Peter Faber


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I completed by PhD in environmental chemistry in the School of Chemistry, Monash University, in 2014, looking at carbon dynamics and whole system metabolism in estuaries with catchments along a land use gradient.

After my PhD, I worked for a bit at the Institute of Vector Borne Disease, in the diagnostics, production and product development groups.

My current position as a research fellow in the School of Biological Sciences, Monash University takes me to Makassar, Indonesia and Suva, Fiji conducting assessments of mosquito abundance and chemical indicators of water contamination during a sanitation and wastewater intervention in informal settlements as part of the interdisciplinary RISE project (Revitalising Informal Settlements and their Environments).

Research area keywords

  • environmental chemistry
  • ecology
  • medical entomology
  • vector ecology
  • analytical chemistry

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Research Output

Implementing baseline ecological and human health field assessments in the Revitalizing Informal Settlements and their Environments (RISE) programme in Makassar, Indonesia: an interdisciplinary study

Taruc, R. R., Saifuddaolah, M., Zulkifli Agussalim, A., Wardani, J., Ansariadi, Sirajuddin, S., Rizalinda, Duffy, G., Faber, P. A., Fleming, G., Henry, R., Jovanovic, D., Lin, A., O'Toole, J., Openshaw, J. J., Sweeney, R., Allotey, P., Cahan, B., Forbes, A., Greening, C. & 11 others, McCarthy, D. T., Simpson, J. A., Chown, S. L., Johnston, D. W., Luby, S. P., Reidpath, D., French, M., Leder, K. S., Ramirez-Lovering, D., Wong, T. & Brown, R. R., 2019, p. 8-8. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access

Pore-water exchange driven by tidal pumping causes alkalinity export in two intertidal inlets

Faber, P. A., Evrard, V., Woodland, R. J., Cartwright, I. & Cook, P., 2014, In : Limnology and Oceanography. 59, 5, p. 1749 - 1763 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The role of alkalinity generation in controlling the fluxes of CO2 during exposure and inundation on tidal flats

Faber, P. A., Kessler, A. J., Bull, J., McKelvie, I., Meysman, F. J. R. & Cook, P., 2012, In : Biogeosciences. 9, 10, p. 4087 - 4097 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
12 Citations (Scopus)

Underway determination of dissolved inorganic carbon in estuarine waters by gas-diffusion flow analysis with C4D detection

Pencharee, S., Faber, P. A., Ellis, P. S., Cook, P., Intaraprasert, J., Grudpan, K. & McKelvie, I., 2012, In : Analytical Methods. 4, 5, p. 1278 - 1283 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

11 Citations (Scopus)

Development of a gas diffusion probe for the rapid measurement of pCO2 in aquatic samples

Faber, P., Cook, P., McKelvie, I. & Ellis, P., 2011, In : Analytica Chimica Acta. 691, 1-2, p. 1 - 5 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)