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Researcher: Wienecke, B (Dr Barbara Wienecke)

Fields of Research

Conservation and biodiversity
Population ecology
Pollution and contamination
Biogeography and phylogeography
Community ecology (excl. invasive species ecology)
Vertebrate biology
Genetics
Ecosystem function
Climate change processes
Wildlife and habitat management

Research Objectives

Biodiversity in Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Other environmental management
Assessment and management of coastal and estuarine ecosystems
Effects of climate change on Antarctic and sub-Antarctic environments (excl. social impacts)
Climate change adaptation measures (excl. ecosystem)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

An emperor penguin population estimate: the first global, synoptic survey of a species from space; PLoS One
Emperor penguins breeding on iceshelves; PLoS ONE
Framing an independent, integrated and evidence-based evaluation of the state of Australia's biophysical and human environments; Journal of Environmental Planning and Management

Research Projects

Connectivity and demographic history of volant Antarctic seabirds; Sea World Research and Rescue Foundation Inc (SWRRFI)
Diet of top level predators as an indicator of Southern Ocean ecosystem health: design and implementation of an effective genetic monitoring approach; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)

Research Candidate Supervision