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Biogeochemistry of permeable sediments Influence of cable bacteria on sediment geochemical processes


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I am currently accepting students into PhD programs studying nitrogen and phosphorus pollution in aquatic environments.

You will need a first class honours equivalent and be an Australian citizen or permanent resident. Please send me your CV to apply.


Research area keywords

  • Carbon
  • Nitrogen
  • Phosphorus
  • Aquatic Environments
  • Eutrophication
  • Water Quality

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Single Particle Elemental Analysis – Imaging Mass Cytometer Facility

Ellis, A., Bush, A., Mitchell, A., Corbett, A., Reichman, S., Ball, A., Fox, K., Nugegoda, D., Paz Ferreiro, J., Cook, P., Hagemeyer, C., Teo, B. M., Yu, A., Brinkworth, C. & Gray, D.


Project: Research

Hydrogen: an overlooked intermediate during anoxia in permeable sediments

Cook, P., Greening, C., Glud, R. N. & Callahan, D.


Project: Research

Research Output

Editorial: Facing Marine Deoxygenation

Capet, A., Cook, P., Garcia-Robledo, E., Hoogakker, B., Paulmier, A., Rabouille, C. & Vaquer-Sunyer, R., 14 Feb 2020, In : Frontiers in Marine Science. 7, 3 p., 46.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialOtherpeer-review

Open Access

Pore water conditions driving calcium carbonate dissolution in reef sands

Kessler, A. J., Rogers, A., Cyronak, T., Bourke, M. F., Hasler-Sheetal, H., Glud, R. N., Greening, C., Meysman, F. J. R., Eyre, B. D. & Cook, P. L. M., 15 Jun 2020, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 279, p. 16-28 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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., 11 Mar 2019, In : Nature Microbiology. 4, 6, p. 1014–1023 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
11 Citations (Scopus)

Cable bacteria promote DNRA through iron sulfide dissolution

Kessler, A. J., Wawryk, M., Marzocchi, U., Roberts, K. L., Wong, W. W., Risgaard-Petersen, N., Meysman, F. J. R., Glud, R. N. & Cook, P. L. M., 1 May 2019, In : Limnology and Oceanography. 64, 3, p. 1228-1238 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of temperature and drying-rewetting of sediments on the partitioning between denitrification and DNRA in constructed urban stormwater wetlands

Rahman, M., Grace, M. R., Roberts, K. L., Kessler, A. J. & Cook, P. L. M., Dec 2019, In : Ecological Engineering. 140, 10 p., 105586.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)