John Pirker

LecturerJohn Pirker

Julius Von Haast Rm 236
Internal Phone: 95201


Research Interests

Research interests include marine ecology and aquaculture.

Recent Publications

  • Schiel DR., Alestra T., Gerrity S., Orchard S., Dunmore R., Pirker J., Lilley S., Tait L., Hickford M. and Thomsen M. (2019) The Kaikōura earthquake in southern New Zealand: Loss of connectivity of marine communities and the necessity of a cross-ecosystem perspective. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 29(9): 1520-1534.
  • Tait L., Bind J., Charan-Dixon H., Hawes I., Pirker J. and Schiel D. (2019) Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for monitoring macroalgal biodiversity: Comparison of RGB and multispectral imaging sensors for biodiversity assessments. Remote Sensing 11(19)
  • Kainamu-Murchie AA., Marsden ID., Tau RTM., Gaw S. and Pirker J. (2018) Indigenous and local peoples’ values of estuarine shellfisheries: moving towards holistic-based catchment management. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 52(4): 526-541.
  • Gerrity S., Alestra T., Pirker J., Marsden I., Dunmore R., South P. and Schiel D. (2017) Charting loss and recovery of intertidal community structure and function following a cataclysmic coastal uplift event. Christchurch, New Zealand: New Zealand Marine Sciences, 01 Jul 2017.
  • Murchie A., Marsden, I., Gaw, S., Pirker J. and Tau TM. (2017) Socio-cultural and ecological indicators of Canterbury estuaries. Hameilton, New Zealand: Integrating Multiple Aquatic Values, 19-24 Nov 2017.