Professor Peter Burkill
Profiles

Professor Peter Burkill

Emeritus Professor

Faculty of Science and Engineering

Role

Currently: Professor of Ocean Science
Also: President, Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR)

Visiting Scientist, National Institute of Oceanography, Goa, India

Previously: Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science (SAHFOS), Director (2007- 2011)
Marine Institute, Associate Director for Excellence (2008-2011)
Plymouth Marine Sciences Partnership Board, Member (2007-2011), Chairman (2007-2009) 
Plymouth Marine Science Education Forum, Chairman (2008-2011)

Qualifications

Fellow of the Institute of Biology (1998)
Fellow of the Royal Microscopical Society (1990)
Chartered Biologist (1986)
PhD Oceanography University of Southampton (1978)
BSc Biology King's College, University of London (1972)

 

Professional membership

Marine Biological Association of the UK (since 1973)
Challenger Society (since 1975)
British Ecological Society (since 1978)
Royal Microscopical Society (since 1985; elected Fellow in 1990)
Institute of Biology (since 1986; elected Fellow in 1998)
American Society for Limnology & Oceanography (since 1996)

Roles on external bodies

INTERNATIONAL
Aquatic Microbial Ecology (Editorial Board April, 1996 – present)
DIVERSITAS International EcoServices Scientific Steering Committee (2004 – present)
International Committee for Marine Microbial Biodiversity (2005-present)
Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research President (2012-2016), Vice President (2006 – 2010)
Alfred-Wegener-Institute for Polar & Marine Science, Bremerhaven Germany, International Scientific Advisory Panel (2007 - present)
Anton Dohrn Stazione Zoologia, Naples, Italy. International Science Council (2008- present) 
Netherlands Institute for Ocean Science Scientific Stearing Committee (2009- present)
Portugese Funding Council (FCT) Marine Science & Technology Grants Panel Chair (2008- present)
EU Expert Group on Marine Observation & Data (EMODNET) Member (2008- present) 
Integrated Framework for Sustained Ocean Observations Task Team (2010 - present)
North Sea Task Team (2010- present)
  
NATIONAL
Royal Society Global Environmental Research Working Group (1998 – 2011)
Royal Society Scientific Committee for Oceanic Research Working Group (National Representative: 1994 – present; Chairman: 2001- 2011)
HEFCE RAE 2001: Earth Sciences Board Adviser
HEFCE RAE 2008: Earth Systems & Environmental Sciences Panel Member
Scottish Association for Marine Science Council (2009-present)
HEFCE REF Trials 2010: Earth Systems & Environmental Sciences Panel Member (2010)
HEFCE 2014 REF Panel 7 Member for Earth Systems & Environmental Sciences (2011 - 2014)

Research interests

Biological Oceanography; Plankton Ecology; Marine Biogeochemistry; Marine Flow Cytometry; Marine Food-Webs; Marine Microbial Biodiversity; Microzooplankton Ecology; Plankton Trophodynamics; Plankton-climate interactions

Grants & contracts

56 personal research grants since 1988 worth £~10M

Co-Investigator / Principal Investigator on: 

2011
NERC Grant NE/1030062 Going Global - internationalising the CPR Survey £232k over 3 years
NERC Grant NE/H01702X/1 Ocean Acidification Impacts on Sea Surface Biology £75k over 3 years
2009
EU FP7 European Programme on Ocean Acidification £67k over 4 years
2007
NERC Grant NE/E009719/1 Bacterioneuston of the air-sea microlayer £60k over 1 year.
NERC Grant NE/E1016138/1 Mixotrophic protists in oligotrophic gyres. £307k over 3 years
2006
EPSRC/NERC Grant EP.E016774/1 Ruggedised microsystem technology for marine measurements £1.89M over 4 years
2005
NERC Grant NE/C514723/1 Amino acid uptake by cyanobacteria £31k over 1 year
2004
BES Grant Estuarine bacterioplankton £1.5k over 0.5 year.
NERC Grant NE/C50800X/1 Aq microbial metagenomics: environmental controls & bacterial populations 2004 £148k over 3 years.
2003
N
ERC Grant Temporal & spatial variability of microbes £28k over 0.5 year.
2002
NERC Grant NER/O/S/2001 Atlantic Meridional Transect £1.61M over 4 years.
NERC Grant NER/A/S/2001/01202 Phytoplankton mortality due to viral activity £132k over 3 years.
EU FP5 Grant Bacterial single cell approaches (BASICS) £210k over 3 years
2001
NERC M&FMB AMBITION research in Arabian Sea £71k over 1 year

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
Naeem S, Ingram JC, Varga A, Agardy T, Barten P, Bennett G, Bloomgarden E, Bremer LL, Burkill P & Cattau M 2015 'Get the science right when paying for nature's services' Science 347, (6227) 1206-1207 , DOI
Hartmann M, Grob C, Tarran GA, Martin AP, Burkill PH, Scanlan DJ & Zubkov MV 2012 'Mixotrophic basis of Atlantic oligotrophic ecosystems' Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109, (15) 5756-5760 Author Site , DOI
Hinder SL, Manning JE, Gravenor MB, Edwards M, Walne AW, Burkill PH & Hays GC 2012 'Long-term changes in abundance and distribution of microzooplankton in the NE Atlantic and North Sea' JOURNAL OF PLANKTON RESEARCH 34, (1) 83-91 Author Site , DOI
Hartmann M, Grob C, Scanlan DJ, Martin AP, Burkill PH & Zubkov MV 2011 'Comparison of phosphate uptake rates by the smallest plastidic and aplastidic protists in the North Atlantic subtropical gyre' FEMS Microbiol Ecol 78, (2) 327-335 Author Site , DOI
Perrings C, Naeem S, Ahrestani FS, Bunker DE, Burkill P, Canziani G, Elmqvist T, Fuhrman JA, Jaksic FM & Kawabata Z 2011 'Ecosystem services, targets, and indicators for the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity' FRONTIERS IN ECOLOGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT 9, (9) 512-520 Author Site , DOI
McQuatters-Gollop A, Reid PC, Edwards M, Burkill PH, Castellani C, Batten S, Gieskes W, Beare D, Bidigare RR & Head E 2011 'Is there a decline in marine phytoplankton?' Nature 472, (7342) E6-E7 Author Site , DOI
Perrings C, Naeem S, Ahrestani F, Bunker DE, Burkill P, Canziani G, Elmqvist T, Ferrati R, Fuhrman J & Jasic F 2010 'Biodiversity Transcends Services--Response' Science 330, (6012) 1745-1745 , DOI
Batten SD & Burkill PH 2010 'The Continuous Plankton Recorder: towards a global perspective INTRODUCTION' JOURNAL OF PLANKTON RESEARCH 32, (12) 1619-1621 Author Site , DOI
Perrings C, Naeem S, Ahrestani F, Bunker DE, Burkill P, Canziani G, Elmqvist T, Ferrati R, Fuhrman J & Jaksic F 2010 'Ecosystem Services for 2020' Science 330, (6002) 323-324 , DOI
Mary I, Oliver A, Skipp P, Holland R, Topping J, Tarran G, Scanlan DJ, O'Connor CD, Whiteley AS & Burkill PH 2010 'Metaproteomic and metagenomic analyses of defined oceanic microbial populations using microwave cell fixation and flow cytometric sorting' FEMS Microbiol Ecol 74, (1) 10-18 Author Site , DOI
Martin AP, Zubkov MV, Holland RJ, Tarran G & Burkill P 2010 'Variability in ultraplankton at the Porcupine Abyssal Plain study site' DEEP-SEA RESEARCH PART II-TOPICAL STUDIES IN OCEANOGRAPHY 57, (15) 1336-1345 Author Site , DOI
Burkill P, Tyrrell T & Edwards M 2009 'BOX 2. EUROPEAN TIME SERIES OF CALCAREOUS ORGANISMS AND CARBONATE CHEMISTRY' OCEANOGRAPHY 22, (4) 195-195 Author Site
Hartmann M, Zubkov MV, Martin AP, Scanlan DJ & Burkill PH 2009 'Assessing amino acid uptake by phototrophic nanoflagellates in nonaxenic cultures using flow cytometric sorting' FEMS Microbiol Lett 298, (2) 166-173 Author Site , DOI
Mary I, Garczarek L, Tarran GA, Kolowrat C, Terry MJ, Scanlan DJ, Burkill PH & Zubkov MV 2008 'Diel rhythmicity in amino acid uptake byProchlorococcus' Environmental Microbiology 10, (8) 2124-2131 , DOI
Martin AP, Zubkov MV, Fasham MJ, Burkill PH & Holland RJ 2008 'Microbial spatial variability: An example from the Celtic Sea' PROGRESS IN OCEANOGRAPHY 76, (4) 443-465 Author Site , DOI
Thyssen M, Tarran GA, Zubkov MV, Holland RJ, Gregori G, Burkill PH & Denis M 2008 'The emergence of automated high-frequency flow cytometry: revealing temporal and spatial phytoplankton variability' JOURNAL OF PLANKTON RESEARCH 30, (3) 333-343 Author Site , DOI
Mary I, Tarran GA, Warwick PE, Terry MJ, Scanlan DJ, Burkill PH & Zubkov MV 2008 'Light enhanced amino acid uptake by dominant bacterioplankton groups in surface waters of the Atlantic Ocean' FEMS Microbiol Ecol 63, (1) 36-45 Author Site , DOI
Zubkov M, Burkill PH & Topping JN 2007 'Flow cytometric enumeration of DNA-stained oceanic planktonic protists' Journal of Plankton Research 29, (1) 79-86
Zubkov MV, Holland RJ, Burkill PH, Croudace IW & Warwick PE 2007 'Microbial abundance, activity and iron uptake in vicinity of the Crozet Isles in November 2004-January 2005' Deep-Sea Research Part Ii-Topical Studies in Oceanography 54, (18-20) 2126-2137
Zubkov MV, Mary I, Woodward EMS, Warwick PE, Fuchs BM, Scanlan DJ & Burkill PH 2007 'Microbial control of phosphate in the nutrient-depleted North Atlantic subtropical gyre' Environmental Microbiology 9, (8) 2079-2089
Zubkov MV & Burkill PH 2006 'Syringe pumped high speed flow cytometry of oceanic phytoplankton' Cytometry A 69, (9) 1010-1019 Author Site , DOI
Zubkov MV, Tarran GA & Burkill PH 2006 'Bacterioplankton of low and high DNA content in the suboxic waters of the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Oman: abundance and amino acid uptake' Aquatic Microbial Ecology 43, (1) 23-32
Reul A, Rodriguez J, Blanco JM, Rees A & Burkill PH 2006 'Control of microplankton size structure in contrasting water columns of the Celtic Sea' Journal of Plankton Research 28, (5) 449-457
Mary I, Heywood JL, Fuchs BM, Amann R, Tarran GA, Burkill PH & Zubkov MV 2006 'SAR11 dominance among metabolically active low nucleic acid bacterioplankton in surface waters along an Atlantic meridional transect' Aquatic Microbial Ecology 45, (2) 107-113
Mary I, Cummings DG, Biegala IC, Burkill PH, Archer SD & Zubkov MV 2006 'Seasonal dynamics of bacterioplankton community structure at a coastal station in the western English Channel' Aquatic Microbial Ecology 42, (2) 119-126
Zubkov MV & Burkill PH 2006 'Syringe pumped high speed flow cytometry of oceanic phytoplankton' Cytometry Part A 69A, (9) 1010-1019
Martin AP, Zubkov MV, Burkill PH & Holland RJ 2005 'Extreme spatial variability in marine picoplankton and its consequences for interpreting Eulerian time-series' Biology Letters 1, (3) 366-369
Fuchs BM, Woebken D, Zubkov MV, Burkill P & Amann R 2005 'Molecular identification of picoplankton populations in contrasting waters of the Arabian Sea' Aquatic Microbial Ecology 39, (2) 145-157
Readman JW, Devilla RA, Tarran G, Llewellyn CA, Fileman TW, Easton A, Burkill PH & Mantoura RFC 2004 'Flow cytometry and pigment analyses as tools to investigate the toxicity of herbicides to natural phytoplankton communities' Marine Environmental Research 58, (2-5) 353-358
Stelfox-Widdicombe CE, Archer SD, Burkill PH & Stefels J 2004 'Microzooplankton grazing in Phaeocystis and diatom-dominated waters in the southern North Sea in spring' Journal of Sea Research 51, (1) 37-51
Zubkov MV, Fuchs BM, Tarran GA, Burkill PH & Amann R 2003 'High rate of uptake of organic nitrogen compounds by Prochlorococcus cyanobacteria as a key to their dominance in oligotrophic oceanic waters' Applied and Environmental Microbiology 69, (2) 1299-1304
Archer SD, Stelfox-Widdicombe CE, Malin G & Burkill PH 2003 'Is dimethyl sulphide production related to microzooplankton herbivory in the southern North Sea?' Journal of Plankton Research 25, (2) 235-242
Steinke M, Malin G, Gibb SW & Burkill PH 2003 'Vertical and temporal variability of DMSP lyase activity in a coccolithophorid bloom in the northern North Sea (vol 49, pg 3001, 2003)' Deep-Sea Research Part Ii-Topical Studies in Oceanography 50, (5) 1049-1050
Burkill PH, Archer SD, Robinson C, Nightingale PD, Groom SB, Tarran GA & Zubkov MV 2002 'Dimethyl sulphide biogeochemistry within a coccolithophore bloom (DISCO): an overview' Deep-Sea Research Part Ii-Topical Studies in Oceanography 49, (15) 2863-2885
Widdicombe CE, Archer SD, Burkill PH & Widdicombe S 2002 'Diversity and structure of the microplankton community during a coccolithophore bloom in the stratified northern North Sea' Deep-Sea Research Part Ii-Topical Studies in Oceanography 49, (15) 2887-2903
Steinke M, Malin G, Archer SD, Burkill PH & Liss PS 2002 'DMS production in a coccolithophorid bloom: evidence for the importance of dinoflagellate DMSP lyases' Aquatic Microbial Ecology 26, (3) 259-270
Archer SD, Smith GC, Nightingale PD, Widdicombe CE, Tarran GA, Rees AP & Burkill PH 2002 'Dynamics of particulate dimethylsulphoniopropionate during a Lagrangian experiment in the northern North Sea' Deep-Sea Research Part Ii-Topical Studies in Oceanography 49, (15) 2979-2999
Zubkov MV, Fuchs BM, Tarran GA, Burkill PH & Amann R 2002 'Mesoscale distribution of dominant bacterioplankton groups in the northern North Sea in early summer' Aquatic Microbial Ecology 29, (2) 135-144
Blackford JC & Burkill PH 2002 'Planktonic community structure and carbon cycling in the Arabian Sea as a result of monsoonal forcing: the application of a generic model' Journal of Marine Systems 36, (3-4) 239-267
Zubkov MV, Fuchs BM, Archer SD, Kiene RP, Amann R & Burkill PH 2002 'Rapid turnover of dissolved DMS and DMSP by defined bacterioplankton communities in the stratified euphotic zone of the North Sea' Deep-Sea Research Part Ii-Topical Studies in Oceanography 49, (15) 3017-3038
Archer SD, Gilbert FJ, Nightingale PD, Zubkov MV, Taylor AH, Smith GC & Burkill PH 2002 'Transformation of dimethylsulphoniopropionate to dimethyl sulphide during summer in the North Sea with an examination of key processes via a modelling approach' Deep-Sea Research Part Ii-Topical Studies in Oceanography 49, (15) 3067-3101
Steinke M, Malin G, Gibb SW & Burkill PH 2002 'Vertical and temporal variability of DMSP lyase activity in a coccolithophorid bloom in the northern North Sea' Deep-Sea Research Part Ii-Topical Studies in Oceanography 49, (15) 3001-3016
Fasham MJR, Balino BM, Bowles MC, Anderson R, Archer D, Bathmann U, Boyd P, Buesseler K, Burkill P & Bychkov A 2001 'A new vision of ocean biogeochemistry after a decade of the Joint Global Ocean Flux Study (JGOFS)' AMBIO 4-31 Author Site
Anderson R, Archer D, Bathmann U, Boyd P, Buesseler K, Burkill P, Bychkov A, Carlson C, Chen CT & Doney S 2001 'A new vision of ocean biogeochemistry after a decade of the Joint Global Ocean Flux Study (JGOFS)' Ambio (Spec No 10) 4-30 Author Site
Archer SD, Stelfox-Widdicombe CE, Burkill PH & Malin G 2001 'A dilution approach to quantify the production of dissolved dimethylsulphoniopropionate and dimethyl sulphide due to microzooplankton herbivory' Aquatic Microbial Ecology 23, (2) 131-145
Fasham MJR, Balino BM, Bowles MC, Anderson R, Archer D, Bathmann U, Boyd P, Buesseler K, Burkill P & Bychkov A 2001 'A new vision of ocean biogeochemistry after a decade of the Joint Global Ocean Flux Study (JGOFS)' Ambio 4-31
Zubkov MV, Fuchs BM, Burkill PH & Amann R 2001 'Comparison of cellular and biomass specific activities of dominant bacterioplankton groups in stratified waters of the Celtic Sea' Applied and Environmental Microbiology 67, (11) 5210-5218
Zubkov MV, Sleigh MA & Burkill PH 2001 'Heterotrophic bacterial turnover along the 20 degrees W meridian between 59 degrees N and 37 degrees N in July 1996' Deep-Sea Research Part Ii-Topical Studies in Oceanography 48, (4-5) 987-1001
Zubkov MV, Fuchs BM, Archer SD, Kiene RP, Amann R & Burkill PH 2001 'Linking the composition of bacterioplankton to rapid turnover of dissolved dimethylsulphoniopropionate in an algal bloom in the North Sea' Environmental Microbiology 3, (5) 304-311
Tarran GA, Zubkov MV, Sleigh MA, Burkill PH & Yallop M 2001 'Microbial community structure and standing stocks in the NE Atlantic in June and July of 1996' Deep-Sea Research Part Ii-Topical Studies in Oceanography 48, (4-5) 963-985
Joint I, Wollast R, Chou L, Batten S, Elskens M, Edwards E, Hirst A, Burkill P, Groom S & Gibb S 2001 'Pelagic production at the Celtic Sea shelf break' Deep-Sea Research Part Ii-Topical Studies in Oceanography 48, (14-15) 3049-3081
Archer SD, Widdicombe CE, Tarran GA, Rees AP & Burkill PH 2001 'Production and turnover of particulate dimethylsulphoniopropionate during a coccolithophore bloom in the northern North Sea' Aquatic Microbial Ecology 24, (3) 225-241
Fileman E & Burkill P 2001 'The herbivorous impact of microzooplankton during two short-term Lagrangian experiments off the NW coast of Galicia in summer 1998' Progress in Oceanography 51, (2-4) 361-383
Zubkov MV, Sleigh MA, Burkill PH & Leakey RJG 2000 'Bacterial growth and grazing loss in contrasting areas of North and South Atlantic' JOURNAL OF PLANKTON RESEARCH 22, (4) 685-711 Author Site , DOI
Fuchs BM, Zubkov MV, Sahm K, Burkill PH & Amann R 2000 'Changes in community composition during dilution cultures of marine bacterioplankton as assessed by flow cytometric and molecular biological techniques' Environ Microbiol 2, (2) 191-201 Author Site , DOI
Zubkov MV, Sleigh MA & Burkill PH 2000 'Assaying picoplankton distribution by flow cytometry of underway samples collected along a meridional transect across the Atlantic Ocean' AQUATIC MICROBIAL ECOLOGY 21, (1) 13-20 Author Site , DOI
Boddy L, Morris CW, Wilkins MF, Al-Haddad L, Tarran GA, Jonker RR & Burkill PH 2000 'Identification of 72 phytoplankton species by radial basis function neural network analysis of flow cytometric data' MARINE ECOLOGY PROGRESS SERIES 195, 47-59 Author Site , DOI
Stelfox-Widdicombe CE, Edwards ES, Burkill PH & Sleigh MA 2000 'Microzooplankton grazing activity in the temperate and sub-tropical NE Atlantic: summer 1996' MARINE ECOLOGY PROGRESS SERIES 208, 1-12 Author Site , DOI
Zubkov MV, Sleigh MA, Burkill PH & Leakey RJG 2000 'Picoplankton community structure on the Atlantic Meridional Transect: a comparison between seasons' PROGRESS IN OCEANOGRAPHY 45, (3-4) 369-386 Author Site , DOI
Zubkov MV, Fuchs BM, Eilers H, Burkill PH & Amann R 1999 'Determination of total protein content of bacterial cells by SYPRO staining and flow cytometry' Appl Environ Microbiol 65, (7) 3251-3257 Author Site
Burkill PH 1999 'ARABESQUE: An overview' DEEP-SEA RESEARCH PART II-TOPICAL STUDIES IN OCEANOGRAPHY 46, (3-4) 529-547 Author Site , DOI
Tarran GA, Burkill PH, Edwards ES & Woodward EMS 1999 'Phytoplankton community structure in the Arabian Sea during and after the SW monsoon, 1994' DEEP-SEA RESEARCH PART II-TOPICAL STUDIES IN OCEANOGRAPHY 46, (3-4) 655-676 Author Site , DOI
Stelfox CE, Burkill PH, Edwards ES, Harris RP & Sleigh MA 1999 'The structure of zooplankton communities, in the 2 to 2000μm size range, in the Arabian Sea during and after the SW monsoon, 1994' Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 46, (3-4) 815-842 , DOI
Edwards ES, Burkill PH & Stelfox CE 1999 'Zooplankton herbivory in the Arabian Sea during and after the SW monsoon, 1994' DEEP-SEA RESEARCH PART II-TOPICAL STUDIES IN OCEANOGRAPHY 46, (3-4) 843-863 Author Site , DOI
Zubkov MV, Sleigh MA & Burkill PH 1998 'Measurement of bacterivory by protists in open ocean waters' FEMS MICROBIOLOGY ECOLOGY 27, (1) 85-102 Author Site , DOI
Zubkov MV, Sleigh MA, Tarran GA, Burkill PH & Leakey RJG 1998 'Picoplanktonic community structure on an Atlantic transect from 50°N to 50°S' Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers 45, (8) 1339-1355 , DOI
Rice J, O'Connor CD, Sleigh MA, Burkill PH, Giles IG & Zubkov MV 1997 'Fluorescent oligonucleotide rDNA probes that specifically bind to a common nanoflagellate, Paraphysomonas vestita' Microbiology 143 ( Pt 5), 1717-1727 Author Site , DOI
Rice J, Sleigh MA, Burkill PH, Tarran GA, O'connor CD & Zubkov MV 1997 'Flow Cytometric Analysis of Characteristics of Hybridization of Species-Specific Fluorescent Oligonucleotide Probes to rRNA of Marine Nanoflagellates' Appl Environ Microbiol 63, (3) 938-944 Author Site
Sleigh MA, Edwards ES, John AWG & Burkill PH 1996 'Microzooplankton Community Structure in the North-Eastern Atlantic: Trends with Latitude, Depth and Date, Between May and Early August' Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 76, (2) 287-296 , DOI
Carr MR, Tarran GA & Burkill PH 1996 'Discrimination of marine phytoplankton species through the statistical analysis of their flow cytometric signatures' JOURNAL OF PLANKTON RESEARCH 18, (7) 1225-1238 Author Site , DOI
Archer SD, Leakey RJG, Burkill PH & Sleigh MA 1996 'Microbial dynamics in coastal waters of East Antarctica:herbivory by heterotrophic dinoflagellates' Marine Ecology Progress Series 139, 239-255 , DOI
Archer SD, Leakey RJG, Burkill PH, Sleigh MA & Appleby CJ 1996 'Microbial ecology of sea ice at a coastal Antarctic site:community composition, biomass and temporal change' Marine Ecology Progress Series 135, 179-195 , DOI
Leakey RJG, Burkill PH & Sleigh MA 1996 'Planktonic ciliates in the northwestern Indian Ocean: Their abundance and biomass in waters of contrasting productivity' JOURNAL OF PLANKTON RESEARCH 18, (6) 1063-1071 Author Site , DOI
EDWARDS ES & BURKILL PH 1995 'ABUNDANCE, BIOMASS AND DISTRIBUTION OF MICROZOOPLANKTON IN THE IRISH SEA' JOURNAL OF PLANKTON RESEARCH 17, (4) 771-782 Author Site , DOI
BURKILL PH, EDWARDS ES & SLEIGH MA 1995 'MICROZOOPLANKTON AND THEIR ROLE IN CONTROLLING PHYTOPLANKTON GROWTH IN THE MARGINAL ICE-ZONE OF THE BELLINGSHAUSEN SEA' DEEP-SEA RESEARCH PART II-TOPICAL STUDIES IN OCEANOGRAPHY 42, (4-5) 1277-1290 Author Site , DOI
STOECKER DK, SIERACKI ME, VERITY PG, MICHAELS AE, HAUGEN E, BURKILL PH & EDWARDS ES 1994 'NANOPLANKTON AND PROTOZOAN MICROZOOPLANKTON DURING THE JGOFS NORTH-ATLANTIC BLOOM EXPERIMENT - 1989 AND 1990' JOURNAL OF THE MARINE BIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION OF THE UNITED KINGDOM 74, (2) 427-443 Author Site , DOI
Boddy L, Morris CW, Wilkins MF, Tarran GA & Burkill PH 1994 'Neural network analysis of flow cytometric data for 40 marine phytoplankton species' Cytometry 15, (4) 283-293 Author Site , DOI
LEAKEY RJG, BURKILL PH & SLEIGH MA 1994 'A COMPARISON OF FIXATIVES FOR THE ESTIMATION OF ABUNDANCE AND BIOVOLUME OF MARINE PLANKTONIC CILIATE POPULATIONS' JOURNAL OF PLANKTON RESEARCH 16, (4) 375-389 Author Site , DOI
Holligan PM, Fernández E, Aiken J, Balch WM, Boyd P, Burkill PH, Finch M, Groom SB, Malin G & Muller K 1993 'A biogeochemical study of the coccolithophore,Emiliania huxleyi, in the North Atlantic' Global Biogeochemical Cycles 7, (4) 879-900 , DOI
Whiteley AS, Burkill PH & Sleigh MA 1993 'Rapid method for cell cycle analysis in a predatory marine dinoflagellate' Cytometry 14, (8) 909-915 Author Site , DOI
Leakey RJG, Burkill PH & Sleigh MA 1993 'Planktonic ciliates in Southampton Water: quantitative taxonomic studies' Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 73, (3) 579-594 , DOI
VERITY PG, STOECKER DK, SIERACKI ME, BURKILL PH, EDWARDS ES & TRONZO CR 1993 'ABUNDANCE, BIOMASS AND DISTRIBUTION OF HETEROTROPHIC DINOFLAGELLATES DURING THE NORTH-ATLANTIC SPRING BLOOM' DEEP-SEA RESEARCH PART II-TOPICAL STUDIES IN OCEANOGRAPHY 40, (1-2) 227-244 Author Site , DOI
BURKILL PH, MANTOURA RFC & OWENS NJP 1993 'BIOGEOCHEMICAL CYCLING IN THE NORTHWESTERN INDIAN-OCEAN - A BRIEF OVERVIEW' DEEP-SEA RESEARCH PART II-TOPICAL STUDIES IN OCEANOGRAPHY 40, (3) 643-649 Author Site , DOI
BURKILL PH, EDWARDS ES, JOHN AWG & SLEIGH MA 1993 'MICROZOOPLANKTON AND THEIR HERBIVOROUS ACTIVITY IN THE NORTHEASTERN ATLANTIC-OCEAN' DEEP-SEA RESEARCH PART II-TOPICAL STUDIES IN OCEANOGRAPHY 40, (1-2) 479-493 Author Site , DOI
MANTOURA RFC, LAW CS, OWENS NJP, BURKILL PH, WOODWARD EMS, HOWLAND RJM & LLEWELLYN CA 1993 'NITROGEN BIOGEOCHEMICAL CYCLING IN THE NORTHWESTERN INDIAN-OCEAN' DEEP-SEA RESEARCH PART II-TOPICAL STUDIES IN OCEANOGRAPHY 40, (3) 651-671 Author Site
TAYLOR AH, HARBOUR DS, HARRIS RP, BURKILL PH & EDWARDS ES 1993 'SEASONAL SUCCESSION IN THE PELAGIC ECOSYSTEM OF THE NORTH-ATLANTIC AND THE UTILIZATION OF NITROGEN' JOURNAL OF PLANKTON RESEARCH 15, (8) 875-891 Author Site , DOI
OWENS NJP, BURKILL PH, MANTOURA RFC, WOODWARD EMS, BELLAN IE, AIKEN J, HOWLAND RJM & LLEWELLYN CA 1993 'SIZE-FRACTIONATED PRIMARY PRODUCTION AND NITROGEN ASSIMILATION IN THE NORTHWESTERN INDIAN-OCEAN' DEEP-SEA RESEARCH PART II-TOPICAL STUDIES IN OCEANOGRAPHY 40, (3) 697-709 Author Site , DOI
BURKILL PH, LEAKEY RJG, OWENS NJP & MANTOURA RFC 1993 'SYNECHOCOCCUS AND ITS IMPORTANCE TO THE MICROBIAL FOODWEB OF THE NORTHWESTERN INDIAN-OCEAN' DEEP-SEA RESEARCH PART II-TOPICAL STUDIES IN OCEANOGRAPHY 40, (3) 773-782 Author Site , DOI
Weeks A, Conte MH, Harris RP, Bedo A, Bellan I, Burkill PH, Edwards ES, Harbour DS, Kennedy H & Llewellyn C 1993 'The physical and chemical environment and changes in community structure associated with bloom evolution: the Joint Global Flux Study North Atlantic Bloom Experiment' Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 40, (1-2) 347-368 , DOI
LEAKEY RJG, BURKILL PH & SLEIGH MA 1992 'PLANKTONIC CILIATES IN SOUTHAMPTON WATER - ABUNDANCE, BIOMASS, PRODUCTION, AND ROLE IN PELAGIC CARBON FLOW' MARINE BIOLOGY 114, (1) 67-83 Author Site
Pilling ED, Leakey RJG & Burkill PH 1992 'Marine Pelagic Ciliates and Their Productivity During Summer in Plymouth Coastal Waters' Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 72, (1) 265-268 , DOI
Savidge G, Turner DR, Burkill PH, Watson AJ, Angel MV, Pingree RD, Leach H & Richards KJ 1992 'The BOFS 1990 spring bloom experiment: Temporal evolution and spatial variability of the hydrographic field' Progress in Oceanography 29, (3) 235-281 , DOI
OWENS NJP, LAW CS, MANTOURA RFC, BURKILL PH & LLEWELLYN CA 1991 'METHANE FLUX TO THE ATMOSPHERE FROM THE ARABIAN SEA' NATURE 354, (6351) 293-296 Author Site , DOI
BURKILL PH & MANTOURA RFC 1990 'THE RAPID ANALYSIS OF SINGLE MARINE CELLS BY FLOW-CYTOMETRY' PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF LONDON SERIES A-MATHEMATICAL PHYSICAL AND ENGINEERING SCIENCES 333, (1628) 99-112 Author Site , DOI
SAAGER PM, DEBAAR HJW & BURKILL PH 1989 'MANGANESE AND IRON IN INDIAN-OCEAN WATERS' GEOCHIMICA ET COSMOCHIMICA ACTA 53, (9) 2259-2267 Author Site , DOI
BARLOW RG, BURKILL PH & MANTOURA RFC 1988 'GRAZING AND DEGRADATION OF ALGAL PIGMENTS BY MARINE PROTOZOAN OXYRRHIS-MARINA' JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL MARINE BIOLOGY AND ECOLOGY 119, (2) 119-129 Author Site , DOI
BURKILL PH, MANTOURA RFC, LLEWELLYN CA & OWENS NJP 1987 'MICROZOOPLANKTON GRAZING AND SELECTIVITY OF PHYTOPLANKTON IN COASTAL WATERS' MARINE BIOLOGY 93, (4) 581-590 Author Site , DOI
Owens NJP, Mantoura RFC, Burkill PH, Howland RJM, Pomroy AJ & Woodward EMS 1986 'Nutrient cycling studies in Carmarthen Bay: phytoplankton production, nitrogen assimilation and regeneration' Marine Biology 93, (3) 329-342 , DOI
BURKILL PH 1982 'CILIATES AND OTHER MICROPLANKTON COMPONENTS OF A NEARSHORE FOOD-WEB - STANDING STOCKS AND PRODUCTION PROCESSES' ANNALES DE L INSTITUT OCEANOGRAPHIQUE 58, 335-349 Author Site
DALE T & BURKILL PH 1982 'LIVE COUNTING - A QUICK AND SIMPLE TECHNIQUE FOR ENUMERATING PELAGIC CILIATES' ANNALES DE L INSTITUT OCEANOGRAPHIQUE 58, 267-276 Author Site
BURKILL PH & KENDALL TF 1982 'PRODUCTION OF THE COPEPOD EURYTEMORA-AFFINIS IN THE BRISTOL CHANNEL' MARINE ECOLOGY PROGRESS SERIES 7, (1) 21-31 Author Site , DOI
Russell FS 1933 'On the Biology of Sagitta. IV. Observations on the Natural History of Sagitta elegans Verrill and Sagitta setosa J. Müller in the Plymouth Area' Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 18, (02) 559-559 , DOI
Letters
Salter I, Zubkov MV, Warwick PE & Burkill PH 2009 'Marine bacterioplankton can increase evaporation and gas transfer bymetabolizing insoluble surfactants from the air-seawater interface' FEMS Microbiol Lett 294, (2) 225-231 Author Site , DOI
Chapters
Antia AN, Burkill PH, Balzer W, de Baar HJW, Mantoura RFC, Simó R & Wallace D 2003 'Coupled biogeochemical cycling and controlling factors' Marine Scientific Frontiers for Europe Springer Berlin 147-162
Heip C, Brandt A, Gattuso JP, Antia AN, Berger WH, Biossonnas J, Burkill PH, d’Ozouville Graf G, Herndl GJ & Patching J 2003 'Ecosystem functioning  and Biodiversity' Marine Scientific Frontiers for Europe Springer Berlin 289-302
Conference Papers
Mowlem M, Chavagnac V, Statham P, Burkill P, Benazzi G, Holmes D, Morgan H, Haas C, Kraft M & Taberham A 2006 'Micro system technology for marine measurement' 845-+
Murphy EJ, Boyd PW, Leakey RJG, Atkinson A, Edwards ES, Robinson C, Priddle J, Bury SJ, Robins DB & Burkill PH 1998 'Carbon flux in ice–ocean–plankton systems of the Bellingshausen Sea during a period of ice retreat' Elsevier BV 207-227 , DOI
Edwards ES, Burkill PH & Sleigh MA 1998 'Microbial community structure in the marginal ice zone of the Bellingshausen Sea' 87-96 , DOI
CARR MR, TARRAN GA, BURKILL PH & IEEE 1994 'THE APPLICATION OF MULTIVARIATE STATISTICAL METHODS TO THE IDENTIFICATION OF PHYTOPLANKTON FROM FLOW CYTOMETRIC DATA - A EUROPA SUBPROJECT' A570-A572
TARRAN GA, BURKILL PH & KACHEL V 1993 'OCEAN MONITORING - THE APPLICATION OF FLOW-CYTOMETRY FOR ANALYZING SINGLE AQUATIC PARTICLES' 117-126
KACHEL V, HULLER R, GLOSSNER E, BURKILL P & TARRAN G 1993 'OPTICAL AND ELECTRICAL METHODS FOR THE ANALYSIS OF SINGLE AQUATIC PARTICLES AND ORGANISMS' 107-116