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Researcher: Emmerson, L (Dr Louise Emmerson)

Fields of Research

Conservation and biodiversity
Freshwater ecology
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Biological oceanography
Community ecology (excl. invasive species ecology)
Invertebrate biology
Physical oceanography
Biogeography and phylogeography
Genetics
Pollution and contamination
Atmospheric composition, chemistry and processes

Research Objectives

Biodiversity in Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
Other environmental management
Assessment and management of coastal and estuarine ecosystems
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Terrestrial biodiversity
Coastal and estuarine systems and management
Effects of climate change on Antarctic and sub-Antarctic environments (excl. social impacts)
Climate change adaptation measures (excl. ecosystem)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Developing priority variables (“ecosystem Essential Ocean Variables” — eEOVs) for observing dynamics and change in Southern Ocean ecosystems; Journal of Marine Systems
Extent of invasion of Tasmanian native vegetation by the exotic bumblebee Bombus terrestris (Apoidea: Apidae); Austral Ecology
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
The sensitivity of AusRivAS to variations of input values, low natural diversity and temporal variation
Tolerance of a rapid biological assessment method to measurement errors; Proceedings of Verhandlungen der Internationale Vereinigung fur Theoretische und Angewandte Limnologie

Research Projects

Assessment of habitats, productivity and food webs on the Kerguelen Axis in the Indian Sector of the Southern Ocean; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
Connectivity and demographic history of volant Antarctic seabirds; Sea World Research and Rescue Foundation Inc (SEAWORLD)

Research Candidate Supervision