Research publications derived from the Whales and climate program

  1. Torre-Williams, L., Meynecke, J.O., Martinez, E., Reinke, J., Stockin, K.A. (2019). Presence of newborn humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) calves in Gold Coast Bay, Australia. Marine Behaviour and Physiology 52(5), 199-216.
  2. McCulloch, S., Meynecke J.-O., Franklin T., Franklin W., Chauvenet, A.L.M. (2021). Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) behaviour determines habitat use in two Australian bays. Marine and Freshwater Research
  3. Richards, R., Meynecke, J.-O., Sahin O. (2020). Addressing dynamic uncertainty in the whale-watching industry under climate change and system shocks. Science of The Total Environment, 756, e143889.
  4. Valani, R., Meynecke, J.-O., Olsen, M.T.(2020). Presence and movement of humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) mother-calf pairs in the Gold Coast, Australia. Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology, 53 (5-6), 251-263.
  5. Meynecke, J.‐,  Seyboth, E.,  De Bie, J., Barraqueta-Menzel J.‐L., Chama, A., Dey S.P., Lee S., Tulloch,V., Viche M., Findlay K., Roychoudhury A.N., Mackey, B. (2020). Responses of humpback whales to a changing climate in the Southern Hemisphere: Priorities for research efforts. Marine Ecology, 41(6), 12616. ,
  6. Elisa Seyboth, Fernando Félix, Mary-Anne Lea, Luciano Dalla Rosa, George Watters, Keith Reid, and Eduardo R. Secchi. Influence of krill (Euphausia superba) availability on humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)reproductive rate. 2021. DOI: 10.1111/mms.12805.
  7. Dey, S. P., Vichi, M., Fearon, G., Seyboth, E., Findlay, K. P., Meynecke, J. O., … & Mackey, B. (2021). Oceanographic anomalies coinciding with humpback whale super-group occurrences in the Southern Benguela. Scientific Reports, 11(1): 1-13.
  8. Cloete, R., J.C. Loock, N.R. van Horsten, J-L. Menzel Barraqueta, S. Fietz, T.N. Mtshali, H. Planquette, M. I. Garcia-Ibanez, A.N. Roychoudhury (2021) Winter dissolved and particulate zinc in the Indian sector of the Southern Ocean: Distribution and relation to major nutrients (GEOTRACES GIpr07 transect) Marine Chemistry, V236,
  9. Cloete, R., J.C. Loock, N.R. van Horsten, S. Fietz, T.N. Mtshali, H. Planquette, A.N. Roychoudhury (2021) Winter biogeochemical cycling of dissolved and particulate cadmium in the Indian sector of the Southern Ocean (GEOTRACES GIpr07 transect). Frontiers in Marine Sciences: Marine Biogeochemistry, 8,
  10. Lee, S. B., Zhang, F., Lemckert, C. J., Tomlinson, R., 2021, Investigations Exploring the Use of an Unstructured-Grid, Finite-Volume Modelling Approach to Simulate Coastal Circulation in Remote Island Settings—Case Study Region, Vanuatu/New Caledonia. Frontiers in Marine Science.
  11. Meynecke, J. O., De Bie, J., Barraqueta, J. L. M., Seyboth, E., Dey, S. P., Lee, S. B., … & Mackey, B. (2021). The role of environmental drivers in humpback whale distribution, movement and behavior: A review. Frontiers in Marine Science.
  12. Meynecke, J.-O.; Liebsch, N. (2021). Asset Tracking Whales—First Deployment of a Custom-Made GPS/GSM Suction Cup Tag on Migrating Humpback Whales. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, 9, 597.
  13. Ogundare, M., Agneta Fransson, Melissa Chierici, Warren Joubert and Alakendra N Roychoudhury (2021) Variability of sea-air carbon dioxide flux in autumn across the Weddell gyre and offshore Droning Maud Land in the Southern Ocean. Frontiers in Marine Sciences: Marine Biogeochemistry, 7, pp. 1168,
  14. Reisinger, R. R., Friedlaender, A. S., Zerbini, A. N., Palacios, D. M., Andrews-Goff, V., Dalla Rosa, L., … & Constantine, R. (2021). Combining regional habitat selection models for large-scale prediction: circumpolar habitat selection of Southern Ocean humpback whales. Remote Sensing, 13(11): 2074.
  15. Samanta, S., Ryan Cloete, Jean C Loock, Riana Rossouw, Alakendra N Roychoudhury (2021) Determination of trace metal (Mn, Fe, Ni, Cu, Zn, Co, Cd and Pb) concentration in seawater using single quadrupole ICP-MS: A comparison between offline and online preconcentration setups. Minerals, 11(11)
  16. Warwick-Evans, V., Kelly, N., Dalla Rosa, L., Friedlaender, A., Hinke, J.T., Kim, J.H., Kokubun, N., Santora, J., Secchi, E., Seyboth, E. & Trathan, P.N. (2022). Spatially-explicit estimates of consumption of Antarctic krill by a suite of seabird and marine mammal predators in the northern Antarctic Peninsula. Ecosphere 13( 6): e4083.
  17. Vichi, M. (2022). An indicator of sea ice variability for the Antarctic marginal ice zone, The Cryosphere, 16, 4087–4106,
  18. Meynecke, J.-O.; Gustafon, J.; Cade, D.E. (2023). Exfoliating Whales–Sandy Bottom Contact Behaviour of Humpback Whales.  Mar. Sci. Eng.11, 600.
  19. Samanta, S., Cloete, R., Dey, S.P. et al.Exchange of Pb from Indian to Atlantic Ocean is driven by Agulhas current and atmospheric Pb input from South Africa. Sci Rep 13, 5465 (2023).