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Researcher: Holmes, TM (Dr Thomas Holmes)

Fields of Research

Chemical oceanography
Instrumental methods (excl. immunological and bioassay methods)
Conservation and biodiversity
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Physical oceanography
Atmospheric aerosols
Climate change processes

Research Objectives

Measurement and assessment of marine water quality and condition
Effects of climate change on Antarctic and sub-Antarctic environments (excl. social impacts)
Antarctic and Southern Ocean oceanic processes
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Expanding knowledge in the earth sciences
Oceanic processes (excl. in the Antarctic and Southern Ocean)
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Atmospheric processes and dynamics

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Circumpolar deep water and shelf sediments support late summer microbial iron remineralization; Global Biogeochemical Cycles
Constraining the contribution of hydrothermal iron to Southern Ocean export production using deep ocean iron observations; Frontiers in Marine Science
Critical evaluation of a seaFAST system for the analysis of trace metals in marine samples; Talanta
Detection, dispersal and biogeochemical contribution of hydrothermal iron in the ocean; Marine and Freshwater Research
Glacial and hydrothermal sources of dissolved iron(II) in Southern Ocean waters surrounding Heard and McDonald Islands; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
High lability Fe particles sourced from glacial erosion can meet previously unaccounted biological demand: Heard Island, Southern Ocean; Frontiers in Marine Science
Identifying potential sources of iron-binding ligands in coastal Antarctic environments and the wider Southern Ocean; Frontiers in Marine Science
Iron availability influences nutrient drawdown in the Heard and McDonald Islands region, Southern Ocean; Marine Chemistry
Kerguelen Axis 2015-16: Marine science activities in support of research and observing of marine ecosystems in the vicinity of the Kerguelen Axis during 2015-16 austral summer
Manganese biogeochemistry in the Southern Ocean, from Tasmania to Antarctica; Limnology and Oceanography
Processes driving iron and manganese dispersal from the TAG hydrothermal plume (Mid-Atlantic Ridge): results from a GEOTRACES process study; Frontiers in Marine Science

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision