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Researcher: Bray, SG (Mr Stephen Bray)

Fields of Research

Chemical oceanography
Biological oceanography
Ecological impacts of climate change and ecological adaptation
Climate change processes
Physical oceanography
Oceanography
Ecological physiology

Research Objectives

Antarctic and Southern Ocean oceanic processes
Effects of climate change on Antarctic and sub-Antarctic environments (excl. social impacts)
Understanding climate change
Ecosystem adaptation to climate change
Oceanic processes (excl. in the Antarctic and Southern Ocean)
Marine biodiversity
Measurement and assessment of estuarine water quality
Assessment and management of coastal and estuarine ecosystems
Biodiversity in Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
Social impacts of climate change and variability

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Backstory: Sounding sediments [Interview]
Biogeochemical flux and phytoplankton succession: a year-long sediment trap record in the Australian sector of the Subantarctic Zone; Deep-Sea Research Part I
Controls on mesopelagic particle fluxes in the Sub-Antarctic and Polar Frontal Zones in the Southern Ocean south of Australia in summer-Perspectives from free-drifting sediment traps; Deep-Sea Research. Part 2: Topical Studies in Oceanography
Distribution, abundance and seasonal flux of pteropods in the Sub-Antarctic Zone; Deep-Sea Research Part 2: Topical Studies in Oceanography
Diverse trends in shell weight of three Southern Ocean pteropod taxa collected with Polar Frontal Zone sediment traps from 1997 to 2007; Polar Biology
In situ measurement of mesopelagic particle sinking rates and the control of carbon transfer to the ocean interior during the Vertical Flux in the Global Ocean (VERTIGO) voyages in the North Pacific; Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography
Indices based on silicoflagellate assemblages offer potential for paleo-reconstructions of the main oceanographic zones of the Southern Ocean; Geo-Marine Letters
Interannual pteropod variability in sediment traps deployed above and below the aragonite saturation horizon in the Sub-Antarctic Southern Ocean; Polar Biology
Interannual variability of pteropod shell weights in the high-CO2 Southern Ocean; 2nd International Symposium on the Ocean in a high-CO2 World
Interannual variability of pteropod shell weights in the high-CO2 Southern Ocean; Biosciences Discussions
Latitudinal and temporal distributions of diatom populations in the pelagic waters of the Subantarctic and Polar Frontal zones of the Southern Ocean and their role in the biological pump; Biogeosciences
Microstructural shell strength of the Subantarctic pteropod Limacina helicina antarctica; Polar Biology
Moored sediment trap measurements of carbon export in the Subantarctic and Polar Frontal Zones of the Southern Ocean, south of Australia; Journal of Geophysical Research
Ocean Acidification Impacts in the Southern Ocean; International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics Conference
Ocean acidification impacts on Southern Ocean calcareous zooplankton; 11th Pacific Science Inter-congress in conjunction with 2nd Symposium on French Research in the Pacific
Ocean acidification impacts on Southern Ocean calcareous zooplankton; AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting 2010
Ocean acidification impacts on southern ocean calcifiers; Climate Change: Global Risks, Challenges and Decisions
Ocean acidification impacts on Southern Ocean Pteropods; XXXI SCAR Science Week 2010, including 4th Open Science Conference
Ocean acidification impacts on Southern Ocean Pteropods; Ocean acidification: implications for living marine resources in the Southern Hemisphere Symposium
Particle fluxes at the Australian Southern Ocean Time Series (SOTS) achieve organic carbon sequestration at rates close to the global median, are dominated by biogenic carbonates, and show no temporal trends over 20-years; Frontiers in Earth Science
Reduced calcification in modern Southern Ocean planktonic foraminifera; 2nd International Symposium on the Ocean in a high-CO2 World
Reduced calcification in modern Southern Ocean planktonic foraminifera; Nature Geoscience
Seasonal dynamics in diatom and particulate export fluxes to the deep sea in the Australian sector of the southern Antarctic Zone; Journal of Marine Systems
Seasonal variations, origin, and fate of settling diatoms in the Southern Ocean tracked by silicon isotope records in deep sediment traps; Global Biogeochemical Cycles
The Australian Integrated Marine Observing System Southern Ocean Time Series facility; IEEE Oceans
The fate of diatom valves in the Subantarctic and Polar Frontal Zones of the Southern Ocean: sediment trap versus surface sediment assemblages; Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology
The relative importance of phytoplankton aggregates and zooplankton fecal pellets to carbon export: insights from free-drifting sediment trap deployments in naturally iron-fertilised waters near the Kerguelen Plateau; Biogeosciences

Research Projects

Sub-Antarctic Zone Mooring Study of Interannual Variability in Particulate Carbon Export; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)

Research Candidate Supervision