Staff papers 2015-2016

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

Adams-Hosking C, McBrid MF, Baxter G, Burgman M, de Villiers D, Kavanagh R, Lawler I, Lunney D, Melzer A, Menkhorst P, Molsher R, Moore B D, Phalen D, Rhodes J R, Todd C, Whisson D and McAlpine C A 2016 Use of expert knowledge to elicit population trends for the koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) - Diversity and Distributions, A Journal of Conservation Biogeography 1-14

Auld TD, Denham A, Tozer M, Porter J, MacKenzie B & Keith D 2015 Saving arid and semi-arid southern Australia after over 150 years of exotic grazing pressure: have we got the time and the will? Australian Plant Conservation 24(2):3-5;dn=636469162653327;res=IELHSS

Bibiloni-Isaksson J, Seymour J, Ingleton T, van de Kamp J, Bodrossy L and Brown M 2016 Spatial and temporal variability of aerobic anoxygenic bacteria along the east coast of Australia Environment Microbiology doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.13436

Bland LM, Keith DA, Miller RM, Murray NJ and Rodriguez JP(eds) 2016 Guidelines for the application of IUCN Red List of Ecosystems Categories and Criteria Version 1.0 Gland, Switzerland IUCN.ix+94pp

Boon P, Keith D and Raulings E 2016 Chapter 13 - Vegetation of Australia's desert river landscapes in Vegetation of Australian Riverine Landscapes: Biology, Ecology and Management. Edited by Capon, James and Reid pp 145-176 CSIRO>

Boon P, Keith D and Raulings E 2016 Chapter 9 - Vegetation of coastal floodplains and wetlands in south-eastern Australia in Vegetation of Australian Riverine Landscapes: Biology, Ecology and Management. Edited by Capon, James and Reid pp 145-176 CSIRO Publishing

Borwell R, Wen L, Rodriguez JF and Kuczera G 2015 Emulating Macquarie Marshes hydrodynamics using river basin simulation based on network flow programming. In 36th Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium: The art and science of water. Barton, ACT Engineers Australia 2015: 750-757;dn=824252246527805;res=IELENG

Bowker MA, Belnap J, Büdel B, Sannier C, Pietrasiak N, Eldridge DJ & Rivera-Aguilar V 2016 Controls on distribution patterns of biological soil crusts at micro- to global scales. In: Weber, B., Belnap, B., Büdel, B. (eds.): Biological soil crusts: an organizing principle in drylands pp 173-198. Springer International Publishing.

Campbell A, Taylor J, Ellis M and Monamy V 2015 Responses of Insectivorous Bats to Wildfire in Warrumbungle National Park, NSW Australian Mammal Society - Hobart July 2015

Chamizo S, Belnap J, Yolanda Y, Eldridge DJ & Malam-Issa O 2016 The role of biocrusts on arid land hydrology. In: Weber, B., Belnap, B., Büdel, B. (eds.): Biological soil crusts: an organizing principle in drylands pp 321-346. Springer International Publishing.

Cole IA, Prober SM, Lunt ID and Koen TB 2016 A plant traits approach to managing legacy species during restoration transitions in degraded temperate eucalypt woodlands Restoration Ecology 24(3) 354-363

Cole IA, Prober SM, Lunt ID and Koen TB 2016 Nutrient versus seed bank depletion approaches to controlling exotic annuals in Box Gum woodlands. Austral Ecology 41, 40-52

Coleborn K, Spate A, Tozer M, Anderson MS, Fairchild IJ, MacKenzie B, Treble PC, Meehan S, Baker A and Baker A 2016 Effects of wildfire on long-term soil CO2 concentration implications for karst processes Environ Earth Sci 75:330

Collen B, Dulvy NK, Gaston KJ, Gärdenfors U, Keith DA, Punt AE, Regan HM, Böhm M, HedgesS, Seddon M, Butchart SHM, Hilton-Taylor C, Hoffmann M, Bachman SP and Akçakaya HR 2016 Clarifying misconceptions of extinction risk assessment with the IUCN Red List Biology Letters 12:20150843

Cook CN, de Bieb K, Keith DA, Addison PFE 2016 Decision triggers are a critical part of evidence-based conservation Biological Conservation 195, 46-51

Crawford J, Griffiths A, Cohen DD, Jiang N, Stelcer E 2016 Particulate pollution in the Sydney region: source diagnostics and synoptic controls Aerosol Air Quality Res 16: pp1055-1066, doi: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.02.0081

Crowther M, Krockenberger M, Lunney D, McAlpine C, McArthur C, Mella V, Moore B and Wilson B 2015 An integrated multi-scale approach to define habitat quality for koalas in a fragmented landscape Paper presented to the Australian Mammal Society annual scientific meeting - Hobart July 2015

Cummings KS, Jones HA, and Lopes-Lima M 2016 Rapid bioassessment methods for freshwater molluscs In Larsen TH (Ed) Core Standardized Methods for Rapid Biological Field Assessment Conservation International, Arlington Virginia Pp:186-207

Dalejska M, Masarikova M, Dobiasaova H, Jamborova I, Karpiskova R, Havlicek M, Carlile N, Cizek A and Literak I 2015 High prevalence of Salmonaella and IMP-4 -producing Enterobacteriaceae in the silver gull on Five Islands, Australia Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy doi:10.1093/jac/dkv306

Davies CH, Coughlan A, Hallegraeff G, Ajani P, Armbrecht L, Atkins N, Bonham P, Brett S, Brinkman R, Burford M, Clementson L, Coad P, Coman F, Davies D, Dela-cruz J, Devlin M, Edgar S, Eriksen R, Furnas M, Hassler C, Hill D, Holmes M, Ingleton T, Jameson I, Leterme SC, Lonborg C, McLaughlin J, McEnnulty F, McKinnon AD, Miller M, Murray S, Nayar S, Patten R, Pritchard T, Proctor R, Purcell-Meyerink D, Raes E, Rissik D, Ruszczyk J, Slotwinski A, Swadling K, Tattersall K, Thompson P, Thomson P, Tonks M, Trull TW, Uribe-Palomino J, Waite AM, Yauwenas R, Zammit A, Richardson AJ. 2016 A database of marine phytoplankton abundance, biomass and species composition in Australian waters. Scientific Data 3:160043 doi: 10.1038/sdata.2016.43

Delgado-Baquerizo M, Maestre FT, Eldridge DJ, Bowker MA, Ochoa V, Gozalo B, Berdugo M, Val J & Singh BK 2015 Biocrust-forming mosses mitigate the negative impacts of increasing aridity on ecosystem multifunctionality in drylands. New Phytologist 209:1540-1552.

Delgado-Baquerizo M, Maestre FT, Gallardo A, Eldridge DJ, Soliveres S, Bowker MA and Zaady E 2016 Human impacts and aridity differentially alter soil N availability in drylands worldwide. Global Ecology and Biogeography 25:36-45.

Denham AJ, Vincent BE, Clarke PJ and Auld TD 2016 Responses of tree species to a severe fire indicate major structural change to Eucalypt-Callitris forests Plant Ecology Online pp1-13

Di A, Xue Y, Yang X, Leys J and She L 2016 Dust detection with a new dust index using MODIS data The 9th International Conference on Aeolian Research (ICAR 2016) 3-8 July 2016 Mildura Australia (p17)

Di Luca A, Pepler A, Ji F, Evans JP, Argüeso D and Olson R 2015,Future changes in extreme lows affecting the east coast of Australia 11th International Conference on Southern Hemisphere Meteorology and Oceanography (ICSHMO) Santiago, Chile October 2015

Drielsma MJ, Manion G, Love J, Williams KJ, Harwood TD and Saremi H 2015 3C Modelling for biodiversity under future climate. OEH Sydney DOI:10.13140/RG.2.1.4072.6161

Driscoll DA, Bode M, Bradstock RA, Keith DA, Penman TD, Price OF (2016) Resolving future fire management conflicts using multicriteria decision making. Conservation Biology 30, 196-205

Eldridge DJ, Beecham G & Grace JB 2015 Do shrubs reduce the adverse effects of grazing on soil properties? Ecohydrology 8:1503-1513.

Eldridge DJ, Poore AGB, Ruiz-Colmenero M, Letnic M & Soliveres S 2016 Ecosystem structure, function and composition in rangelands are negatively affected by livestock grazing. Ecological Applications 36:1273-1283.

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. ISME Journal 9:2671-2681.

Ellis M 2015 Protecting trapped animals from heat exposure: the influence of shading on temperature with small metal box traps Australian Journal of Zoology - CSIRO Publishing

Ellis MV 2016 Influence of design on the microclimate in nest boxes exposed to direct sunshine Australian Zoologist

Ellis MV, Campbell A and Taylor JE 2016 Microclimate of bat roost boxes in Warrumbungle National Park. Australasian Bat Society- Hobart March 2016

Ellis MV, Taylor J and Campbell A 2016 Microbats in Warrumbungle National Park two years after extensive bushfires Australasian Bat Society- Hobart March 2016

England JR, Paul KI, Cunningham SC, Madhavan DB, Cavannaro TR, Baker TG, Read Z, Wilson BR, Herrmann T, Lewis T, Perring MP & Polglase P 2016 Previous land use and climate influence differences in soil organic carbon following reforestation of agricultural land with mixed-species plantings. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 227:61-72.

Evans JP, Argüeso D, Di Luca A, Olson R, Ji F and Fita L NARCliM: Future regional projections for south-east Australia Greenhouse 2015 October 2015 Hobart, Australia

Evans JP, Pepler A, Di Luca A, Ji F, Alexander A, Argueso D and Olson R 2015, Future changes in Extreme East Coast Lows 26th IUGG June 2015 Prague, CZECH Republic

Evans JP, Pepler A, Di Luca A, Ji F, Alexander L and Argueso D 2015 Future changes in Extreme East Coast Lows 36th Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium December 2015 Hobart, Australia

Fisher A, Day M, Gill T, Danaher T and Roff A 2015 Assessing a high-resolution woody vegetation map of New South Wales, Australia Presented at the Silvilaser 2015 La Grande Motte, France

Fisher A, Day M, Gill T, Roff A, Danaher T and Flood N 2016 Large-Area, High-Resolution Tree Cover Mapping with Multi-Temporal SPOT5 Imagery, New South Wales, Australia Remote Sensing 8:515 doi:10.3390/rs8060515

Foster E, Love J, Rader R, Reid N, Dillon M and Drielsma MJ 2016 Planning for metapopulation persistence using a multiple-component, cross-scale model of connectivity Biological Conservation 195 (2016) 177-186

Fuller S and Gautam A 2016 A procedure for Measuring Microplastics using Pressurized Fluid Extraction Environmental Science and Technology 2016 50(11):5774-5780

Gibson R, Horn G, Gill T, Denham R, Watson F and Grant R 2015 Approaches to validating satellite imagery products of woody vegetation thickening using aerial photograph interpretation: Methods and Preliminary Results in: Proceedings of the Australian Rangeland Society's 18th Biennial Conference 2015 Alice Springs, Australia (p11)

Gibson RK, Bradstock RA, Penman T, Keith DA, Driscoll DA 2016 Determinants of growth of the flammable grass, Triodia scariosa: Consequences for fuel dynamics under climate change in the Mediterranean region of South Eastern Australia. Austral Ecology 41: (6)594-603

Gill T, Horn G, Collerton H, Grant R, Hanson A and Flood N 2015 Identification of refugia in Western NSW in: Proceedings of the Australian Rangeland Society's 18th Biennial Conference 2015 Alice Springs, Australia

Gill T, Johansen K, Scarth P, Armston J, Trevithick R and Flood N 2015 Persistent Green Vegetation Fraction In A. Held, S. Phinn, M. Soto-Berelov, & S. Jones (Eds) AusCover Good Practice Guidelines: A Technical Handbook Supporting Calibration and Validation Activities of Remotely Sensed Data Product TERN Auscover pp139-160

Goggin CL, Cunningham R, Summerell G, Leys J, Barrett T, Auld TD, Oliver I & Littleboy M 2015 Exploring the networks of government scientists using Social Network Analysis: a scoping study. In Weber T, McPhee MJ, Anderssen RS. (eds) MODSIM2015, 21st International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand, December 2015. ISBN: 978-0-9872143-5-5.

Goggin CL, Grieve AM, Summerell G, Leys J, Barrett T, Oliver I, Waters S, Littleboy M, Auld T, Drielsma M & Jenkins B 2015 Working with practitioners: how scientists can develop effective relationships that produce an enduring legacy. In Weber T, McPhee MJ, Anderssen RS (eds) MODSIM2015 21st International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand December 2015. ISBN: 978-0-9872143-5-5

Gray J M, Bishop TFA & Wilson BR 2015 Factors controlling soil organic carbon stocks with depth in eastern Australia. Soil Science Society of America Journal 79:1741-1751.

Gray J. 2015. Climate change - how will it affect NSW soils? Poster paper presented at Adapt NSW Conference, Sydney 15 Nov 2015

Gray JM, Bishop TFA and Smith PL 2016 Digital mapping of pre-European soil carbon stocks and decline since clearing over New South Wales, Australia Soil Research 2016, 54, 49-63

Gray JM, Bishop TFA and Wilson BR 2015 Factors controlling soil organic carbon stocks with depth in eastern Australia. Soil Science Society of America Journal 79:1741-1751 doi:10.2136/sssaj2015.06.0224

Gray JM, Chapman GA, Murphy BW 2015 Land management within capability: a new scheme to guide sustainable land management in New South Wales, Australia Soil Research Vol:2015:53:683-694

Guan L, Jia Y, Saintilan N, Wang Y, Liu G, Lei G and Wen L 2015 The causality between abundance and diversity is weak for wintering migratory Waterbirds Freshwater Biology Vol61:2:206-218

Guan L, Lei J, Zuo A, Zhang H, Lei G and Wen L 2016 Optimizing the timing of water level recession for conservation of wintering geese in Dongting Lake, China Ecological Engineering 88 pp 90-98

Hanslow DJ, Dela-Cruz J, Morris BD, Kinsela MA, Foulsham E, Linklater M and Pritchard TR 2016 Regional Scale Coastal Mapping to Underpin Strategic Land Use Planning in South East Australia Journal of Coastal Research SI75:987-991

Hobley E & Wilson BR 2016 The depth distribution of organic carbon in the soils of Eastern Australia. Ecosphere 7:Jan 2016.

Hobley E, Baldock J & Wilson BR 2016 Environmental and human influences on organic carbon fractions down the soil profile. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 233:152-166.

Hobley E, Wilson BR, Wilkie A, Gray J & Koen T 2015 Drivers of soil organic carbon storage and depth distribution in Eastern Australia. Plant and Soil 390:111-127.

Ji F, Evans JP, Scorgie Y, Jiang N, Argüeso D, Di Luca A and Olson R Change in Temperature Inversion for Southeast Australia MODSIM2015 November 2015 Gold Coast, Australia

Jiang N and Riley M 2015 Exploring the Utility of the Random Forest Method for Forecasting Ozone Pollution in Sydney Journal of Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development 1:(5)245-254

Jiang N, Betts A and Riley M 2016 Summarising climate and air quality (ozone) data on self-organising maps: A Sydney Case Study Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 188:1-16

Jiang N, Scorgie Y, Hart M, Riley ML, Crawford J, Beggs PJ, Edwards GC, Chang L, Salter D, Virgilio GD 2016. Visualising the relationships between synoptic circulation type and air quality in Sydney, a subtropical coastal-basin environment. Int. J. Climatol. doi:10.1002/joc.4770

Jiang NB, Riley M, Scorgie Y, Betts A, Kirkwood J, Duc H, Trieu T, Salter D, Ji F, Chang L 2015 Enhancing air quality forecast in New South Wales CASANZ Melbourne, Australia September 2015,%20Ningbo.pdf

Keith DA and Myserscough PJ 2016 Population variation in germination traits and its implications for responses to climate change in a fire-prone plant species complex Plant Ecology pp1-8

Khan U, Tuteja NK, Sharma A, Lucas S, Murphy B and Jenkins B 2016 Applicability of Hydrologic Response Units in low topographic relief catchments and evaluation using high resolution aerial photograph analysis Environment Modelling & Software Vol81:56-71

Kinsela M, Morris B, Hanslow D, Daley M, Coates B and Gordon A 2015 Forecasting Coastline Change in Complex Geomorphic Settings Paper presented at 24th New South Wales Coastal Conference - Forster November 2015

Kinsela MA, Daley MJA, Cowell PJ 2016 Origins of Holocene coastal strandplains in Southeast Australia: Shoreface sand supply driven by disequilibrium morphology Marine Geology 374:14-30

Kinsela MA, Morris BD, Daley MJA and Hanslow DJ, 2016 A Flexible Approach to Forecasting Coastline Change on Wave-Dominated Beaches Journal of Coastal Research SI75:952-956

Kobayashi T 2016 Zooplankton grazing on harmful algae: observations and modelling Workshop on Prediction of Harmful Algal Blooms CSIRO Land and Water June 2016 Canberra, Australia

Kobayashi T, Lobb J, Ralph TJ, Ingleton T, Gadd P and Theischinger G 2016 Late Holocene fire history and palaeoecological conditions at Dunphy Lake, Warrumbungle National Park, New South Wales, Australia Warrumbungle Fire Research Program Staff Information Day April 2016 Coonabarabran, Australia

Kobayashi T, Ralph TJ, Lobb J, Ingleton T, Gadd P and Theischnger G 2015 Late Holocene fire history and palaeoecological conditions at Dunphy Lake, Warrumbungle National Park, New South Wales, Australia New Zealand Freshwater Sciences Society and Australian Society for Limnology Joint Conference November 2015 Wellington, New Zealand

Kobayashi T, Wen L, Mazumder D and Saintilan N 2015 Stable isotopes to understand trophic interactions in floodplain wetlands of semi-arid Australia 13th Australasian Environmental Isotope Conference 8-10 July Sydney, Australia

Koen T and Hanslow D 2015 Methods for estimating trends in sea level Poster paper presented at the International Biometric Society Australasian Region Conference, 30 Nov to 3 Dec 2015 Hobart, Australia

Kovacs T, Theischinger G, Juhasz P and Danyik T 2015 Odonata from Batanta (Indonesia, West Papua) with description of three new species Folia Historico-Naturalia Musei Matraensis 39:17-29

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 24:550-559.

Letten AD, Keith DA, Tozer MG and Hui FKC 2015 Fine-scale hydrological niche differentiation through the lens of multi-species co-occurrence models Journal of Ecology 2015 0:1264-1275

Lunney D 2016 Bats in museums and zoos Paper presented to the Australasian Bat Society Conference March 2016 Hobart, Australia

Lunney D, Predavec M, Miller I, Moon C and Rhodes J 2015 An analysis of koalas and roads in NSW Australia: is it too difficult to prevent wildlife roadkill Paper presented to the Australian Mammal Society annual scientific meeting - Hobart July 2015 Conference Abstracts (p52)

Lunney D, Predavec M, Miller I, Shannon I, Fisher M, Moon C, Matthews A, Turbill J and Rhodes J R 2016 Interpreting patterns of population change in koalas from long-term datasets in Coffs Harbour on the north coast of New South Wales Australian Mammalogy 38:29-43

Lunney D, Wells A and Miller I 2016 An Ecological History of the Koala Phascolarctos cinereus in Coffs Harbour and its Environs, on the Mid-north Coast of New South Wales, c1861-2000 Proceedings of the Linnean Society of NSW 138:1-48

Lyons MB, Keith DA, Warton DI, Somerville M & Kingsford RT 2016 Model-based assessment of ecological community classifications Journal of Vegetation Science DOI:10.1111/jvs.12400

Mackenzie BDE, Auld TD, Keith DA, Hui, FKC, Ooi MKJ 2016 Effect of Seasonal Temperatures on Fire-Stimulated Germination of Species with Physiological Dormancy: A Case Study Using Boronia (Rutaceae) PLoS ONE 11(5):e0156142 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0156142

Maestre FT, Bowker MT, Eldridge DJ, Cortina J, Lazaro R, Gallardo A, Delgado-Baquerizo M, Berdugo M, Castillo-Monroy AP & Valencia E 2016 Biological soil crusts as a model system in ecology. In: Weber, B., Belnap, B., Büdel, B. (eds.): Biological soil crusts: an organizing principle in drylands pp 407-428. Springer International Publishing.

Maestre FT, Delgado-Baquerizo M, Jeffries TC, Eldridge DJ, Ochoa V, Gozalo B and Singh BK 2015 Increasing aridity reduces soil microbial diversity and abundance in global drylands. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 112:15684-15689.

Maestre FT, Eldridge DJ & Soliveres S 2016 A multifaceted view on the impacts of shrub encroachment. Applied Vegetation Science 19:369-370.

Malcolm H, Jordan A, Schultz AL, Smith SDA, Ingleton T, Foulsham E, Linklater M, Davies P, Ferrari R, Hill N and Lucieer V 2016 Integrating seafloor hábitat mapping and fish assemblage patterns improves spatial management planning in a marine park Journal of Coastal Research. Special Issue 75 (2): 1292 - 1296 doi: 10.2112/SI75-259 [IF 0.98]

Mallen-Cooper M & Eldridge DJ 2016 Laboratory-based techniques for assessing the functional traits of biocrusts. Plant and Soil, 1-13.

Manning AD, Eldridge DJ, & Jones CG 2015 Policy implications of ecosystem engineering for multiple ecosystem benefits. In D. P. Armstrong, M. W. Hayward, D. Moro, & P. J. Seddon (Eds.), Advances in Reintroduction Biology of Australian and New Zealand Fauna CSIRO Publishing pp 167-184.

Maron M, Ives CD, Kujala H, Bull JW, Maseyk FJF, Bekessy S, Gordon A, Watson JEM, Lentini PE, Gibbons P, Possingham HP, Hobbs RJ, Keith DA, Wintle BA, Evans MC 2016 Taming a wicked problem: resolving controversies in biodiversity offsetting Bioscience 66(6):489-498

Matthews A, Lunney D, Gresser S and Maitz W 2016 Movement patterns of koalas in remnant forest after fire Australian Mammalogy 38(1)91-104

Mazumber D, Wen L, Johansen M, Kobayashi T and Saintilan N 2015 Inherent variation in carbon and nitrogen isotopic assimilation in the freshwater macro-invertebrate Cherax destructor Marine and Freshwater Research

Mazumber D, Williams RJ, Wen L, Saintilan N and Walsh CT 2016 Impoundment constraint of fish niche diversity in a temperate Australia river Hydrobiologia - The International Journal of Aquatic Sciences

Mazumder D, Saintilan N, Kobayashi T, Wen L, Rogers K, Hollins S, Johansan M, Walsh C, Naribmi J and Sammut J 2015 Isotopic tools for better management of aquatic environment and resources 13th Australasian Environmental Isotope Conference July 2015 Sydney, Australia

McAlpine C A, Lunney D, Melzer A, Menkhorst P, Phillips S, Phalen D, Ellis W, Foley W, Baxter G, de Villiers D, Kavanagh R, Adams-Hosking C,Todd C, Whisson D, Molsher R, Walter M, Lawler I & Close R 2015 Conserving koalas: a review of the contrasting regional trends, outlooks and policy challenges Biological Conservation 192:226-236

McNellie MJ, Oliver I & Gibbons P 2015 Pitfalls and possible solutions for using geo-referenced site data to inform vegetation models. Ecological Informatics 30:230-234.

Morris BD, Foulsham E, Laine R, Wiecek D and Hanslow D 2016 Evaluation of Runup Characteristics on the NSW Coast Journal of Coastal Research SI75:1187-1191

Moxham C, Dorrough J, Bramwell M & Farmilo BJ 2016 Fire exclusion and soil texture interact to influence temperate grassland flora in south-eastern Australia. Australian Journal of Botany 64:417-426.

Ningbo J and Riley M 2015 Exploring the Utility of the Random Forest Method for Forecasting Ozone Pollution in Sydney Journal of Environment Protection and Sustainable Development 1:5(245-254)

NSW OEH and CSU 2015 Environmental water safeguards threatened frog. Wetlands Australia, National Wetlands Update August 2015 - Issue No 27 - Page 23 Commonwealth of Australia 2015

Oliver I, Dorrough J, Doherty H, Andrew NR, 2016 Additive and synergistic effects of land cover, land use and climate on insect biodiversity Landscape Ecology 1-17

Pepler AS, Di Luca A, Ji F, Alexander L, Evans JP and Sherwood S 2015 Impact of identification method on the inferred characteristics and variability of Australian East Coast Lows Monthly Weather Review 143:(3)864-877

Pepler AS, Di Luca A, Ji F, Alexander LV, Evans JP, Sherwood SC 2016 Projected changes in east Australian midlatitude cyclones during the 21st century Geophysics Research Letters Vol 43:(1)334-340, doi:10.1002/2015GL067267

Phinn S, Held A, Scarth P, Gill T, Paget M, Johansen K, Nethery M and Ross J 2015 Collaborative EO Application Development for Understanding and Managing Australia's Environment In: Applications of Satellite Earth Observations: Serving Society, Science, & Industry JAXA and CEOS pp56-59

Phinn S, Scarth P, Witte C, Tindall D, Danaher T, Hicks R, Gill T, Mellor A and Johansen K 2015 Monitoring changes in Australia's ecosystems to support government monitoring and management In: Applications of Satellite Earth Observations: Serving Society, Science, & Industry JAXA and CEOS pp60-63

Predavec M, Lunney D, Hope B, Stalenberg E, Shannon I, Crowther MS, Miller I 2016 The contribution of community wisdom to conservation ecology Conservation Biology 30:3(496-505)

Prentice E, Mazumder D, Kobayashi T and Saintilan N 2015 The use of stable isotope techniques for long-term monitoring of Australian freshwater wetlands 13th Australasian Environmental Isotope Conference July 2015 Sydney, Australia

Rabbi SMF, Tighe M, Baquerizo MD, Cowie A, Robertson F, Dalal R, Page K, Crawford D, Wilson BR, Schwenke G, McLeod M, Badgery W, Dang Y, Bell M, O'Leary G, Liu DL & Baldock J 2015 Climate and soil properties limit the positive effects of land use reversion on carbon storage in Eastern Australia Nature Scientific Reports 5:17866

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

Ralph TJ, Hesse PP and Kobayashi T 2016 Wandering wetlands: spatial patterns of historical channel and floodplain change in the Ramsar-listed Macquarie Marshes, Australia. Marine and Freshwater Research 67: 19-31

Richards SJ, Theischinger G and Tamarua W. 2015 Dragonflies and Damselflies (Odonata) of Manus and Mussau Islands. Chapter 3 (pp. 27-30) in: Whitmore N. (editor) A rapid biodiversity survey of Papua New Guinea's Manus and Mussau Islands Wildlife Conservation Society Papua New Guinea Program, Goroka, PNG

Ridges M, Baker L & McDermott C 2016 The changing role of heritage practitioners in community-based heritage Collaborative Heritage Management. Regenerating Practices in archaeology and heritage 2 Tully & Ridges (eds) Gorgias Press. Piscataway, USA pp 45-74

Roberts DG, Forrest CN, Denham AJ and Ayre DJ 2015 Varying levels of clonality and ploidy create barriers to gene flow and challenges for conservation of an Australian arid-zone ecosystem engineer, Acacia loderi. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, December 2015

Roff A 2015 Floristics and structure: object-based, hyperspectral remote sensing of native vegetation PhD, University of New South Wales Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences

Roff A, Lyons M, Jones H and Thonell J 2016 Reliability of map accuracy assessments: A comment on Hunter et al 2016 Ecological Management and Restoration 17:124-127

Roger E, Duursma 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

Roger E, Klistorner S 2016 BioBlitzes help science communicators engage local communities in environmental research Journal of Science Communication 15(03)A06

Rosentreter R, Eldridge DJ, Westberg M, Williams L & Grube M. 2016 Structure, Composition, and Function of Biocrust Lichen Communities. In: Weber, B., Belnap, B., Büdel, B. (eds.): Biological soil crusts: an organizing principle in drylands pp 121-138. Springer International Publishing.

Sandi S, Rodriguez J, Saco P, Saintilan,N, Wen L and Kuczera G 2015 Development of a vegetation dynamics model for freshwater wetland assessment in the Macquarie Marshes In 36th Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium: The art and science of water p948 Engineers Australia;dn=825183895090715;res=IELENG

Sandi S, Rodriguez J, Saco P, Wen L and Saintilan N 2016 Linking hydraulic regime characteristics to vegetation status in the Macquarie Marshes 11th International Symposium on Ecohydraulics February 2016 Victoria, Australia

Santika T, McAlpine C, Lunney D, Wilson KA and Rhodes JR 2015 Assessing spatio-temporal priorities for species' recovery in broad-scale dynamic landscapes Journal of Applied Ecology 52: 832-840

Schneider L, Maher WA, Floyd J, Potts J, Batley GE and Gruber B 2016 Transport and fate of metal contamination in estuaries: Using a model network to predict the contributions of physical and chemical factors Chemosphere 153(2016)227-236

Schultz A, Malcolm H, Linklater M, Jordan A, Ingleton T and Smith S 2016 Sediment variability effects fish community structure in unconsolidated habitats of a subtropical marine park. Marine Ecology Progress Series 532: 213-226 doi: 10.3354/meps11311

Seoane M, Rodriguez JF, Rojas SS, Saco PM, Riccardi G, Saintilan N and Wen L 2015 Coevolution of hydrodynamics, vegetation and channel evolution in wetlands of a semi-arid floodplain In EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts (Vol. 17, p. 6872)

She L, Xue Y, Di A, Yang X and Leys J 2016 Monitoring long-range transport of dust in China using INSAT-3D/IMG data. Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere, Clouds, and Precipitation VI part of SPIE Asia-Pacific Remote Sensing 2016 (p6)

Shumway N, Lunney D, Seabrook L and McAlpine C 2015 Saving our national icon: An ecological analysis of the 2011 Australian Senate inquiry into status of the koala Environmental Science & Policy 54: 297-303

Soliveres S, Maestre FT, Bowker MA, Torices R, Quero JL, García-Gómez M, Cabrera O, Cea A, Coaguila D, Eldridge DJ, Espinosa CI, Hemmings F, Monerris JJ, Tighe M, Delgado-Baquerizo M, Escolar C, García-Palacios P, Gozalo B, Ochoa V, Blones J, Derak M, Ghiloufi W, Gutiérrez JR, Hernández RM, Noumi Z 2015 Functional traits determine plant co-occurrence more than environment or evolutionary relatedness in global drylands. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 16:164-173.

Summerell G, Leys J, Booth S, Oliver I, Wilson K, Littleboy M & Jenkins B 2015 Customer-focused science for environmental sustainability: a continuing case study from the NSW Government. In Weber T, McPhee MJ, Anderssen RS. (eds) MODSIM2015, 21st International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand, December 2015. ISBN: 978-0-9872143-5-5

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