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BioMetric further reading

Ayers D, Seddon J, Briggs S, Doyle S and Gibbons P 2005, Interim benchmarks for the BioMetric Tool, unpublished guidelines (PDF 164KB).

Benson JS, Richards PG, Waller S and Allen CB 2010, 'New South Wales vegetation classification and assessment: Part 3 Plant communities of the NSW Brigalow Belt South, Nandewar and west New England Bioregions and update of NSW Western Plains and South-western Slopes plant communities, Version 3 of the NSWVCA database', Cunninghamia 11(4), pp 457-579.

Benson JS 2008, 'New South Wales vegetation classification and assessment: Part 2 Plant communities of the NSW South-western Slope Bioregion and update of NSW Western Plains plant communities, Version 2 of the NSWVCA database', Cunninghamia 10(4), pp 599-673.

Benson JS 2006, 'New South Wales vegetation classification and assessment: Introduction – the classification, database, assessment of protected areas and threat status of plant communities', Cunninghamia 9(3), pp 331-382.

Benson JS, Allen CB, Togher C, Lemmon J 2006, 'New South Wales vegetation classification and assessment: Part 1 Plant communities of the NSW Western Plains', Cunninghamia. 9(3), pp 383-450.

ELA 2006a, 'A Review of the Vegetation Types in the PVP-Developer, for the Border Rivers/Gwydir, Central West, Lachlan, Lower Murray Darling, Namoi and Northern Rivers Catchment Management Authority Areas', unpublished report (PDF 1.29MB).

ELA 2006b, 'A Review of Vegetation Type Names and Species Information in the PVP-Developer, for the Border Rivers/Gwydir, Central West, Lachlan, Lower Murray Darling, Namoi and Northern Rivers Catchment Management Authority Areas', unpublished report (PDF 275KB).

ELA 2007a, 'A Review of Vegetation Types in the PVP-Developer for the Hawkesbury-Nepean, Hunter-Central Rivers, Murray, Murrumbidgee, Southern Rivers and Western Catchment Management Authority Areas', unpublished report (PDF 1.73MB).

ELA 2007b, 'A Review of 'Overcleared' Landscapes in the PVP-Developer, Stage 1: Border Rivers/Gwydir, Central West, Lachlan and Namoi Catchment Management Authority Areas (Project No. 21-12-i) Final Report prepared for: Department of Environment and Conservation (PDF 1.22MB).

ELA 2007c, 'Review of 'Overcleared' Landscapes in the PVP-Developer, Stage 2: Hawkesbury Nepean, Hunter/Central Rivers, Lower Murray/Darling, Murray, Murrumbidgee, Northern Rivers, Southern Rivers and Western Catchment Management Authority Areas (Project No. 21-12-ii) Final Report prepared for: Department of Environment and Conservation (PDF 824KB).

Gibbons P, Briggs SV, Ayers DA, Doyle S, Seddon J, McElhinny C, Jones N, Sims R, Doody JS 2008, Rapidly quantifying reference conditions in modified landscapes, Biological conservation 141, pp 2483-2493.

Gibbons P, Briggs SV, Ayers D, Seddon J, Doyle S, Cosier P, McElhinny C, Pelly V and Roberts K 2009. An operational method to assess impacts of land clearing on terrestrial biodiversity, Ecological Indicators. 9(1), 26-40.

Keith D 2004, Ocean shores to desert dunes: the native vegetation of New South Wales and the ACT, NSW Department of Environment and Conservation, Sydney.

Kerle JA 2005, 'Collation and review of stem density data and thinning prescriptions for the vegetation communities of New South Wales. Report commissioned by DEC' (PDF - 2.9MB)

McElhinny C 2002, 'Forest and woodland structure as an index of biodiversity: a review' (report commissioned by the NPWS) (PDF - 315KB). Now published as McElhinny C, Gibbons P, Brack C, Bauhus J. 2006, 'Fauna-habitat relationships: a basis for identifying key stand structural attributes in temperate Australian eucalypt forests and woodlands', Pacific Conservation Biology 12, pp 89-110 (PDF 315KB).

Pressey RL, Hagar, TC, Ryan KM, Schwarz J, Wall S, Ferrier S, Creaser PM 2000, 'Using abiotic data for conservation assessments over extensive regions: quantitative methods applied across New South Wales', Australia, Biological Conservation 96, pp 55-82.

Westoby M, Walker B, Noy-Meir I 1989, 'Opportunistic management for rangelands not at equilibrium', Journal of Range Management 42, pp 266-274.

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