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Dr Pippa Moore

Adjunct Lecturer

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Staff Member Details



  • 2007-2008 Post-doctoral research fellow, University of Plymouth, UK
  • 2006-2007 Post-doctoral research fellow, University of Queensland, Australia
  • 2005-2006 Post-doctoral research fellow, Marine Biological Association, UK

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Marine Science Association
  • Marine Biological Association of the UK

Research Areas and Interests

  • The consequences of climate change on marine ecosystems
  • Trophodynamics in shallow water ecosystems
  • The role of western rock lobsters in structuring benthic assemblages in Amphibolis meadows
  • The impacts of climate change on marine systems
  • The effects of ocean acidification on primary producers and secondary consumers

Staff Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, England .


Recent Research Grants

  • Are Sanctuary Zones Effective in Protecting Lobsters When Foraging ,  Rottnest Island Authority,  Grant,  2009 - 2011,  $4,545.
  • The Effects of Ocean Acidification on Trophic Interactions in Temperate Seagrass Assemblages,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher - Grant,  2009 - 2010,  $21,458.
  • Do Different Levels of Fishing Pressure, Through Spatial Management, Influence Communities and Ecological Interactions in Seagrass Meadows in South Western Australia,  Rottnest Island Authority,  Grant,  2009 - 2010,  $3,517.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Wernberg, T., Campbell, A., Coleman, M., Connell, S., Moore, P., Kendrick, G., Russell, B., Smale, D., Steinberg, P., (2009), Macroalgae and Temperate Rocky Reefs. A Marine Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Report Card for Australia 2009, 05/09(n/a), 1-13, Hobart.

Journal Articles

  • Poloczanska, E., Brown, C., Sydeman, W., Kiessling, W., Schoeman, D., Moore, P., Brander, K., Bruno, J., Buckley, L., Burrows, M., Duarte, C., Halpern, B., Holding, J., Kappel, C., O'Connor, M., Pandolfi, J., Parmesan, C., Schwing, F., Thompson, S., Richardson, A., (2013), Global imprint of climate change on marine life. Nature Climate Change, 3(10), 919-925, DOI: 10.1038/nclimate1958.
  • Harvey, B., Gwynn-Jones, D., Moore, P., (2013), Meta-analysis reveals complex marine biological responses to the interactive effects of ocean acidification and warming. Ecology and Evolution, 3(4), 1016-1030, DOI: 10.1002/ece3.516.
  • Hawkins, S., Firth, L., McHugh, M., Poloczsanska, E., Herbert, R., Burrows, M., Kendall, M., Moore, P., Thompson, R., Jenkins, S., Sims, D., Genner, M., Mieszkowska, N., (2013), Data rescue and re-use: Recycling old information to address new policy concerns. Marine Policy, 42(November), 91-98, DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2013.02.001.
  • Smale, D., Burrows, M., Moore, P., O'Connor, N., Hawkins, S., (2013), Threats and knowledge gaps for ecosystem services provided by kelp forests: A northeast Atlantic perspective. Ecology and Evolution, 3(11), 4016-4038, DOI: 10.1002/ece3.774.
  • Burrows, MT., Schoeman, DS., Duarte, CM., O'Connor, M., Buckley, LB., Kappel, CV., Parmesan, C., Halpern, BS., Brown, C., Brander, KM., Bruno, JF., Pandolfi, JF., Sydeman, WF., Moore, P., Kiessling, W., Richardson, A., Poloczanska, EF., (2012), Response. Science, 335(6068), 538, DOI: 10.1126/science.335.6068.538-a.
  • Burrows, MT., Schoeman, DS., Buckley, LB., Moore, P., Poloczanska, ES., Brander, KM., Brown, C., Bruno, JF., Duarte, CM., Halpern, BS., Holding, J., Kappel, CV., Kiessling, W., O'Connor, MI., Pandolfi, JM., Parmesan, C., Schwing, FB., Sydeman, WJ., Richardson, AJ., (2011), The pace of shifting climate in marine and terrestrial ecosystems. Science, 334(6056), 652-655, United States, DOI: 10.1126/science.1210288.
  • Wernberg, T., Russell, BD., Moore, P., Ling, SD., Smale, DA., Campbell, A., Coleman, MA., Steinberg, PD., Kendrick, GA., Connell, SD., (2011), Impacts of climate change in a global hotspot for temperate marine biodiversity and ocean warming. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 400(1-2), 7-16, Netherlands, DOI: 10.1016/j.jembe.2011.02.021.
  • Moore, P., Thompson, RC., Hawkins, SJ., (2011), Phenological changes in intertidal con-specific gastropods in response to climate warming. Global Change Biology, 17(2), 709-719, United Kingdom, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2010.02270.x.
  • Brown, CJ., Schoeman, DS., Sydeman, WJ., Brander, K., Buckley, LB., Burrows, M., Duarte, CM., Moore, P., Pandolfi, JM., Poloczanska, E., Venables, W., Richardson, AJ., (2011), Quantitative approaches in climate change ecology. Global Change Biology, 17(12), 3697-3713, United Kingdom, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2011.02531.x.
  • Firth, L., Crowe, T., Moore, P., Thompson, R., Hawkins, S., (2009), Predicting impacts of climate-induced range expansion: an experimental framework and a test involving key grazers on temperate rocky shores. Global Change Biology, 15(6), 1413-1422, United Kingdom.
  • Hawkins, S., Sugden, H., Mieszkowska, N., Moore, P., Poloczanska, E., Leaper, R., Herbert, R., Genner, M., Moschella, P., Thompson, R., Jenkins, S., Southward, A., Burrows, M., (2009), Consequences of climate-driven biodiversity changes for ecosystem functioning of north European rocky shores. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 396(2009), 245-259, Ohne, Germany.
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