NERP Northern Australia Hub

Developing guidelines for agriculture development in northern Australia to avoid and reduce accelerated erosion
Hydrodynamic modelling of tidal inundation from sea level rise in Kakadu National Park
Hydrodynamic modelling of saline inundation from sea level rise in Kakadu National Park
Remote sensing methods to map and monitor the condition of coastal habitats and other surrogates for biodiversity – Part B: Water quality mapping of the Van Diemen Gulf
Remote sensing methods to map and monitor the condition of coastal habitats and other surrogates for biodiversity – Part A: Floodplain vegetation mapping of the Kakadu National Park
Beyond the local: assessing the external social outcomes of Indigenous environmental management. Key concepts and a case study of the Kowanyama Aboriginal Land and Natural Resource Management Office
Tropical floodplain food webs – connectivity and hotspots
Investigation of potential diseases associated with Northern Territory mammal declines
Improving the efficiency of biodiversity investment (final report)
Catchment to coast planning: summary of key environmental management issues and activities undertaken by land managers in the Gilbert River catchment, Queensland, Australia
Integrated monitoring and assessment to support adaptive management and planning
Developing boat-based survey methods for dugong and marine turtles: Field trials at Montgomery Reef, Western Australia, August 2012 (NAILSMA Knowledge Series report)
Nyul Nyul freshwater management and monitoring plan
Research and management to reverse the decline of native mammal fauna (final report)
Rangers in place: the wider Indigenous community benefits of Yirralka Rangers in Blue Mud Bay, northeast Arnhem Land
A guide for the use of remote cameras for wildlife survey in northern Australia
Innovation for 21st Century Conservation
A strategy for the conservation of threatened species and threatened ecological communities in Kakadu National Park | 2014-2024
Optimising management actions for the conservation of threatened species in Kakadu National Park – Background Paper for Kakadu National Park Threatened Species Strategy
Smart goannas: can we teach wild goannas not to eat cane toads?
Can we mitigate cane toad impacts on northern quolls?
Bringing mammals back
A guide to use of remote cameras for wildlife surveys
Waterplant Guide
Turtle & Dugong survey
Issue: 021/2013 Report Developing boat-based survey methods for dugong and marine turtles: Field trials at Montgomery Reef, Western Australia, August 2012
Potential for contractual biodiversity conservation by pastoralists and graziers
Estuarine crocodiles in a tropical coastal floodplain obtain nutrition from terrestrial prey

Adame F, Jardine T, Fry B, Valdez D, Lindner G, Nadji, J & Bunn S. 2018. Estuarine crocodiles in a tropical coastal floodplain obtain nutrition from terrestrial prey. PLOS ONE. 13. e0197159. 10.1371/journal.pone.0197159.

Continental-scale decrease in net primary productivity in streams due to climate warming

Song C, Dodds WK, Rüegg J, Argerich A, Baker CL, Bowden WB, Douglas MM, Farrell KJ, Flinn MB, Garcia EA, Helton AM, Harms TK, Jia S, Jones JB, Koenig LE, Kominoski JS, McDowell WH, McMaster D, Parker SP, Rosemond AD, Ruffing CM, Sheehan KR, Trentman MT, Whiles MR, Wollheim WM & Ballantyne IV F. 2018. Continental-scale decrease in net primary productivity in streams due to climate warming. Nature Geoscience 11, pp 415–420.

Conserving biodiversity and Indigenous bush tucker: Practical application of the strategic foresight framework to invasive alien species management planning

Adams VM, Douglas MM, Jackson SE, Scheepers K, Kool JT & Setterfield SA. 2018. Conserving biodiversity and Indigenous bush tucker: Practical application of the strategic foresight framework to invasive alien species management planning. Conservation Letters e12441. https://doi.org/10.1111/conl.12441

Using multiple methods to understand the nature of relationships in social networks

Adams VM, Moon K, Álvarez-Romero JG, Bodin Ö, Spencer M & Blackman D. 2018. Using multiple methods to understand the nature of relationships in social networks. Society & Natural Resources, DOI: 10.1080/08941920.2018.1425514

The divergence of traditional Aboriginal and contemporary fire management practices on Wik traditional lands, Cape York Peninsula, Northern Australia

Perry JJ, Sinclair M, Wikmunea H, Wolmby S, Martin D & Martin B. 2018. The divergence of traditional Aboriginal and contemporary fire management practices on Wik traditional lands, Cape York Peninsula, Northern Australia. Ecological Management & Restoration, 19: 24-31. doi:10.1111/emr.12301

Dynamics of plant communities and the impact of saltwater intrusion on the floodplains of Kakadu National Park (journal article)
Assessing sea level-rise risks to coastal floodplains in the Kakadu Region, northern Australia, using a tidally driven hydrodynamic model (journal article)
Seasonal habitats, decadal trends in abundance and cultural values of magpie geese (Anseranus semipalmata) on coastal floodplains in the Kakadu Region, northern Australia (journal article)
Ecological immunization: in situ training of free-ranging predatory lizards reduces their vulnerability to invasive toxic prey

G. Ward-Fear, D. J. Pearson, G. P. Brown, Balanggarra Rangers, R. Shine Biol. Lett. 2016 12 20150863; DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2015.0863. Published 6 January 2016

Multiple cameras required to reliably detect feral cats in northern Australia tropical savanna: an evaluation of sampling design when using camera traps (journal article)
Integrated cross-realm planning: a decision-makers’ perspective (framework synthesis and case study)
Co-benefits and trade-offs between agriculture and conservation: A case study in northern Australia

Biological Conservation, N. Stoeckla, T. Chaiechia, M. Farra, D. Jarvisa, J.G. Álvarez-Romeroc, M.J. Kennardc, V. Hermosoc, R.L, Pressey, November 2015

Integrated cross-realm planning: a decision-makers’ perspective

Biological Conservation, Alvarez-Romero, JG, Adams, VM, Pressey, RL, Douglas, M, Dale, A, Auge, AA, Ball, D, Childs, J, Digby, M, Dobbs, R, Gobius, N, Hinchley, D, Lancaster, I, Maughan, M, Perdrisat, I, July 2015

Variation in body condition indices of crimson finches by sex, breeding stage, age, time of day, and year

Conservation Physiology, Milenkaya, O, Weinstein, N, Legge, S, Walters, J, 2013

Mangguru (Marine Turtles) and Balguja (Dugong) Monitoring Project: Looking after turtles and dugongs on Wunambal Gaambera country, North Kimberley (journal article)
Integrating multi-directional connectivity requirements in systematic conservation planning for freshwater systems (journal article)
Estimating the costs of conservation in multiple output agricultural setting

World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, Vol: 7 2013-06-21. T, Chaiechi and N. Stoeckl. 06/2013

Catchment management governance in Northern Australia: a preliminary evaluation

Dale, Allan P.; Pressey, Bob; Adams, Vanessa M.; Álvarez- Romero, Jorge G.; Digby, Mike; Dobbs, Rebecca; Douglas, Michael; Augé, Amélie A.; Maughan, Mirjam; Childs, John; Hinchley, David; Landcaster, Ian; Perdrisat, Ian; and Gobius, Niilo (2014) "Catchment-Scale Governance in Northern Australia: A Preliminary Evaluation," Journal of Economic and Social Policy: Vol. 16: Iss. 1, Article 2.

Searching for cost synergies between market and non-market objectives in Northern Australia: can we improve the efficiency of biodiversity Investment?

Chaiechi, Taha, Honeychurch, Shelley, and Stoeckl, Natalie (2012) Searching for cost synergies between market and non-market objectives in Northern Australia: can we improve the efficiency of biodiversity Investment? In: People and Conservation in Land and Sea Country. From: Oceania Section of the Society for Conservation Biology conference, , 21-23 September 2012, Darwin, NT, Australia. (Unpublished)

Fish response to the temporal hierarchy of the natural flow regime in the Daly River, northern Australia (journal article)

Stewart-Koster, B., Olden, J. D., Kennard, M. J., Pusey, B. J., Boone, E. L., Douglas, M. and Jackson, S. (2011), Fish response to the temporal hierarchy of the natural flow regime in the Daly River, northern Australia. Journal of Fish Biology, 79: 1525–1544. doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8649.2011.03072.x

Phylogenetic effects on functional traits and life history strategies of Australian freshwater fish (journal article)

Sternberg, D., & Kennard, M. (2014). Phylogenetic effects on functional traits and life history strategies of Australian freshwater fish. Ecography, 37(1), 54-64. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0587.2013.00362.x

Dynamics of in-stream wood and its importance as fish habitat in a large tropical floodplain river (journal article)

Pettit, N., Warfe, D., Kennard, M., Pusey, B., Davies, P., & Douglas, M. (2013). DYNAMICS OF IN‐STREAM WOOD AND ITS IMPORTANCE AS FISH HABITAT IN A LARGE TROPICAL FLOODPLAIN RIVER. River Research and Applications, 29(7), 864-875. doi: 10.1002/rra.2580

Dynamics of in-stream wood and its importance as fish habitat in a large tropical floodplain river (journal article)
Data acquisition for conservation assessments: Is the effort worth it?

Hermoso V, Kennard MJ, Linke S (2013) Data Acquisition for Conservation Assessments: Is the Effort Worth It? PLoS ONE 8(3): e59662. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0059662

An integrated assessment of financial, hydrological, ecological and social impacts of ‘development’ on Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in northern Australia

Hermoso V, Kennard MJ, Linke S (2013) Data Acquisition for Conservation Assessments: Is the Effort Worth It? PLoS ONE 8(3): e59662. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0059662

ESA-MERIS 10-Year Mission Reveals Contrasting Phytoplankton Bloom Dynamics in Two Tropical Regions of Northern Australia

Remote Sensing, Blondeau-Patissier, D, Schroeder, T, Brando, VE, Maier, SW, Dekker, AG, Phinn, S, 04/2014

An extended validation test for data fed into parametrized retrieval algorithms

In Proceedings of the 2012 International Radiation Symposium, 6-10 August 2012, Berlin, Germany, Schaale, M, Schroeder, T, 05/2013

Saltwater intrusion history shapes the response of bacterial communities upon rehydration
Planning across freshwater and terrestrial realms: cobenefits and tradeoffs between conservation actions

Conservation Letters, Adams, V, Alvarez-Romero, J, Cattarion, L, Hermoso, V, Kennard, M, Linke, S, Pressey, R, Stoeckl, N, December 2013

Estimating the financial risks of Andropogon gayanus to greenhouse gas abatement projects in northern Australia

Environmental Research Letters, Adams, VM, Setterfield, SA, 05/2013

Uncertainties around the Implementation of a Clearing-Control Policy in a Unique Catchment in Northern Australia: Exploring Equity Issues and Balancing Competing Objectives

PLoS One, Adams, V, Pressey, R, 05/2014

Navigating trade-offs in land-use planning: integrating human well-being into objective setting

Ecology and Society, Adams, V, Pressey, R, Stoeckl, N, 12/2014

Using water residency time to enhance spatio-temporal connectivity for conservation planning in seasonally dynamic freshwater ecosystems

Hermoso, V., Ward, D. P., Kennard, M. J. (2012), Using water residency time to enhance spatio-temporal connectivity for conservation planning in seasonally dynamic freshwater ecosystems. Journal of Applied Ecology, 49: 1028–1035. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2664.2012.02191.x

Uncertainty in coarse conservation assessments hinders the efficient achievement of conservation goals
Merging connectivity rules and large-scale condition assessment improves conservation adequacy in river systems

Journal of Applied Ecology, Linke, S, Kennard, MJ, Hermoso, V, Olden, JD, Stein, J, Pusey, BJ, 10/2012

Prioritizing refugia for freshwater biodiversity conservation in highly seasonal ecosystems
Environmental, spatial and phylogenetic determinants of fish life-history traits and functional composition of Australian rivers

Sternberg, D., & Kennard, M. (2013). Environmental, spatial and phylogenetic determinants of fish life‐history traits and functional composition of Australian rivers. Freshwater Biology, 58(9), 1767-1778. doi:10.1111/fwb.12166

Flood rhythm and ecosystem responses in tropical riverscapes
Evaluating the costs and benefits of systematic data acquisition for conservation assessments
Assessing the risks and opportunities of presence-only data for conservation planning
Biogeographic determinants of Australian freshwater fish life-history indices assessed within a spatio-phylogenetic framework
Are large-scale flow experiments informing the science and management of freshwater ecosystems?
Gut-content and stable-isotope analyses provide complementary understanding of ontogenetic dietary shifts and trophic relationships among fishes in a tropical river

Freshwater Biology, Pusey, BJ, Jardine, TD, Davis, AM, Blanchett, ML, Pearson, RG, 08/2012

Carbon from periphyton supports fish biomass in waterholes of a wet-dry tropical river

Jardine, T., Hunt, R., Faggotter, S., Valdez, D., Burford, M., & Bunn, S. (2013). Carbon from periphyton supports fish biomass in waterholes of a wet–dry tropical river. River Research and Applications, 29(5), 560-573. doi: 10.1002/rra.2554

Carbon from periphyton supports fish biomass in waterholes of a wet-dry tropical river
Assessing the seasonal dynamics of inundation, turbidity and aquatic vegetation in the Australian wet-dry tropics using optical remote sensing

Ward, D., Hamilton, S., Jardine, T., Pettit, N., Tews, E., Olley, J., & Bunn, S. (2013). Assessing the seasonal dynamics of inundation, turbidity, and aquatic vegetation in the Australian wet–dry tropics using optical remote sensing. Ecohydrology, 6(2), 312-323. doi: 10.1002/eco.1270

Assessing the seasonal dynamics of inundation, turbidity and aquatic vegetation in the Australian wet-dry tropics using optical remote sensing
Productivity, disturbance and ecosystem size have no influence on food chain length in seasonally connected rivers

Warfe, D., Jardine, T., Pettit, N., Hamilton, S., Pusey, B., Bunn, S., Davies, P. and Douglas, M. 2013. Productivity, Disturbance and Ecosystem Size Have No Influence on Food Chain Length in Seasonally Connected Rivers. PLoS One,8(6):1-11. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0066240

Understanding and overcoming baseline isotopic variability in running waters
Omnivory and opportunism characterize food webs in a large dry-tropics river system
Organic matter sources and size structuring in stream invertebrate food webs across a tropical to temperate gradient
Banning Indigenous hunting won’t help dugongs

The Conversation, Altman, J, Kerins, S, 2013

Working Knowledge: characterising collective indigenous, scientific, and local knowledge about the ecology, hydrology and geomorphology of Oriners Station, Cape York Peninsula, Australia

The Rangeland Journa, Barber, M, Jackson, S, Shellberg, J, Sinnamon, S, 12/2013

Ongoing unraveling of a continental fauna: Decline and extinction of Australian mammals since European settlement
Monitoring indicates greater resilience for birds than for mammals in Kakadu National Park, northern Australia.
Conservation of the Patchily Distributed and Declining Purple-Crowned Fairy-Wren (Malurus coronatus coronatus) across a Vast Landscape: The Need for a Collaborative Landscape-Scale Approach
Evaluating the status of species using Indigenous knowledge: novel evidence for major native mammal declines in northern Australia
The illusion of nature: perception and the reality of natural landscapes, as illustrated by vertebrate fauna in the Northern Territory, Australia

Ecological Management and Restoration, Woinarski, JCZ, 01/2014

The impacts of fire on birds in Australia’s tropical savannas

Emu, Woinarski, JCZ, Legge, S, 09/2013

Fire management in the central Kimberley (EcoFire): delivering measurable results by integrating science and land management in a cost-effective model

Innovation for 21st Century Conservation, Legge, S, Fleming, A, ISBN: 978-0-9871654-1-1

Improving biodiversity monitoring

Austral Ecology, Lindenmayer, D, Gibbons, P, Bourke, M, Dickman, CR, Ferrier, S, Fitzsimons, J, Freudenberger, D, Garnett, S, Groves, C, Hobbs, R, Kingsford, RT, Krebs, C, Legge, S, Lowe, AJ, McLean, R, Possingham, H, Radford, J, Robinson, D, Thomas, D, Varcoe, T, Vardon, M, Wardle, G, Woinarski, J, Zerger, A, 05/2012

Inferring population connectivity across the range of the purple-crowned fairy-wren (Malurus coronatus) from mitochondrial DNA and morphology: implications for conservation management

Australian Journal of Zoology, Legge, S, Skroblin, A, Lanfear, R, Cockburn, A, 2012

MODIS time series as a tool for monitoring savanna bird diversity

International Journal of Wildland Fire 2012

Prioritizing threat management for biodiversity conservation

Conservation Letters, Cawardine, J, O'Connor, T, Legge, S, Mackey, B, Possingham, HP, T.G., M

Ongoing unraveling of a continental fauna: Decline and extinction of Australian mammals since European settlement

PNAS, Woinarski, JCZ, Burbidge, AA, Harrison, PL, 02/2015

Is disease contributing to terrestrial mammal declines in Australia’s Top End?

Wildlife Disease Association Australasian Section Annual Conference, 29 September - 4 October 2013, Reiss, A, Warren, K, Gillespie, G, Jackson, B, Skerrat, L, Brennan, K, Stokeld, D

Critical-weight-range marsupials in northern Australia are declining: a commentary on Fisher et al. (2014) ‘The current decline of tropical marsupials in Australia: is history repeating?’

Global Ecology and Biogeography, Woinarski, JCZ, 2014

The current decline of tropical marsupials in Australia: Is history repeating?

Global Ecology and Biogeography , Fisher, DO, Johnson, CN, Lawes, MJ, Fritz, SA, McCallum, H, Blomberg, SP, VanDerWal, J, Abbott, B, Frank, A, Legge, S, Letnic, M, Thomas, CR, Fisher, A, Gordon, IJ, Kutt, A, 02/2014

Continental-scale governance and the hastening of loss of Australia’s biodiversity

Conservation Biology, Possingham, H, Woinarski, J, 12/2013

Measuring and reporting on conservation management outcomes

CSIRO, Legge, S, Fleming, A, 2012, ISBN: 9780643103573

Monitoring indicates greater resilience for birds than for mammals in Kakadu National Park, northern Australia

Journal Article, Fisher, A, Young, S, Armstrong, M, Brennan, K, Griffiths, AD, Hill, B, J. Choy, L, Milne, D, Stewart, A, Ward, S, Winderlich, S, Ziembicki, M, 2012

Improving biodiversity monitoring

Austral Ecology, Lindenmayer, D, Gibbons, P, Bourke, M, Dickman, CR, Ferrier, S, Fitzsimons, J, Freudenberger, D, Garnett, S, Groves, C, Hobbs, R, Kingsford, RT, Krebs, C, Legge, S, Lowe, AJ, McLean, R, Possingham, H, Radford, J, Robinson, D, Thomas, D, Varcoe, T, Vardon, M, Wardle, G, Woinarski, J, Zerger, A, 05/2012

Mangguru (marine turtles) and Balguja (dugong) monitoring project: Looking after turtles and dugongs on Wunambal Gaambera Country, North Kimberley
Design considerations of a choice experiment to estimate likely participation by north Australian pastoralists in contractual biodiversity conservation

The Journal of Choice Modelling, Greiner, R, Bliemer, M, Ballweg, J, March 2014

Motivations and attitudes influence farmers’ willingness to participate in contractual biodiversity conservation
Factors influencing farmers’ participation in contractual biodiversity conservation: a choice experiment with northern Australian pastoralists

The Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Greiner, R, 01/2015

Willingness of north Australian pastoralists and graziers to participate in contractual biodiversity conservation