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Dr Viena Puigcorbé

Post Doctoral Fellow

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 2737, Email: v.puigcorbelacueva@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO19.381
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 2737
Email: v.puigcorbelacueva@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO19.381  

 

Post Doctoral Research Fellow within the Centre for Marine Ecosystems Research in the School of Science.

Background / Employment History

  • 2016-present: Post Doctoral Researcher, School of Science, Edith Cowan University
  • 2010-2016: PhD, Environmental Sciences and Technology, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
  • 2009-2010: MSc, Marine Sciences and Oceanography, Universitat de Barcelona

National and International Research Positions

  • 2011 – 2012: FPU Visiting researcher fellowship at the Marine Science Program at the University of South Carolina (USA)

Other

  • 2014 - Invited to the Dissertation Symposium on Chemical Oceanography (DISCO XXIV), Kaua’i, HI (USA)

Professional Associations

  • Member of the Marine and Environmental Biogeosciences Research Group (MERS) at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

Research Areas and Interests

Research interests:

  • Marine biogeochemistry
  • Natural radionuclides
  • Planktonic community structures productivity and particle fluxes in the open ocean

Use of radioactive isotopes as tracers of particles in the ocean. Research Areas:

  • Southern Ocean: Influence of fronts and eddies in the planktonic communities and the elemental cycling of nutrients and trace metals
  • Arctic Ocean: Impact of the declining of sea-ice in the biogeochemical cycles and water masses circulation
  • Eastern Tropical North Pacific and Gulf of California: Role of small phytoplankton groups related to carbon export and export efficiency in oligotrophic regions
  • Atlantic Ocean: Particle export distribution at an oceanic basin scale as part of the GEOTRACES program
  • Mediterranean Sea: Impact of spring phytoplankton blooms related to atmospheric CO2 uptake and sequestration.

Qualifications

  • International Doctoral Research, Spain, 2016.
  • Masters in Marine Science, Spain, 2010.
  • Bachelor in Environmental Science, Spain, 2009.

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • Determination of the concentrations of naturally occurring radioactive isotopes in samples from gas and oil industry by gamma spectrometry,  ALARA Health Physics Services,  ALARA Health Physics Services Grant,  2019 - 2020,  $15,000.
  • Bacterial colonization of particles and its assemblage shifts throughout the water column in the Southern Ocean. Impact on carbon sequestration.,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher Grant - 2018,  2018 - 2019,  $29,800.
  • Linking the iron and the carbon cycles in the Southern Ocean. Enhancing the collaboration with IMAS and ICM,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Collaboration Enhancement Scheme - 2017 Round 1,  2017 - 2018,  $8,730.
  • Visiting Fellow Dr Frederic Le Moigne,  Edith Cowan University,  Edith Cowan University, School of Science Visiting Fellow Grant Scheme,  2017 - 2018,  $4,050.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Moreau, S., Lannuzel, D., Janssens, J., Arroyo, M., Corkill, M., Cougnon, E., Genovese, C., Legresy, B., Lenton, A., Puigcorbe Lacueva, V., Ratnarajah, L., Rintoul, S., Roca-Marti, M., Rosenberg, M., Shadwick, E., Silvano, A., Strutton, P., Tilbrook, B., (2019), Sea-ice meltwater and circumpolar deep water drive contrasting productivity in three Antarctic polynyas. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, NA(NA), 1-15, DOI: 10.1029/2019JC015071.
  • Zhong, Q., Du, J., Puigcorbe Lacueva, V., Wang, J., Wang, Q., Deng, B., Zhang, F., (2019), Accumulation of natural and anthropogenic radionuclides in moss body profiles. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, na(na), na, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, DOI: 10.1007/s11356-019-05993-3.
  • Valk, O., Rutgers Van Der Loeff, M., Geibert, W., Gdaniec, S., Rijkenberg, MJ., Moran, SB., Lepore, K., Edwards, R., Lu, Y., Puigcorbe Lacueva, V., (2018), Importance of hydrothermal vents in scavenging removal of 230Th in the Nansen Basin. Geophysical Research Letters, 45(19), 10,539-10,548, DOI: 10.1029/2018GL079829.
  • Roca-Marti, M., Puigcorbe Lacueva, V., Friedrich, J., Rutgers Van Der Loeff, M., Rabe, B., Korhonen, M., Cámara-Mor, P., Garcia-Orellana, J., Masque Barri, P., (2018), Distribution of 210Pb and 210Po in the Arctic water column during the 2007 sea-ice minimum: Particle export in the ice-covered basins. Deep-Sea Research Part 1: Oceanographic Research Papers, 142(December 2018), 94-106, DOI: 10.1016/j.dsr.2018.09.011.
  • Schlitzer, R., Anderson, RF., Dodas, EM., Lohan, M., Geibere, W., Tagliabue, A., Bowie, A., Jeandel, C., Maldonado, MT., Landing, WM., Cockwell, D., Abadie, C., Abouchami, W., Achterberg, EP., Agather, A., Aguliar-Islas, A., Van Aken, HM., Andersen, M., Archer, C., Auro, M., De Baar, HJ., Baars, O., Baker, AR., Bakker, K., Basak, C., Baskaran, M., Bates, NR., Bauch, D., Van Beek, P., Behrens, MK., Black, E., Bluhm, K., Bopp, L., Bouman, H., Bowman, K., Bown, J., Boyd, P., Boye, M., Boyle, EA., Branellec, P., Bridgestock, L., Brissebrat, G., Browning, T., Bruland, KW., Brumsack, HJ., Brzezinski, M., Buck, CS., Buck, KN., Buesseler, K., Bull, A., Butler, E., Cai, P., Mor, PC., Cardinal, D., Carlson, C., Carrasco, G., Casacuberta, N., Casciotti, KL., Castrillejo, M., Chamizo, E., Chance, R., Charette, MA., Chaves, JE., Cheng, H., Chever, F., Christl, M., Church, TM., Closset, I., Colman, A., Conway, TM., Cossa, D., Croot, P., Cullen, JT., Cutter, GA., Daniels, C., Dehairs, F., Deng, FF., Dieu, HT., Duggan, B., Dulaquais, G., Dumousseaud, C., Echegoyen-Sanz, Y., Edwards, RL., Ellwood, M., Fahrbach, E., Fitzsimmons, JN., Flegal, AR., Fleisher, MQ., Van De Flierdt, T., Frank, M., Friedrich, J., Fripiat, F., Frollje, H., Galer, SJ., Gamo, T., Ganeshram, RS., Garcia-Orellana, J., Garcia-Solsona, E., Gault-Ringold, M., George, E., Gerringa, LJ., Gilbert, M., Godoy, JM., Goldstein, SL., Gonzalez, SR., Grissom, K., Hammerschmidt, C., Hartman, A., Hassler, CS., Hathorne, EC., Hatta, M., Hawco, N., Hayes, CT., Heimburger, LE., Helgoe, J., Heller, M., Henderson, GM., Henderson, PB., Van Heuven, S., Ho, P., Horner, TJ., Hsieh, YT., Huang, KF., Humphreys, MP., Isshiki, K., Jacquot, JE., Janssen, DJ., Jenkins, WJ., John, S., Jones, EM., Jones, JL., Kadko, DC., Kayser, R., Kenna, TC., Khondoker, R., Kim, T., Kipp, L., Klar, JK., Klunder, M., Kretschmer, S., Kumamoto, Y., Laan, P., Labatut, M., Lacan, F., Lam, PJ., Lambelet, M., Lamborg, CH., Le Moigne, FA., Le Roy, E., Lechtenfeld, OJ., Lee, JM., Lherminier, P., Little, S., Lopez-Lora, M., Lu, YB., Masque Barri, P., Mawji, E., McClain, CR., Measures, C., Mehic, S., Barraqueta, JL., Van Der Merwe, P., Middag, R., Mieruch, S., Milne, A., Minami, T., Moffett, JW., Moncoiffe, G., Moore, WS., Morris, PJ., Morton, PL., Nakaguchi, Y., Nakayama, N., Niedermiller, J., Nishioka, J., Nishiuchi, A., Noble, A., Obata, H., Ober, S., Ohnemus, DC., Van Ooijen, J., O'Sullivan, J., Owens, S., Pahnke, K., Paul, M., Pavia, F., Pena, LD., Petersh, B., Planchon, F., Planquette, H., Pradoux, C., Puigcorbe Lacueva, V., Quay, P., Queroue, F., Radic, A., Rauschenberg, S., Rehkamper, M., Rember, R., Remenyi, T., Resing, JA., Rickli, J., Rigaud, S., Rijkenberg, MJ., Rintoul, S., Robinson, LF., Roca-Marti, M., Rodellas, V., Roeske, T., Rolison, JM., Rosenberg, M., Roshan, S., Van Der Loaff, MM., Ryabenko, E., Saito, MA., Salt, LA., Sanial, V., Sarthou, G., Schallenberg, C., Schauer, U., Scher, H., Schlosser, C., Schnetger, B., Scott, P., Sedwick, PN., Semiletov, I., Shelley, R., Sherrell, RM., Shiller, AM., Sigman, DM., Singh, SK., Slagter, HA., Slater, E., Smethie, WM., Snaith, H., Sohrin, Y., Sohst, B., Sonke, JE., Speich, S., Steinfeldt, R., Stewart, G., Stichel, T., Stirling, CH., Stutsman, J., Swarr, GJ., Swift, JH., Thomas, A., Thorne, K., Till, CP., Till, R., Townsend, AT., Townsend, E., Tuerena, R., Twining, BS., Vance, D., Velazquez, S., Venchiarutti, C., Villa-Alfageme, M., Vivancos, SM., Voelker, AH., Wake, B., Warner, MJ., Watson, R., Van Weerlee, E., Weigand, MA., Weinstein, Y., Weiss, D., Wisotzki, A., Woodward, EM., Wu, JF., Wu, YZ., Wuttig, K., Wyatt, N., Xiang, Y., Xie, RF., Xue, ZC., Yoshikawa, H., Zhang, J., Zhang, P., Zhao, Y., Zheng, LJ., Zheng, XY., Zieringer, M., Zimmer, LA., Ziveri, P., Zunino, P., Zurbrick, C., (2018), The GEOTRACES Intermediate Data Product 2017. Chemical Geology, 493(20 August 2018), 210-223, DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2018.05.040.
  • Puigcorbe Lacueva, V., Roca-Martí, M., Masque Barri, P., Benitez-Nelson, C., Rutgers Van Der Loeff, M., Bracher, A., Moreau, S., (2017), Latitudinal distributions of particulate carbon export across the North Western Atlantic Ocean. Deep-Sea Research Part 1: Oceanographic Research Papers, 129(2017), 116-130, United Kingdom, Pergamon press, DOI: 10.1016/j.dsr.2017.08.016.
  • Puigcorbe Lacueva, V., Roca-Martí, M., Masque Barri, P., Benitez-Nelson, CR., Rutgers V. D. Loeff, M., Laglera, LM., Bracher, A., Cheah, W., Strass, VH., Hoppema, M., Santos-Echeandia, J., Hunt, BP., Pakhomov, EA., Klass, C., (2017), Particulate organic carbon export across the Antarctic Circumpolar Current at 10°E: Differences between north and south of the Antarctic Polar Front. Deep-Sea Research Part 2: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 138(April 2017), 86-101, DOI: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2016.05.016.
  • Roca-Marti, M., Puigcorbe Lacueva, V., Iversen, M., Rutgers Van Der Loeff, M., Klaas, C., Cheah, W., Bracher, A., Masque Barri, P., (2017), High particulate organic carbon export during the decline of a vast diatom bloom in the Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean. Deep-Sea Research Part 2: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 138(April 2017), 102-115, Elsevier Ltd, DOI: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2015.12.007.
  • Roca-Marti, M., Puigcorbe Lacueva, V., Rutgers Vad Der Loeff, MM., Katlein, C., Fernandez-Mendez, M., Peeken, I., Masque Barri, P., (2016), Carbon export fluxes and export efficiency in the central Arctic during the record sea-ice minimum in 2012: a joint 234Th/238U and 210Po/210Pb study. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 121(7), 5030-5049, DOI: 10.1002/2016JC011816.
  • Mawji, E., Schlitzer, R., Dodas, E., Abadie, C., Abouchami, W., Anderson, R., Baars, O., Bakker, K., Baskaran, M., Bates, N., Bluhm, K., Bowie, A., Bown, J., Boye, M., Boyle, E., Branellec, P., Bruland, K., Brzezinski, M., Bucciarelli, E., Buesseler, K., Butler, E., Cai, P., Cardinal, D., Casciotti, K., Chaves, J., Cheng, H., Chever, F., Church, T., Colman, T., Conway, T., Croot, P., Cutter, G., De Baar, H., De Souza, G., Dehairs, F., Deng, F., Dieu, H., Dulaquais, G., Echegoyen-Sanz, Y., Lawrence Edwards, R., Fahrbach, E., Fitzsimmons, J., Fleisher, M., Frank, M., Friedrich, J., Fripiat, F., Galer, S., Gamo, T., Solsona, E., Gerringa, L., Godoy, J., Gonzalez, S., Grossteffan, E., Hattaa, M., Hayes, C., Heller, M., Henderson, G., Huang, K., Jeandel, C., Jenkins, W., John, S., Kenna, T., Klunder, M., Kretschmer, S., Kumamoto, Y., Laan, P., Labatut, M., Lacan, F., Lam, P., Lannuzel, D., Le Moigne, F., Lechtenfeld, O., Lohan, M., Lua, Y., Masque Barri, P., McClain, C., Measures, C., Middag, R., Moffett, J., Navidad, A., Nishioka, J., Noble, A., Obata, H., Ohnemus, D., Owens, S., Planchon, F., Pradoux, C., Puigcorbe Lacueva, V., Quaya, P., Radic, A., Rehkämper, M., Remenyi, T., Rijkenberg, M., Rintoul, S., Robinson, L., Roeske, T., Rosenberg, M., Van Der Loeff, M., Ryabenko, E., Saito, M., Roshan, S., Salt, L., Sarthou, G., Schauer, U., Scott, P., Sedwick, P., Sha, L., Shiller, A., Sigman, D., Smethie, W., Smith, G., Sohrin, Y., Speich, S., Stichel, T., Stutsman, J., Swift, J., Tagliabue, A., Thomas, A., Tsunogai, U., Twining, B., Van Aken, H., Van Heuven, S., Van Ooijen, J., Van Weerlee, E., Venchiarutti, C., Voelker, A., Wake, B., Warner, M., Woodward, E., Wu, J., Wyatt, N., Yoshikawa, H., Zheng, X., Xue, Z., Zieringer, M., Zimmer, L., (2015), The GEOTRACES Intermediate Data Product 2014. Marine Chemistry, 177(1), 8p, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.marchem.2015.04.005.
  • Puigcorbe Lacueva, V., Benitez-Nelson, C., Masque Barri, P., Verdeny, E., White, A., Popp, B., Prahl, F., Lam, P., (2015), Small phytoplankton drive high summertime carbon and nutrient export in the Gulf of California and Eastern Tropical North Pacific. Global Biogeochemical Cycles: an international journal of global change, 29(8), 1309-1332, American Geophysical Union, DOI: 10.1002/2015GB005134.
  • Dulaquais, G., Boye, M., Middag, R., Owens, S., Puigcorbe Lacueva, V., Buesseler, K., Masque Barri, P., De Baar, H., Carton, X., (2014), Contrasting biogeochemical cycles of cobalt in the surface western Atlantic Ocean. Global Biogeochemical Cycles: an international journal of global change, 28(12), 1387-1412, New Jersey, USA, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, DOI: 10.1002/2014GB004903.
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