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Boschen-Rose RE & Colaco A (2021). Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge hydrothermal habitats: A systematic review of knowledge status for environmental management. Frontiers in Marine Science 8: 657358.

Boschen-Rose RE, Clark MR, Rowden AA & Gardner JPA (2021). Assessing the ecological risk to deep-sea megafaunal assemblages from seafloor massive sulfide mining using a functional traits sensitivity approach. Ocean and Coastal Management 210: 105656.

Murdock SA, Tunnicliffe V, Boschen-Rose RE & Juniper SK (2021). Emergent “core communities” of microbes, meiofauna and macrofauna at hydrothermal vents. ISME Communications 1: 27.

Van Dover CL, Colaco A, Collins PC, Croot P, Metaxas A, Murton BJ, Swaddling A, Boschen-Rose RE, Carlsson J, Cuyvers L, Fukushima T, Gartman A, Kennedy R, Kriete C, Mestre NC, Molodtsova T, Myhrvold A, Pelleter E, Popoola SO, Qian P-Y, Sarrazin J, Sharma R, Suh YJ, Sylvan JB, Tao C, Tomczak M & Vermilye J (2020). Research is needed to inform environmental management of hydrothermally inactive and extinct polymetallic sulfide (PMS) deposits. Marine Policy 121: 104183.

Boschen-Rose RE, Ferreira MA, Johnson DE & Gianni M (2020a). Engaging with Industry to Spur Blue Growth. Journal of Coastal Research 95: 835 – 839.

Chapman ASA, Beaulieu SE, Colaco A, Gebruk AV, Hilario A, Kihara TC, Ramirez-Llodra E, Sarrazin J, Tunnicliffe V, Amon DJ, Baker MC, Boschen-Rose RE, Chen C, Cooper IJ, Copley JT, Corbari L, Cordes EE, Cuvelier D, Duperron S, Du Preez C, Gollner S, Horton T, Hourdez S, Krylova EM, Linse K, LokaBharathi PA, Marsh L, Matabos M, Mills SW, Mullineaux LS, Tore Rapp H, Reid WDK, Rybakova E, Thomas TRA, Southgate SJ, Stohr S, Turner PJ, Watanabe HK, Yasuhara M & Bates AE (2019). sFDvent: A global trait database for deep-sea hydrothermal vent fauna. Global Ecology and Biogeography: 1-14.

Boschen RE, Rowden AA, Clark MR, Pallentin A & Gardner JPA (2016b). Seafloor massive sulfide deposits support unique megafaunal assemblages: implications for seabed mining and conservation. Marine Environmental Research 115: 78 – 88.

Boschen RE, Collins PC, Tunnicliffe V, Carlsson J, Gardner JPA, Lowe J, McCrone A, Metaxas A, Sinniger F & Swaddling A (2016a). A primer for use of genetic tools in selecting and testing the suitability of set-aside sites protected from deep-sea seafloor massive sulfide mining activities. Ocean and Coastal Management 122: 37 – 47.

Boschen RE, Rowden AA, Clark MR & Gardner JPA (2015b). Limitations in the use of archived vent mussel samples to test genetic connectivity among seafloor massive sulfide deposits: a case study with implications for environmental management. Frontiers in Marine Science 2: 105.

Boschen RE, Rowden AA, Clark MR, Barton SJ, Pallentin A & Gardner JPA (2015a). Megabenthic community structure on three New Zealand seamounts: implications for seafloor massive sulfide mining. Marine Ecology Progress Series, Feature Article 523: 1 – 14.

Boschen RE, Rowden AA, Clark MR & Gardner JPA (2013b). Mining of deep-sea seafloor massive sulfides: a review of the deposits, their benthic communities, impacts from mining, regulatory frameworks and management strategies. Ocean and Coastal Management 84: 54 – 67.

Boschen RE, Tyler PA & Copley JT (2013a). Distribution, population structure, reproduction and diet of Ophiolimna antarctica (Lyman, 1879) from Kemp Caldera in the Southern Ocean. Deep-Sea Research II 92: 27 – 35.

Collins PC, Kennedy B, Copley JT, Boschen RE, Fleming N, Forde J, Ju S-J, Lindsay D, Marsh L, Nye V, Patterson A, Watanabe H, Yamamoto H, Carlsson J & Thaler AD (2013). VentBase: Developing a consensus among stakeholders in the deep-sea regarding environmental impact assessment for deep-sea mining – A workshop report. Marine Policy 42: 334 – 336.

Proceedings Papers

Gardner JPA, Holland L, Zeng C, Boschen RE, Rowden AA, Clark MR & Hamilton J (2016). ‘Connectivity of Vulnerable Marine Ecosystem indicator taxa: genetic data to inform environmental management of the Kermadec region’. In: B Golder & A Connell (Eds.) Proceedings of Kermadec Discoveries and Connections Science Symposium, Wellington, New Zealand. The Pew Charitable Trusts. Pp 24 – 28.

Boschen RE, Rowden AA, Clark MR & Gardner JPA (2016c). ‘Ecological diversity of hydrothermal vents, and issues for management of seabed mining’. In: B Golder & A Connell (Eds.) Proceedings of Kermadec Discoveries and Connections Science Symposium, Wellington, New Zealand. The Pew Charitable Trusts. Pp 20 – 23.

Rowden AA, Clark MR, Beaumont JC, Boschen RE, MacDiarmid AB, Schnabel KE & Tracey DM (2016). ‘Current status of the biography of hydrothermal vent communities of western Pacific Ocean back-arc basins and volcanoes’. In: B Golder & A Connell (Eds.) Proceedings of Kermadec Discoveries and Connections Science Symposium, Wellington, New Zealand. The Pew Charitable Trusts. Pp 16 – 19.

Technical Reports

Weaver PPE & Boschen-Rose RE (2021). Determine threshold of plume impact. Blue Harvesting Deliverable Report D6.3. 21 pages. [confidential]

Boschen-Rose RE & Weaver PPE (2021). Report of the online Blue Harvesting Workshop ‘Science meeting to determine recommendations for a mechanism to set a threshold of plume impact beyond the mined area’. 9 pages. [confidential]

International Seabed Authority (2020). Draft Report on Qualitative mathematical models for assessing cumulative impacts on ecosystems of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge from future exploitation of polymetallic sulphides. Report of the Informal ISA Working Groups on Cumulative Impacts. Contributors: Boschen-Rose RE, Dambacher J, Dunstan P, Genio L, Woolley S, Amaro T, Clark M, Colaço A, Eggleton J, Ermakova L, Gollner S, Paterson G, Rowden A, Stratman T & Van Dover C. 63 pages.

Boschen-Rose RE (2020g). Draft Stakeholder Analysis of the North Atlantic. Atlantic REMP Project Deliverable Report 2.1. 41 pages. [confidential]

Boschen-Rose RE, de Stigter H, Taymans C & Mravak Z (2020b). Environmental Impact Assessment components for test mining up to pre-prototype level (TRL 6). Blue Nodules Deliverable Report D1.7. 147 pages.

Mohn C, Larssen J, Weaver PPE, Boschen-Rose RE, de Stigter H & Dasselaar S (2020). Report on plume generation. Blue Nodules Deliverable Report D5.5. 59 pages. [confidential]

Weaver PPE & Boschen-Rose RE (2019). Idenification of potential design modifications. Blue Harvesting Deliverable Report D6.1. 17 pages. [confidential]

Boschen-Rose RE & Weaver PPE (2019). Report of the Blue Harvesting Workshop ‘How could we reduce environmental footprint of manganese nodule mining through improved equipment design?’. 18 pages. [confidential].

Boschen-Rose RE, Billett DSM & Colaco A (2019b). ‘Benthic Biology’. In: PPE Weaver & RE Boschen-Rose (Eds.) Regional Environmental Assessment of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Pp 130 – 187.

Boschen-Rose RE, Dunn DC, Morato T & Priede IG (2019a). ‘Biology of the Surface and Mid-Water Environment’. In: PPE Weaver & RE Boschen-Rose (Eds.) Regional Environmental Assessment of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Pp 74 – 129.

Boschen-Rose RE (2019a). ‘Introduction to the Biological Chapters’. In: PPE Weaver & RE Boschen-Rose (Eds.) Regional Environmental Assessment of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Pp 72 – 73.

Gianni M, Ferreira MA, Boschen-Rose RE & Johnson D (2019). Industry reactions to ATLAS recommendations. ATLAS Project Deliverable 7.5, 52 pages.

Dasselaar S, Boschen-Rose RE, Goeree J, Mohn C & Vercruijsse P (2019). Detailed design of SWOE return systems and water management. Blue Nodules Deliverable Report 2.8, 153 pages. [confidential]

MacDiarmid A, Boschen RE, Bowden D, Clark MR, Hadfield M, Lamarche G, Nodder S, Pinkerton M & Thompson D (2014). Environmental risk assessment of discharge of sediment during prospecting and exploration for seabed minerals. Prepared for Ministry for the Environment as part of NIWA Project MFE14301. NIWA Client Report WLG2013-66, 53 pages.

Policy Briefs and Briefing Documents

Boschen-Rose RE (2020f). Marine Spatial Planning: European Marine Spatial Planning Platform. Report prepared for the Commonwealth Secretariat, London. 5 pages.

Boschen-Rose RE (2020e). Stakeholder engagement for environmental management: Health-Environment approach. Report prepared for the Commonwealth Secretariat, London. 7 pages.

Boschen-Rose RE (2020d). Innovative financing: Debt-for-conservation swap, SeyCCAT and Blue Bonds Plan. Report prepared for the Commonwealth Secretariat, London. 6 pages. Provided the basis of a Case Study for the Sustainable Blue Economy Action Group.

Boschen-Rose RE (2020c). Blue Economy Governance Framework: Operation Phakisa. Report prepared for the Commonwealth Secretariat, London. 6 pages.

Boschen-Rose RE (2020b). Reflections on the collation of training resources for the Blue Economy Action Group. Report prepared for the Commonwealth Secretariat, London. 4 pages.

Boschen-Rose RE (2020a). Overview of online training materials and opportunities relevant to the Blue Economy Action Group. Report prepared for the Commonwealth Secretariat, London. 23 pages.

Tinch R, Boschen-Rose RE, Ferreira MA & Johnson DE (2020). Policy Brief – Policy opportunities and challenges for Blue Growth. ATLAS Deliverable D7.7. 8 pages.

Boschen-Rose RE (2019a). Blue Economy: Challenges, opportunities and actions. Briefing document prepared for the Commonwealth Blue Economy Action Group, 20 pages.

Tinch R, Danis B, Johnson D, Kenchington E, Fox A, Arnaud-Haond S, Morato T, Boschen-Rose RE, Barrio Frojan C & Roberts JM (2019). Recognising connectivity and climate change impacts: essential elements for an effective North-Atlantic MPA network. Policy brief, April 2019. ATLAS Project Deliverable 7.4, 11 pages.

Responses to Consultation

Boschen-Rose RE, Johnson DJ, Arnaud-Haond S, van Oevelen D, Murray JM, Grehan A & Rogers AD (2018b). ATLAS Submission to the International Seabed Authority regarding Draft Regulations for Exploitation. In response to the call for comment: ISBA/PR/2018/040. Submitted: Sep 2018. 31 pages.

Boschen-Rose RE, Fox A, Johnson D, Kazanidis G, Roberts JM, Spooner P, Thornalley D & Weaver P (2018a). ATLAS Submission to the UK Government Sustainable Seas Inquiry. In response to call for comment from the UK Environment Audit Committee. Submitted: May 2018. 16 pages.

Boschen RE, Le J, Thiele T, Turner P & Zhou Y (2016). Deep-Ocean Stewardship Initiative Deep-Sea Minerals Working Group commentary on the Interim Report by Seascape Consultants of the ‘Periodic Review of the International Seabed Authority pursuant to UNCLOS Article 154’. Commentary submitted to the International Seabed Authority: Oct 2016. 9 pages.

Tunnicliffe V, Ardron J, Boschen RE, Jaeckel A, Levin L, Smith C, Swaddling A & Van Dover C (2016). Deep-Ocean Stewardship Initiative Deep-Sea Minerals Working Group commentary on ‘Developing a Regulatory Framework for Mineral Exploitation in the Area’. Commentary submitted to the International Seabed Authority: Oct 2016. 20 pages.

Theses

Boschen RE (2016). The Ecological Impacts of Mining at Seafloor Massive Sulfide Deposits on Megafaunal Assemblage Structure and Population Connectivity. Doctoral Thesis, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. 176 pages.

Boschen RE (2012). Population structure, reproduction and diet of a new ophiuroid from the Southern Ocean. Masters Thesis, University of Southampton, UK. 91 pages.

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