Scientific Papers


The ‘wet–dry’ in the wet–dry tropics drives river ecosystem structure and processes in northern Australia

Warfe, D., Pettit, N., Davies, P., Pusey, B., Hamilton, S., Kennard, M., . . . Halliday, I. (2011). The ‘wet–dry’ in the wet–dry tropics drives river ecosystem structure and processes in northern Australia. Freshwater Biology, 56(11), 2169-2195. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2427.2011.02660.x

Terrestrial invertebrates of dry river beds are not simply subsets of riparian assemblages

Steward, A., Marshall, L., Sheldon, J., Harch, C., Choy, F., Bunn, B., & Tockner, S. (2011). Terrestrial invertebrates of dry river beds are not simply subsets of riparian assemblages. Aquatic Sciences, 73(4), 551-566. doi: 10.1007/s00027-011-0217-4

Seasonal contrasts in carbon resources and ecological processes on a tropical floodplain

Pettit, N.E., Bayliss, P., Davies, P.M., Hamilton, S.K., Warfe, D.M., Bunn, S.E., & Douglas, M.M. (2011). Seasonal contrasts in carbon resources and ecological processes on a tropical floodplain.(Report). Freshwater Biology, 56(6), 1047-1064. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2427.2010.02544.x

A non-lethal sampling method for stable carbon and nitrogen isotope studies of tropical fishes

Jardine, T., Hunt, R., Pusey, B., & Bunn, S. (2011). A non-lethal sampling method for stable carbon and nitrogen isotope studies of tropical fishes. Marine and Freshwater Research, 62(1), 83-90. doi: 10.1071/MF10211

Metabolism in a groundwater-fed river system in the Australian wet/dry tropics: tight coupling of photosynthesis and respiration

Townsend, S., Webster, I., & Schult, J. (n.d.). Metabolism in a groundwater-fed river system in the Australian wet/dry tropics: Tight coupling of photosynthesis and respiration. Journal of the North American Benthological Society, 30(3), 603-620. doi: 10.1899/10-066.1

The haves and have nots in Australia’s Tropical North – new perspectives on a persisting problem

Taylor, A., Larson, S., Stoeckl, N., & Carson, D. (2011). The haves and have nots in Australia's Tropical North - New Perspectives on a Persisting Problem. Geographical Research, 49(1), 13-22. DOI: 10.1111/j.1745-5871.2010.00648.x

Protecting Indigenous values in water management: A challenge to conventional environmental flow assessments

Finn M, & Jackson S. 2011. Protecting Indigenous Values in Water Management: A Challenge to Conventional Environmental Flow Assessments. Ecosystems 14: 1232. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10021-011-9476-0

Exploring and evaluating scenarios for a river catchment in northern Australia using scenario development, multi-criteria analysis and a deliberative process as a tool for water planning

Straton AT, Jackson S, Marinoni O, et al. 2011. Exploring and Evaluating Scenarios for a River Catchment in Northern Australia Using Scenario Development, Multi-criteria Analysis and a Deliberative Process as a Tool for Water Planning. Water Resources Management 25: 141. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11269-010-9691-z

Land-use change from indigenous management to cattle grazing initiates the gullying of alluvial soils in northern Australia

Shellberg, J., Brooks, A., and Spencer, J. (2010). Land-use change from indigenous management to cattle grazing initiates the gullying of alluvial soils in northern Australia. In: ‘19th World Congress of Soil Science: Soil Solutions for a Changing World’. 1–6 August 2010. (Eds R. Gilkes and N. Prakongkep.) pp. 59–62. (World Congress of Soil Science: Brisbane.)

An integrated risk assessment for climate change: analysing the vulnerability of sharks and rays on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Chin, A., Kyne, P., Walker, T., & McAULEY, R. 2010. An integrated risk assessment for climate change: Analysing the vulnerability of sharks and rays on Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Global Change Biology, 16(7), 1936-1953. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2009.02128.x

Conservation biogeography of freshwater fishes: recent progress and future challenges

Olden, J., Kennard, M., Leprieur, F., Tedesco, P., Winemiller, K., & García‐Berthou, E. (2010). Conservation biogeography of freshwater fishes: Recent progress and future challenges. Diversity and Distributions, 16(3), 496-513. doi: 10.1111/j.1472-4642.2010.00655.x

Historical population connectivity and fragmentation in a tropical freshwater fish with a disjunct distribution (pennyfish, Denariusa bandata)

Cook, B. D., & Hughes, J. M. (2010). Historical population connectivity and fragmentation in a tropical freshwater fish with a disjunct distribution (pennyfish, Denariusa bandata). Journal of the North American Benthological Society, 29(3), 1119-1131. doi: 10.1899/09-087.1

Climate Change Implications for River Restoration in Global Biodiversity Hotspots

Davies, P. (2010). Climate Change Implications for River Restoration in Global Biodiversity Hotspots. Restoration Ecology, 18(3), 261-268. doi: 10.1111/j.1526-100X.2009.00648.x

Biogeochemical implications of climate change for tropical rivers and floodplains

Hamilton, S. (2010). Biogeochemical implications of climate change for tropical rivers and floodplains. Hydrobiologia, 657(1), 19-35. doi: 10.1007/s10750-009-0086-1

Northern Australia, whither the mercury?

Jardine, T., & Bunn, S. (2010). Northern Australia, whither the mercury?. Marine and Freshwater Research, 61(4), 451-463. doi: 10.1071/MF09126

Land-use change from indigenous management to cattle grazing initiates the gullying of alluvial soils in northern Australia

Shellberg, J., Brooks, A., & Spencer, J. 2010. Land-use change from indigenous management to cattle grazing initiates the gullying of alluvial soils in northern Australia. Proceedings of the 19th World Congress of Soil Science, Soil Solutions for a Changing World. International Union of Soil Sciences.

Differing effects of catchment land use on water chemistry explain contrasting behaviour of a diatom index in tropical northern and temperate southern Australia

Chessman, & Townsend. (2010). Differing effects of catchment land use on water chemistry explain contrasting behaviour of a diatom index in tropical northern and temperate southern Australia. Ecological Indicators, 10(3), 620-626. doi: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2009.10.006

Classification of natural flow regimes in Australia to support environmental flow management

Kennard, M., Pusey, B., Olden, J., Mackay, S., Stein, J., & Marsh, N. (2010). Classification of natural flow regimes in Australia to support environmental flow management. Freshwater Biology, 55(1), 171-193. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2427.2009.02307.x

Quantifying uncertainty in estimation of hydrologic metrics for ecohydrological studies

Kennard, M., Mackay, S., Pusey, B., Olden, J., & Marsh, N. (2010). Quantifying uncertainty in estimation of hydrologic metrics for ecohydrological studies. River Research and Applications, 26(2), 137-156. doi: 10.1002/rra.1249

Comparing Multipliers from Survey and Non-Survey Based IO Models

Stoeckl, N. (2012). Comparing Multipliers from Survey and Non-Survey Based IO Models. International Regional Science Review, 35(4), 367-388. DOI: 10.1177/0160017610385452

Creating the Ngan’gi Seasons calendar: Reflections on engaging Indigenous knowledge authorities in research

Woodward E. 2010. Creating the Ngan'gi Seasons calendar: Reflections on engaging Indigenous knowledge authorities in research. Learning Communities: International Journal of Learning in Social Contexts (2):125-138.

An economic assessment of the value of tropical river ecosystem services: Heterogeneous preferences among Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians

Zander KK & Straton A. 2010. An economic assessment of the value of tropical river ecosystem services: Heterogeneous preferences among Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians. Ecological Economics. 69.12:2417-2426. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2010.07.010

Trade-offs between development, culture and conservation: Willingness to pay for tropical river management among urban Australians

Zander KK, Garnett ST, & Straton A. 2010. Trade-offs between development, culture and conservation – Willingness to pay for tropical river management among urban Australians. Journal of Environmental Management. 91.12:2519-2528. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2010.07.012.

REDD payments as incentive for reducing forest loss

Sandker M, Nyame SK, Förster J, Collier N, Shepherd G, Yeboah D, Blas DE, Machwitz M, Vaatainen S, Garedew E, Etoga G, Ehringhaus C, Anati J, Quarm OD & Campbell BM. 2010. REDD payments as incentive for reducing forest loss. Conservation Letters 3: 114-121. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1755-263X.2010.00095.x

Alluvial gully erosion: an example from the Mitchell fluvial megafan, Queensland, Australia

Brooks, A. P., Shellberg, J. G., Knight, J. and Spencer, J. (2009), Alluvial gully erosion: an example from the Mitchell fluvial megafan, Queensland, Australia. Earth Surf. Process. Landforms, 34: 1951–1969. doi:10.1002/esp.1883