Associate professor Lindsey White
Head of School Interprofessional Health Studies
Phone: (09) 921 9999 ext 8065
AUT North Shore Campus,90 Akoranga Drive, Northcote,Auckland 0627, New Zealand
Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences, AUT University, Private Bag 92006, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
Dr. White is currently Head of the School of Interprofessional Health Studies in the Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences, while continuing to lecture, research and supervise post-graduates in the School of Applied Science.
Dr. White's research interests are in seaweed utilisation, both by humans and by marine herbivores. In terms of human seaweed utilisation, he is interested in seaweed farming and in understanding and limiting the environmental impacts of seaweed farming. To examine plant-herbivore interactions he has employed a nutritional ecology perspective, entailing a synthesis of information about both the algae (e.g. abundance, nutritional composition) and the herbivore (e.g. diet choice, digestive physiology). Dr White is currently using this approach to examine the plant-herbivore interactions between several species of New Zealand's marine herbivorous fish and the species of algae that make up a significant portion of the fishes diet.
Note that until 2009, Dr. White was publishing under the surname "Zemke-White".
White, W. L. (in press) Environmental Worldviews. In: Shaw, S., White, W. L. & Deed B. (Eds.) (2012). Health and Environment in Aotearoa New Zealand. Melbourne: Oxford University Press
White, W. L. and Whiting, R. (in press) Climate Change. In: Shaw, S., White, W. L. & Deed B. (Eds.) (2012). Health and Environment in Aotearoa New Zealand. Melbourne: Oxford University Press
White, L. and White W. L. (in press) Water, Soil and Food. In: Shaw, S., White, W. L. & Deed B. (Eds.) (2012). Health and Environment in Aotearoa New Zealand. Melbourne: Oxford University Press
Shaw, S., White, W. L. & Deed B. (Eds.) (in press). Health and Environment in Aotearoa New Zealand. Melbourne: Oxford University Press.
Huirong Chen, Lixian Fu, Lingxi Luo, Jun Lu, W. Lindsey White and Zhangli Hu. (2011) Induction and Resuscitation of the Viable but Nonculturable State in a Cyanobacteria-Lysing Bacterium Isolated from Cyanobacterial Bloom. Microbial Ecology. DOI 10.1007/s00248-011-9928-2
White, W. L., Coveny, A. H., Robertson, J. and Clements, K.D. (2010). Utilisation of mannitol by temperate marine herbivorous fishes. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
White, W. L. (2009) Global Environmental Issues. In: Health and Environment in Aotearoa.New Zealand. Shaw, S and Deed, B (Eds). Oxford University Press, Australia. 28-46.
Alfaro, A. C., Zemke-White, W. L. & Nainoca, W. (2009) Faunal composition within algal mats and adjacent habitats in Likuri, Fiji Islands. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. Vol 89: 295-302
Clements, K. D. & Zemke-White, W. L. (2008) Diet of subtropical herbivorous fishes in north-eastern New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. Vol 42: 47-55.
Lück, M., Zemke-White, W. L., & Alfaro, A. C. (2007) Tourist perception and satisfaction of beach-cast seaweed and coral reef at Likuri Island, Fiji. Proceedings of the Atlas Asia-Pacific Conference 2006 Tourism After Oil.
Brown, M. T., and Zemke-White W. L. (2006) New Zealand's seaweed resources. The World's Seaweed Resources 2nd Ed. (eds. Ohno M. & Critchely A. T.)
Zemke-White, W. L. and Smith, J. E. (2006) Environmental impacts of Eucheuma spp. farming. In The World's Seaweed Resources 2nd Ed. (eds. Ohno M. & Critchely A. T.)
Zemke-White W. L. and Beatson, E. L. (2005) Algal community composition within territories of the Damselfish Stegastes nigricans (Pomacentridae, Labroidei) in Fiji and the Cook Islands. South Pacific Journal of Natural Science. Vol 21: 43-47
Raubenheimer, D., Zemke-White, W. L., Phillips, R. J., and Clements, K. D. (2005) Algal macronutrients and food selection by the omnivorous marine fish, Girella tricuspidata. Ecology 86 (10): 2601-2610
Zemke-White, W.L.; Speed, S.R.; McClary, D.J. (2005). Beach-cast seaweed: a review. New Zealand Fisheries Assessment Report 2005/44. p47
Zemke-White, W. L. (2004) Assessment of the current knowledge on the environmental impacts of seaweed farming in the tropics. In Marine Science in the New Millenium: New Perspectives and Challenges. (Edited by: Phang S. M., Chong V. C., Ho S. C., Noraieni M. and Sim, J. O. L. University of Malaya Maritime Research Center, University of Malaya. pp465-475
Zemke-White, W. L. and Clements, K. D. (2004) Relationship between long-term changes in algal community structure and herbivore diet at the Three Kings Islands, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. 38/5. 837-845
Zemke-White, W. L., Speed, S., McClary, D. (2003) The environmental impacts of harvesting beach-cast seaweeds. Journal of Phycology Vol. 39, no. S1, p. 63.
Zemke-White, W. L., Clements, K. D. and Choat, J. H. (2002) A re-evaluation of the diel feeding hypothesis for marine herbivorous fishes. Marine Biology 141: 571-579