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Researcher: Hunter, JR (Dr John Hunter)

Fields of Research

Physical Oceanography
Geomorphology and Regolith and Landscape Evolution
Oceanography
Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience
Natural Resource Management
Climate Change Processes
Natural Hazards
Environmental Management
Urban and Regional Planning
Geodesy
Environmental Impact Assessment
Fisheries Sciences
Sedimentology
Glaciology
Ecological Impacts of Climate Change
Environmental Science and Management
Palaeoclimatology
Environment Policy
Urban and Regional Studies (excl. Planning)
Numerical Analysis
Environmental and Natural Resources Law

Research Objectives

Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Oceanography
Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments (excl. Social Impacts)
Climate and Climate Change
Marine Oceanic Processes (excl. climate related)
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Australia (excl. Social Impacts)
Climate Change Adaptation Measures
Climate Change Models
Environment
Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Social Impacts of Climate Change and Variability
Climate Variability (excl. Social Impacts)
Coastal and Estuarine Land Management
Coastal and Marine Management Policy
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Expanding Knowledge in the Physical Sciences
Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Marine Environments
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Land and Water Management
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on the South Pacific (excl. Australia and New Zealand) (excl. Social Impacts)

Career Best Publications

A Comparison of Historical and Recent Sea Level Measurements at Port Arthur, Tasmania; The International Hydrographic Review
The Sea Level at Port Arthur, Tasmania, from 1841 to the Present; Geophysical Research Letters

Research Publications

A Comparison of Historical and Recent Sea Level Measurements at Port Arthur, Tasmania; The International Hydrographic Review
A decade of change in the hydraulic connection between an Antarctic epishelf lake and the ocean; Journal of Glaciology
A Note on Relative Sea Level Change at Funafuti, Tuvalu
A simple technique for estimating an allowance for uncertain sea-level rise; Climatic Change
A Whisper from the Past: a Tasmanian Scientific Legacy; Bulletin of the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society
ACE CRC Report Card: Sea-Level Rise 2012
An Appraisal of the Oceanography of the Region Offshore of Port Latta, Tasmania
An Appraisal of the Proposed Scrubbing Water Discharge at Pasminco Hobart Smelter
AusCOM: the Australian climate ocean model; APAC '05: APAC Conference and Exhibition on Advanced Computing, Grid Applications and eResearch
Barotrophic tides beneath the Amery Ice Shelf; Journal of Geophysical Research Oceans
Betting strategies on fluctuations in the transient response of greenhouse warming; Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
Canals in Paradise?
Coastal Inundation Mapping for Tasmania - Stage 2
Coastal Inundation Mapping for Tasmania - Stage 3
Comment on "Sea-level trend analysis for coastal management" by A. Parker, M. Saad Saleem and M. Lawson; Ocean & Coastal Management
Comment on ‘Lower bounds to future sea-level rise; International Journal of Ocean and Climate Systems
Commentary on ‘Coastal Planning Should Be Based on Proven Sea Level Data’ by A. Parker and C.D. Ollier (Ocean & Coastal Management, 124, 1– 9, 2016); Journal of Coastal Research
Comments on: 'Tuvalu not experiencing increased sea level rise'; Energy & Environment
Discussion of Boretti, A., 'Is there any support in the long term tide gauge data to the claims that parts of Sydney will be swamped by rising sea levels?'; Coastal Engineering: An International Journal for Coastal, Harbour, and Offshore Engineers
Dispersal and dilution of wastewater from an ocean outfall at Davis Station, Antarctica, and resulting environmental contamination; Chemosphere
Estimating sea-level allowances for Atlantic Canada using the Fifth Assessment Report of the IPCC; Atmosphere - Ocean
Estimating sea-level extremes under conditions of uncertain sea-level rise; Climatic Change
Frazil ice beneath ice shelves in a three dimensional ocean model; 22nd International FRISP Workshop and WAIS Workshop
Historical sea level trends in the Southern Ocean from tide gauges; William Smith Meeting 2008: Observations and Causes of Sea-Level Changes on Millennial to Decadal Timescales
Huon Estuary Study - environmental research for integrated catchment management and aquaculture
Information for Australian impact and adaptation planning in response to sea-level rise; Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Journal
Information Paper: Sea-Level Change Around Tasmania
Low-cost shoreline and beach profile measurement for implementation by 'Coastcare' groups; Coast to Coast '04 Australia's National Coastal Conference: the Second Decade - Coastal Planning and Management in Australia Towards 2014
Low-cost shoreline and beach profile measurement for implementation by 'Coastcare' Groups; Coast to Coast '04 Australia's National Coastal Conference: the Second Decade - Coastal Planning and Management in Australia Towards 2014
Melt rate predictions for the Totten and Dalton ice shelves from a numerical model; 2013 AGU Fall Meeting
Modeling the basal melting and marine ice accretion of the Amery Ice Shelf; Journal of Geophysical Research
Modelling Amery Ice-Shelf/Ocean Interaction; 2009 WAIS/FRISP Workshop (16th Annual WAIS)
Modelling marine ice accretion beneath ice shelves; 2009 ROMS/TOMS Asia-Pacific Workshop Sydney Institute of Marine Science (SIMS)
Modelling ocean-ice interactions beneath the Mertz Glacier; 1st Climate in the Cryosphere (CLIC) conference
Modelling the Circulation Under the Amery Ice Shelf; Forum for Research into Ice Shelf Processes
Modelling the interaction between Antarctica and the Southern Ocean; IGS/FRIPP
Modelling the interaction between Antarctica and the Southern Ocean; IUGG
Modelling the response of ice shelf basal melting to different ocean cavity environmental regimes; Annals of Glaciology
Nineteenth and twentieth century sea-level changes in Tasmania and New Zealand; Earth and Planetary Science Letters
Observing the Ice Pump under the Amery Ice Shelf; 2nd SCAR Open Science Conference 'Antarctica in the Earth System'
Ocean-ice Interaction at the Amery Ice Shelf: an Overview; IUGG
Oceanic heat flux, on-shelf flow and basal melting of the Totten Glacier, East Antarctica; Strategic Science in Antarctica
On the Temperature Correction of the Aquatrak Acoustic Tide Gauge; Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology
On the use of random walk models with spatially variable diffusivity ; Journal of Computational Physics
Past and Future Changes in Extreme Sea Levels and Waves; Understanding Sea-Level Rise and Variability
Predicting the Fate of Ice Shelves
Recent sea-level accesleration in the SW Pacific started ca. 100 years ago; William Smith Meeting 2008: Observations and Causes of Sea-Level Changes on Millennial to Decadal Timescales
Regional changes in icescape impact shelf circulation and basal melting; Geophysical Research Letters
Reply to “Discussion of ‘Towards a global regionally varying allowance for sea-level rise’ by J.R. Hunter, J.A. Church, N.J. White, X. Zhang [Ocean Engineering 71 (1) 17–27 (1 October 2013)]”; Ocean Engineering
Rise in sea level
Rising sea levels to affect home owners in next 50 years. Tasmania's dryer conditions
Scientific uncertainty and climate change: Part I. Uncertainty and unabated emissions; Climatic Change
Sea-level rise and the frequency of extreme event around the Australian coastline; Australia's National Coastal Conference
Sea-level rise around the Australian coastline and the changing frequency of extreme sea-level events; Australian Meteorological Magazine
Sea-level rise at tropical Pacific and Indian Ocean islands; Global and Planetary Change
Seasonal cycle of ocean interaction with the Amery Ice Shelf; IGS/FRISP
Seasonal cycle of ocean interaction with the amery ice shelf; IUGG
Sediment mobility due to currents and waves in the Torres Strait - Gulf of Papua region; Continental Shelf Research
Simulated melt rates for the Totten and Dalton ice shelves; Ocean Science
Sub-Amery Ice Shelf circulation: new results from borehole observations; FRISP
Tasmanian Coastal Inundation Mapping Project Report, Version 2.0
Tasmanian Coastal Inundation Mapping Project Version 1.2
Tasmanian Coastal Inundation Mapping Project Version 1.2
The cavity under the Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica; Journal of Glaciology
The effect of basal friction on melting and freezing in ice shelf–ocean models; Ocean Modelling
The Hydraulic Connection between Beaver Lake and the Ocean Beneath the Amery Ice Shelf; Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR XXIX )
The impact of uncertainties in ice sheet dynamics on sea-level allowances at tide gauge locations; Journal of Marine Science and Engineering
The Sea Level at Port Arthur, Tasmania, from 1841 to the Present; Geophysical Research Letters
Tides in the Amery Ice Shelf/Prydz Bay Region, East Antarctica; EGU General Assembly 2007
Towards a global higher-frequency sea level dataset; Geoscience Data Journal
Towards a global regionally varying allowance for sea-level rise; Ocean Engineering: An International Journal of Research and Development
Twentieth century constraints on sea level change and earthquake deformation at Macquarie island; Geophysical Journal International
Understanding global sea levels: past, present and future; Sustainability Science
Using global tide gauge data to validate and improve the representation of extreme sea levels in flood impact studies; Global and Planetary Change
Variability and trends in the directional wave climate of the Southern Hemisphere; International Journal of Climatology
Widespread inundation of Pacific islands triggered by distant-source wind-waves; Global and Planetary Change

Research Projects

Quantifying the impact of glacial melt water on Antarctic bottom water formation; CSIRO-Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
Rising to the Challenge-Developing Flexible Coastal Adaptation Pathways for Local Communities; Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency (DCCEE)
Tail Gas Scrubbing
Tasmanian Shoreline Vulnerability Mapping: Coastal Inundation and Fetch Modelling

Research Candidate Supervision

Climatic Variability of the Southern Ocean
Hydrodynamics and Zooplankton Ecology in the Tamar Estuary, Northern Tasmania, with Special Emphasis on Larval Fishes
Investigating the Impact of Ocean Warming on Antarctic Ice Shelves
Modelling Ice-Shelf/Ocean Interaction
Numerical modelling of the dynamics of the Continental Ice Sheet
Quantifying the Impact of Glacial Melt Water on Antarctic Bottom Water
The Oceanographic influence of Sedimentation on the Continental Shelf- A numerical comparison between tropical and Antarctic environments
Tupleware- A Distributed Tuple Space for the Development and Execution of Array-based Applications in a Cluster Computing Environment