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Researcher: Weldrick, CK (Dr Christine Weldrick)

Fields of Research

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

Research Objectives

Ecosystem adaptation to climate change
Assessment and management of coastal and estuarine ecosystems
Assessment and management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean ecosystems
Aquaculture molluscs (excl. oysters)
Management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
Fisheries - aquaculture
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Effects of climate change on Australia (excl. social impacts)
Measurement and assessment of marine water quality and condition
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
Intertidal coarse woody debris: a spatial subsidy as shelter or feeding habitat for gastropods?; Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science
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
Overcoming the obstacles faced by early career researchers in marine science: lessons from the Marine Ecosystem Assessment of the Southern Ocean; SCAR 2020
Plankton sampling by the training vessel Umitaka-maru in the Indian sector of the Southern Ocean in the austral summer of 2020
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