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Researcher: Smith, AJ (Dr Abigail Smith)

Fields of Research

Biological oceanography
Chemical oceanography
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Fisheries management

Research Objectives

Antarctic and Southern Ocean oceanic processes
Measurement and assessment of marine water quality and condition
Biodiversity in Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Wild caught crustaceans (excl. rock lobster and prawns)
Assessment and management of coastal and estuarine ecosystems

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Circumpolar deep water and shelf sediments support late summer microbial iron remineralization; Global Biogeochemical Cycles
Discovery of gregarine parasitism in some Southern Ocean krill (Euphausiacea) and the salp Salpa thompsoni; Polar Biology
Identifying potential sources of iron-binding ligands in coastal Antarctic environments and the wider Southern Ocean; Frontiers in Marine Science
Two scales of distribution and biomass of Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba) in the eastern sector of the CCAMLR Division 58.4.2 (55E to 80E); PLoS ONE

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision