New Zealand Antarctic Research Institute - Science Advisors

  • DR REBECCA MCLEOD - RESEARCH ADVISOR

    Recognised for her dual talents in research and science communication,

    Rebecca is a previous MacDiarmid New Zealand Young Scientist. She has

    published extensively on the use chemical approaches for determining

    energy flux in marine food webs. Rebecca has experience in the academic

    and commercial sectors and has conducted ecological research in the

    Antarctic and Subantarctic. Rebecca was appointed as a Fiordland Marine

    Guardian in 2012 by the Minister for the Environment, and now chairs the

    board.

     

  • DR FIONA SHANHUN – PROGRAMME ADVISOR

    Fiona’s expertise as a soil scientist has taken her to Antarctica many
    times with both the New Zealand and Australian Antarctic programmes.
    She has worked on soil CO2 dynamics in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, and
    focused on understanding biological and non-biological processes
    associated with CO2 fluxes from soils. Fiona draws on her field experience
    and scientific knowledge to ensure science logistics are fit for purpose.
    She is a SCAR Fellow.