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Researcher: Herraiz-Borreguero, L (Dr Laura Herraiz-Borreguero)

Fields of Research

Physical oceanography
Chemical oceanography
Marine geoscience
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Climate change processes
Glaciology
Palaeoclimatology
Cloud physics
Geomorphology and earth surface processes

Research Objectives

Antarctic and Southern Ocean oceanic processes
Effects of climate change on Antarctic and sub-Antarctic environments (excl. social impacts)
Understanding climate change
Assessment and management of coastal and estuarine ecosystems
Biodiversity in Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
Social impacts of climate change and variability
Oceanic processes (excl. in the Antarctic and Southern Ocean)
Expanding knowledge in the earth sciences
Global effects of climate change (excl. Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and the South Pacific) (excl. social impacts)
Climate change models

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Antarctic Bottom Water production by intense sea-ice formation in the Cape Darnley polynya; Nature Geoscience
Basal melt, seasonal water mass transformation, ocean current variability, and deep convection processes along the Amery Ice Shelf calving front, East Antarctica; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Circulation of modified Circumpolar Deep Water and basal melt beneath the Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Circumpolar habitat use in the southern elephant seal: implications for foraging success and population trajectories; Ecosphere
Discussing Progress in Understanding Ice Sheet-Ocean Interactions; Eos: Transactions, American Geophysical Union
Ice shelf/ocean interactions under the Amery Ice Shelf: seasonal variability and its effect on marine ice formation; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Inverse modeling of salinity-temperature-depth relationships: Application to the upper eastern North Atlantic subtropical gyre; Journal of Marine Systems
Modern sedimentation, circulation and life beneath the Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica; Continental Shelf Research
Platelet ice attachment to instrument strings beneath the Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica; Journal of Glaciology
Regional circulation and its impact on upper ocean variability south of Tasmania; Deep-Sea Research. Part 2: Topical Studies in Oceanography
Remotely induced warming of Antarctic Bottom Water in the eastern Weddell gyre; Geophysical Research Letters
Seasonal cycle of ocean interaction with the Amery Ice Shelf; IGS/FRISP
Seasonal cycle of ocean interaction with the amery ice shelf; IUGG
Sub-Amery Ice Shelf circulation: new results from borehole observations; FRISP
Subantarctic Mode Water variability influenced by mesoscale eddies south of Tasmania; Journal of Geophysical Research
Subantarctic mode water: distribution and circulation; Ocean Dynamics

Research Projects

2012: Forum for Research into Ice Shelf-Ocean Interactions (FRISP), Sweden; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision