Professor Ian Hawes


Qualifications: PhD

Research Interests

Antarctic Aquatic Ecosystems

NZ Lakes

Teaching Commitments


Biology; Oceanography

Geobiology, microbial ecology, plant physiology, limnology.

Recent Publications

  • Hawes, I., Jungblut, A. D., Matys, E. D., & Summons, R. E. (2018). The Dirty Ice of the McMurdo Ice Shelf: Analogues for biological oases during the Cryogenian. Geobiology, 9 pages. doi:10.1111/gbi.12280

  • Velasco-Castrillón, A., Hawes, I., & Stevens, M. I. (2018). 100 years on: a re-evaluation of the first discovery of microfauna from Ross Island, Antarctica. Antarctic Science, 11 pages. doi:10.1017/S095410201800007X

  • McAllister, T. G., Wood, S. A., Atalah, J., & Hawes, I. (2018). Spatiotemporal dynamics of Phormidium cover and anatoxin concentrations in eight New Zealand rivers with contrasting nutrient and flow regimes. Science of The Total Environment, 612, 71-80. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.08.085

  • Lund-Hansen, L. C., Juul, T., Eskildsen, T. D., Hawes, I., Sorrell, B., Melvad, C., & Hancke, K. (2018). A low-cost remotely operated vehicle (ROV) with an optical positioning system for under-ice measurements and sampling. Cold Regions Science and Technology, 151, 148-155. doi:10.1016/j.coldregions.2018.03.017

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Contact Details

Phone: +64 7 5785927
Cellphone: +64 21 02281494