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Eric Oliver

ARC Postdoctoral Fellow and Physical Oceanographer

Room 213.16, Level 2IMAS Hobart Waterfront Building

+61 3 6226 6663 (phone)

eric.oliver@utas.edu.au

Dr Eric Oliver is a postdoctoral fellow with the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science. He is interested in ocean and climate variations and their predictability.

Biography

Eric studied physics for his undergraduate (2004) and Master's (2006) degrees and received his PhD in Physical Oceanography in 2011 from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. After his PhD he held a short postdoc position at Dalhousie studying extreme ocean currents in the northwest Atlantic Ocean. In 2012 he moved to Australia to take up a Super Science Fellow position at the University of Tasmania studying marine climate change in the Tasman Sea, particularly its role in the variability of the East Australian Current and benthic communities on the East Australian shelf. Since 2015 he has been a postdoctoral fellow with the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science studying the detection and attribution of anthropogenic influences on the oceans.

Career summary

Qualifications

DegreeThesis TitleUniversity CountryDate of Award
PhDLocal and remote forcing of the ocean by the Madden-Julian Oscillation and its predictabilityDalhousie UniversityCanada2011
MScSpinning and mixing: Two studies of microfluidic problems using molecular dynamics simulationsUniversity of OttawaCanada2007
BScHOptical bistability and soliton switching in an optical ring cavityAcadia UniversityCanada2005

Languages (other than English)

French, Spanish (functional)

Memberships

Professional practice

Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (AMOS)

Teaching

Oceanography, Climate science

Teaching expertise

Eric has delivered guest lectures in Introduction to Oceanography, Our changing climate, and Making sense of climate change units at UTAS.

View more on Dr Eric Oliver in WARP

Expertise

  • Characterizations of ocean variability on all time scales
  • Ocean extremes
  • Connections between ocean and atmospheric patterns of variability
  • Predictability in the atmosphere-ocean-climate system
  • The Madden-Julian Oscillation
  • Intraseasonal ocean variability
  • Anthropogenic influences on the ocean

Research Themes

Eric's research aligns to the University's research theme of Marine, Antarctic and Maritime. His research interests involve ocean variability across a range of time and space scales and include the role of climate change on the variability of the East Australian Current (and other western boundary currents), extreme events in the ocean including Marine Heatwaves, anthropogenic influences on the ocean, the influence of the Madden-Julian Oscillation on the ocean and atmosphere, the predictability of ocean and atmospheric variability, and statistical methods for solving these problems.

Collaboration

Eric is currently involved in a number of research projects, with collaborators in Australia and internationally. Within the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science Eric is collaborating on questions regarding ocean variability and climate change with colleagues from universities across Australia (primarily UNSW). Research on marine heatwaves further includes collaborations with Australian researchers at UWA and AIMS as well as international researchers based in the USA (University of Maine) and UK (Marine Biological Association of the UK, Scottish Marine Institute, Aberstwyth University). Research on the Madden-Julian Oscillation, and its impact on ocean and climate variability, involves collaboration with colleagues in Canada (Dalhousie University), the USA (Colorado State University), and Costa Rica (Universidad Nacional).

Awards

  • 2014: Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science award for best 2014 paper by an Early Career Scientist (AUD$500)
  • 2011: The Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society Tertia MC Hughes Memorial Graduate Student prize for best oceanography PhD thesis in Canada in 2011 (CAN$500)

Current projects

Current research projects include:

  • The study of marine heatwaves, including global patterns and long-term trends as well as local case studies (e.g., Tasmania)
  • Anthropogenic influences on the ocean including changes to western boundary currents (e.g., the East Australian Current) and its properties (transport, temperature, eddies)
  • Regional ocean modelling of the continental shelf off eastern Tasmania in order to reconstruct and understand historic marine climate variations in the region
  • The influence of the Madden-Julian Oscillation on tropical cyclones, North American air temperatures and snowfall, and ocean and climate variability off Costa Rica.

For more details on Eric's research, please visit his research page.

Fields of Research

  • Physical Oceanography (040503)
  • Climatology (excl. Climate Change Processes) (040105)
  • Ecosystem Function (050102)
  • Climate Change Processes (040104)
  • Biological Oceanography (040501)
  • Fisheries Sciences (070499)
  • Natural Hazards (040604)
  • Ecological Impacts of Climate Change (050101)
  • Phycology (incl. Marine Grasses) (060701)
  • Fisheries Management (070403)
  • Atmospheric Dynamics (040102)

Research Objectives

  • Climate Variability (excl. Social Impacts) (960304)
  • Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Australia (excl. Social Impacts) (960307)
  • Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Marine Environments (960507)
  • Fisheries - Wild Caught (830299)
  • Marine Oceanic Processes (excl. climate related) (969902)
  • Climate Change Models (960303)
  • Coastal and Marine Management Policy (960701)
  • Aquaculture Oysters (830104)
  • Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Coastal and Estuarine Environments (960503)
  • Wild Caught Fin Fish (excl. Tuna) (830204)
  • Atmospheric Processes and Dynamics (960202)
  • Ecosystem Adaptation to Climate Change (960305)

Publications

Eric has examined sea surface temperature (SST) extremes, both from the observed record and from ocean model projections, off southeast Australia in order to map how extreme SSTs were distributed in the past and are projected to change in the 21st century (Oliver et al., 2014a). To do so he developed a sophisticated and novel technique, a Bayesian hierarchical extremes model, which allows for an improved estimate of extreme climate conditions from global climate models, essentially a form of bias correction (Oliver et al., 2014b). 

Eric has also examined extreme values in other marine variables including current speeds and sea levels (Oliver et al., 2012). He has used downscaled global climate model projections of mean circulation off southeast Australia to show how the changing South Pacific circulation is linked to 21st century changes in the South Pacific winds (Oliver and Holbrook, 2014a).

The Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO) is an important mode of climate variability. Eric's PhD work identified several regions of the ocean where the MJO has a particularly strong influence (Oliver and Thompson, 2010), including Australasia and Southeast Asia. Eric used regional numerical models to show, for the first time, that sea level and ocean current variations in the Gulf of Carpentaria are strongly linked to the MJO (Oliver and Thompson, 2011, 2012). Similarly, he showed that in the Gulf of Thailand the MJO forces sea level variations (Oliver, 2014) with implications for flooding in low-lying coastal areas.Eric has also examined the predictability of the MJO (Oliver and Thompson, 2015) and its links with tropical cyclones (Klotzback and Oliver, 2015a,b).

Total publications

49

Highlighted publications

(3 outputs)
YearTypeCitationAltmetrics
2014Journal ArticleOliver ECJ, Wotherspoon SJ, Chamberlain MA, Holbrook NJ, 'Projected Tasman Sea extremes in sea surface temperature through the twenty-first century', Journal of Climate, 27, (5) pp. 1980-1998. ISSN 0894-8755 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00259.1 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 32

Co-authors: Wotherspoon SJ; Holbrook NJ

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2012Journal ArticleOliver ECJ, Thompson KR, 'A reconstruction of Madden-Julian Oscillation Variability from 1905 to 2008', Journal of Climate, 25 pp. 1996-2019. ISSN 0894-8755 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00154.1 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 24Web of Science - 23

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2010Journal ArticleOliver ECJ, Thompson KR, 'Madden-Julian Oscillation and sea level: Local and remote forcing', Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 115, (C1) Article C01003. ISSN 0148-0227 (2010) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2009JC005337 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 35Web of Science - 34

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Journal Article

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YearCitationAltmetrics
2019Condie SA, Oliver ECJ, Hallegraeff GM, 'Environmental drivers of unprecedented Alexandrium catenella dinoflagellate blooms off eastern Tasmania, 2012-2018', Harmful Algae, 87 Article 101628. ISSN 1568-9883 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.hal.2019.101628 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Hallegraeff GM

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2019Holbrook NJ, Scannell HA, Sen Gupta A, Benthuysen JA, Feng M, et al., 'A global assessment of marine heatwaves and their drivers', Nature Communications, 10 Article 2624. ISSN 2041-1723 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-10206-z [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Holbrook NJ

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2019Smale DA, Wernberg T, Oliver ECJ, Thomsen M, Harvey BP, et al., 'Marine heatwaves threaten global biodiversity and the provision of ecosystem services', Nature Climate Change, 9, (4) pp. 306-312. ISSN 1758-678X (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1038/s41558-019-0412-1 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 9Web of Science - 9

Co-authors: Holbrook NJ

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2019Wahiduzzaman M, Oliver ECJ, Klotzbach PJ, Wotherspoon SJ, Holbrook NJ, 'A statistical seasonal forecast model of North Indian Ocean tropical cyclones using the quasi-biennial oscillation', International Journal of Climatology, 39, (2) pp. 934-952. ISSN 0899-8418 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1002/joc.5853 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1

Co-authors: Wotherspoon SJ; Holbrook NJ

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2019Zhao Z, Oliver ECJ, Ballestero D, Vargas-Hernandez JM, Holbrook NJ, 'Influence of the Madden-Julian oscillation on Costa Rican mid-summer drought timing', International Journal of Climatology, 39, (1) pp. 292-301. ISSN 0899-8418 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1002/joc.5806 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Zhao Z; Holbrook NJ

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2019Pourasghar F, Oliver ECJ, Holbrook NJ, 'Modulation of wet-season rainfall over Iran by the Madden- Julian Oscillation, Indian Ocean Dipole and El Nino-Southern Oscillation', International Journal of Climatology pp. 1-12. ISSN 0899-8418 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1002/joc.6057 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Holbrook NJ

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2018Vasile R, Hartmann K, Hobday AJ, Oliver E, Tracey S, 'Evaluation of hydrodynamic ocean models as a first step in larval dispersal modelling', Continental Shelf Research, 152 pp. 38-49. ISSN 0278-4343 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.csr.2017.11.001 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Vasile R; Hartmann K; Tracey S

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2018Dunstan PK, Moore BR, Bell JD, Holbrook NJ, Oliver ECJ, et al., 'How can climate predictions improve sustainability of coastal fisheries in Pacific Small-Island Developing States?', Marine Policy, 88 pp. 295-302. ISSN 0308-597X (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2017.09.033 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Holbrook NJ

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2018Oliver ECJ, Donat MG, Burrows MT, Moore PJ, Smale DA, et al., 'Longer and more frequent marine heatwaves over the past century', Nature Communications, 9, (1) Article 1324. ISSN 2041-1723 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-03732-9 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 68Web of Science - 62

Co-authors: Holbrook NJ

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2018Benthuysen JA, Oliver ECJ, Feng M, Marshall AG, 'Extreme marine warming across tropical Australia during austral summer 2015-2016', Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 123, (2) pp. 1301-1326. ISSN 2169-9275 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1002/2017JC013326 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 12Web of Science - 10

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2018Oliver ECJ, Lago V, Hobday AJ, Holbrook NJ, Ling SD, et al., 'Marine heatwaves off eastern Tasmania: trends, interannual variability, and predictability', Progress in Oceanography, 161 pp. 116-130. ISSN 0079-6611 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.pocean.2018.02.007 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 5Web of Science - 7

Co-authors: Lago V; Holbrook NJ; Ling SD; Mundy CN

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2018Oliver ECJ, Perkins-Kirkpatrick SE, Holbrook NJ, Bindoff NL, 'Anthropogenic and natural influences on record 2016 marine heat waves', Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 99, (1) pp. S44-S48. ISSN 0003-0007 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1175/BAMS-D-17-0093.1 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 8Web of Science - 4

Co-authors: Holbrook NJ; Bindoff NL

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2018Marzloff MP, Oliver ECJ, Barrett NS, Holbrook NJ, James L, et al., 'Differential vulnerability to climate change yields novel deep-reef communities', Nature Climate Change, 8, (10) pp. 873-878. ISSN 1758-678X (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1038/s41558-018-0278-7 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 11

Co-authors: Marzloff MP; Barrett NS; Holbrook NJ; James L; Wotherspoon SJ; Johnson CR

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2018Oliver ECJ, Holbrook NJ, 'Variability and long-term trends in the shelf circulation off eastern Tasmania', Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 123, (10) pp. 7366-7381. ISSN 2169-9275 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2018JC013994 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Holbrook NJ

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2017Ghelani RPS, Oliver ECJ, Holbrook NJ, Wheeler MC, Klotzbach PJ, 'Joint modulation of intraseasonal rainfall in tropical Australia by the Madden-Julian Oscillation and El Nino-Southern Oscillation', Geophysical Research Letters, 44, (20) pp. 10,754-10,761. ISSN 0094-8276 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1002/2017GL075452 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Holbrook NJ

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2017Oliver ECJ, Benthuysen JA, Bindoff NL, Hobday AJ, Holbrook NJ, et al., 'The unprecedented 2015/16 Tasman Sea marine heatwave', Nature Communications, 8 Article 16101. ISSN 2041-1723 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1038/ncomms16101 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 43Web of Science - 40

Co-authors: Bindoff NL; Holbrook NJ; Mundy CN

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2017Schlegel RW, Oliver ECJ, Perkins-Kirkpatrick S, Kruger A, Smit AJ, 'Predominant atmospheric and oceanic patterns during coastal marine heatwaves', Frontiers in Marine Science, 4, (OCT) Article 323. ISSN 2296-7745 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2017.00323 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 4Web of Science - 4

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2017Schlegel RW, Oliver ECJ, Wernberg T, Smit AJ, 'Nearshore and offshore co-occurrence of marine heatwaves and cold-spells', Progress in Oceanography, 151 pp. 189-205. ISSN 0079-6611 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.pocean.2017.01.004 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 12Web of Science - 11

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2017Wahiduzzaman M, Oliver ECJ, Wotherspoon SJ, Holbrook NJ, 'A climatological model of North Indian Ocean tropical cyclone genesis, tracks and landfall', Climate Dynamics, 49, (7-8) pp. 2585-2603. ISSN 0930-7575 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s00382-016-3461-4 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 5Web of Science - 5

Co-authors: Wotherspoon SJ; Holbrook NJ

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2016Hobday AJ, Alexander LV, Perkins SE, Smale DA, Straub SC, et al., 'A hierarchical approach to defining marine heatwaves', Progress in Oceanography, 141 pp. 227-238. ISSN 0079-6611 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.pocean.2015.12.014 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 114Web of Science - 107

Co-authors: Holbrook NJ

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2016Klotzbach PJ, Oliver ECJ, Leeper RD, Schreck III CJ, 'The relationship between the Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO) and southeastern New England snowfall', Monthly Weather Review, 144, (April) pp. 1355-1362. ISSN 0027-0644 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1175/MWR-D-15-0434.1 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 5Web of Science - 5

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2016McInnes KL, White CJ, Haigh ID, Hemer MA, Hoeke RK, et al., 'Natural hazards in Australia: sea level and coastal extremes', Climatic Change, 139, (1) pp. 69-83. ISSN 0165-0009 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s10584-016-1647-8 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 21Web of Science - 17

Co-authors: White CJ; Holbrook NJ

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2016Oliver ECJ, 'Blind use of reanalysis data: apparent trends in Madden-Julian Oscillation activity driven by observational changes', International Journal of Climatology, 36, (10) pp. 3458-3468. ISSN 0899-8418 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1002/joc.4568 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 5Web of Science - 4

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2016Oliver ECJ, Herzfeld M, Holbrook NJ, 'Modelling the shelf circulation off eastern Tasmania', Continental Shelf Research, 130 pp. 14-33. ISSN 0278-4343 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.csr.2016.10.005 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 6Web of Science - 6

Co-authors: Holbrook NJ

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2016Oliver ECJ, Thompson KR, 'Predictability of the Madden-Julian Oscillation index: seasonality and dependence on MJO phase', Climate Dynamics, 46, (1-2) pp. 159-176. ISSN 0930-7575 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s00382-015-2576-3 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 2

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2016Perkins-Kirkpatrick SE, White CJ, Alexander LV, Argueso D, Boschat G, et al., 'Natural hazards in Australia: heatwaves', Climatic Change, 139, (1) pp. 101-114. ISSN 1573-1480 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s10584-016-1650-0 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 20Web of Science - 21

Co-authors: White CJ

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2015Klotzbach PJ, Oliver ECJ, 'Modulation of Atlantic Basin tropical cyclone activity by the Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO) from 1905 to 2011', Journal of Climate, 28 pp. 204-217. ISSN 0894-8755 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00509.1 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 18Web of Science - 19

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2015Oliver ECJ, 'Multidecadal variations in the modulation of Alaska wintertime air temperature by the Madden-Julian Oscillation', Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 121, (1) pp. 1-11. ISSN 0177-798X (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s00704-014-1215-y [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 10Web of Science - 9

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2015Oliver ECJ, O'Kane TJ, Holbrook NJ, 'Projected changes to Tasman Sea eddies in a future climate', Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 120, (11) pp. 7150-7165. ISSN 2169-9275 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1002/2015JC010993 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 13Web of Science - 15

Co-authors: Holbrook NJ

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2015Klotzbach PJ, Oliver ECJ, 'Variations in global tropical cyclone activity and the Madden-Julian Oscillation since the midtwentieth century', Geophysical Research Letters, 42, (10) pp. 4199-4207. ISSN 0094-8276 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1002/2015GL063966 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 13Web of Science - 12

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2014O'Kane TJ, Matear RJ, Chamberlain MA, Oliver ECJ, Holbrook NJ, 'Storm tracks in the Southern Hemisphere subtropical oceans', Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 119, (9) pp. 6078-6100. ISSN 2169-9275 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1002/2014JC009990 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 10Web of Science - 9

Co-authors: Holbrook NJ

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2014Oliver ECJ, Holbrook NJ, 'A statistical method for improving continental shelf and nearshore marine climate predictions', Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 31, (1) pp. 216-232. ISSN 0739-0572 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1175/JTECH-D-13-00052.1 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 11Web of Science - 10

Co-authors: Holbrook NJ

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2014Oliver ECJ, Holbrook NJ, 'Extending our understanding of South Pacific gyre ''spin-up'': modeling the East Australian Current in a future climate', Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 119, (5) pp. 2788-2805. ISSN 2169-9275 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1002/2013JC009591 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 37Web of Science - 36

Co-authors: Holbrook NJ

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2014Oliver ECJ, Wotherspoon SJ, Chamberlain MA, Holbrook NJ, 'Projected Tasman Sea extremes in sea surface temperature through the twenty-first century', Journal of Climate, 27, (5) pp. 1980-1998. ISSN 0894-8755 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00259.1 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 32

Co-authors: Wotherspoon SJ; Holbrook NJ

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2014Oliver ECJ, Wotherspoon SJ, Holbrook NJ, 'Estimating extremes from global ocean and climate models: a Bayesian hierarchical model approach', Progress in Oceanography, 122 pp. 77-91. ISSN 0079-6611 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.pocean.2013.12.004 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 8Web of Science - 5

Co-authors: Wotherspoon SJ; Holbrook NJ

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2012Oliver ECJ, 'Intraseasonal variability of sea level and circulation in the Gulf of Thailand: the role of the Madden-Julian Oscillation', Climate Dynamics pp. 1-16. ISSN 0930-7575 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s00382-012-1595-6 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 4Web of Science - 4

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2012Oliver ECJ, Sheng J, Thompson KR, Urrego Blanco JR, 'Extreme surface and near-bottom currents in the northwest Atlantic', Natural Hazards, 64, (2) pp. 1425-1446. ISSN 0921-030X (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s11069-012-0303-5 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 3

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2012Oliver ECJ, Thompson KR, 'A reconstruction of Madden-Julian Oscillation Variability from 1905 to 2008', Journal of Climate, 25 pp. 1996-2019. ISSN 0894-8755 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00154.1 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 24Web of Science - 23

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2011Oliver ECJ, Thompson KR, 'Sea level and circulation variability of the Gulf of Carpentaria: influence of the Madden‐Julian Oscillation and the adjacent deep ocean', Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, (C2) Article C02019. ISSN 0148-0227 (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2010JC006596 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 12Web of Science - 11

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2010Oliver ECJ, Thompson KR, 'Madden-Julian Oscillation and sea level: Local and remote forcing', Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 115, (C1) Article C01003. ISSN 0148-0227 (2010) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2009JC005337 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 35Web of Science - 34

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Conference Publication

(6 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2016Marzloff MP, Oliver ECJ, Barrett N, Holbrook N, James L, et al., 'Distribution models of temperate habitat-forming species on the continental shelf in eastern Australia: setting the baseline and predicting future changes', Species on the Move Conference Program, 09-12 February 2016, Hobart, Tasmania (2016) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Marzloff MP; Barrett N; Holbrook N; James L; Johnson CR

2015Marzloff MP, Barrett N, Holbrook N, Oliver ECJ, James L, et al., 'Distribution models of temperate habitat-forming species on the continental shelf In eastern Australia: setting the baseline to monitor and predict future changes', Proceedings of the 21st International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM2015), 29 November-04 December 2015, Broadbeach, QLD ISBN 9780987214355 (2015) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Marzloff MP; Barrett N; Holbrook N; James L; Johnson CR

2015Marzloff MP, James L, Barrett N, Holbrook N, Oliver ECJ, et al., 'Distribution models of temperate rocky reef habitat-forming species on the continental shelf in Eastern Australia: setting the baseline to monitor and predict future changes', Programme for the ICES Annual Science Conference 2015, 21-25 September 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark, pp. N11. (2015) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Marzloff MP; James L; Barrett N; Holbrook N; Johnson CR

2015Vasile R, Hartmann K, Tracey S, Oliver ECJ, Hobday AJ, 'The importance of choice of ocean products in larval dispersal modelling', Larval Fish Conference, 12-17 July 2015, Vienna, Austria (2015) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Vasile R; Hartmann K; Tracey S; Hobday AJ

2015Vasile R, Hartmann K, Tracey S, Oliver ECJ, Hobday AJ, 'Validation of hydrodynamic ocean models using empirical data for the purpose of larval dispersal modelling', Australian Marine Science Association Conference, 05-09 July 2015, Geelong (2015) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Vasile R; Hartmann K; Tracey S; Hobday AJ

2014Johnson CR, Marzloff M, Ling S, Sanderson C, Hartmann K, et al., 'Managing the risk of sea urchin barrens in eastern Tasmania', 10th International Temperate Reefs Symposium 2014, 12-17 January 2014, Perth, Australia (2014) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Johnson CR; Marzloff M; Ling S; Sanderson C; Hartmann K; Gardner C; Tracey S

Other Public Output

(3 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2018Oliver ECJ, Hobday AJ, Smale D, Holbrook NJ, Wernberg T, 'Marine heatwaves are getting hotter, lasting longer and doing more damage', The Conversation, The Conversation Media Group, Ltd., Australia, 31 May (2018) [Magazine Article]

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Co-authors: Holbrook NJ

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2016Oliver ECJ, Lago V, Holbrook NJ, Ling SD, Mundy CN, et al., 'Eastern Tasmania marine heatwave atlas', Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, UTAS, Hobart, Tasmania, 29 December (2016) [Report Other]

DOI: 10.4226/77/587e97d9b2bf9 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Lago V; Holbrook NJ; Ling SD; Mundy CN

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2014van Sebille E, Oliver E, Brown J, 'Can you surf the East Australian Current, Finding Nemo-style?', The Conversation, The Conversation Trust, Australia, 6 June (2014) [Magazine Article]

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Grants & Funding

Funding Summary

Number of grants

2

Total funding

$224,250

Projects

NESP Earth Systems and Climate Change Hub - Activity Schedule 1 Project 2.3 - Decadal-scale predictability of ocean temperature extremes (2017 - 2019)$210,000
Funding
Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) ($210,000)
Scheme
Grant-National Environmental Science Prgm (NESP)
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Holbrook NJ; Bindoff NL; Oliver ECJ
Period
2017 - 2019
Identifying historical marine heatwaves off eastern Tasmania (2016)$14,250
Description
This project will identify and characterize marine heatwaves from the historic record along the east coast of Tasmania. The historic record will be derived from daily three-dimensional ocean temperatures from the ETAS coastal ocean model. ETAS covers the eastern continental shelf of Tasmania and has a spatial resolution of approximately 2 km spanning the 1993-2015 period. The ETAS model was forced by historic ocean and atmosphere reanalyses and has been extensively validated against existing observations in the region (Oliver and Holbrook, in prep.). It therefore represents our best estimate of the ocean state off eastern Tasmania. This data provides an unprecedented high-resolution record of the marine climate variations off eastern Tasmania.
Funding
University of Tasmania ($14,250)
Scheme
Grant-Research Enhancement (REGS)
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Oliver ECJ; Holbrook NJ; Ling SD; Mundy CN; Hobday AJ
Year
2016

Research Supervision

Eric has co-supervised one PhD student and is interested in supervising more students. If you find his research areas interesting and would like pursue a project with Eric please contact him to discuss opportunities.

Current

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Current

DegreeTitleCommenced
PhDModelling the Larval Dispersal of the Southern Rock Lobster, Jasus Edwardsii (Hutton, 1857)2013