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Career Summary

Qualifications

  • PhD, University of New England, 20/11/1989
  • Bachelor of Science, Slippery Rock University - USA, 31/05/1974
  • Master of Science, Slippery Rock University - USA, 30/04/1982

Research

Research keywords

  • Ecology
  • Environmental Management
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Fisheries Sciences

Research expertise

  • Environmental Science and management
  • Ecology
  • Fisheries Sciences

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
050200Environmental Science And Management50
059999Environmental Sciences Not Elsewhere Classified50
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Highlighted Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2004Cummins SP, Roberts DE, Zimmerman KD, 'Effects of the green macroalga Enteromorpha intestinalis on macrobenthic and seagrass assemblages in a shallow coastal estuary', Marine Ecology-Progress Series, 266 77-87 (2004) [C1]
2003Paterson KJ, Schreider MJ, Zimmerman KD, 'Effect of catchment disturbance on seston quality and quantity in Brisbane Water, NSW', Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science, 56 355-368 (2003) [C1]
2000Schreider MJ, Zimmerman KD, Patterson K, 'Effect of Catchment Development on Seston Quality and Quantity in Brisbane Water', Australian Marine Sciences Association Inc: Annual Conference, UNSW Sydney (2000) [E3]

Co-authors: Maria Schreider

Publications

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Journal article (6 outputs)

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2013Alderson B, Mazumder D, Saintilan N, Zimmerman K, Mulry P, 'Application of isotope mixing models to discriminate dietary sources over small-scale patches in saltmarsh', Marine Ecology Progress Series, 487 113-122 (2013) [C1]
2007Nguyen VT, Momtaz S, Zimmerman KD, 'Water pollution concerns in shrimp farming in Vietnam: A case study of Can Gio, Ho Chi Minh City', International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, 3 129-137 (2007) [C1]

Co-authors: Salim Momtaz

2004Cummins SP, Roberts DE, Zimmerman KD, 'Effects of the green macroalga Enteromorpha intestinalis on macrobenthic and seagrass assemblages in a shallow coastal estuary', Marine Ecology-Progress Series, 266 77-87 (2004) [C1]
2003Paterson KJ, Schreider MJ, Zimmerman KD, 'Anthropogenic effects on seston quality and quantity and the growth and survival of Sydney rock oyster (Saccostrea glomerata) in two estuaries in NSW, Australia', Aquaculture, 221 407-426 (2003) [C1]
2003Paterson KJ, Schreider MJ, Zimmerman KD, 'Effect of catchment disturbance on seston quality and quantity in Brisbane Water, NSW', Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science, 56 355-368 (2003) [C1]
2002Ellem GK, Furst JE, Zimmerman KD, 'Shell clamping behaviour in the limpet Cellana tramoserica', The Journal of Experimental Biology, 205 539-547 (2002) [C1]

Co-authors: John Furst

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Conference (3 outputs)

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2007Nguyen VT, Momtaz S, Zimmerman KD, 'Wastewater from shrimp farming and water pollution in Vietnam', Environmental Science and Technology (2007), Houston, Texas (2007) [E1]

Co-authors: Salim Momtaz

2000Schreider MJ, Zimmerman KD, Patterson K, 'Effect of Catchment Development on Seston Quality and Quantity in Brisbane Water', Australian Marine Sciences Association Inc: Annual Conference, UNSW Sydney (2000) [E3]

Co-authors: Maria Schreider

2000Ellem GK, Furst JE, Zimmerman KD, 'Limpet behavioural strategies in resisting wave action', Australian Marine Sciences Association Inc: Annual Conference, UNSW Sydney (2000) [E3]

Co-authors: John Furst

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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants3
Total funding$71,437

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2008 (2 grants)

Trophic associations involving fish and crustaceans in coastal saltmarsh$42,597
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Doctor Kenneth Zimmerman, Professor Neil Saintilan, Mr R Williams, Mr John Twining
SchemeRole
Linkage ProjectsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$42,59720082008
GNo:G0189279

Trophic associations involving fish and crustaceans in coastal saltmarsh$15,840
Funding Body: NSW Department of Primary Industries (Fisheries)

Project Team
Doctor Kenneth Zimmerman
SchemeRole
Linkage Projects Partner fundingChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$15,84020082008
GNo:G0189661

1996 (1 grants)

The Development of New Techniques for Establishment of a Marine Dtabase for the Central Coast of NSW$13,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Kenneth Zimmerman
SchemeRole
New Staff GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$13,00019961996
GNo:G0176106
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions5
Total current UoN PhD EFTSL0.95

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Current Supervision

CommencedProposed
Completion
ProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
20132017PhD (Sustainable Res Mngt)Co-SupervisorClimate Change Threats and Adaptations Responses in Small Island Developing States
20122016PhD (Sustainable Res Mngt)Co-SupervisorLinking Fishing Community Characteristics in Marine Fisheries Management Strategies in Vietnam
20112015PhD (Sustainable Res Mngt)Co-SupervisorManagement of Tam Giang Lagoon, Thua Thien Hue Province, Vietnam
20112015PhD (Sustainable Res Mngt)Co-SupervisorExploring the Process of Adaptation to Climate Change in the Coastal Region of Bangladesh
20082011PhD (Marine Science)Principal SupervisorTrophic Associations Involving Temperate Estuarine Fish and Crustaceans in Coastal Saltmarsh Habitat

Past Supervision

YearProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
2008PhD (Sustainable Res Mngt)Co-SupervisorThe Influences of Shrimp Farming and Fishing Practices on Natural Fish Conservation in Can Gio, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
2003PhD (Marine Science)Principal SupervisorThe Ecological Effects of Wrack Harvesting in the Tuggerah Lakes, New South Wales
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Dr Kenneth Zimmerman

Work Phone(02) 4348 4127
Fax(02) 4348 4145
Email
PositionLecturer
Marine Science
School of Environmental and Life Sciences
Faculty of Science and Information Technology
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaEnvironmental Science and Management
Office
SO:E1.09,
Science Offices,
Ourimbah
10 Chittaway Road
Ourimbah NSW 2258
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/kenneth-zimmerman
Linkhttp://www.newcastle.edu.au/school/environ-life-science/our_staff/zimmerman_ken.html