Continuous Plankton Recorder

Contact Details

Anthony Richardson
Joint Director, AusCPR
CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research (Brisbane)
Mathematics Department, University of Queensland

Responsibilities
  • Managing AusCPR
  • Securing funding
  • Guiding research directions
  • Developing relationships with other plankton surveys
  • Supporting and developing AusCPR staff
Research Interests
  • Marine climate change impacts
  • Plankton ecology
  • Pelagic ecosystem dynamics
  • Ecosystem modelling
Contact

Phone: 07 3833 5958 (CSIRO), 07 3365 8506 (UQ), 0467 771 869 (mobile)
Email: Anthony.Richardson(at)csiro.au

 

Frank Coman
Plankton Ecologist
CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research (Brisbane)

Responsibilities
  • Plankton sorting for AusCPR East Australian Current route
  • Zooplankton sorting and logistics for IMOS National Reference Stations
  • Management of SE Queensland National Reference Station
  • Contributing to publications and presentations
Research Interests
  • Plankton biology and ecology
  • Climate change impacts on marine systems
  • Aquaculture
Contact

Phone: 07 3833 5917
Email: Frank.Coman(at)csiro.au

 

Claire Davies
Plankton Biologist
CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research (Brisbane)

Responsibilties
  • Plankton analysis
  • Operational tasks
  • Plankton database maintenance
  • Quality control
  • Reference collection management
  • Contributing to publications and presentations
Research Interests
  • Plankton ecology
  • Reef monitoring
  • Climate change impacts
Contact

Phone: 03 6232 5373
Email: Claire.Davies(at)csiro.au

Anita Slotwinski
Plankton Biologist
CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research (Brisbane)

Responsibilties
  • Plankton analysis
  • Operational tasks
  • Plankton database maintenance
  • Quality control
  • Project website management
  • Contributing to publications and presentations
Research Interests
  • Marine plankton ecology
  • Impacts of environmental change on plankton communities
  • Deep sea research
  • Plankton taxonomy, photomicroscopy and development of an Australian guide to zooplankton 

Phone: 07 3833 5964
Email: Anita.Slotwinski(at)csiro.au

 

Julian Uribe
Plankton Biologist
CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research (based at AAD, Kingston)

Responsibilties
  • Analyses of  plankton samples
  • Operational tasks
  • Data collation and quality control
  • Contributing to publications and presentations
Research Interests
  • Plankton as indicators of ecosystem health and change
  • Biological oceanography, Environmental modelling, Biogeography, Remote Sensing and GIS
Contact

Phone: 03 3833 5986
Email: Julian.Uribepalomino@csiro.au

Mark Tonks
Research Projects Officer
CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research (Brisbane)

Responsibilties
  • Plankton analysis
  • Operational tasks
  • Data collation and quality control
  • Contributing to publications and presentations
Research Interests
  • Plankton ecology
  • Bycatch sustainability
  • Fish & crustacean ecology
Contact

Phone: 07 3833 5973 
Email: Mark.Tonks(at)csiro.au

 

 

James McLaughlin 
Marine Biologist / Biogeochemist
CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research (Perth)

Responsibilties
  • Analysis of Indian Ocean plankton samples
  • Operational tasks
  • Data collation and quality control
  • Contributing to publications and presentations
Research Interests
  • Marine phytoplankton dynamics and ecology
  • Benthic and pelagic primary production
  • Nutrient processes
  • Ocean acidification linked to climate change
Contact

Phone: 08 9333 6523
Email: JamesMcLaughlin(at)csiro.au

 

 

 

Karl Forcey
Technical Officer
CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research (Brisbane)

Responsibilties
  • Integration of Marine Instrumentation to CPR projects
  • Data recovery and quality control
  • Maintenance and repair of CPR units
  • Technical advice
Research Interests
  • Underwater video systems
  • Oceanographic instrumentation
  • AUV's Gliders and other emerging technologies
Contact

Phone: 07 3833 5937
Email: Karl.Forcey@csiro.au

 

 

Wayne Rochester
Quantitative Ecologist
CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research (Brisbane)

Responsibilties
  • Analysis of plankton data for ecosystem health assessment
Research Interests
  • Quantitative ecology
  • Spatial ecology
  • Natural resource management
Contact

Phone: 07 3833 5943
Email: Wayne.Rochester(at)csiro.au

 

Felicity McEnnulty
Plankton Biologist
CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research (Hobart)

Responsibilties

·         Plankton analysis CPR and IMOS National Reference Stations

·         Data collation and quality control

·         Contributing to publications and presentations

Research Interests

·         Plankton ecology

·         Deep-sea invertebrates

·         Introduced marine species

·         Antarctic marine invertebrates and fishes

Contact

Phone: 03 6232 5150 
Email: felicity.mcennulty(at)csiro.au

 

Ruth Eriksen
Plankton Biologist
CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research (Hobart)

Responsibilties

·         Plankton analysis CPR and IMOS National Reference Stations

·         Data collation and quality control

·         Contributing to publications and presentations

Research Interests

·         Phytoplankton ecology and taxonomy

·         Phytoplankton physiology and response to contaminants

·         Tintinnid ciliates

·         Temperate and sub-Antarctic phytoplankton community dynamics

Contact

Phone: 03 6232 5150 
Email: Ruth.Eriksen(at)csiro.au