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Researcher: Karsh, K (Dr Kristen Karsh)

Fields of Research

Chemical oceanography
Biological oceanography
Educational administration, management and leadership
Phycology (incl. marine grasses)
Oceanography
Lasers and quantum electronics
Other education
Ecological impacts of climate change and ecological adaptation
Biological adaptation

Research Objectives

Effects of climate change on Antarctic and sub-Antarctic environments (excl. social impacts)
Measurement and assessment of marine water quality and condition
Other education and training
Understanding climate change
Expanding knowledge in the earth sciences
Oceanic processes (excl. in the Antarctic and Southern Ocean)
Ecosystem adaptation to climate change
Global effects of climate change (excl. Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and the South Pacific) (excl. social impacts)

Career Best Publications

Eukaryotic assimilatory nitrate reductase fractionates N and O isotopes with a ratio near unity; Environmental Science and Technology
Relationship of nitrogen isotope fractionation to phytoplankton size and iron availability during the Southern Ocean Iron Release Experiment (SOIREE); Limnology and Oceanography
The contributions of nitrate uptake and efflux to isotope fractionation during algal nitrate assimilation; Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta

Research Publications

A coordinated virtual, print, and face-to-face approach to assisting first year students with the transition to University; First Year in Higher Education Conference 2004: Dealing with Diversity
Digital libraries for oceans and climate; Bulletin of the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society
Enzyme-level interconversion of nitrate and nitrite in the fall mixed layer of the Antarctic Ocean; Global Biogeochemical Cycles
Eukaryotic assimilatory nitrate reductase fractionates N and O isotopes with a ratio near unity; Environmental Science and Technology
Flexible delivery of communiction skills to science students: a faculty-wide project; Improving Learning Outcomes Through Flexible Science Teaching Symposium
Low Fe availability for photosynthesis of sea-ice algae: ex situ incubation of the ice diatom Fragilariopsis cylindrus in low-Fe sea ice using an ice tank; Frontiers in Marine Science
Nitrogen isotope constraints on subantarctic biogeochemistry; Journal of Geophysical Research
Ocean process tracers: nitrogen isotopes in the ocean; Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences
Poleward decrease in the isotope effect of nitrate assimilation across the Southern Ocean; Geophysical Research Letters
Relationship of nitrogen isotope fractionation to phytoplankton size and iron availability during the Southern Ocean Iron Release Experiment (SOIREE); Limnology and Oceanography
The contributions of nitrate uptake and efflux to isotope fractionation during algal nitrate assimilation; Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision