Framing biological responses to a changing ocean; Nature Climate Change
Geopolitics of geoengineering; Nature Geoscience
Global assessment of ocean carbon export by combining satellite observations and food-web models; Global Biogeochemical Cycles
High abundances of cyanomyoviruses in marine ecosystems demonstrate ecological relevance; FEMS Microbiology Ecology
Implications of large-scale iron fertilization of the oceans: introduction and synthesis; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Influence of ocean warming and acidification on trace metal biogeochemistry; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Inorganic carbon uptake by Southern Ocean phytoplankton; Limnology and Oceanography
Iron stable isotopes track pelagic iron cycling during a subtropical phytoplankton bloom; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Iron–light interactions differ in Southern Ocean phytoplankton; Limnology and Oceanography
Long-term conditioning to elevated pCO2 and warming influences the fatty and amino acid composition of the diatom Cylindrotheca fusiformis; PLoS One
Mapping phytoplankton iron utilization: Insights into Southern Ocean supply mechanisms; Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics
Marine phytoplankton and the changing ocean iron cycle; Nature Climate Change
Marine phytoplankton temperature versus growth responses from polar to tropical waters – outcome of a scientific community-wide study; PLoS One
Metabolically induced pH fluctuations by some coastal calcifiers exceed projected 22nd century oceanacidification: a mechanism for differential susceptibility?; Global Change Biology
Microbial control of diatom bloom dynamics in the open ocean; Geophysical Research Letters
Modes of interactions between environmental drivers and marine biota; Frontiers in Marine Science
Ocean acidification increases the accumulation of toxic phenolic compounds across trophic levels; Nature Communications
Ocean fertilization for geoengineering: A review of effectiveness, environmental impacts and emerging governance; Process Safety and Environmental Protection
Ocean Iron Cycle; Geophysical Monograph Series: Surface Ocean - Lower Atmosphere Processes
Ocean Nutrients; Geophysical Monograph Series: Surface Ocean - Lower Atmosphere Processes
Pelagic iron cycling during the subtropical spring bloom, east of New Zealand; Marine Chemistry
Physiological responses of a Southern Ocean diatom to complex future ocean conditions; Nature Climate Change
Position analysis: ocean fertilisation
Position Analysis: Ocean Fertilisation
Predicting and verifying the intended and unintended consequences of large-scale ocean iron fertilization; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Primary, new and export production in the NW Pacific subarctic gyre during the vertigo K2 experiments; Deep-Sea Research Part
Processes and patterns of oceanic nutrient limitation; Nature Geoscience
Production of viruses during a spring phytoplankton bloom in the South Pacific Ocean near of New Zealand; FEMS Microbiology Ecology
Quantifying the surface– subsurface biogeochemical coupling during the VERTIGO ALOHA and K2 studies; Deep-Sea Research Part 2
Ranking geo-engineering schemes; Nature Geoscience
Relationships between nutrient stocks and inventories and phytoplankton physiological status along an oligotrophic meridional transect in the Tasman Sea; Deep-Sea Research. Part 1: Oceanographic Research Papers
Remineralization of upper ocean particles: Implications for iron biogeochemistry; Limnology and Oceanography
RESPIRE: an in situ particle interceptor to conduct particle remineralization and microbial dynamics studies in the oceans’ Twilight Zone; Limnology and Oceanography: Methods
Role of the seasonal cycle in coupling climate and carbon cycling in the Subantarctic Zone; Eos
Saccharides enhance iron bioavailability to Southern Ocean phytoplankton; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Shedding light on processes that control particle export and flux attenuation in the twilight zone of the open ocean; Limnology and Oceanography
Short- and long-term conditioning of a temperate marine diatom community to acidification and warming; Philosophical Transactions of The Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
Spring blooms and annual cycles of phytoplankton: a unified perspective; Journal of Plankton Research
Surface ocean-lower atmosphere study: scientific synthesis and contribution to Earth system science; Anthropocene
Surface-water iron supplies in the Southern Ocean sustained by deep winter mixing; Nature Geoscience
Temporal changes in particle-associated microbial communities after interception by nonlethal sediment traps; FEMS Microbiology Ecology
Temporal variation of dissolved methane in a subtropical mesoscale eddy during a phytoplankton bloom in the southwest Pacific Ocean; Progress in Oceanography
The biogeochemical cycle of iron in the ocean; Nature Geoscience
The integral role of iron in ocean biogeochemistry; Nature
Toward quantifying the response of the oceans' biological pump to climate change; Frontiers in Marine Science
Understanding the responses of ocean biota to a complex matrix of cumulative anthropogenic change; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Using the L* concept to explore controls on the relationship between paired ligand and dissolved iron concentrations in the ocean; Marine Chemistry
Vertical distributions of iron-(III) complexing ligands in the Southern Ocean; Deep-Sea Research. Part 2: Topical Studies in Oceanography
VERTIGO (VERtical Transport In the Global Ocean): A study of particle sources and flux attenuation in the North Pacific; Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography
Western Pacific atmospheric nutrient deposition fluxes, their impact on surface ocean productivity; Global Biogeochemical Cycles
Why are biotic iron pools uniform across high- and low-iron pelagic ecosystems?; Global Biogeochemical Cycles
Winter-time dissolved iron and nutrient distributions in the Subantarctic Zone from 40-52S; 155-160E; Geophysical Research Letters

Research Projects

A multi-institutional environmental radioactivity research centre; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Assessment of habitats, productivity and food webs on the Kerguelen Axis in the Indian Sector of the Southern Ocean; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
Geoengineering the Southern Ocean? A transdisciplinary assessment.; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Iron: the key nutrient controlling Southern Ocean productivity; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Linking eddy physics and biogeochemistry in the Antarctic Circumpolar Current south of Tasmania; CSIRO-Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellowship - IRON-IC; European Union (EU)
Natural iron fertilisation of oceans around Australia: linking terrestrial dust and bushfires to marine biogeochemistry; CSIRO-Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
Surface and subsurface subantarctic Biogeochemistry of Carbon and Iron, Southern Ocean Time Series site; CSIRO-Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Research Candidate Supervision

Controls on Organic Carbon Sequestration from the Naturally Iron-fertilised Phytoplankton Bloom over the Kerguelen Plateau