Dr Tanya O'Neill

Senior Lecturer

Qualifications: BSc, MSc (first class honors) Massey, PhD Waikato

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Research Interests

  • Antarctic Systems
  • Climate Research
  • Impacted Ecosystems
  • Terrestrial Systems


Antarctica; Environment; Environmental Impacts; Tourism Impacts

Soil Science

Recent Publications

  • Carshalton, A. G., Balks, M. R., O'Neill, T. A., Bryan, K. R., & Seybold, C. A. (2022). Climatic influences on active layer depth between 2000 and 2018 in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Ross Sea Region, Antarctica. Geoderma Regional, 29, 9 pages. doi:10.1016/j.geodrs.2022.e00497

  • Roudier, P., O'Neill, T. A., Almond, P., & Poirot, C. (2022). Soil priorities for Antarctica. Geoderma Regional, 29, e00499. doi:10.1016/j.geodrs.2022.e00499 Open Access version:

  • Neall, V., McGee, L., Turner, M., O’Neill, T., Zernack, A., & Athens, J. S. (2021). Geochemical fingerprinting of Holocene tephras in the Willaumez Isthmus District of West New Britain, Papua New Guinea. In From Field to Museum—Studies from Melanesia in Honour of Robin Torrence, ed. Jim Specht, Val Attenbrow, and Jim Allen. Technical Reports of the Australian Museum online, 34, 5-24. doi:10.3853/j.1835-4211.34.2021.1740

  • O'Neill, T., Verret, M., & Anderson, J. (2021). New Zealand: Country Reports 2020: Reports from the Adhering Bodies of the International Permafrost Association. International Permafrost Association (IPA). doi:10.52381/CR.2020.1

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Contact Details

Email: [email protected]
Room: F.1.11B
Phone: +64 7 858 5608