Recent Publications

Effects of ocean sprawl on ecological connectivity: impacts and solutions

Bishop, M.J., Mayer-Pinto, M., Airoldi, L., Firth, L.B., Morris, R.L., Loke, L.H.L., Hawkins, S.J., Naylor, L.A., Coleman, R.A., Chee, S.Y. and Dafforn, K.A. (in press) Effects of ocean sprawl on ecological connectivity: impacts and solutions. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. Abstract The growing number of artificial structures in estuarine, coastal and marine environments […]

Big data opportunities and challenges for assessing multiple stressors across scales in aquatic ecosystems

Dafforn, K.A., Johnston, E.L., Ferguson, A., Humphrey, C.L., Monk, W., Nichols, S., Simpson, S.L., Tulbure, M. and Baird, D.J. (2016) Big data opportunities and challenges for assessing multiple stressors across scales in aquatic ecosystems. Marine and Freshwater Research. 67: 393-413. Abstract Aquatic ecosystems are under threat from multiple stressors, which vary in distribution and intensity […]

Sub-lethal effects of water-based drilling muds on the deep-water sponge Geodia barretti

Edge, K.J., Johnston, E.L., Dafforn, K.A., Simpson, S.L., Kutti, T. and Bannister, R.J. (2016) Sub-lethal effects of water-based drilling muds on the deep-water sponge¬†Geodia barretti. Environmental Pollution. 212: 525-534. Abstract Offshore oil and gas activities can result in the discharge of large amounts of drilling muds. While these materials have generally been regarded as non-toxic […]