Matt Pinkerton, PhD

Biological Oceanographer

NIWA

Dr Matt Pinkerton’s speciality is ocean remote sensing. His research is used in ecosystem modelling and determining functional biodiversity, particularly applied to the effects of fishing and risk assessment.

In the Antarctic Science Platform, Matt will examine environment-biology relationships and bioregionalisation in the Ross Sea.

Matt is the programme leader of the Ross Sea Research and Monitoring Programme (Ross RAMP), and a member of the New Zealand advisory group on marine and coastal indicators.

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