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Ecosystem drivers of food webs on the Kerguelen Axis of the Southern Ocean

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Constable, AJ and Swadling, KM, Ecosystem drivers of food webs on the Kerguelen Axis of the Southern Ocean, Deep-Sea Research. Part 2, 174 Article 104790. ISSN 0967-0645 (2020) [Non Refereed Article]


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DOI: doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2020.104790

Abstract

The Southern Ocean has a disproportionately large role compared to other ocean systems in regulating Earth’s response to climate change (Meredith et al., 2019a, 2019b). Physical changes, combined with changing biogeochemistry, will alter Southern Ocean ecosystems (Constable et al., 2014b, 2016b; 2017; Meredith et al., 2019b). However, most knowledge on the structure, function and projected future changes comes from the subantarctic systems (north of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current Front) or, nearer to Antarctica, from the West Antarctic Peninsula and Scotia Arc (Brasier et al., 2019; Constable et al., 2014b).

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Item Type:Non Refereed Article
Keywords:krill, sea ice, climate change
Research Division:Biological Sciences
Research Group:Ecology
Research Field:Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Objective Division:Environmental Policy, Climate Change and Natural Hazards
Objective Group:Understanding climate change
Objective Field:Effects of climate change on Australia (excl. social impacts)
UTAS Author:Constable, AJ (Dr Andrew Constable)
UTAS Author:Swadling, KM (Associate Professor Kerrie Swadling)
ID Code:139187
Year Published:2020
Deposited By:Ecology and Biodiversity
Deposited On:2020-05-31
Last Modified:2020-12-21
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