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Gender male
Job title Director
Regions Sea of Azov
Nationality Australia
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Degree B AgSci, MAgSci. PhD
Job type Research , Data Management , Natural Resource Management , Decision Making & Policy , Technical Advice & Consulting
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Policy, Law, Economics, Management , Pollution , Research Support Services , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Policy, Law, Economics, Management , Pollution , Research Support Services
Research Activities Reviewing and editing marine environmental impact statements. Environmental Impact Statement preparation. Seagrass conservation and education about seagrass,research on kelp and seagrass Marine Spatial Planning,  Marine Protected Areas
Research Region 49, 57, 48, 56, 52, 53
Working languages English
Skills/Expertise Seagrass ecology and conservation, Coastal management and policy, Marine protected areas, mangrove ecology,marine monitoring and metadata and data storage/ large marine management areas,
Comments I have 15 years experience in workingin SE Asian countries, particularly Thailand and was director of the UNEP Regional Seas Programme for 5 years.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr Hugh KIRKMAN)

? Kirkman, H. 1974. Health of seagrasses in Westerport Bay. Project Report to the Westernport Bay Environmental Study (1973?1974). Ministry of Conservation. ? Young, P.C. and H. Kirkman. 1975. The seagrass communities of Moreton Bay, Queensland. Aquat. Bot. 1, 191-202. ? Kirkman, H., 1975. A description of the seagrass communities of Stradbroke Island. Proc. R. Soc. Qd 86, 129-31. ? Kirkman, H., 1975. Male floral structure in the marine angiosperm Cymodocea serrulata (R. Br.) Ascherson and Magnus. J. Linn. Soc. (Bot.) 70, 267-268. ? Kirkman, H., 1976. A review of the literature on seagrass related to its decline in Moreton Bay, Qld. CSIRO Aust. Div. Fish. Oceanogr. Rep. 64. ? Dredge, M., H. Kirkman and M. Potter, 1977. A short term biological survey - Tin Can Inlet/Great Sandy Strait. CSIRO Aust. Div. Fish. Oceanogr. Rep. 68. ? Kirkman, H., 1978. Decline of seagrass in northern areas of Moreton Bay, Queensland. Aquat. Bot. 5, 63-76. ? Kirkman, H., 1978. Growing Zostera capricorni Aschers in tanks. Aquat. Bot. 4, 367-372. ? Weiner, P. and H. Kirkman. 1979. Continuous recording technique used to measure the release of oxygen from a seagrass community within an acrylic incubation chamber. CSIRO Aust. Div. Fish. Oceanogr. Rep. 96. ? Kirkman, H., F.B. Griffiths and R.R. Parker., 1979. The release of reactive phosphate by a seagrass community. Aquat. Bot. 6, 329-337. ? Kirkman, H. and D.D. Reid, 1979. A study of the role of a seagrass Posidonia australis in the carbon budget of an estuary. Aquat. Bot. 7, 173-183. ? Kirkman, H. and P.C. Young. 1981. A study of the effect of pollution and grazing by a sea urchin on the growth of Posidonia oceanica. Aquat. Bot. 10, 329-338. ? McComb, A., Cambridge, M., Kirkman, H. and J. Kuo. 1981. The biology of Australian seagrasses. In: The Biology of Australian Native Plants. Eds. J. Pate and A. McComb. W.A. Uni Press: 258-293. ? Mann, K.H. and H. Kirkman. 1981. A biomass method for measuring productivity of Ecklonia radiata with the potential for adaption to other large brown algae. Aust. J. Mar. Freshw. Res. 32, 297-304. ? Kirkman, H., D. Reid and I.H. Cook. 1982. Studies on leaf production of Zostera capricorni Aschers in Port Hacking, N.S.W. Aquat. Bot. 12, 57-67. ? Kirkman, H. 1982. The first year in the life history and the survival of juvenile Ecklonia radiata. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 55, 243-254. ? Hulings, N. and H. Kirkman. 1982. Further observations and data on seagrasses along the Jordanian and Saudi Arabian coasts of the Gulf of Aqaba. Tethys. 10, 218-220. ? Kirkman, H. 1983. The biology of Ecklonia radiata and other macrophytes of the sublittoral of southwestern Western Australia. Ph.D. thesis. Uni of W.A. pp. 161. ? Cuff, W.R., Sinclair, R.E., Parker, R.R., Tranter, D.J., Bulleid, N.C., Godfrey, T.S., Griffiths, F.B., Higgins, H.W., Kirkman, H., Rainer, S.F., and B.D. Scott. 1983. A carbon budget for South West Arm. In: Synthesis and Modelling of Intermittent Estuaries. Lecture Notes on Coastal and Estuarine Studies. Eds. W.R. Cuff & M. Tomczak Jr. Springer Verlag. Berlin. pp. 190-232. ? Kirkman, H. 1984. Standing stock and production in Ecklonia radiata (Turn.) J. Agardh. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 76, 119-130. ? Gerard, V. and H. Kirkman. 1984. Ecological observations on a branched, loose-lying form of Macrocystis pyrifera (L.) C. Agardh in New Zealand. Bot. Mar. 27, 105-110. ? Kirkman, H. 1985. Community structure in seagrasses in southern Western Australia. Aquat. Bot. 21, 363-375. ? Kirkman, H. 1985. Seagrasses. Australian Science Mag. 3, 30-33. ? Kirkman, H. and G. Edgar. 1985. The Coastal Fringes. In: Australia's Underwater Wilderness. Ed. Roland Hughes, Weldons, Sydney. 129-152. ? Kirkman, H. 1986. Scientific Research in the M10 area. Proc. Seminar on Proposed M10 Marine Park: W.A. Dept. Cons. Environ. Bull. 256, 101-105. ? Hatcher, B., Kirkman, H. and W. Wood. 1987. Growth of the kelp Ecklonia radiata near the northern limit of its range in Western Australia. Mar. Biol. 95, 65-73. ? Kirkman, H. 1987. Decline of seagrass beds in Princess Royal Harbour and Oyster Harbour, Albany. Env. Protect. Authority Perth, Western Australia. Tech. Ser. 15. ? Kirkman, H. and I.H. Cook. 1987. A study of Thalassodendron pachyrhizum den Hartog in southern Western Australia. Aquat. Bot. 27, 257-266. ? Kuo, J., Cook, I.H. and H. Kirkman. 1987. Observations of vegetative propagules in the seagrass Amphibolis spp. Aquat. Bot. 27, 291-293. ? Kuo, J. and H. Kirkman. 1987. Floral and seedling morphology and anatomy of Thalassodendron pachyrhizum den Hartog Cymodoceaceae. Aquat. Bot. 29, 1-18. ? Yarish, C., Kirkman, H. and K. Luning. 1987. Lethal exposure times and preconditioning to upper temperature limits of some temperate North Atlantic red algae. Helgolander Meersunters. 41, 323-327. ? Kirkman, H., Oliver, L. and B. Digby. 1988. Mapping of underwater seagrass meadows. Proc. Symp. Remote Sensing of the Coastal Zone. Dept. Geographic Information. 5A 2.1-2.9. ? Kirkman, H. 1989. Restoration and creation of seagrass meadows with special emphasis on Western Australia. E.P.A. Tech. Ser. 30. 22pp. ? Kirkman, H. 1989. A comparison of growth, density and biomass of Ecklonia radiata at different depths off Perth, Western Australia. Aust. J. Mar. Freshw. Res. 40, 169-177. ? Kirkman, H. and D.I. Walker. 1989 Seagrasses of Western Australia. In: Seagrasses - a treatise on the biology of seagrasses with special reference to the Australian region. Ed. A. Larkum, A. McComb and S. Shepherd. Elsevier 157-181. ? Clarke, S. and H. Kirkman. 1989. Seagrass stability and dynamics. In: Seagrasses - a treatise on the biology of seagrasses with special reference to the Australian region. Ed. A. Larkum, A McComb and S. Shepherd. Elsevier 304-345. ? Coles, R., I. Poiner and H. Kirkman. 1989 Seagrasses of northeastern Australia. In: Seagrasses - a treatise on the biology of seagrasses with special reference to the Australian region. Ed. A. Larkum, A. McComb and S. Shepherd. Elsevier 261-277. ? Kuo, J. and Kirkman, H. 1990. Anatomy of viviparous seagrass seedlings of Amphibolis and Thalassodendron and their nutrient supply. Botanica Marina, 33, 117-126. ? Kuo, J., James, S.H., Kirkman, H. and den Hartog, C. 1990 Chromosome numbers and their systematic implications in Australian marine angiosperms: the Posidoniaceae. Plant Systematics and Evolution 171, 199-204. ? Luning, K. 1990. Seaweeds Their Environment, Biogeography, and Ecophysiology. Eds. C.Yarish and H.Kirkman. John Wiley and Sons, New York. 526pp. ? Kirkman, H. 1990. Seagrass distribution and mapping. In: Seagrass Research Methods, no. 9 UNESCO monographs on oceanographic methodology. UNESCO, Paris. ? Kirkman, H. and Kuo, J. 1990 Pattern and process in southern Western Australian seagrasses. Aquat. Bot. 37, 367-382 ? Kirkman, H., Humphries, P. and Manning, R. 1991. The epibenthic fauna of seagrass beds and bare sand in Princess Royal Harbour and King George Sound, south-western Australia. Proc. of Third International Marine Ecological Workshop: The Marine Flora and Fauna of Albany, Western Australia.Eds. Wells, F.E., Walker, D.I., Kirkman, H. and Lethbridge, R. Western Australian Museum, Perth. 553-563 ? Masini, R., Simpson, C.J., Kirkman, H., Ward, T. and Crossland, C. 1992. The concept of
82. Kinloch, M.A., Brock, D.J., Kirkman, H. and Laperousz, T. 2007. Seagrass Biodiversity of Kangaroo Island. KI NRM Board Coast and Marine Program Report No. CMP07/004. 42 pp. 83. Hudson, A., Kirkman, H., Duangsawasadi, M., Wilkinson, C., Wu, R., Depledge, M., Chung, J., Szymczak, R., Reichelt, R., Cicin-Sain, B., Chan-Lui, L., Lam, P.K.S., Gervacio, B. and Narcise, C.I.S. 2008 Applying management-related science and technology. Tropical Coasts, 14, 1, 50¬?70. 84. Kirkman, H. 2008. Community level monitoring of seagrass beds and how this assists with management. International Conference on Managing Wetlands for Sustainable Development: Innovative Research and Lessons Learned, Effective Partnerships and the Need for Co-Management. 9?11 January, 2008 Trang Thailand, 1-03-1?1-03-8. 85. Lourey, M.J. and Kirkman, H. 2009 Short lived dissolved nitrate pulses in a shallow Western Australian coastal lagoon. Marine and Freshwater Research, 60, 1068?1080. 86. Bernsted-Smith, R. and Kirkman, H. 2010. Comparison of Approaches to Management of Large?scale Marine Areas. Fauna and Flora International and Conservation International. Internal Report. vi and 144 pp. http:/www.fauna-flora.org/wp-content/uploads/Management-of-Large-Marine-Areas.pdf 87. Herriman, M., Kirkman, H. and Costes, S. 2011. Guide on Transboundary Marine Spatial Management. An APEC Marine Resources Conservation Working Group 01/2009A Project. 90 pp. 88. Kirkman, H. and Boon, P. 2012 Review of Mangrove Planting Activities around Westernport 2004-2011. Report to Western Port Seagrass Partnership Inc. 43 pp. 89. Kirkman, H., Cohen, A. and Houridis, H. 2012 A seagrass shading experiment to determine the effects of a dredge plume. The Victorian Naturalist 129 (3). 97?108. 90. Kirkman, H. 2012 Choosing boundaries to marine protected areas and zoning the MPAs for restricted use and management. Journal of Ocean and Coastal Management. 91. Kirkman, H., Bryars S.and Brook, J. 2012 Marine Park Regional Impact Statements Main Report Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources, South Australia. 283 pp. 92. Kirkman, H. and Kuo, J. 2012 Seagrasses of south-east Australia?an introduction. In: Estuary Plants and What?s Happening to Them in South-east Australia. Eds. Sainty, G., Hosking, J., Carr, G. and Adam, P. 78?91. 93. Kuo, J., Kirkman, H., Sainty, G. and Jacobs, S. 2012. Seagrasses. In: Estuary Plants and What?s Happening to Them in South-east Australia. Eds. Sainty, G., Hosking, J., Carr, G. and Adam, P. 92?131. 94. Kirkman, H. 2013. Transboundary Diagnostic Analysis for Habitats in the Bay of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystem. FAO Report 56 pp. 95. Kirkman, H. 2013 Historical Changes in Seagrass Extent and Condition in Corner Inlet and Nooramunga. Report to West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority 21 pp

Created: 2007-09-28 Last Updated: 2016-07-13 by Hugh KIRKMAN