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Researcher: Lenton, AA (Dr Andrew Lenton)

Fields of Research

Chemical oceanography
Physical oceanography
Climate change processes
Biological oceanography
Ecological impacts of climate change and ecological adaptation
Environmental management

Research Objectives

Climate variability (excl. social impacts)
Oceanic processes (excl. in the Antarctic and Southern Ocean)
Understanding climate change
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Climate change models
Atmospheric processes and dynamics
Measurement and assessment of marine water quality and condition
Air quality, atmosphere and weather
Effects of climate change on Australia (excl. social impacts)
Understanding the impact of natural hazards caused by climate change
Antarctic and Southern Ocean oceanic processes
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Climate change adaptation measures (excl. ecosystem)
Climate change mitigation strategies
Other environmental management
Global effects of climate change (excl. Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and the South Pacific) (excl. social impacts)
Ecosystem adaptation to climate change

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Anthropogenic carbon in the ocean - surface to interior connections; Global Biogeochemical Cycles
Atlantic hurricane surge response to geoengineering; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Carbon-climate feedbacks accelerate ocean acidification; Biogeosciences
Current understanding and challenges for oceans in a higher-CO2 world
Eddy-induced carbon transport across the Antarctic Circumpolar Current; Global Biogeochemical Cycles
Evaluating Southern Ocean carbon eddy-pump from biogeochemical-Argo floats; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Evaluation of a near-global eddy-resolving ocean model; Geoscientific Model Development
Global Carbon Budget 2017; Earth System Science Data
Global ocean carbon uptake: magnitude, variability and trends; Biogeosciences
Impact of episodic vertical fluxes on sea surface pCO2; Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A
Long-term surface pCO2 trends from observations and models; Tellus. Series B: Chemical and Physical Meteorology
Meridional heat and salt transport across the Subantarctic Front by cold-core eddies; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Modelling coral calcification accounting for the impacts of coral bleaching and ocean acidification; Biogeosciences
Optimising reef-scale CO2 removal by seaweed to buffer ocean acidification; Environmental Research Letters
Proactive, reactive, and inactive pathways for scientists in a changing world; Earth's Future
Quantifying the impact of ocean acidification on our future climate; Biogeosciences
Quantifying the influence of CO2 seasonality on future aragonite undersaturation onset; Biogeosciences
Sea ice meltwater and circumpolar deep water drive contrasting productivity in three Antarctic polynyas; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Sea-air CO2 fluxes in the Indian Ocean between 1990 and 2009; Biogeosciences
Stationary Rossby waves dominate subduction of anthropogenic carbon in the Southern Ocean; Scientific Reports
The biogeochemical structure of Southern Ocean mesoscale eddies; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
The exposure of the Great Barrier Reef to ocean acidification; Nature Communications
The simulated climate of the Last Glacial Maximum and insights into the global marine carbon cycle; Climate of the Past
Twenty-first century ocean warming, acidification, deoxygenation, and upper-ocean nutrient and primary production decline from CMIP6 model projections; Biogeosciences

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision