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Researcher: Ashworth, CM (Mr Chris Ashworth)

Fields of Research

Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Biological oceanography

Research Objectives

Biodiversity in Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
Marine biodiversity
Effects of climate change on Antarctic and sub-Antarctic environments (excl. social impacts)
Management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Antarctic coastal microalgal primary production and photosynthesis; Marine Biology
Growth and Productivity of Antarctic Sea Ice Algae under PAR and UV Irradiances; Botanica Marina
In situ net primary productivity and photosynthesis of Antarctic sea ice algal, phytoplankton and benthic algal communities; Marine Biology: International Journal on Life in Oceans and Coastal Waters
In situ net primary productivity of an Antarctic fast ice bottom algal community; Aquatic Microbial Ecology
Nutrient stress gradient in the bottom 5 cm of fast ice, McMurdo Sound, Antarctica; Polar Biology
Short-term Effect of Temperature on the Photokinetics of Microalgae from the Surface Layers of Antarctic Pack Ice; Journal of Phycology
The use of oxygen microelectrodes to determine the net production by an Antarctic sea ice algal community; Antarctic Science

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision