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Researcher: Spain, EA (Miss Erica Spain)

Fields of Research

Marine geoscience
Surveying (incl. hydrographic surveying)
Conservation and biodiversity
Volcanology
Fisheries management
Physical oceanography
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Special vehicles

Research Objectives

Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Fisheries - wild caught
Marine systems and management
Expanding knowledge in the physical sciences
Expanding knowledge in the earth sciences
Rehabilitation or conservation of marine environments
Antarctic and Southern Ocean oceanic processes

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Acoustic predictors of active fluid expulsion from a hydrothermal vent field, offshore Taupō Volcanic Zone, New Zealand; Frontiers in Earth Science
Cold ocean cavity and weak basal melting of the Sorsdal Ice Shelf revealed by surveys using autonomous platforms; JGR Oceans
Deep aspirations: towards a sustainable offshore Blue Economy; Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries
McDonald Islands - an example of submarine and subaerial phonolitic volcanism on the Kerguelen Plateau, the southern Indian Ocean; IAVCEI 2017 Scientific Assembly
Quantitative ocean-column acoustic imaging over the Calypso Hydrothermal Vent Field, Bay of Plenty: first results from R.V. Tangaroa TAN1806-QUOI Voyage; New Zealand Geosciences Conference
Shallow seafloor gas emissions near Heard and McDonald Islands on the Kerguelen Plateau, southern Indian Ocean; Earth and Space Science
Shallow seafloor gas emissions near Heard and McDonald Islands on the Kerguelen Plateau, Southern Indian Ocean; GeoHab
The future of ocean governance; Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision