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Researcher: Brasier, M (Dr Madeleine Brasier)

Fields of Research

Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Environmental sociology
Conservation and biodiversity
Ecological impacts of climate change and ecological adaptation

Research Objectives

Ecosystem adaptation to climate change
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Assessment and management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean ecosystems
Assessment and management of benthic marine ecosystems
Rehabilitation or conservation of marine environments
Conserving natural heritage
Protection and conservation of Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
Aquaculture fin fish (excl. tuna)
Marine biodiversity
Climate adaptive plants
Marine systems and management

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

First evidence of bubble-net feeding and the formation of ‘super-groups’ by the east Australian population of humpback whales during their southward migration; Aquatic Conservation
Local drivers of change in Southern Ocean ecosystems: human activities and policy implications; Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution
Monitoring and assessing offshore/high energy production structures. A report from the Blue Economy Cooperative Research Centre
Observations and models to support the first Marine Ecosystem Assessment for the Southern Ocean (MEASO); Journal of Marine Systems
Overcoming the obstacles faced by early career researchers in marine science: lessons from the marine ecosystem assessment for the Southern Ocean; Frontiers in Marine Science
Poleward bound: adapting to climate-driven species redistribution; Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries
Responses of Southern Ocean seafloor habitats and communities to global and local drivers of change; Frontiers in Marine Science
What and who is an Antarctic ambassador?; Polar Record

Research Projects

Marine mammal interactions with (seaweed) aquaculture infrastructure in Mercury Passage

Research Candidate Supervision