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Dr Pippa Moore


  • 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


  • Doctor of Philosophy, England.


Recent Research Grants

  • Are Sanctuary Zones Effective in Protecting Lobsters When Foraging ,  Rottnest Island Authority,  Grant,  2010 - 2011,  $4,545.
  • The Effects of Ocean Acidification on Trophic Interactions in Temperate Seagrass Assemblages,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher - Grant,  2009 - 2011,  $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)

Journal Articles

  • Molinos, JG., Halpern, BS., Schoeman, DS., Brown , CJ., Kiessling, W., Moore, P., Pandolfi, JM., Poloczanska, ES., Richardson, A., Burrows, MT., (2015), Climate velocity and the future global redistribution of marine biodiversity. Nature Climate Change, 6(1), 83-88, London, United Kingdom, DOI: 10.1038/nclimate2769.
  • O'Connor, MI., Holding, JM., Kappel, CV., Duarte, CM., Brander, K., Brown, CJ., Bruno, JF., Buckley, L., Burrows, MT., Halpern, BS., Kiessling, W., Moore, P., Pandolfi, JM., Parmesan, C., Poloczanska, ES., Schoeman, D., Sydeman, W., Richardson, A., (2015), Strengthening confidence in climate change impact science. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 24(1), 64-76, DOI: 10.1111/geb.12218.
  • Evans, AJ., Firth, LB., Hawkins, SJ., Morris, ES., Goudge, H., Moore, P., (2015), Drill-cored rock pools: an effective method of ecological enhancement on artificial structures. Marine and Freshwater Research, 67(1), 123-130, Clayton, Victoria, DOI: 10.1071/MF14244.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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