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PhD. Peter Convey

  • BA (Hons), Natural Sciences (Zoology), University of Cambridge, 1983.
  • PhD (Zoology), University of Cambridge, 1988.
  • Distinguished Visiting Professor of Polar Biology, University of Johannesburg, 2021.
  • British Antarctic Survey
  • University of Johannesburg
  • Cape Horn International Center (CHIC)
  • Polar ecology
  • Adaptation
  • Biodiversity and biogeography
  • Climate and other environmental changes
  • Human impacts
  • Conservation and governance of Antarctica
  • Chown, S.L., Leihy, R.I., Naish, T.R., Brooks, C.M., Convey, P., Henley, B.J., Mackintosh, A.N., Phillips, L.M., Kennicutt, M.C. II & Grant, S.M. (Eds.) (2022) Antarctic Climate Change and the Environment: A Decadal Synopsis and Recommendations for Action. Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research, Cambridge, United Kingdom.
  • Cannone N., Malfasi F., Favero-Longo S.E., Convey P. & Guglielmin M. 2022. Acceleration of climate warming and vascular plant expansion in maritime Antarctica. Current Biology 32, 1-8. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2022.01.074. 
  • Bokhorst, S., Convey, P., van Logtestijn, R. & Aerts, R. 2022. Temperature impact on the influence of penguin-derived nutrients and mosses on non-native grass in a simulated polar ecosystem. Global Change Biology 28, 816–828. doi: 10.1111/gcb.15979.
  • Ball, B.A., Convey, P., Kelli L. Feeser, K.L., Nielsen, U.N. & Van Horn, D. 2022. Environmental harshness mediates the relationship between aboveground and belowground communities in Antarctica. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 164, 108493 doi: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2021.108493
  • Hughes, K.A., Convey, P. & Turner, J. 2021. Developing resilience to climate change impacts in Antarctica: an evaluation of Antarctic Treaty System protected area policy. Environmental Science and Policy 124, 12-22.