Dr Magnus Johnson

Dr Magnus Johnson

Senior Lecturer in Environmental Marine Science

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Science and Engineering
  • Department of Biological and Marine Sciences

Qualifications

  • BSc (University of Plymouth)
  • MSc (University of Aberdeen)
  • PhD (University of Leicester)

Summary

Dr Magnus Johnson is an environmental marine scientist with interests in crustaceans, fisheries science and management and statistical programming.

L7 R Statistical Programming (50033) L7 Environmental Impact Assessment (58041) L7 Research Design (16967) L6 Environmental Impact Assessment (50020) L6 Malaysia Field Trip L5 Aquatic Zoology (58058)

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

Can a key boreal Calanus copepod species now complete its life-cycle in the Arctic? Evidence and implications for Arctic food-webs

Tarling, G. A., Freer, J. J., Banas, N. S., Belcher, A., Blackwell, M., Castellani, C., …Wootton, M. (2022). Can a key boreal Calanus copepod species now complete its life-cycle in the Arctic? Evidence and implications for Arctic food-webs. AMBIO: A Journal of the Human Environment, 51(2), 333–344. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13280-021-01667-y

Moving Toward a Strategy for Addressing Climate Displacement of Marine Resources: A Proof-of-Concept

Mangano, M. C., Mieszkowska, N., Helmuth, B., Domingos, T., Sousa, T., Baiamonte, G., …Sarà, G. (2020). Moving Toward a Strategy for Addressing Climate Displacement of Marine Resources: A Proof-of-Concept. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7, https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.00408

Converting SACFOR data for statistical analysis: Validation, demonstration and further possibilities

Strong, J. A., & Johnson, M. (2020). Converting SACFOR data for statistical analysis: Validation, demonstration and further possibilities. Marine Biodiversity Records, 13(1), Article 2. https://doi.org/10.1186/s41200-020-0184-3

Home-made fish traps reduce the capture of small shannies (Lipophrys pholis) compared to using hand-nets in the UK

Barrett, C. J., Johnson, M. L., & Hull, S. L. (2020). Home-made fish traps reduce the capture of small shannies (Lipophrys pholis) compared to using hand-nets in the UK. Conservation Evidence Journal, 17, 32-34

The effects of temporary exclusion of activity due to wind farm construction on a lobster (Homarus gammarus) fishery suggests a potential management approach

Roach, M., Cohen, M., Forster, R., Revill, A. S., & Johnson, M. (2018). The effects of temporary exclusion of activity due to wind farm construction on a lobster (Homarus gammarus) fishery suggests a potential management approach. ICES journal of marine science : journal du conseil, 75(4), 1416-1426. https://doi.org/10.1093/icesjms/fsy006

Research interests

Crustacean Biology and Ecology Sustainable Fisheries Marine Environmental Management Tropical Marine Systems Environmental Marine Ecology Research Group Collaborations with Oxford University Natural History Museum, British Antartctic Survey, Holderness Fishing Industry Group, Institute of Estuarine and Coastal Studies

Project

Funder

Grant

Started

Status

Project

Humber Aquaculture Partnership - Project 1

Funder

Marine Management Organisation

Grant

£32,057.00

Started

1 September 2018

Status

Complete

Project

Humber Aquaculture Partnership - Project 2

Funder

Marine Management Organisation

Grant

£33,955.00

Started

1 September 2018

Status

Complete

Project

Humber Aquaculture Partnership - Project 3

Funder

Marine Management Organisation

Grant

£29,058.00

Started

1 September 2018

Status

Complete

Project

Assessment of nearshore shallow water Marine Protected Areas

Funder

Marine Management Organisation

Grant

£57,387.00

Started

1 May 2018

Status

Complete

Postgraduate supervision

I welcome applications from potential PhD or research MSc students interested in crustacean biology/ecology, fisheries science and management or environmental marine science. Completed PhDs Knowles, Kathryn (2010) A holistic framework for environmental change : socio-environmental cohesion for sustainability (2nd with Angela Espinosa) Cardoso Castro, Pedro-Pablo (2011) Facilitating self-organization in non-hierarchical communities : a methodology for regeneration programs (2nd with Angela Espinosa) Ashelby, Christopher (2012) Taxonomic, systematic, morphological and biological studies on Palaemon Weber, 1795 (crustacea: decapoda: palaemonidae) Christopher Barrett (2012) The ecology of intertidal fishes & the mechanisms which allow for their coexistence (2nd with Sue Hull) Kirkbride-Smith, Anne (2014) The economic, social and conservation benefits of recreation-orientated artificial reefs Dobson, N (2015) Aspects of the eyes of Pontoniine Decapods James Wood (2015) Biology and Ecology of the Holderness Coast Lobster Fishery. Current PhD supervisions Cowing, Daniel: Developing hatcheries for Nephrops Norvegicus Roach, Michael: Interactions of lobster fishing and offshore windfarms