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Researcher: Phillips, HE (Dr Helen Phillips)

Research Fields

Physical Oceanography
Biological Oceanography
Chemical Oceanography
Glaciology
Ecological Impacts of Climate Change
Atmospheric Sciences
Climate Change Processes
Marine Geoscience
Fluid Physics

Research Impact

Climate Variability (excl. Social Impacts)
Marine Oceanic Processes (excl. climate related)
Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Marine Environments
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Oceanography
Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
Social Impacts of Climate Change and Variability
Weather
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments (excl. Social Impacts)
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Marine Environments
Global Effects of Climate Change and Variability (excl. Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and the South Pacific) (excl. Social Impacts)
Climate Change Models
Mineral Exploration

Career Best Publications

A Mean Synoptic View of the Subantarctic Front south of Australia; Journal of Physical Oceanography
Bermuda's tale of two time series: Hydrostation S and BATS; Journal of Physical Oceanography
Eddy Variability and Energetics from Direct Current Measurements in the Antarctic Circumpolar Current South of Australia; Journal of Physical Oceanography
Interannual variability in upper ocean salt content in the southeast Indian Ocean; Geophysical Research Letters
On the non-equivalent barotropic structure of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current: an observational perspective; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans

Research Publications

A fresh event in the southeast Indian Ocean observed by Argo floats; European Geosciences Union First General Assembly
A glaciochemical study of 120 m ice core from Mill Island, East Antarctica; Climate of the Past
A mean synoptic view of the Subantarctic Front south of Australia; EGS XVII Assembly
A Mean Synoptic View of the Subantarctic Front south of Australia; Journal of Physical Oceanography
AMOS national conference 2014: southern investigations; Bulletin of the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society
An assessment of numerical weather prediction–derived low-cloud-base height forecasts; Weather and Forecasting
Anomalous Ekman Transport Near Kerguelen Island; Proceedings of the Eighteenth Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference
Application of a model-based mapping tool for Argo observations; Second Argo Science Workshop
Aquarius sea surface salinity in the South Indian Ocean: revealing annual-period planetary waves; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Bermuda's tale of two time series: Hydrostation S and BATS; Journal of Physical Oceanography
Biogeochemical variability in the central equatorial Indian Ocean during the monsoon transition; Biogeosciences
Comparison of constant vertical eddy viscosity with the Mellor and Yamada level 2 _ turbulence closure scheme in a 1-D circulation model; Australian Physical Oceanography Conference
Design of an ocean temperature observing network in the seas north of Australia. Part I - Tropical Pacific Ocean: Statistics
Design of an ocean temperature observing network in the seas north of Australia. Part II - Tropical Indian Ocean: Statistics
Detecting and characterizing Ekman currents in the Southern Ocean; Journal of Physical Oceanography
Dynamics of the Leeuwin Current: Part 1. Coastal flows in an inviscid, variable-density, layer model; Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans: Planetary Fluids, Climatic and Biogeochemical Systems
Dynamics of the Leeuwin Current: Part 2. Impacts of mixing, friction, and advection on a buoyancy-driven eastern boundary current over a shelf; Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans
Eddy Variability and Energetics from Direct Current Measurements in the Antarctic Circumpolar Current South of Australia; Journal of Physical Oceanography
Estimates of interfacial stress from station data and simulated velocities in the southern Atlantic ocean; 4th International Conference on Southern Hemisphere Meteorology and Oceanography
Evaluation of NCAR Climate Ocean Model hindcasts for the North Atlantic Ocean; CLIVAR Atlantic Workshop
High Resolution Current Velocity Profiling Floats Preliminary Results from Subantarctic Waters; OceansObs'09: Sustained Ocean Observations and Information for Society
Interannual to decadal variability in the ocean near Bermuda from observations and a global ocean model; AGU Ocean Scienes Meeting
Interannual variability in freshwater content northwest of Australia from Argo; AMSA 2004
Interannual variability in the upper ocean freshwater content of the southeast Indian Ocean and its relationship with ENSO; Dynamic Planet 2005
Interannual variability in upper ocean salt content in the southeast Indian Ocean; Geophysical Research Letters
Interannual variability of the South Indian Countercurrent; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Internal waves and mixing near the Kerguelen Plateau; Journal of Physical Oceanography
Mean flow and eddy variability of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current south of Australia; Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting
Mean flow and eddy variability of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current south of Australia; EGS XVII Assembly
Mean flow, eddy variability and energetics of the Subantarctic Front south of Australia
Mixing (MX) Oceanographic Toolbox for EM-APEX float data applying shear-strain finescale parameterization
Mixing (MX) Oceanographic Toolbox for EM-APEX* float data applying shear-strain finescale parameterization
Mixing variability in the Southern Ocean; Journal of Physical Oceanography
Ocean response and feedback to the SST dipole in the Tropical Atlantic; Journal of Physical Oceanography
On the Leeuwin Current System and its linkage to zonal flows in the South Indian Ocean as inferred from a gridded hydrography; Journal of Physical Oceanography
On the non-equivalent barotropic structure of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current: an observational perspective; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
On the use of random walk models with spatially variable diffusivity ; Journal of Computational Physics
Quality control cookbook for XBT data
Refining our understanding of surface currents in the southeast Indian Ocean; CLIVAR Exchanges
Salinity Change in the southeast Indian Ocean; First Argo Science Workshop
Salinity dominance on the Indian Ocean Eastern Gyral current; Geophysical Research Letters
South Indian countercurrent and associated fronts; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Space and time scales for optimal interpolation of temperature - Tropical Pacific Ocean; Progress in Oceanography
The seasonal cycle of Salinity in the Indian Ocean from Argo and Hydrobase; International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) General Assembly XXIV
TOGA XBT sampling strategy
U.S.--Australia: Cooperation in the Southern Ocean
Upper thermocline salinity anomalies in the Indian Ocean; American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2004
Using global arrays to investigate internal-waves and mixing; OceanObs: Sustained Ocean Observations and Information for Society
Wanaea current modelling - The influence of stratification, CSIRO Division of Oceanography Report
XBT network design for the equatorial Pacific Ocean; Australian Physical Oceanography Conference

Research Projects

2009 R1 - MOCA-09 Our Warming Planet; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Antarctic Circumpolar Current and Consequences for the Meridional Overturning Circulation; CSIRO-Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
Assessment of habitats, productivity and food webs on the Kerguelen Axis in the Indian Sector of the Southern Ocean; Department of Environment (Cwth) (DoE)
Dynamics of Near-surface Eastward Flows in the South Indian Ocean; National Science Foundation (NSF)
Eddies: The key to understanding Southern Ocean carbon cycling; Australian Research Council (ARC)
How does topography brake the Antarctic Circumpolar Current?; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Linking eddy physics and biogeochemistry in the Antarctic Circumpolar Current south of Tasmania; CSIRO-Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
Ocean-atmosphere Interaction in the Antarctic Circumpolar Current; CSIRO-Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
Organization of a cruise on board R/V Melville to provide research opportunities and train scientists from Philippines Marine Institutions ; Ian Potter Foundation (IPF)
Southern Ocean Mixing: Unique Observations of Eddy Exchange across the Antarctic Circumpolar Current; Department of Environment (Cwth) (DoE)
Submarine volcanism and hydrothermalism around Heard and McDonald Islands; Department of Environment (Cwth) (DoE)
The Southern Ocean Branch of the Meridional Overturning Circulation: New Observations of Vertical Mixing; Department of Environment (Cwth) (DoE)
The Southern Ocean Branch of the Meridional Overturning Circulation: New Observations of Vertical Mixing; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The Southern Ocean Meridional Overturning Circulation: New Observations of Vertical Mixing; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Turbulent mixing processes in the southern Ocean from observations and models; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision

Diapycnal Mixing and the Internal Wavefield North of the Kerguelen Plateau
Ekman Currents in the Antarctic Circumpolar Current
Glaciochemical Study of Mill Island Ice Core Records
Global Ocean Salinity- A Climate Change Diagnostic?
Remarkable Near-surface Eastward Flows in the South Indian Ocean- Understanding the Dynamical Links between the Indian Ocean Subtropical Gyre, Indonesian Throughflow,