2014-2015

Environment staff publications in journals, books and conference proceedings or conference presentations.

Adams MP & Smith PL 2014 A systematic approach to model the influence of the type and density of vegetation cover on urban heat using remote sensing. Landscape and Urban Planning 132:47-54 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169204614001868

Adams MP & Smith PL 2014 Assessing the influence of vegetation cover structure on urban heat using remote sensing. National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility (NCCARF) 2014 Annual Conference, Gold Coast, 29 September–2 October

Adams MP, Smith PL & Yang X 2014 Assessing the effects of groundwater extraction on coastal groundwater-dependent ecosystems using satellite imagery. Marine and Freshwater Research 66:226-232 http://www.publish.csiro.au/?paper=MF14010

Ajani P, Allen A, Ingleton T & Armand L 2014 Erratum: A decadal decline in relative abundance and a shift in microphytoplankton composition at a long-term coastal station off southeastern Australia. Limnology and Oceanography 59(2):519-531 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.4319/lo.2014.59.6.2240/abstract

Ajani P, Hallegraeff G, Allen D, Coughlan A, Richardson A, Armand K, Ingleton T & Murray S (in press) Establishing baselines: a review of eighty years of phytoplankton diversity and biomass in south eastern Australia. Oceanograhy and Marine Biology: An Annual Review

Andrew D, Koffel D, Harvey G, Griffiths K & Fleming M 2014 Rediscovery of the Greater Glider Petauroides volans (Marsupialia: Petauroidea) in the Royal National Park NSW. Australian Zoologist 37:23-28 http://publications.rzsnsw.org.au/doi/10.7882/AZ.2013.008

Auld TD & Leishman MR 2015 Ecosystem risk assessment for Gnarled Mossy Cloud Forest, Lord Howe Island, Australia. Austral Ecology 40:364-72 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/aec.12202/abstract

Auld TD, Denham A, Tozer M & Hutton I 2015 Assessing impacts of introduced rats on Lord Howe Island plants including the Little Mountain Palm and its habitat on Mt Gower. Report to Lord Howe Island Board

Ayre DJ, Denham AJ, Roberts DG, Forrest CN & Gilpin A-M 2014 Is genetic rescue a valid option for arid zone Acacia? Evolution 2014, Raleigh Convention Centre, North Carolina, USA

Bajo RM, TaylorJ, Mazumder D, Ellis M & Monamy V 2015 Using δ13C and δ15N stable isotopes to determine foraging habitat of insectivorous bats. 13th Australasian Environmental Isotope Conference, Sydney, June

Betts A, Dutt U, Jiang N, Warren L & Watt S 2014 Observations of particulate matter concentrations from the Upper Hunter Air Quality Monitoring Network, NSW. Air Quality and Climate Change 48(4):21-26

Bindokas J, Jenkins K, Bino G, Wassens S, Spencer J, Kobayashi T, Lenon E, Thomas R, Baumgartner L, Hall A, Hill M & Thiem J 2014 Larval abundance of cod (Maccullochella spp) during targeted environmental watering in the Murrumbidgee River. The joint congress of the Australian Society for Fish Biology and the Australian Society for Limnology, Darwin, 29 June-4 July

Bino G, Sisson SA, Kingsford RT, Thomas RF & Bowen S 2015 Developing state and transition models of floodplain vegetation dynamics as a tool for conservation decision-making: a case study of the Macquarie Marshes Ramsar wetland. Journal of Applied Ecology 52(3):654-664  http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1365-2664.12410/abstract

Borchard PB & Eldridge DJ 2014 Does artificial light influence the activity of vertebrates beneath rural buildings?  Australian Journal of Zoology 64:421-429 http://www.publish.csiro.au/?paper=ZO13063

Bowker MA, Maestre FT, Eldridge DJ, Belnap J, Castillo-Monroy A, Escolar C & Soliveres S 2014 Biological soil crusts (biocrusts) as a model system in community, landscape and ecosystem ecology. Biodiversity and Conservation 23:1619-1627 http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10531-014-0658-x

Carlile N & Priddel D 2015 Establishment and growth of the White Tern Gygis alba population on Lord Howe Island, Australia. Marine Ornithology 43:113–118 http://www.marineornithology.org/cgi-bin/getpage.cgi?vol=current

Castor C 2014 Promoting Herbaceous Plant Populations on Mine Rehabilitation in the Hunter Valley. Best Practice Mine Rehabilitation Conference, Singleton, September

Clarke H & Kenny B 2014 Defining bush fire hazard reduction burn windows: a partnership between scientists and practitioners. National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility (NCCARF) 2014 Annual Conference, Gold Coast, 29 September–2 October

Clarke PJ, Keith DA, Vincent BE & Letten AD 2015 Post-grazing and post-fire vegetation dynamics: Long-term changes in mountain bogs reveal community resilience. Journal of Vegetation Science 26:278-290 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jvs.12239/abstract

Crowther M, McFarlane E, Lunney D & Lemon J 2014 Habitat selection at different scales by koalas in the Liverpool Plains. Ecological Society of Australia, Alice Springs, Australia, October

Dean CD Kirkpatrick JB Harper RJ & Eldridge DJ 2015 Optimising carbon sequestration in arid and semiarid rangelands. Ecological Engineering 74:148-163 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0925857414005394

Denham A 2014 Post-fire scramble for resources: how important are plant life history attributes to ultimate success. Ecological Society of Australia, Alice Springs, Australia

Dent J, Kinsela M, Taylor D, Garber S & Treloar D 2014 Evaluation of Downscaled Climate Model Outputs for Generating Long-Term Wave Climate Statistics for the NSW Coastline. 23rd NSW Coastal Conference, Ulladulla, 11-14 November

Doherty, M, Tasker E, Williams K & Meyers J 2014 Exploring vegetation dynamics by disaggregating composition, structure and richness signals from vegetation survey data. Ecological Society of Australia, Alice Springs, Australia

Duc H, Watt S, Salter D & Trieu T 2014  Modelling October 2013 bushfire pollution episode in New South Wales, Australia. Proceedings of the 31st International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining (ISARC 2014), Sydney, Australia, p544-548 

Eldridge D 2014 A continental assessment of grazing effects on ecosystem structure, function and composition. Ecological Society of Australia Conference, Alice Springs, September

Eldridge D 2014 Does leaf litter spatially self-organise: A test from the semi-arid woodlands of eastern Australia. Ecological Society of Australia Conference, Alice Springs, September

Eldridge D 2014 Varying responses to soil disturbance by animals at the global scale. Ecological Society of Australia Conference, Alice Springs, September

Eldridge DJ & Soliveres S 2015 Are shrubs really a sign of ecosystem degradation? Disentangling the myths and truths of woody encroachment in Australia. Australian Journal of Botany 62:594-608 http://www.publish.csiro.au/?paper=BT14137

Eldridge DJ & Whitford WG 2014 Disturbances by desert rodents are more strongly associated with spatial changes in soil texture than woody encroachment. Plant and Soil 381:395-405 http://www.publish.csiro.au/?paper=BT14137

Eldridge DJ, Beecham G & Grace J 2015 Do shrubs reduce the adverse effects of grazing on soil properties? Ecohydrology http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/eco.1600/abstract;jsessionid

Eldridge DJ, Wang L & Ruiz-Colmenero M 2014 Shrub encroachment alters the spatial patterns of infiltration. Ecohydrology 8:83-93 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/eco.1490/abstract

Eldridge, DJ, Woodhouse JN, Curlevski NJA, Hayward M, Brown MV & Neilan BA 2015 Soil-foraging animals alter the composition and co-occurrence of microbial communities in a desert shrubland. The ISME Journal  http://www.nature.com/ismej/journal/vaop/ncurrent/abs/ismej201570a.html

Ellis M & Taylor J 2014 Reporting rates of bird species in remnant woodland vegetation plateau three years after a drought breaks. Australian Zoologist 37(2):201-205 http://publications.rzsnsw.org.au/doi/10.7882/AZ.2014.025   

Ellis MV & Taylor JE 2014 After the 2010 rains: changes in reporting rates of birds in remnant woodland vegetation in the central wheatbelt of New South Wales from drought to post drought. Australian Zoologist 37:29-39 http://publications.rzsnsw.org.au/doi/10.7882/AZ.2014.007

Ellis MV, Taylor JE & Rayner L 2015 Remotely-sensed foliage cover and ground-measured stand attributes are complimentary when estimating tree hollow abundances across relictual woodlands in agricultural landscapes. Ecological Management and Restoration 16:115-123 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/emr.12168/abstract

England J, Paul K, Cunningham S, Cavagnaro T, Madhavan D, Baker T, Murphy S, Read Z, Wilson BR & Schapel A 2014 Key factors influencing changes in soil and litter C following reforestation with mixed-species environmental plantings. Paper to: Soil Science Australia, National Soil Science Conference, Melbourne, 23-27 November

England JR, Paul KI, Cunningham SC, Cavagnaro TR, Madhavan D, Baker TG, Murphy S, Read Z, Wilson BR, Schapel A, Lewis T & Perring MP 2014 Key factors influencing changes in soil and litter C following reforestation with mixed-species environmental plantings. Poster to: Soil Science Australia, National Soil Science Conference, Melbourne, 23-27 November

English V & Keith DA 2015 Assessing risks to ecosystems within biodiversity hotspots: a case study from south-western Australia. Austral Ecology 40: 411-422 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/aec.12177/abstract   

Erikson B & Eldridge DJ 2014 Surface destabilisation by the invasive burrowing engineer Mus musculus on a sub-Antarctic island. Geomorphology 223:61-66 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169555X14003468

Evans JP, Argueso D, Di Luca A, Olson R, Ji F, Lee C, Riley M & Scorgie Y 2014 Future Climate Projections for Coastal NSW. Conference Paper for Coastal Conference, Ulladulla NSW, 12-13 November

Evans JP, Lee C, Argüeso D, Ji F, Di Luca A, Olson R & Riley M 2014 Regional climate change projections for use in impacts and adaptation research in south-east Australia. Practical Responses to Climate Change Conference (PRCC), Melbourne, 25-27 November

Ferguson A, Scanes P & Potts J 2014 Estuary Form and Function: Implication for Paleoecological Studies. Australian Marine Sciences Association Conference, Canberra, July

Fithian W, Elith J, Hastie T & Keith DA 2015 Bias correction in species distribution models: Pooling survey and collection data for multiple species. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 6:424-438 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/2041-210X.12242/abstract

Forrest CN, Roberts DG, Denham AJ & Ayre DJ 2015 Microsatellite primers for vulnerable and thriving Acacia (Fabaceae) species from Australia’s arid zone. Applications in Plant Sciences 3(4): apps.1400121 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4406836/

Gibson RK, Bradstock RA, Penman TD, Keith DA & Driscoll D 2014 Changing dominance of key plant species across a Mediterranean climate region; implications for fuel types and future fire regimes. Plant Ecology 215:83-95 http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11258-013-0280-0

Gill T & Bastin G 2014 Workshop on Ground-cover Monitoring in Western NSW Australian Rangeland Society Newsletter November 2014

Gilpin A-M, Ayre D & Denham A 2014 If you have a rich neighbour will you get robbed. Ecological Society of Australia, Alice Springs, Australia

Gilpin AM, Ayre DJ & Denham AJ 2014 Can the pollination biology and floral ontogeny of the threatened Acacia carneorum explain its lack of reproductive success? Ecological Research 29:225-235 http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11284-013-1117-y

Graf DL, Jones H, Geneva AJ, Pfeiffer Iii JM & Klunzinger MW 2015 Molecular phylogenetic analysis supports a Gondwanan origin of the Hyriidae (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Unionida) and the paraphyly of Australasian taxa. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 85:1-9 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1055790315000263

Gray JM, Bishop TFA & Yang XA 2015 Pragmatic models for the prediction and digital mapping of soil properties in eastern Australia. Soil Research 53:24–42 http://www.publish.csiro.au/?paper=SR13306

Growns I, Ryder DS, Kobayashi T & García A 2014 Freshwater macroinvertebrates of Lord Howe Island. Journal of Natural History 48:2675-2687 http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00222933.2014.946107#preview

Ha QP, Wahid H, Duc H & Azzi M 2015 Enhanced radial basis function neural networks for ozone level estimation. Neurocomputing http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0925231214017123

Hobley E, Wilson BR, Koen T, Gray JM & Wilkie A 2014 Factors affecting the depth distribution of organic carbon in the soils of NSW. Australian National Soil Science Conference, Melbourne, 23-27 November

Hobley E, Wilson BR, Wilkie A, Gray JM & Koen T 2015 The drivers of soil organic carbon storage and depth distribution in NSW. Plant and Soil 390:111-127 http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11104-015-2380-1

Ingleton T 2015 Mapping Coastal Marine Environments: a multibeam approach. Workshop - Anchors Aweigh: Towards Sustainable Anchoring Practices, University of Wollongong, Innovation Campus, 30 May

Ingleton T 2015 Port Hacking Time-series: Biogeochemistry Sampling at the National Reference Station. New South Wales Integrated Observing System Port Hacking Workshop, Sydney Institute of Marine Science, Chowder Bay, 7-8 August

Ingleton T, Davies P, Jordan A, Neilson J, Foulsham E & Linklater M 2015 Habitat mapping, towed video and benthic invertebrate assemblages within a marine park on Australia’s temperate east coast.  GeoHab, Salvador, Brazil, 5-8 May

Ji F, Evans JP, Argueso D, Fita L & Di Luca A 2015 Using large-scale diagnostic quantities to investigate change in East Coast Lows. Climate Dynamics http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00382-015-2481-9

Jia Y, Guan L, Wang Y, Lei G & Wen L 2014 Combining population growth model and generalized additive model to determine optimal water level for waterbird conservation: a case study of Siberian crane (Grus leucogeranus) in Lake Poyang, China. River Research and Applications http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/rra.2840/abstract

Jones HA & Byrne M 2014 Changes in the distributions of freshwater mussels (Unionoida: Hyriidae) in coastal southeastern Australia and implications for their conservation status. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 24:203-217 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/aqc.2402/full

Keith DA 2014 Assessing risks to ecosystems. Society for Conservation Biology, Suva, Fiji, invited plenary

Keith DA 2014 Red List of Ecosystems. European Union, Brussels, Belgium, invited workshop

Keith DA 2014 Separating risks from values in setting priorities for plant community conservation. Applied Vegetation Science 3:384-385 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/avsc.12112/full

Keith DA 2014 The sunburnt country: an introduction to Australian native vegetation. Pp 39-40 in L. Mucina, J. N. Price and J. Kalwij (eds.) ‘Biodiversity & vegetation: patterns, processes, conservation.’ Proceedings of the 57th Annual Symposium of the International Association for Vegetation Science, Kwongan Foundation, Perth.

Keith DA 2014 Vegetation of Australia. International Association of Vegetation Science, Perth Australia, invited plenary

Keith DA 2015 Assessing and managing risks to ecosystem biodiversity. Austral Ecology 40(4):337-346 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/aec.12249/abstract

Keith DA 2015 Ecosystem risk assessment. University of Central Finland, Joensuu, Finland, invited seminar

Keith DA 2015 Red Listing Ecosystems. IUCN, Helsinki, Finland, workshop and plenary convenor

Keith DA, Elith J & Simpson CC 2014 Predicting distribution changes of a mire ecosystem under future climates. Diversity and Distributions 20:440-45 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ddi.12173/full

Keith DA, Lindenmayer DB, Lowe A, Russell-Smith J, Barrett S, Enright NJ, Fox BJ, Guerin G, Paton DC, Tozer MG & Yates CJ 2014 Heathlands. In: Biodiversity and Environmental Change: Monitoring, Challenges and Direction. Lindenmayer D, Burns E, Thurgate N & Lowe A (eds) pp215-285. CSIRO, Melbourne

Keith DA, Mahony M, Hines H, Elith J, Regan TJ, Baumgartner JB, Hunter D, Heard GW, Mitchell NJ, Parris,KM, Penman T, Scheele B, Simpson CC, Tingley R, Tracy CRR, West M & Akcakaya HR 2014 Detecting Extinction Risk from Climate Change by IUCN Red List Criteria. Conservation Biology 28:810-819 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/cobi.12234/full

Keith DA, Rodriguez JP & Barrow EG 2015 Assessing and monitoring risks to ecosystems: IUCN's new global standard. In P. Clarke, J. Fitzsimons and P. Figgis (eds.) 'Valuing nature: protected areas and ecosystems.' Australian Committee of the International Union for Conservation of Nature, Brisbane

Keith DA, Rodrıguez JP, Brooks TM, Burgman MA, Barrow EG, Bland L, Comer PJ, Franklin J, Link J, McCarthy MA, Miller RM, Murray NJ, Nel J, Nicholson E, Oliveira-Miranda MA, Regan TJ, Rodrıguez-Clark KM, Rouget M &  Spalding MD 2015 The IUCN Red List of Ecosystems: Motivations, Challenges, and Applications. Conservation Letters 8(3):214-226 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/conl.12167/abstract 

Keith DA, Tozer M, Mackenzie B, Simpson C & Dayman R 2014 Adaptive management of fire in mallee. Ecological Society of Australia, Alice Springs, Australia

Kim Y, Priddel D, Carlile N, Merrick JR & Harcourt R 2014 Do tracking tags impede breeding performance in the threatened Gould’s Petrel Pterodroma leucoptera? Marine Ornithology 42:63–68 http://www.marineornithology.org/cgi-bin/getpage.cgi?vol=42&no=1

Kingsford R, Bino G & Porter J 2014 Who cares about waterbirds – indicators of long-term change. Ecological Society of Australia, Alice Springs, Australia  

Kinsela M, Taylor D, Treloar D, Dent J, Garber S, Mortlock T & Goodwin I 2014 NSW Coastal Ocean Wave Model: Investigating Spatial and Temporal Variability in Coastal Wave Climates. 23rd NSW Coastal Conference, Ulladulla, 11-14 November

Kinsela MA & Cowell PJ 2015 Controls on Shoreface Response to Sea Level Change. Coastal Sediments ’15, San Diego, 11-15 May

Klunzinger M, Walker KF & Jones HA 2014 Hyridella narracanensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species Version 2015.1 www.iucnredlist.org

Kobayashi T 2014 Control measures of freshwater cyanobacterial blooms: a mini review. The 4th National Cyanobacterial Workshop, Adelaide, 22-24 September

Kobayashi T, Jacobs SJ, Berney P, Theischinger G, Haine B, Ralph TJ & Lobb J 2014 Soil and water impacts following wildfire: current and past biogeopmorphology of Dunphy Lake in the Warrumbungle National Park, NSW. The joint congress of the Australian Society for Fish Biology and the Australian Society for Limnology joint congress, Darwin, 29 June-4 July

Kobayashi T, Jacobs SJ, Berney P, Theischinger G, Miller J, Lobb J & Ralph T 2015 Understanding soil and water impacts following wildfire: current and past biogeomorphology of Dunphy Lake in the Warrumbungle National Park.  Warrumbungles Research Meeting, OEH, Sydney, 28 April

Kobayashi T, Ralph TJ, Ryder DS, Hunter SJ, Shiel RJ & Segers H 2015 Spatial dissimilarities in plankton structure and function during flood pulses in a semi-arid floodplain wetland system. Hydrobiologia 747:19-31 http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10750-014-2119-7#page-1

Kopf A, Bicak M,…… Ingleton T, et al. (in press) Ocean Sampling Day Consortium. Gigascience

Kwok ABC & Eldridge DJ 2015 Does fire affect the ground-dwelling arthropod community through changes to fine-scale resource patches? International Journal of Wildland Fire http://www.publish.csiro.au/?paper=WF14088

Lazzari J, Yoon ADHJ, Keith DA & Driscoll DA 2015 Local environmental covariates are important for predicting fire history from tree stem diameters. International Journal of Wildland Fire http://www.publish.csiro.au/?paper=WF15069

Letten AD Keith DA & Tozer MG 2015 Phylogenetic and functional dissimilarity does not increase during temporal heathland succession. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 281(1797) http://rspb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/281/1797/20142102

Letten AD, Keith DA, Tozer MG & Hui FKC 2015 Fine-scale hydrological niche differentiation through the lens of multi-species co-occurrence models. Journal of Ecology http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1365-2745.12428/full     

Lindenmayer D, Burns E, Thurgate N, Lowe A, Dormott, Ens E, Foulkes J, Keith D, et al. 2014 Synopsis. In: Biodiversity and Environmental Change: Monitoring, Challenges and Direction. Lindenmayer D, Burns E, Thurgate N & Lowe A (eds) pp573-595. CSIRO, Melbourne

Lindenmayer D, Prober S, Michael D, Crane M, Okada S, Kay G, Keith D, Montague-Drake R & Burns E 2014 Temperate eucalypt woodlands. In: Biodiversity and Environmental Change: Monitoring, Challenges and Direction. Lindenmayer D, Burns E, Thurgate N & Lowe A (eds) pp283-334. CSIRO, Melbourne

Lindenmayer DB, Burns EL, Tennant P, Dickman CR, Green PT, Keith DA, Metcalfe DJ, Russell-Smith J, Wardle GM, Williams RJ, Bossard K, deLacey C, Hanigan I, Bull CM, Gillespie G, Hobbs RJ, Krebs CJ, Likens GE, Porter J & Vardon M 2015 Contemplating the future: Acting now on long-term monitoring to answer 2050’s questions. Austral Ecology 40:213–224 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/aec.12207/full

Lunney D & Hope B 2014 Fauna research in national parks and nature reserves in NSW. Royal Zoological Society of NSW conference on protected areas, Sydney, November

Lunney D 2015 Koala roadkill, long-term monitoring, the link to koala health on the Liverpool Plains. OEH Koala Information Dissemination Field Day, Gunnedah, April

Lunney D 2015 Research for conservation and management of koalas in NSW. Koala Health Hub Regional Koala Stakeholder's Workshop, University of Sydney, February

Lunney D 2015 Roadkill, long-term monitoring, SEPP 44, koala health and the status of koalas in Australia and Coffs Harbour in particular. OEH Koala habitat restoration workshop, Coffs Harbour, May

Lunney D, Hope B, Crowther M, Shannon I & West P 2014 The distribution of wild dogs and foxes in NSW. AWMS conference, Brisbane, December

Lunney D, Predavec M, Moon C & Miller I 2014 Koala road risk in Coffs Harbour NSW. ANET road ecology conference, Coffs Harbour, July

Lunney D, Wells A & Miller I 2014 An ecological history of the koala phascolarctos cinereus in Coffs Harbour and its environs on the North Coast of NSW, c1861-2010. Australian Mammal Society, Melbourne, July

Luo Q & Wen L 2015 The role of climatic variables in winter cereal yields: a retrospective analysis. International Journal of Biometeorology, 59(2):181-192 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24763659

Mackenzie BDE, Ooi MKJ, Auld TD & Keith DA 2014 Fire-season impacts on germination of shrubs with physiological dormancy: implications for fire management under a changing climate. Ecological Society of Australia, Alice Springs, Australia

Mackenzie BDE, Ooi MKJ, Auld TD & Keith DA 2014 The impact of fire season on germination of shrubs with physiological dormancy. MEDECOS XIII, Olmue, Chile

Madhavan D, Murphy S, Cunningham S, Cavagnaro T, Read Z, Greene R, Schapel A, Lewis T, Perring M, Wilson BR, Baldock J, Paul K, Weston C & Baker T 2014 Mid-infrared spectroscopic methods to quantify soil organic carbon fractions under environmental planting systems. Paper to: Soil Science Australia, National Soil Science Conference, Melbourne, 23–27 November

Madhavan D, Murphy S, Cunningham S, Cavagnaro T, Read Z, Greene R, Schapel A, Lewis T, Perring M, Wilson BR, Baldock J, Paul K, Weston C & Baker T 2014 Quantification of soil organic carbon and fractions in environmental plantings using mid-infrared spectroscopy. Poster to: Soil Science Australia, National Soil Science Conference, Melbourne, 23-27 November

Manning AD, Eldridge DJ & Jones CG 2015 Policy implications of ecosystem engineering for multiple ecosystem benefits. Advances in Reintroduction Biology for Australian and New Zealand Fauna - Chapter 13 (Eds. Armstrong DP, Hayward MW, Moro D & Seddon PJ) CSIRO Press, Canberra

Mitrovic SM, Westhorpe DP, Kobayashi T, Baldwin D, Ryan D & Hitchcock JN 2014 Short-term changes in zooplankton density and community structure in response to different sources of dissolved organic carbon in an unconstrained lowland river: evidence for food web support. Journal of Plankton Research 36:1488-1500 http://plankt.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2014/07/27/plankt.fbu072.abstract

Nicholson E, Regan TJ, Auld TD, Burns E, Chisholm LA, English V, Harris S, Harrison P, Kingsford RT, Leishman MR, Metcalfe D, Pisanu P, Watson C, White M, White MD, Williams RJ, Wilson B & Keith DA 2015 Towards consistency, rigor and compatibility of risk assessments for ecosystems and ecological communities. Austral Ecology 40: 347–363 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/aec.12148/abstract

O'Brien EK, Denham AJ & Ayre DJ 2014 Patterns of genotypic diversity suggest a long history of clonality and population isolation in the Australian arid zone shrub Acacia carneorum. Plant Ecology 215(1):55-71 http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11258-013-0278-7

Oduro S, Santanu M, Duc H, Hong G, Ha Q 2014 Prediction of NOx Vehicular Emissions using On-Board Measurement and Chassis Dynamometer Testing. Proceedings of the 31st International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining (ISARC 2014), Sydney, Australia, p. 584-590.

Oliver I, Castor C & Kuginis L 2014 Ecological rehabilitation of self-sustaining plant communities following open-cut coal mining in the Hunter Valley. Best Practice Mine Rehabilitation Conference, Singleton, September

Ooi MKJ, Denham AJ, Santana VM & Auld TD 2014 Physical seed dormancy characteristics as a basis for functional groups: fire- versus season-related temperature thresholds and relative susceptibility to climate change. Ecology and Evolution 4(5):656-71 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ece3.973/abstract

Pedersen S, Andreassen HP, Keith DA, Skarpe C, Dickman CR, Gordon IJ, Crowther MS & McArthur C 2014 Relationships between native small mammals and native and introduced large herbivores. Austral Ecology 39:236-243 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/aec.12072/abstract

Pepler AS,  Di Luca A,  Alexander L, Evans JP, Ji F & Sherwood S 2014 Impact of identification method on the inferred characteristics and variability of Australian East Coast Lows. Monthly Weather Review 143:864-877 http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/MWR-D-14-00188.1

Porter JL, Kingsford RT & Brandis K 2014 Aerial Survey of Wetland Birds in Eastern Australia. Annual Summary Report, October

Porter JL, Kingsford RT & Brandis K 2014 Long-term changes in waterbird communities in eastern Australia – winners and losers over 30 years. Ecological Society of Australia, Alice Springs, Australia

Predavec M, Lunney D, Shannon I, Scotts D, Turbill J & Faulkner B 2015  Mapping the likelihood of koalas across New South Wales for use in Private Native Forestry: developing a simple, species distribution model that deals with opportunistic data. Australian Mammalogy http://www.publish.csiro.au/?paper=AM15001

Priddel D, Carlile N, Portelli D, Kim Y, O’Neill L, Bretagnolle V, Ballance LT, Phillips RA, Pittman RL, & Rayner MJ 2014 Pelagic distribution of Gould’s Petrel (Pterodroma leucoptera): linking shipboard and onshore observations with remote-tracking data. Emu 114:360–370 http://www.publish.csiro.au/?paper=MU14021

Rabbi S M F, Tighe M, Cowie A, Wilson BR, Schwenke G, McLeod M, Badgery W & Baldock J 2014 The relationships between land uses, soil management practices, and soil carbon fractions in South Eastern Australia. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 197:41-52 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167880914003508

Rabbi SMF, Tighe M, Cowie A, Robertson F, Dalal R, Page K, Crawford D, Wilson BR, Schwenke G & McLeod M 2014 Drivers of agricultural soil organic carbon stock in Eastern Australia. Paper to: Soil Science Australia, National Soil Science Conference, Melbourne, 23-27 November

Rabbi SMF, Wilson BR, Lockwood PV, Daniel H & Young IM 2015 Aggregate hierarchy and carbon mineralization in two Oxisols of New South Wales, Australia. Soil & Tillage Research 146:193-203 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167198714002177

Ramirez Sepulveda A, Hawke B, Baldock J, Wilson BR, Lonergan V, Dougherty W, Harris R, Rochester I & Rowlings D 2014 Intra-annual variations in soil carbon stocks: impact on detecting temporal change. Poster to: Soil Science Australia, National Soil Science Conference, Melbourne, 23-27 November

Rhind S, Ellis M, Smith M & Lunney D 2014 Do Koalas Phascolarctos cinereus use trees planted on farms? A case study from north-west NSW Australia. Pacific Conservation Biology 20(3):302–312 http://www.publish.csiro.au/nid/302/display/citation/paper/PC140302.htm

Rodríguez JP, Keith DA, Rodríguez-Clark KM, Murray NJ, Nicholson E, Regan TJ, Miller RM, Barrow EG, Bland LM,  Boe K, Brooks TM, Oliveira-Miranda MA, Spalding M & Wit P 2015 A practical guide to the application of the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems criteria. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B 370: 20140003 http://rstb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/370/1662/20140003

Roger E, Durrsma DE, Downey PO, Gallagher RV, Hughes L, Steel J, Johnson SB & Leishman MR 2015 A tool to assess potential for alien plant establishment and expansion under climate change. Journal of Environmental Management 159:121-127 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S030147971530089X

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Taylor JE, Ellis MV & Rayner L 2014 Managing relictual eucalypt woodlands: growth and mortality studies to forecast old growth habitat feature development and resource bottlenecks. Society of Conservation Biology, Suva, July

Tessema B, Wilson BR & Daniel H 2014 Soil carbon storage under the tropical grass vetiver (Vetiveria Zizanioides; Chrysopogon Zizanioides in Australia). Poster to: Soil Science Australia, National Soil Science Conference, Melbourne, 23-27 November

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Verma NK, Lamb D, Reid N & Wilson BR 2014 An allometric model for estimating DBH of single Eucalyptus trees and tree clusters from measurements of tree height and canopy size. Forest Ecology and Management 326:125-132 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S037811271400228X

Walela C K, Daniel H, Wilson BR, Cowie A, Lockwood P & Harden S 2014 The initial Lignin:nitrogen ratio of litter from above and below ground sources strongly and negatively influenced decay rates of slowly decomposing litter carbon pools. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 77:268-275 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0038071714002247

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Wilson BR, Fyfe C, Lonergan V & Baldock J 2014 Temporal Variation in soil carbon stocks: detecting change over 5 years. Poster to: Soil Science Australia, National Soil Science Conference, Melbourne, 23-27 November

Yang X & Yu B 2015 Modelling and mapping rainfall erosivity in New South Wales, Australia. Soil Research 53(2):178-199 http://www.publish.csiro.au/?paper=SR14188

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Yu L, García A, Chivas AR, Tibby J, Kobayashi T & Haynes D 2015 Ecological change in fragile floodplain wetland ecosystems, natural vs human influence: the Macquarie Marshes of eastern Australia. Aquatic Botany 120:39-50 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304377014001065

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Zimmer H, Auld T, Offord C & Baker P 2014 How to establish a shade tolerant tree. Ecological Society of Australia, Alice Springs, Australia

Zimmer HC, Auld TD, Benson J & Baker PJ 2014 Recruitment bottlenecks in the rare Australian conifer Wollemia nobilis. Biodiversity and Conservation 23(1):203-215 http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10531-013-0593-2

Zimmer HC, Auld TD, Hughes L, Offord CA & Baker PJ 2015 Fuel Flammability and fire response of juvenile canopy species in a temperate rainforest ecosystem. International Journal of Wildland Fire 24:349–360  http://www.publish.csiro.au/?paper=WF14054

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