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Kerguelen Axis 2015-16: Marine science activities in support of research and observing of marine ecosystems in the vicinity of the Kerguelen Axis during 2015-16 austral summer


Constable, AJ and Blain, S and Bowie, A and Boyd, PW and Chase, Z and Corney, S and Cottie, C and Cox, M and Clarke, L and Deagle, B and Double, M and Doyle, H and Emmerson, L and Hindell, M and Holmes, T and Kawaguchi, S and Kawai, M and Koubbi, P and Laurenceau, E and Macdonald, A and LoMonaco, C and McMinn, A and Melbourne-Thomas, J and Moteki, M and Obemosterer, I and Odate, T and Perez-Tribouillier, HU and Phillips, H and Ratnarajah, L and Rintoul, S and Schallenberg, C and Southwell, C and Swadling, K and Takahashi, K and Talley, T and Tilbrook, B and Trebilco, R and Tonnard, M and Trull, T and Van Der Merwe, P and Walters, A and Welsford, DC and Westwood, K and Wojasiewicz, B and Wuttig, K, Kerguelen Axis 2015-16: Marine science activities in support of research and observing of marine ecosystems in the vicinity of the Kerguelen Axis during 2015-16 austral summer, Southern Ocean Observing System Newsletter, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, UTAS, Hobart, Tasmania (2015) [Internal Newsletter]

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The Southern Ocean is one of the most rapidly changing environments on Earth. Key questions for understanding the consequences of change in the region include: (i) Will southward movement of the ocean fronts, as well as the extent of winter sea ice, give rise to a contraction in the northern range of polar species such as Antarctic krill? (ii) How will productivity of the region change as a result of changing attributes of physical habitats in areas of iron supply? (iii) What factors might give rise to a shift from a krill-based food web to a food web based on copepods and fish? These questions are central to management of fisheries and conservation in the region. Important to managers is the question on how to most efficiently monitor the ecosystem to determine whether such changes are arising or may arise in the near future. This last question is central to developing biological capability within the Southern Ocean Observing System.

Item Details

Item Type:Internal Newsletter
Keywords:Kerguelen Axis, marine ecosystems, research, observations, Southern Ocean Observing System
Research Division:Environmental Sciences
Research Group:Environmental management
Research Field:Conservation and biodiversity
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
UTAS Author:Constable, AJ (Dr Andrew Constable)
UTAS Author:Bowie, A (Professor Andrew Bowie)
UTAS Author:Boyd, PW (Professor Philip Boyd)
UTAS Author:Chase, Z (Professor Zanna Chase)
UTAS Author:Corney, S (Dr Stuart Corney)
UTAS Author:Cox, M (Dr Martin Cox)
UTAS Author:Clarke, L (Dr Laurence Clarke)
UTAS Author:Deagle, B (Dr Bruce Deagle)
UTAS Author:Double, M (Dr Michael Double)
UTAS Author:Doyle, H (Mr Hugh Doyle)
UTAS Author:Emmerson, L (Dr Louise Emmerson)
UTAS Author:Hindell, M (Professor Mark Hindell)
UTAS Author:Holmes, T (Dr Thomas Holmes)
UTAS Author:Kawaguchi, S (Dr So Kawaguchi)
UTAS Author:Laurenceau, E (Mr Emmanuel Laurenceau)
UTAS Author:McMinn, A (Professor Andrew McMinn)
UTAS Author:Melbourne-Thomas, J (Dr Jessica Melbourne-Thomas)
UTAS Author:Perez-Tribouillier, HU (Mr Habacuc Perez-Tribouillier)
UTAS Author:Phillips, H (Associate Professor Helen Phillips)
UTAS Author:Ratnarajah, L (Ms Lavenia Ratnarajah)
UTAS Author:Rintoul, S (Dr Steve Rintoul)
UTAS Author:Schallenberg, C (Dr Christina Schallenberg)
UTAS Author:Southwell, C (Dr Colin Southwell)
UTAS Author:Swadling, K (Associate Professor Kerrie Swadling)
UTAS Author:Tilbrook, B (Dr Bronte Tilbrook)
UTAS Author:Trebilco, R (Dr Rowan Trebilco)
UTAS Author:Trull, T (Professor Thomas Trull)
UTAS Author:Van Der Merwe, P (Dr Pier van der Merwe)
UTAS Author:Walters, A (Dr Andrea Walters)
UTAS Author:Welsford, DC (Dr Dirk Welsford)
UTAS Author:Westwood, K (Dr Karen Westwood)
UTAS Author:Wuttig, K (Dr Kathrin Wuttig)
ID Code:128581
Year Published:2015
Deposited By:Ecology and Biodiversity
Deposited On:2018-10-01
Last Modified:2018-10-01

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