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Researcher: Weldrick, CK (Ms Christine Weldrick)

Fields of Research

Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Aquaculture and fisheries stock assessment
Biological oceanography
Environmental assessment and monitoring
Community ecology (excl. invasive species ecology)
Ecological impacts of climate change and ecological adaptation
Analytical biochemistry

Research Objectives

Assessment and management of coastal and estuarine ecosystems
Assessment and management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean ecosystems
Fisheries - aquaculture
Effects of climate change on Australia (excl. social impacts)
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Ecosystem adaptation to climate change
Aquaculture molluscs (excl. oysters)
Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in terrestrial environments

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Can lipid removal affect interpretation of resource partitioning from stable isotopes in Southern Ocean pteropods?; Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry
Chlorophyll-a in Antarctic landfast sea ice: a first synthesis of historical ice core data; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Overcoming the obstacles faced by early career researchers in marine science: lessons from the marine ecosystem assessment for the Southern Ocean; Frontiers in Marine Science
Resource subsidies from multi-trophic aquaculture affect isotopic niche width in wild blue mussels (Mytilus edulis); Journal of Marine Systems
Seasonal dynamics in a nearshore isotopic niche and spatial subsidies from multi-trophic aquaculture; Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
The use of swimmers from sediment traps to measure summer community structure of Southern Ocean pteropods; Polar Biology
Trophodynamics of Southern Ocean pteropods on the southern Kerguelen Plateau; Ecology and Evolution

Research Projects

Ecological functioning of Southern Ocean pteropods and their response to ocean acidification; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)

Research Candidate Supervision