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Researcher: Cavan, EL (Dr Emma Cavan)

Fields of Research

Biological Oceanography
Oceanography
Chemical Oceanography
Ecological Impacts of Climate Change

Research Objectives

Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water for Urban and Industrial Use
Climate Change Models
Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
Global Effects of Climate Change and Variability (excl. Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and the South Pacific) (excl. Social Impacts)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Alternative particle formation pathways in the Eastern Tropical North Pacificís biological carbon pump; Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences
Attenuation of particulate organic carbon flux in the Scotia Sea, Southern Ocean, is controlled by zooplankton fecal pellets; Geophysical Research Letters
Effect of anthropogenic warming on microbial respiration and particulate organic carbon export rates in the sub-Antarctic Southern Ocean; Aquatic Microbial Ecology
Remineralization of particulate organic carbon in an ocean oxygen minimum zone; Nature Communications
Role of zooplankton in determining the efficiency of the biological carbon pump; Biogeosciences
Slow-sinking particulate organic carbon in the Atlantic Ocean: magnitude, flux, and potential controls; Global Biogeochemical Cycles
The sensitivity of subsurface microbes to ocean warming accentuates future declines in particulate carbon export; Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution
What causes the inverse relationship between primary production and export efficiency in the Southern Ocean?; Geophysical Research Letters

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision