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Researcher: Butler, ECV (Dr Edward Butler)

Fields of Research

Atmospheric composition, chemistry and processes
Separation science
Instrumental methods (excl. immunological and bioassay methods)
Chemical oceanography
Microbial ecology
Analytical spectrometry
Ecosystem function
Soil sciences
Electroanalytical chemistry
Organic chemistry
Environmentally sustainable engineering
Sensor technology (incl. chemical aspects)
Environmental assessment and monitoring
Environmental rehabilitation and restoration
Environmental management

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in the chemical sciences
Other environmental management
Natural hazards
Measurement and assessment of marine water quality and condition
Measurement and assessment of estuarine water quality
Management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
Coastal and estuarine systems and management
Antarctic and Southern Ocean oceanic processes
Effects of climate change on Antarctic and sub-Antarctic environments (excl. social impacts)
Measurement and assessment of freshwater quality (incl. physical and chemical conditions of water)
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Rehabilitation or conservation of coastal or estuarine environments
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Assessment and management of coastal and estuarine ecosystems

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

An ICP-MS procedure to determine Cd, Co, Cu, Ni, Pb and Zn in oceanic waters using in-line flow-injection with solid-phase extraction for preconcentration; Talanta
Benthic fluxes of nitrogen in the tidal reaches of a turbid, high-nitrate sub-tropical river; Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science
Carbon and nitrogen cycling on intertidal mudflats of a temperate Australian estuary. I. Benthic metabolism; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Carbon and nitrogen cycling on intertidal mudflats of a temperate Australian estuary. II. Nitrogen Cycling; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Determination of Inorganic Selenium Species in Marine Waters by Hydride Generation-AFS; Australian Journal of Chemistry
Determination of Iodide and total Inorganic Iodine in Seawater by Ion-Chromatography; RACI, Analytical Chemistry Division, 6th Annual Research and Development Topics, 1998
Determination of iodide and total iodine in seawater by ion chromatography with post-column reaction detection; IICS'97
Development and applications of hydride generation with atomic fluorescence detection for the determination of four arsenic species; 4th Annual RACI Research and Development Topics in Analytical Chemistry
Development and Applications of Hydride Trapping with Atomic Flourescence Detection for the Determination of Ion Arsenic Species; XXX Colloquium Spectroscopicum Internationale
Development and applications of hydride trapping with Atomic Fluorescence detection for the determination of four arsenic species; RACI, Analytical Chemistry Division, 6th Annual Research & Development Topics 1998
Fast and sensitive determination of aluminium with RP-HPLC using an ultrashort monolithic column; Analytical Methods
Iodide determination by ion chromatography and its distribution in Southern ocean and Antarctic waters; Australian International Symposium on Analytical Science
Measurement of iron chemical speciation in seawater at 4 °C: the use of competitive ligand exchange–adsorptive cathodic stripping voltammetry; Marine Chemistry
Mercury in the Southern Ocean; Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta
Meridional distribution of arsenic species in the subantarctic zone of the Southern Ocean, south of Australia; Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans
Modern preconcentration methods for the determination of selenium species in environmental water samples; Trac - Trends in Analytical Chemistry
Resolving the Pathways of Metals after Sediment Resuspension in Waters of a Polluted Estuary; 8th International Conference on the Biogeochemistry of Trace Elements
Reversed phase high performance liquid chromatographic determination of dissolved aluminium in open ocean seawater; Limnology and Oceanography: Methods
Seasonal Cycling of Arsenic Species in a Stratified, Microtidal Estuary (Huon River, Tasmania); Estuaries
The determination of arsenic species in seawater using hydride generation and atomic fluorescence detection; Intersect.96, International Symposium on Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology
The determination of arsenic species in seawater using hydride trapping and atomic fluorescence detection; AMSA '96
The Iodine Cycle : Iodine Cycling in the Ecosphere, and Its Relevance to Tasmania - Consortium Environmental Iodine Research; Goitre Monitor, The History of Iodine Deficiency in Tasmania
Trace metals Cd, Co, Cu, Ni, and Zn in waters of the subantarctic and Polar Frontal Zones south of Tasmania during the 'SAZ-Sense' project; Marine Chemistry: An International Journal for Studies of All Chemical Aspects of The Marine Environment

Research Projects

Application of Lead Isotope Ratios for Identifying and Quantifying Lead Inputs in a Complex Marine Environment with Multiple Inputs; Australian Institute of Nuclear Science & Engineering (AINSE)
Marine chemistry of Bathurst Harbour; CSIRO/University of Tasmania (CSIRO/UTAS)
Trace element chemistry of Antarctic saline lakes and fjords; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)

Research Candidate Supervision

Accumulation of Mercury in Estuarine Food Webs- Biogeochemical and Ecological Considerations
Biogeochemistry of Selenium in the Oceans of the Southern Hemisphere
Carbon and nitrogen cycling on intertidal mudflats in a temperate Australian estuary
Ecology and Physiology of Deepwater Chondrichthyans off Southeast Australia- Mercury, Stable Isotope and Lipid Analysis
Investigating the Impact of Aeolian Deposition to the Southern Ocean using Dissolved Aluminium Concentrations
Investigation of trace element speciation in aqueous systems
Iodine distribution in the Southern Ocean
Redox Trace Elements in Antarctic Lakes
Ultratrace Determination of Aluminium in Seawater and Complex Samples
Zinc Biogeochemical Cycle in the Tasman Sea- Potential Role for Phytoplankton Communities