John Beardall

Emeritus Prof

1975 …2020
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Biography

John works in the School of Biological Sciences at Monash University as a Professor

John is an algal ecophysiologist and his primary research is on the impacts of global change on the algae that form the basis of most freshwater and marine food chains. He studies the effects of ocean acidification on primary productivity of algae and is also involved in studies of factors driving the growth and toxicity of cyanobacteria that cause problem blooms in inland waterways.

John's lab also has interests in more applied aspects of algal biology, such as using algae for bioremediation of heavy-metal-contaminated water, and growing algae for biofuels and other useful products.


Keywords

  • Algae
  • Photosynthesis
  • CO2 Sequestration
  • Climate Change

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Projects 2000 2020

Research Output 1975 2019

Bacterial fermentation and respiration processes are uncoupled in anoxic permeable sediments

Kessler, A. J., Chen, Y-J., Waite, D. W., Hutchinson, T. F., Koh, S., Popa, M. E., Beardall, J., Hugenholtz, P., Cook, P. & Greening, C. A., 31 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Nature Microbiology. 10 p.

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Effects of ocean acidification on marine photosynthetic organisms under the concurrent influences of warming, UV radiation, and deoxygenation

Gao, K., Beardall, J., Hader, D-P., Hall-Spencer, J. M., Gao, G. & Hutchins, D. A., 18 Jun 2019, In : Frontiers in Marine Science. 6, JUN, 18 p., 322.

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Potential control of cyanobacterial blooms by using a floating-mobile electrochemical system

Bakheet, B., Beardall, J., Zhang, X. & McCarthy, D., 1 Feb 2019, In : Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology. 94, 2, p. 582-589 8 p.

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What is the efficiency of electro-generation of chlorine with a solid polymer electrolyte assembly?

Bakheet, B., Beardall, J., Zhang, X. & McCarthy, D., 15 May 2019, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 364, p. 370-375 6 p.

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A comparison of photoautotrophic, heterotrophic, and mixotrophic growth for biomass production by the green alga Scenedesmus sp. (Chlorophyceae)

Kamalanathan, M., Chaisutyakorn, P., Gleadow, R. & Beardall, J., 15 Mar 2018, In : Phycologia. 57, 3, p. 309-317 9 p.

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