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Warra Tall Eucalypt SuperSite publications

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Journal Articles

  1. (2017) Baker, S.C., Grove, S.J., Wardlaw, T.J., McElwee, D.J. et al.
    Monitoring the implementation of variable retention silviculture in wet eucalypt forest: A key element of successful adaptive management.
    Forest Ecology & Management 394, 27-41.
  2. (2017) Fest, B.J., Hinko-Najera, N., Wardlaw, T., Griffith, D.W.T. et al.
    Soil methane oxidation in both dry and wet temperate eucalypt forests shows a near-identical relationship with soil air-filled porosity.
    Biogeosciences 14, 467–479. doi:10.5194/bg-14-467-2017
  3. (2017) Fountain-Jones, N.M., Jordan, G.J., Burridge, C., Wardlaw, T.J. et al.
    Trophic position determines functional and phylogenetic recovery after disturbance within a community.
    Functional Ecology doi: 10.1111/1365-2435.12845
  4. (2017) Moroni, M.T., Musk, R. and Wardlaw, T.J.
    Forest succession where trees become smaller and wood carbon stocks reduce.
    Forest Ecology and Management 393, 74–80.
  5. (2017) Wood, S.W., Wardlaw, T.J., Pryde, E.C. and Baker, S.C.
    Landscape Structure and Mature Forest Biodiversity in Wet Eucalypt Forests: A Spatial Analysis of Timber Production Areas in South-Eastern Australia.
    Forests 8, 89. doi:10.3390/f8030089
  6. (2015) Fest B.J., Wardlaw, T., Livesley, S.J., Duff, T.J and Arndt, S.K.
    Changes in soil moisture drive soil methane uptake along a fire regeneration chronosequence in a Eucalypt forest landscape.
    Global Change Biology 21, 4250-4264. doi: 10.1111/gcb.13003
  7. (2015) Fountain-Jones, N.M., Jordan, G.J., Baker, T.P., Balmer, J.M., Wardlaw, T. & Baker, S.C.
    Living near the edge: Being close to mature forest increases the rate of succession in beetle communities.
    Ecological Applications 25(3): 800-811.
  8. (2014) Burrows, R.M., Magierowski, R.H., Fellman, J.B., Clapcott, J.E., et al.
    Variation in stream organic matter processing among years and benthic habitats in response to clearfelling.
    Forest Ecology and Management 327: 136-147. doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2014.04.041
  9. (2014) Hingston, A.B., Jordan, G.J., Wardlaw, T.J. & Baker, S.C.
    Bird assemblages in Tasmanian clear cuts are influenced by the age of eucalypt regeneration but not by distance from mature forest.
    Global Ecology and Conservation 2: 138-147. doi:10.1016/j.gecco.2014.09.003
  10. (2014) Mitchell, A.L., Tapley, I., Milne, A.K., Williams, M.N., et al
    C- and L-band SAR interoperability: Filling gaps in continuous forest cover mapping in Tasmania.
    Remote Sensing of Environment 155, 58–68. doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2014.02.020
  11. (2013) Burrows, R.M., Fellman, J.B., Magierowski, R.H. & Barmuta, L.A.
    Allochthonous dissolved organic matter controls bacterial carbon production in old-growth and clear felled headwater streams.
    Freshwater Science 32(3): 821-836. doi: 10.1899/12-163.1
  12. (2013) Heinrich, I.& Allen, K.
    Current issues and recent advances in Australian dendrochronology: Where to next?
    Geographical Research 51(2): 180-191. doi: 10.1111/j.1745-5871.2012.00786.x
  13. (2013) Kurina, O. & Oliveira, S.S.
    The first Cordyla Meigen species (Diptera, Mycetophilidae) from continental Australia and Tasmania.
    Zookeys 342: 29-42. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.342.6045
  14. (2013) Ribe, R,G., Ford, R.M. & Williams, K.J.H.
    Clearfell controversies and alternative timber harvest designs: How acceptability perceptions vary between Tasmania and the U.S. Pacific Northwest.
    Journal of Environmental Management 114: 46-62. doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2012.09.029
  15. (2013) Sohn, J., McElhinny, C., Grove, S., Hibig, E. & Bauhus, J.
    A simplified inventory approach for estimating carbon in coarse woody debris in high-biomass forests.
    Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania 147: 15-23.
  16. (2013) Stephens, H.C., Schmuki, C., Burridge, C.P. & O'Reilly-Wapstra, J.M.
    Habitat fragmentation in forests affects relatedness and spatial genetic structure of a native rodent, Rattus lutreolus.
    Austral Ecology 38: 568-580. doi: 10.1111/aec.12001
  17. (2012) Bar-Ness, Y.D., Kirkpatrick, J.B. & McQuillan, P.B.
    Crown structure differences and dynamics in 100-year-old and old-growth Eucalyptus obliqua trees.
    Australian Forestry 75(2): 120–129. doi: 10.1080/00049158.2012.10676393
  18. (2012) Bar-Ness, Y.D., McQuillan, P.B., Whitman, M. et al.
    Sampling forest canopy arthropod biodiversity with three novel minimal-cost trap designs.
    Australian Journal of Entomology 51: 12–21. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-6055.2011.00836.x
  19. (2012) Beaulieu, F.
    Saproxyly in predatory mites? Mesostigmata in decaying log habitats versus litter in a wet eucalypt forest, Tasmania, Australia.
    International Journal of Acarology 38(4): 313-323. doi: 10.1080/01647954.2011.647072
  20. (2012) Burrows, R.M., Magierowski, R.H., Fellman, J.B. & Barmuta, L.A.
    Woody debris input and function in old-growth and clear-felled headwater streams.
    Forest Ecology and Management 286: 73–80. doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2012.08.038
  21. (2012) Fountain-Jones, N.M., McQuillan, P.B. & Grove, S.
    Beetle communities associated with the tree fern Dicksonia antarctica Labill. in Tasmania.
    Australian Journal of Entomology 51: 154–165. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-6055.2011.00855.x
  22. (2012) Hindrum, L., Hovenden, M.J., Neyland, M.G. & Baker, S.C.
    The effects of mechanical disturbance and burn intensity on the floristic composition of two-year old aggregated retention coupes in Tasmanian wet eucalypt forests.
    Forest Ecology and Management 279: 55–65. doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2012.05.003
  23. (2012) Kantvilas, G. & Jarman, S.J.
    Lichens and bryophytes in Tasmanian wet eucalypt forest: floristics, conservation and ecology.
    Phytotaxa 59: 1-31.
  24. (2012) Neyland, M., Hickey, J.& Read, S.
    A synthesis of outcomes from the Warra Silvicultural Systems Trial, Tasmania: safety, timber production, economics, biodiversity, silviculture and social acceptability.
    Australian Forestry 75(3): 147-162. doi: 10.1080/00049158.2012.10676397
  25. (2012) Stephens, H.C., Baker, S.C., Potts, B.M., et al.
    Short-term responses of native rodents to aggregated retention in old growth wet Eucalyptus forests.
    Forest Ecology and Management 267: 18–27. doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2011.11.037

Books/Book Chapters

  1. (2014) Wood, S., Bowman, D., Prior, L., Lindenmayer, D., Wardlaw, T. & Robinson, R.
    Chapter 13. Tall eucalypt forests
    In: Biodiversity and Environmental Change: Monitoring, Challenges and Direction
    Lindenmayer, D., Burns, E., Thurgate, N. and Lowe, A. (Eds). CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, Australia.
  2. (2012) Williams, K.; Ford, R.; Bishop, I. & Smith, E.
    Evaluating different ways of managing forested landscapes.
    In: Reshaping Environments: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Sustainability in a Complex World.
    Bender, H. (Ed) Cambridge University Press, pp 65-81.


  1. (2014) Guia, L.
    Factors affecting the regeneration of the rainforest species, Nothofagus cunninghamii at the Warra Flux Site in Tasmania.
    Unpublished student report for KPA378 Plant Science Research. University of Tasmania.
  2. (2012) Wardlaw T., Grove S., Hingston, A. et al.
    Persistence of mature forest biodiversity elements in a production forest landscape managed under a Regional Forest Agreement
    Forest & Wood Products Australia, Project No. PNC142-0809. Final Report.
    ISBN: 978-1-921763-57-1.

FNQ Rainforest SuperSite publications

Journal Articles

  1. (2017) Apgaua, D., Tng, D., Cernusak, L., Cheesman, A., Santos, R., Edwards, W. and Laurance, S.G.W.
    Plant functional groups within a tropical forest exhibit different wood functional anatomy.
    Functional Ecology 31(3), 582–591. doi:10.1111/1365-2435.12787
  2. (2016) Ashton, L.A., Nakamura, A., Basset, Y., Burwell, C.J. et al.
    Vertical stratification of moths across elevation and latitude.
    Journal of Biogeography 43, 56-69. doi: 10.1111/jbi.12616
  3. (2016) Tng, Y.D., Apgaua, D.M.G., Campbell, M.J., Cox, C.J., et al.
    Vegetation and floristics of a lowland tropical rainforest in northeast Australia
    Biodiversity Data Journal, 4: e7599. doi: 10.3897/BDJ.4.e7599
  4. (2015) Apgaua, D.M.G., Ishida, F.Y., Tng, D.Y.P., Laidlaw, M.J., et al.
    Functional Traits and Water Transport Strategies in Lowland Tropical Rainforest Trees.
    PLoS ONE 10(6), e0130799. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0130799
  5. (2015) Atkin, O.K., Bloomfield, K.J., Reich, P.B., Tjoelker, M.G. et al.
    Global variability in leaf respiration in relation to climate, plant functional types and leaf traits.
    New Phytologist 206(2): 614-636 doi: 10.1111nph.13253
  6. (2015) Johansen, K., Trevithick, R., Bradford, M., Hacker, J., McGrath, A., Lieff W.
    Australian examples of field and airborne AusCover campaigns.
    In: AusCover Good Practice Guidelines: A technical handbook supporting calibration and validation activities of remotely sensed data products
    Held, A., Phinn, S., Soto-Berelov, M., Jones, S. (Eds). TERN AusCover, pp 294-327.
  7. (2015) Nolf, M., Creek, D., Duursma, R., Holtum, J., Mayr, S. & Choat, B.
    Stem and leaf hydraulic properties are finely coordinated in three tropical rain forest tree species
    Plant, Cell & Environment doi: 10.1111/pce.12581
  8. (2015) Togashi, H.F., Prentice, I.C., Evans, B.J., Forrester, D.I., et al.
    Morphological and moisture availability controls of the leaf area-to-sapwood area ratio: analysis of measurements on Australian trees.
    Ecology and Evolution doi: 10.1002/ece3.1344
  9. (2014) Bradford, M.G., Metcalfe, D.J., Ford, A.J., Liddell, M.J., et al.
    Floristics, stand structure and above ground biomass of a 25 ha rainforest plot in the Wet Tropics of Australia.
    Journal of Tropical Forest Science 26(4): 543-553.
  10. (2014) Bradford, M.G., Murphy, H.T., Ford, A.J., Hogan, D.L. and Metcalfe, D.J.
    Long-term stem inventory data from tropical rain forest plots in Australia.
    Ecology 95: 2362-2362.
  11. (2014) Weerasinghe, L.K., Creek, D., Crous, K.Y., Xiang, S., Liddell, M.J., Turnbull, M.H. & Atkin, O.K.
    Canopy position affects the relationships between leaf respiration and associated traits in a tropical rainforest in Far North Queensland
    Tree Physiology 34: 564-584. doi: 10.1093/treephys/tpu016
  12. (2013) Anderson, A.S., Storlie, C.J., Shoo, L.P., Pearson, R.G. & Williams, S.E.
    Current analogues of future climate indicate the likely response of a sensitive montane tropical avifauna to a warming world.
    PLoS ONE 8(7): e69393. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0069393
  13. (2013) Hughes, S., Wimmer, J., Towsey, M. et al.
    The greatest shadow on Earth
    Physics Education 49(1). doi: 10.1088/0031-9120/49/1/88
  14. (2013) Olson, M.E. & Rosell, J.A.
    Vessel diameter-stem diameter scaling across woody angiosperms and the ecological causes of xylem vessel diameter variation
    New Phytologist 197: 1204-1213. doi: 10.1111/nph.12097
  15. (2013) Torello-Raventos, M., Feldpausch, T.R., Veenendaal, E., Schrodt, F., et al.
    On the delineation of tropical vegetation types with an emphasis on forest/savanna transitions.
    Plant Ecology & Diversity: 1-37. doi: 10.1080/17550874.2012.762812
  16. (2013) Wardhaugh, C.W., Edwards, W. & Stork, N.E.
    Variation in beetle community structure across five microhabitats in Australian tropical rainforest trees.
    Insect Conservation and Diversity 6(4): 463-472. doi: 10.1111/icad.12001
  17. (2012) Anderson, A.S., Reside, A., VanDerWal, J., Shoo, L.S., et al.
    Immigrants and refugees: the importance of dispersal in mediating biotic attrition under climate change.
    Global Change Biology, 18: 2126-2134. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2012.02683.x
  18. (2012) Wardhaugh, C.W., Stork, N.E. & Edwards, W.
    Feeding guild structures of beetles on Australian tropical rainforest trees reflects microhabitat resource availability.
    Journal of Animal Ecology 81: 1086-1094. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2656.2012.01988.x
  19. (2012) Wardhaugh, C.W., Stork, N.E., Edwards, W. & Grimbacher, P.S.
    The overlooked biodiversity of flower-visiting invertebrates
    PLoS ONE 7(9): 1-8. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0045796
  20. (2011) Bass, A.M., Bird, M.I., Liddell, M.J. & Nelson, P.N.
    Fluvial dynamics of dissolved and particulate organic carbon during periodic discharge events in a steep tropical rainforest catchment.
    Limnology and Oceanography 56: 2282-2292. doi: 10.4319/lo.2011.56.6.2282
  21. (2009) Asner, G.P., Martin, R.E., Ford, A.J., Metcalfe, D., et al.
    Leaf chemical and spectral diversity in Australian tropical forests.
    Ecological Applications 19(1): 236–253. doi: 10.1890/08-0023.1
  22. (2009) Grimbacher, P.S. & Stork, N.E.
    Seasonality of a diverse beetle assemblage inhabiting lowland tropical rain forest in Australia.
    Biotropica 41(3): 328–337. doi: 10.1111/j.1744-7429.2008.00477.x
  23. (2008) Landolt, J.C., Cavender, J.C., Stephenson, S.L. & Vadell, E.
    New species of dictyostelid cellular slime moulds from Australia.
    Australian Systematic Botany 21: 50–66. doi: 10.1071/SB07040
  24. (2008) Stork, N.E., Grimbacher, P.S., Torey, R.S., Oberprieler, RG., et al.
    What determines whether a species of insect is described? Evidence from a study of tropical forest beetles.
    Insect Conservation and Diversity 1(2), 114–119. doi: 10.1111/j.1752-4598.2008.00016.x
  25. (2007) Australian Canopy Crane Special Issue
    Austral Ecology 32: 1-112.
  26. (2007) Franks, P.J. & Farquhar, G.D.
    The mechanical diversity of stomata and its significance in gas-exchange control.
    Plant Physiology 143: 78-87. doi: 10.1104/pp.106.089367
  27. (2007) Gilbert, G.S., Reynolds, D.R. & Bethancourt, A.
    The patchiness of epifoliar fungi in tropical forests: host range, host abundance, and environment.
    Ecology 88: 575–581. doi: 10.1890/05-1170
  28. (2007) Hillyer, M.J., Boulter, S.L., Kitching, R.L. & Hughes, J.M.
    Isolation and characterization of eight polymorphic microsatellite loci in the rainforest canopy tree, Syzygium sayeri (Myrtaceae).
    Molecular Ecology Notes Volume 7, Issue 6: 1199–1201. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-8286.2007.01828.x
  29. (2007) Liddell, M.J., Nieullet, N., Campoe, O.C. & Freiberg, M.
    Assessing the above-ground biomass of a complex tropical rainforest using a canopy crane.
    Austral Ecology 32: 43–58. doi: 10.1111/j.1442-9993.2007.01736.x
  30. (2007) Stork, N.E., Balston, J., Farquhar, G.D., Franks, P.J., et al.
    Tropical rainforest canopies and climate change.
    Austral Ecology 32: 105–112. doi: 10.1111/j.1442-9993.2007.01741.x
  31. (2006) Boulter, S.L., Kitching R.L., Zalucki, J. & Goodall, K.
    Reproductive Biology and Pollination in Rainforest Tree: Techniques for a Community-level Approach.
    CRC Tropical Rainforest Ecology and Management. Cairns, Australia.
  32. (2006) Franks, P.J.
    Higher rates of leaf gas exchange are associated with higher leaf hydrodynamic pressure gradients.
    Plant Cell and Environment 29: 584-592. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3040.2005.01434.x
  33. (2006) Powers, D.M. & Stephenson, S.L.
    Protostelids from tropical forests, woodlands and deserts of Australia.
    Mycologia 98: 212–222. doi: 10.3852/mycologia.98.2.218
  34. (2006) Rader, R. & Krockenberger, A.
    Three-dimensional use of space by a tropical rainforest rodent, Melomys cervinipes, and its implications for foraging and home-range size.
    Wildlife Research 33: 577-582. doi: 10.1071/WR04117
  35. (2006) Rader, R. & Krockenberger, A.
    Does resource availability govern vertical stratification of small mammals in an Australian lowland tropical rainforest?
    Wildlife Research 33: 571-576. doi: 10.1071/WR04108
  36. (2005) Boulter, S.L., Kitching, R. L., Howlett, B.G. & Goodall, K.
    Any which way will do: The pollination biology of a northern Australian rainforest canopy tree (Syzygium sayeri: Myrtaceae).
    Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 149: 69–84. doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8339.2005.00430.x
  37. (2005) Howlett, B.G., Kitching, R.L. & Boutler, S.L.
    Interception traps in canopy inflorescences: Targeting a neglected fauna.
    International Journal of Tropical Insect Science 25: 1–5. doi: 10.1079/IJT200559
  38. (2005) Reynolds, D. R. & Gilbert, G.S.
    Epifoliar fungi from Queensland, Australia.
    Australian Systematic Botany 18: 265–289. doi: 10.1071/SB04030
  39. (2004) Black, D.R., Stephenson, S.L. & Pearce C.A.
    Myxomycetes associated with the aerial litter microhabitat in tropical forests of northern Queensland, Australia.
    Systematics and Geography of Plants 74: 129–132.
  40. (2004) Bluthgen, N. & Fiedler, K.
    Competition for composition: Lessons from nectar-feeding ant communities.
    Ecology 85: 1479–1485. doi: 10.1890/03-0430
  41. (2004) Bluthgen, N. & Fiedler, K.
    Preferences for sugars and amino acids and their conditionality in a diverse nectar-feeding ant community.
    Journal of Animal Ecology 73: 155–166. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2656.2004.00789.x
  42. (2004) Bluthgen, N., Gottsberger, G. & Fiedler, K.
    Sugar and amino acid composition of ant-attended nectar and honeydew sources from an Australian rainforest.
    Austral Ecology 29: 418–429. doi: 10.1111/j.1442-9993.2004.01380.x
  43. (2004) Bluthgen, N., Stork, N.E. & Fiedler, K.
    Bottom-up control and co-occurrence in complex communities: Honeydew and nectar determine a rainforest ant mosaic.
    Oikos 106: 344–358. doi: 10.1111/j.0030-1299.2004.12687.x
  44. (2004) Franks, P.J.
    Stomatal control and hydraulic conductance, with special reference to tall trees.
    Tree Physiology 25: 865–878. doi: 10.1093/treephys/24.8.865
  45. (2004) Nightingale, J.M., Phinn, S.R. & Held, A.J.
    Ecosystem process models at multiple scales for mapping tropical forest productivity.
    Progress in Physical Geography 28(2): 241–281. doi: 10.1191/0309133304pp411ra
  46. (2004) Turton, S.M. & Siegenthaler, D.T.
    Immediate impacts of a severe tropical cyclone on the microclimate of a tropical rainforest canopy in northeast Australia.
    Journal of Tropical Ecology 20: 583–586. doi: 10.1017/S0266467404001622
  47. (2003) Bluthgen, N., Gebauer, G. & Fiedler, K.
    Disentangling a rainforest food web using stable isotopes: Dietary diversity in a species-rich ant community.
    Oecologia 137: 426–435. doi: 10.1007/s00442-003-1347-8
  48. (2003) Bluthgen N. & Reifenrath, K.
    Extrafloral nectaries in an Australian rainforest: Structure and distribution.
    Australian Journal of Botany 51: 515–527. doi: 10.1071/BT02108
  49. (2003) Carver, M., Bluthgen, N., Grimshaw, J. & Bellis, G.
    Aphis clerodendri Matsumura (Hemiptera: Aphididae), attendant ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and associates on Clerodendrum (Verbenaceae) in Australia.
    Australian Journal of Entomology 42: 1090–113. doi: 10.1046/j.1440-6055.2003.00339.x
  50. (2003) Ozanne, C.M.P., Anhuf, D., Boulter, S.L., Keller, M., et al.
    Biodiversity meets the atmospheres: A global view of forest canopies.
    Science 301: 183–186. doi: 10.1126/science.1084507
  51. (2002) Bluthgen, N. & Fiedler, K.
    Interactions between weaver ants (Oecophylla smaragdina), Homopterans, Trees and lianas in an Australian rainforest canopy.
    Journal of Animal Ecology 71: 793–801. doi: 10.1046/j.1365-2656.2002.00647.x
  52. (2002) Curtis, I.A. & Turton, S.M.
    Solar radiation potential and site modelling for photovoltaic modules in the Daintree lowlands of northeastern Australia.
    Australian Geographical Studies 40(3): 278–286. doi: 10.1111/1467-8470.00180
  53. (2001) Majer, J.D., Kitching, R.L., Heterick, B.E., Hurley, K. et al.
    North-south patterns within arboreal ant assemblages from rain forests in eastern Australia.
    Biotropica 33(4): 643–661. doi: 10.1111/j.1744-7429.2001.tb00222.x
  54. (2000) Grove, S.J., Turton, S.M. & Siegenthaler, D.T.
    Mosaics of canopy openness induced by tropical cyclones in lowland rainforests with contrasting management histories in northeastern Australia.
    Journal of Tropical Ecology 16: 883–894.
  55. (2000) Siegenthaler, D.T., Turton, S.M. & Rodgers, D.
    Data collection module for improved measurement of microclimates in dense forest canopies.

    Selbyana 17: 173–176.
  56. (1999) Turton, S.M., Tapper, N.J. & Soddell, J.
    A proposal to measure diurnal and seasonal energetics above and within a lowland tropical rainforest canopy in northeastern Australia.
    Selbyana 20(2): 345–349.

Books/Book Chapters

  1. (2014) Metcalfe, D.J., Liddell, M.J., Bradford, M.J. & Green, P.T.
    Chapter 5. Tropical rainforests of Eastern Australia
    In: Biodiversity and Environmental Change: Monitoring, Challenges and Direction
    Lindenmayer, D., Burns, E., Thurgate, N. and Lowe, A. (Eds). CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, Australia, pp 111-165.
  2. (2008) Boulter, S., Kitching, R.L., Gross, C.L., Goodall, K. et al.
    Floral morphology, phenology and pollination in the Wet Tropics.
    In: Living in a Dynamic Tropical Forest Landscape.
    Stork, N.E. and Stephen, M.T. (Eds.) Blackwell Publishing. pp. 224–239.
  3. (2006) Graham, A.W. (Ed)
    The CSIRO Rainforest Permanent Plots of North Queensland - Site, Structural, Floristic and Edaphic Descriptions.
    CSIRO and the Cooperative Research Centre for Tropical Rainforest Ecology and Management.
    Rainforest CRC, Cairns, 252pp. doi: 10.4225/08/53C4CC1D94DA0
  4. (2005) Franks, P.J. & Brodribb, T.
    Stomatal control and water transport in the xylem.
    In: Long Distance Transport Processes in Plants.
    Holbrook, N.M. Zwieniecki, M. (Eds). Springer, pp. 69–89.
  5. (2004) Basset, Y., Horlyck, V., Wright, S.J. & Stork, N.E.
    In: Studying Forest Canopies from Above: The International Canopy Crane Network.
    Basset, Y., Horlyck, V. and Wright, S.J. (Eds). Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama. pp. 63–66.
  6. (2004) Basset, Y., Wright, S.J. & Stork, N.E.
    Conclusions: The Future of the International Canopy Crane Network.
    In: Studying Forest Canopies from Above: The International Canopy Crane Network.
    Basset, Y., Horlyck, V. and Wright, S.J. (Eds). Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama. pp. 175–180.
  7. (2004) Lucas, R., Held, A., Phinn, S. & Saatchi, S.
    Tropical forests.
    In: Manual of Remote Sensing, Volume 4, Remote Sensing for Natural Resource Assessment.
    Ustin, S. (Ed.) Chapter 5. American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Bethesda, Maryland. 768pp.
  8. (2004) Stork, N.E. & Cermak, M.
    The Australian Canopy Crane.
    In: Studying Forest Canopies from Above: The International Canopy Crane Network.
    Basset, Y., Horlyck, V. and Wright, S.J. (Eds.) Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama. pp. 108–14.
  9. (2003) Basset, Y., Novotny, V., Miller, S.E. & Kitching, R.L.
    Arthropods of Tropical Forests: Spatio-temporal Dynamics and Resource Use in the Canopy.
    Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
  10. (2003) Basset, Y., Novotny, V., Miller, S.E. & Kitching, R.L.
    Conclusion: arthropods, canopies and interpretable patterns.
    In: Arthropods of Tropical Forest: Spatio-temporal Dynamics and Resource Use in the Canopy.
    Basset, Y., Novotny, V., Miller, S.E. and Kitching, R.L. (Eds.) Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. pp. 394–405.
  11. (2003) Basset, Y., Novotny, V., Miller, S.E. & Kitching, R.L.
    Methodological advances and limitations in canopy entomology.
    In: Arthropods of Tropical Forest: Spatio-temporal Dynamics and Resource Use in the Canopy.
    Basset, Y., Novotny, V., Miller, S.E. and Kitching, R.L. (Eds.) Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. pp. 7–16.
  12. (2003) Basset, Y., Novotny, V., Miller, S.E. & Kitching, R.L.
    Canopy entomology, an expanding field of natural science.
    In: Arthropods of Tropical Forest: Spatio-temporal Dynamics and Resource Use in the Canopy.
    Basset, Y., Novotny, V., Miller, S.E. and Kitching, R.L. (Eds.) Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. pp. 4–6.
  13. (2003) Reynolds, D.R., Gilbert, G.S. & Berthancourt, A.
    Canopy fungi.
    In: Studying Forest Canopies from Above: The International Canopy Crane Network.
    Basset, Y., Horlyck, V. and Wright, S.J. (Eds.) Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama. pp. 144–145.
  14. (2001) Stork, N. E.
    The management implications of canopy research.

    In: Tropical Forest Canopies: Ecology and Management.
    Linsenmair, K.E, Davis, A.J., Fiala, B. and Speight, M.R. (Eds.) Springer. 380pp.


  1. (2012) Anderson A.S.
    Influences of past, present and future climate on the structure and diversity of rainforest bird assemblages in north-eastern Australia.
    PhD Thesis, SMTB, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia.
  2. (2003) Boulter, S.L.
    Reproductive Ecology of Tow Myrtaceaous Canopy Plant Species: Syzygium gustavioides (f.M. Bail.) B. Hyland and S. sayeri (F. Muell.) B. Hyland.
    Honours Thesis, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia 96pp.


  1. (2013) Woodgate, W., Armston, J., Jones, S., Suarez, L., Hill, M., Wilkes, P., Haywood, A. and Mellori, A.
    The impact of sensor characteristics for obtaining accurate ground based measurements of LAI.
    IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), Melbourne.
  2. (2012) Woodgate, W., Soto-Berelov, M., Suarez, L., Jones, S., Hill, M., Wilkes, P., Axelsson, C., Haywood, A., Mellor, A.
    Searching for the optimal sampling design for measuring LAI in an upland rainforest.
    Proceedings of the Geospatial Science Research Symposium GSR2, Melbourne.
  3. (2009) Hietz, P., Hietz-Seifert, U. & Liddell, M.
    Lianas versus trees: Analysing liana abundance in an Australian tropical rainforest nine years after hurricane disturbance.
    Poster for Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC) Annual Conference, 2009.
  4. (2006) Liddell M.J.
    Fluxes at Cape Tribulation: Drought in an Australian tropical rainforest.
    iLEAP Conference Boulder, USA, January.
  5. (2002) Turton, S.M.
    Tracking changes in microclimate and canopy productivity of a tropical rainforest during recovery after a tropical cyclone.
    Invited lecture Third International Canopy Conference, Cairns, June.

SEQ Peri-urban SuperSite Publications

Journal Articles

  1. (2016) van Delden, L., Larsen, E., Rowlings, D., Scheer, C. & Grace, P.
    Establishing turf grass increases soil greenhouse gas emissions in peri-urban environments
    Urban Ecosystems 1-14. doi: 10.1007/s11252-016-0529-1
  2. (2014) Hero, J.-M., Butler, S.A., Lollback, G.W. & Castley, J.G.
    Determinants of Tree Assemblage Composition at the Mesoscale within a Subtropical Eucalypt Forest.
    PLoS ONE 9(12): e114994. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0114994
  3. (2013) Hero, J.-M, Castley, J.G., Butler, S.A. & Lollback, G.W.
    Biomass estimation within an Australian eucalypt forest: Meso-scale spatial arrangement and the influence of sampling intensity.
    Forest Ecology and Management 310: 547-554. doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2013.08.062
  4. (2013) Matveev, V.F. & Steven, A.D.L.
    The effects of salinity, turbidity and flow on fish biomass estimated acoustically in two tidal rivers.
    Marine and Freshwater Research 65(3): 267-274. doi: 10.1071/MF12266
  5. (2012) Steven, A.D.L.
    Science for managing development across the catchment-coast continuum.
    Australian Journal of Maritime & Ocean Affairs 4(3): 87-89.
  6. (2010) Haughland, D.L., Hero, J.-M., Schieck, J. Castley, J.G., et al.
    Planning forwards: biodiversity research and monitoring systems for better management.
    Trends in Ecology & Evolution 25(4): 199-200. 10.1016/j.tree.2009.11.005
  7. (2010) Hero, J.-M, Castley, J.G., Malone, M., Lawson, B., et al.
    Long-term ecological research in Australia: innovative approaches for future benefits.
    Australian Zoologist 35: 90-102. doi: 10.7882/AZ.2010.010
  8. (2008) Magnusson, W.E., Costa, F., Lima, A., Baccaro, F., et al.
    A program for monitoring biological diversity in the Amazon: An alternative perspective to threat-based monitoring.
    Biotropica 40: 409–411. doi: 10.1111/j.1744-7429.2008.00427.x

Books/Book Chapters

  1. (2013) Magnusson, W.E., Braga-Neto, R., Pezzini, F., Landeiro, V.L., et al.
    Biodiversity and Integrated Environmental Monitoring.
    Attema Design. California, USA. ISBN # 978-85-65551-05-2
  2. (2013) Steven, A.D.L., Hodge, J.& Carlin, G.
    Nutrient and Carbon dynamics in an Australian urbanising Estuary. ECSA 53 and Ocean and Coastal Management: Estuaries and coastal areas in time of intense change.
    Shanghai China, Elsevier.
  3. (2012) Hero, J.-M., Lollback, G., Edwards, N., Butler, S., et al.
    PPBio Australasia Long Term Ecological Research Sites - flora and fauna database.
    In: Dengler, J., Oldeland, J., Jansen, F., Chytrý, M., Ewald, J., Finckh, M., Glöckler, F., Lopez-Gonzalez, G., Peet, R.K., Schaminée, J.H.J. [Eds.]
    Vegetation databases for the 21st century. Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 316-317. 10.7809/b-e.00112


  1. (2013) Lee, J. & van de Merwe, J.
    The impacts of catchment land use on the carbon dynamics and productivity of subtropical peri-urban estuaries: the Logan-Albert.
    Report to CSIRO.
  2. (2013) Steven, A.D.L., Carlin, G., Revill, A., McLaughlin, J., et al.
    Distribution, volume and impact of sediment deposited by 2011 and 2013 floods on marine and estuarine habitats in Moreton Bay.
    Report to CSIRO.
  3. (2013) Steven, A.D.L., Hodge, J., Carlin, G. & Moeseneder, C.
    Continuous Water Quality Monitoring on the Great Barrier Reef.
    Report to CSIRO.
  4. (2012) Davies, M.
    Who Found What? A comparative study of methods for monitoring avifauna
    BSc Honours Thesis, School of Environment, Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus

Calperum Mallee SuperSite publications

Journal Articles

  1. (2015) Meyer, W.S., Kondrlova, E. & Koerber, G.R.
    Evaporation of perennial semi-arid woodlands in south eastern Australia is adapted for irregular but common dry periods.
    Hydrological Processes doi: 10.1002/hyp.10467
  2. (2015) Sun, Q-Q, Meyer, W.S., Koerber, G.R. & Marschner, P.
    Vegetation patch and bushfire influence response of microbial activity to labile C addition in soil from semi-arid woodland.
    Geoderma (submitted)
  3. (2015) Sun, Q-Q, Meyer, W.S., Koerber, G.R. & Marschner, P.
    Response of respiration and nutrient availability to drying and rewetting in soil from a semi-arid woodland depends on vegetation patch and a recent wild fire.
    Biogeosciences Discuss 12: 8723-8745. doi:10.5194/bgd-12-8723-2015
  4. (2014) Meyer, W.S., Kondrlova, E. & Koerber, G.R.
    Short term and seasonal evaporation from semi-arid Mallee woodland (revisions).
  5. (2013) Koerber, G.R., Anderson, P.A. & Seekamp, J.V.
    Morphology, physiology and AFLP markers validate that green box is a hybrid of Eucalyptus largiflorens and E. gracilis.
    Australian Systematic Botany 26(2): 156-166. doi: 10.1071/SB12034
  6. (2012) Koerber, G.R. & Hancock, T.
    Statistical associations between morphology, physiology and AFLP DNA markers enable selection of a putative eucalypt hybrid able to tolerate salt affected floodplains.
    Silvae Genetica 61(6): 236-246.
  7. (2012) Koerber, G.R., Seekamp, J.V., Anderson, P.A., Whalen, M.A. & Tyerman, S.D.
    A putative hybrid of Eucalyptus largiflorens growing on salt- and drought-affected floodplains has reduced leaf area and nitrogen.
    Australian Journal of Botany 60(4): 358-367. doi: 10.1071/BT12012


  1. (2014) Koerber, G.R.
    Salt – Jack Seekamp and his fight to save the Chowilla floodplain.
    ORYX Publishing P/L, St Kilda, Victoria.


  1. (2015) Telfer, I.
    Uncertainty in water sources of mallee and floodplain vegetation
    BSc Honours Thesis, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Adelaide. Supervisor: Prof Wayne Meyer.
  2. (2015) Bretherton, S.
    Determining the interaction between surface conditions and groundwater on Calperum floodplain and consequences for salinity
    BSc Honours Thesis, School of Biological Sciences, University of Adelaide. Supervisor: Prof Wayne Meyer.
  3. (2012) Chowilla Floodplain: Environmental Water Management Plan
    MDBA Publication No. 220/11. ISBN (on‑line) 978-1-921914-76-8 ISBN (print) 978-1-921914-77-5.
  4. (2009) Aboriginal NRM update
    Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources, South Australia.
  5. (2005) Australia’s Biosphere reserves
    Department of the Environment and Heritage Parks, Australia.
  6. (2003) Baker-Gabb, D.
    Recovery Plan for the Black-eared Miner Manorina melanotis 2002 - 2006: Conservation of old-growth dependent mallee fauna.
    Department for Environment and Heritage, Adelaide.
  7. (2000) Foulkes, J. N. & Gillen, J. S. (Eds.)
    A Biological Survey of the Murray Mallee, South Australia
    (Biological Survey and Research, Department for Environment and Heritage and Geographic Analysis and Research Unit, Department for Transport, Urban Planning and the Arts) ISBN 0 7308 5872 0.
  8. Fire Management Plan Bookmark Mallee 2009-2019 Incorporating Danggali Proposed Wilderness Protection Area; Danggali, Cooltong and Pooginook Conservation Parks; Chowilla Regional Reserve; Calperum and Taylorville Stations and Gluepot Reserve
    Department for Environment and Heritage.
  9. Glue Pot Reserve Brochure
    Birdlife Australia.
  10. (2013) Holland, K.L., Turnadge, C.J., Nicol, J.M., Gehrig, S.L. & Strawbridge, A.D.
    Floodplain response and recovery: comparison between natural and artificial floods
    Goyder Institute for Water Research, Adelaide, South Australia Technical Report Series No. 13, ISSN: 1839-2725.
  11. River Murray floodplain salt mobilisation and salinity exceedances at Morgan
    MDBA Publication No 53/12 ISBN 978‐1‐922068‐65‐1 (online).
  12. The Riverland Ramsar Site Management Plan 2010-2015
    Department for Environment and Heritage.
  13. (2004) Tucker, P.
    Your Wetland: Monitoring Manual – Data Collection, River Murray Catchment Water Management Board, Berri and Australian Landscape Trust, Renmark.
  14. (1997) Pullen, K.R.
    A survey of invertebrates at Calperum Station.
    Consultative report prepared for Environment Australia. CSIRO Entomology

Great Western Woodlands SuperSite publications

Journal Articles

  1. (In Press) Steane, D.A., McLean, E.H., Potts, B.M., Prober, S.M. et al.
    Evidence for adaptation and acclimation in a widespread eucalypt of semi-arid Australia.
    Biological Journal of the Linnaean Society
  2. (2017) Gibson, N., Prober, S., Meissner, R. and van Leeuwen, S.
    Implications of high species turnover on the south-western Australian sandplains.
    PLOS One 12(2), e0172977.
  3. (2017) Steane, D.A., Potts, B.M., McLean, E., Collins, L. et al.
    Genomic scans across three eucalypts indicate that adaptation is a genome-wide phenomenon.
    Genome Biology and Evolution 9, 253-265. doi: 10.1093/gbe/evw290
  4. (2016) Harpole, W.S., Sullivan, L.L., Lind, E.M., Firn, J., et al.
    A global test of the niche dimension hypothesis for plant species diversity.
    Nature 537, 93-96.
  5. (2016) Jones, L., Kimball, J., Reichle, R., Madani, N., et al.
    The SMAP Level 4 Carbon Product for Monitoring Ecosystem Land-Atmosphere CO2 Exchange.
    Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing submitted.
  6. (2016) Morgan, J., Dwyer, J., Price, J., Prober, S.M., et al.
    Species origin affects the rate of response to interannual growing season precipitation and nutrient addition in four Australian native grasslands.
    Journal of Vegetation Science doi: 10.1111/jvs.12450
  7. (2016) Prober, S.M., Potts, B.M., Bailey, T., Byrne, M., et al.
    Climate adaptation and ecological restoration in eucalypts.
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria 128, 40-53.
  8. (2016) Prober, S.M., Yuen, E., O’Connor, M. & Schultz, L.
    Ngadju kala: Australian Aboriginal fire knowledge in the Great Western Woodlands.
    Austral Ecology 41, 716-732. doi: 10.1111/aec.12377
  9. (2016) Pfautsch, S., Harbusch, M., Wesolowski, A., Smith, R., et al.
    Climate determines vascular traits in the ecologically diverse genus Eucalyptus.
    Ecology Letters 19: 240–248. doi:10.1111/ele.12559
  10. (2016) Pfautsch, S., Macfarlane, C., Harbusch, M., Wesolowski. A., et al.
    Vessel diameter and related hydraulic traits of 31 Eucalyptus species arrayed along a gradient of water availability.
    Ecology. Accepted manuscript online: 25 March 2016, doi: 10.1890/16-0147.1
  11. (2016) Gosper, C., Prober, S.M. & Yates, C.J.
    Continental-scale syntheses of Australian pyromes – misclassification of south-western eucalypt woodlands misinforms management.
    Journal of Biogeography. 43: 858–861. doi:10.1111/jbi.12693
  12. (2015) Gosper, C.R., O’Donnell, A., Yates, C.J., Prober, S.M., Grierson, P.F.
    Better planning outcomes require adequate data and ecological understanding to be successful and credible: A reply to Evans et al., 2015.
    Biological Conservation 200, 240-241.
  13. (2015) Gosper, C.R., Prober, S.M., Yates, C.J. & Scott, J.K.
    Combining asset- and species-led alien plant management priorities in the world’s most intact Mediterranean-climate landscape
    Biodiversity and Conservation 24, 2789-2807. doi: 10.1007/s10531-015-0973-x
  14. (2015) Steane, D.A., Potts, B.M., McLean, E., Collins, L., Prober, S.M., et al.
    Genome wide scans reveal cryptic population structure in a dry-adapted eucalypt.
    Tree Genetics and Genomes 11(3), 1-14. doi: 10.1007/s11295-015-0864-z
  15. (2015) Fay, P., Prober, S.M., Harpole, W.S., Knops, J., et al.
    Grassland productivity limited by multiple nutrients.
    Nature Plants 1, 15080. doi: 10.1038/nplants.2015.80
  16. (2015) Li, G., Harrison, S.P. and Prentice, I.C.
    A model analysis of climate and CO2 controls on tree growth and carbon allocation in a semi-arid woodland.
    Ecological Modelling 342, 175-185. doi:10.5194/bgd-12-4769-2015
  17. (2015) Seabloom, E., Borer, E.T., Buckley, Y., Cleland, E., et al.
    Plant species' origin predicts dominance and response to nutrient enrichment and herbivores in global grasslands.
    Nature Communications 6. doi: 10.1038/ncomms8710
  18. (2015) Gosper, C., Petit, M.J., Andersen, A.N., Yates, C.J. & Prober, S.M.
    Multi-century dynamics of ant communities following fire in Mediterranean-climate woodlands of south-western Australia: are changes congruent with vegetation succession?
    Forest Ecology and Management 342, 30-38. doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2015.01.006
  19. (2015) Prober, S.M., Leff, J.W.m Bates, S.T., Borer, E.T. et al.
    Plant diversity predicts beta but not alpha diversity of soil microbes across grasslands worldwide
    Ecology Letters 18, 85-95. doi: 10.1111/ele.12381
  20. (2015) Prober, S.M., Bissett, A., Walker, C., Wiehl, G., McIntyre, S. & Tibbett, M.
    Spatial structuring of arbuscular mycorrhizal communities in benchmark and modified temperate eucalypt woodlands.
    Mycorrhiza 25, 41-54. doi: 10.1007/s00572-014-0587-2
  21. (2015) Stevens, C.J., Lind, E.M., Hautier, Y., et al.
    Anthropogenic nitrogen deposition predicts local grassland primary production worldwide
    Ecology 96, 1459-1465. doi: 10.1890/14-1902.1
  22. (2015) Chiannucci, F., Macfarlane, C., Pisek, J., Cutini, A. & Casa, R.
    Estimation of foliage clumping from the LAI-2000 Plant Canopy Analyzer: effect of view caps.
    Trees Structure and Function 29, 355-366. doi: 10.1007/s00468-014-1115-x
  23. (2014) Macfarlane, C., Ryu, Y., Ogden, G.N. & Sonnentag, O.
    Digital canopy photography: exposed and in the raw.
    Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 197, 244-253. doi: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2014.05.014
  24. (2014) Borer, E.T., Seabloom, E.W., Gruner, D.S. et al.
    Herbivores and nutrients control grassland plant diversity via light limitation.
    Nature 507, 517-520. doi: 10.1038/nature13144
  25. (2014) Gosper, C., Yates, C.J., Prober, S.M. & Wiehl, G.
    Application and validation of visual fuel hazard assessments in dry Mediterranean climate woodlands.
    International Journal of Wildland Fire 23, 385-393. doi: org/10.1071/WF13096
  26. (2014) Hautier, Y., Seabloom, E., Borer, E.T., et al.
    Eutrophication weakens stabilizing effects of diversity in natural grasslands.
    Nature 508, 521-525. doi: 10.1038/nature13014
  27. (2014) MacDougall, A.S., Bennett, J.R., Firn, J. et al.
    Anthropogenic-based regional-scale factors most consistently explain plot-level exotic diversity in grasslands.
    Global Ecology and Biogeography 23, 802-810. doi: 10.1111/geb.12157
  28. (2013) Gosper, C., Prober, S.M., Yates, C.J. & Wiehl, G.
    Estimating the time since fire of long-unburnt Eucalyptus salubris (Myrtaceae) stands in the Great Western Woodlands.
    Australian Journal of Botany 61: 11-21. doi: 10.1071/BT12212
  29. (2013) Gosper, C., Yates, C.J. & Prober, S.M.
    Floristic diversity in fire-sensitive eucalypt woodlands shows a 'U'-shaped relationship with time since fire.
    Journal of Applied Ecology 50: 1187-1196. doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.12120
  30. (2013) Gosper, C., Prober, S.M. & Yates, C.J.
    Multi-century changes in vegetation structure and fuel availability in fire-sensitive eucalypt woodlands.
    Forest Ecology and Management 310: 102-109. doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2013.08.005
  31. (2013) O'Halloran, L.R., Borer, E.T., Seabloom, E., MacDougall, A.S., et al.
    Regional contingencies in the relationship between above-ground biomass and litter in the world's grasslands.
    PLOS One 8, e54988. 10.1371/journal.pone.0054988
  32. (2013) Seabloom, E., Borer, E.T., Buckley, Y. et al.
    Predicting invasion in grassland ecosystems: is exotic dominance the real embarrassment of richness? .
    Global Change Biology 19, 3677-3687. doi: 10.1111/gcb.12370
  33. (2012) Grace, J.B., Adler, P.B., Seabloom, E.W., Borer, E.T., et al.
    Response to Comments on "Productivity is a poor predictor of plant species richness".
    Science 335: 1441. doi: 10.1126/science.1214939
  34. (2012) MacFarlane, C. & Ogden, G.N.
    Automated estimation of foliage cover in forest understorey from digital nadir images.
    Methods in Ecology and Evolution 3: 405-415. doi: 10.1111/j.2041-210X.2011.00151.x
  35. (2012) Pfautsch, S., MacFarlane, C., Ebdon, N. & Meder, R.
    Assessing sapwood depth and wood properties in Eucalyptus and Corymbia spp. using visual methods and near infrared spectroscopy (NIR).
    Trees-Structure and Function 26: 963-974. doi: 10.1007/s00468-011-0674-3
  36. (2012) Prober, S.M., Thiele, K.R., Rundel, P.W., Yates, C.J., et al.
    Facilitating adaptation of biodiversity to climate change: a conceptual framework applied to the world’s largest Mediterranean-climate woodland.
    Climatic Change 110: 227-248. doi: 10.1007/s10584-011-0092-y
  37. (2012) Ryu, Y., Verfaillie, J., MacFarlane, C., Kobayashi, H., et al.
    Continuous observation of tree leaf area index at ecosystem scale using upward-pointing digital cameras.
    Remote Sensing of Environment 126: 116-125. doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2012.08.027
  38. (2011) Adler, P.B., Seabloom, E.W., Borer, E.T., Hillebrand, H., et al.
    Productivity is a poor predictor of plant species richness.
    Science 333: 1750-1753. doi: 10.1126/science.1204498


  1. (submitted) Harvey, J.
    Regional variability in Salmon Gum (Eucalyptus salmonophloia) woodlands of south-western Australia, with particular focus on the Great Western Woodlands
    MSc Thesis, Curtin University. Supervised by Prof Laco Mucina, Dr Suzanne Prober, Dr Richard Harris.
  2. (2014) Gosper, C., Yates, C.J. & Prober, S.M.
    Multi-century changes in vegetation structure and fuel availability in fire-sensitive eucalypt woodlands.
    Information Sheet 72/2014 Department of Parks and Wildlife.
  3. (2013) Gosper, C., Yates, C.J. & Prober, S.M.
    Changes in plant diversity and vegetation composition with time-since-fire in Gimlet woodlands.
    Information Sheet 68/2013 Department of Environment and Conservation, Science Division.
  4. (2013) Gosper, C., Yates, C.J., Prober, S.M. & Wiehl, G.
    Ageing long-unburnt Gimlet woodlands.
    Information Sheet 65/2013 Department of Environment and Conservation, Science Division.
  5. (2013) Lake, B.
    Changes in composition, cover and nutritional attributes of biological soil crusts of Eucalyptus woodlands with increasing time since fire.
    Honours Thesis, School of Plant Biology, University of Western Australia. Supervised by Dr Pauline Grierson, Dr Carl Gosper and Dr Suzanne Prober.
  6. (2013) Prober, S.M., Yuen, E., O’Connor, M. & Schultz, L.
    Ngadju Kala: Ngadju fire knowledge and contemporary fire management in the Great Western Woodlands.
    CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences, Floreat, WA.
  7. (2010) O'Connor, M.O. & Prober, S.M.
    A calendar of Ngadju seasonal knowledge.
    A report to the Ngadju Community and Working Group. CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences, Perth.

Alice Mulga SuperSite Publications

Journal Articles

  1. (2017) Wood, C., Cook, P.G., Harrington, G.A. and Knapton, A.
    Constraining spatial variability in recharge and discharge in an arid environment through modeling carbon-14 with improved boundary conditions.
    Water Resources Research 53, 142-157. doi: 10.1002/2015WR018424
  2. (2016) Cleverly, J., Eamus, D., Restrepo Coupe, N., Chen, C., et al.
    Soil moisture controls on phenology and productivity in a semi-arid critical zone
    Science of the Total Environment 58, 1227-1237. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.05.142
  3. (2016) Cleverly, J., Eamus, D., van Gorsel, E., Chen, C., et al.
    Productivity and evapotranspiration of two contrasting semiarid ecosystems following the 2011 global carbon land sink anomaly
    Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 220, 151-159. doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2016.01.086
  4. (2016) Eamus, D., Huete, A., Cleverly, J., Nolan, R.H., Ma, X., Tarin, T. and Santini NS.
    Mulga, a major tropical dry open forest of Australia: recent insights to carbon and water fluxes.
    Environmental Research Letters 11, 125011. doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/11/12/125011
  5. (2016) Ma, X., Huete, A., Poulter, B., Eamus, D. and Cleverly, J.
    Australia's 'great green boom' of 2010–11 has been undone by drought.
    The Conversation
  6. (2016) Ma, X., Huete, A., Cleverly, J., Eamus, D., et al.
    Drought rapidly diminishes the large net CO2 uptake in 2011 over semi-arid Australia.
    Scientific Reports 6, 37747. doi: 10.1038/srep37747
  7. (2016) Zhuang, W., Cheng, L., Whitley, R., Shi, H. et al.
    How energy and water availability constrain vegetation water-use along the North Australian Tropical Transect.
    International Journal of Plant Production 10, 403-424. doi: 10.22069/ijpp.2016.2905
  8. (2015) Haverd, V., Smith, B., Raupach, M., Briggs, P., et al.
    Coupling carbon allocation with leaf and root phenology predicts tree-grass partitioning along a savanna rainfall gradient.
    Biogeosciences Discuss 12, 16313-16357. doi: 10.5194/bgd-12-16313-2015.
  9. (2015) Santini, N.S., Cleverly, J., Faux, R., Lestrange, C., et al.
    Xylem traits and water-use-efficiency of co-occurring woody species from the Ti Tree Basin arid zone.
    Trees 1-9. doi: 10.1007/s00468-015-1301-5
  10. (2015) Shanafield, M., Cook, P., Gutiérrez-Jurado, H.A., Faux, R., Cleverly, J. and Eamus, D.
    Field comparison of methods for estimating groundwater discharge by evaporation and evapotranspiration in an arid-zone playa.
    Journal of Hydrology 527, 1073–1083. doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.06.003
  11. (2015) Togashi, H.F., Prentice, I.C., Evans, B.J., Forrester, D.I., et al.
    Morphological and moisture availability controls of the leaf area-to-sapwood area ratio: Analysis of measurements on Australian trees.
    Ecology and Evolution 5(6): 1263-1270. doi: 10.1002/ece3.1344
  12. (2015) Villeneuve, S., Cook, P.G., Shanafield, M., Wood, C. and White, N.
    Groundwater recharge via infiltration through an ephemeral riverbed, central Australia.
    Journal of Arid Environments 117:47-58. doi:10.1016/j.jaridenv.2015.02.009.
  13. (2014) Chen, C., Eamus, D., Cleverly, J., Boulain, N., et al.
    Modelling vegetation water-use and groundwater recharge as affected by climate variability in an arid-zone Acacia savanna woodland.
    Journal of Hydrology 519: 1084-1096. doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.08.032
  14. (2013) Cleverly, J., Boulain, N., Villalobos-Vega, R., Grant, N., et al.
    Dynamics of component carbon fluxes in a semi-arid Acacia woodland, central Australia.
    Journal of Geophysical Research 118: 1168-1185 doi: 10.1002/jgrg.20101
  15. (2013) Cleverly, J., Chen, C., Boulain, N., Villalobos-Vega, R., et al.
    Aerodynamic resistance and Penman-Monteith evapotranspiration over a seasonally two-layered canopy in semi-arid central Australia.
    Journal of Hydrometeorology 14: 1562-1570. doi: 10.1175/JHM-D-13-080.1
  16. (2013) Eamus, D., Boulain, N., Cleverly, J. & Breshears, D.D.
    Global change-type drought induced tree mortality: vapor pressure deficit is more important than temperature per se in casuing decline in tree health.
    Ecology and Evolution 3: 2711-2729. doi: 10.1002/ece3.664
  17. (2013) Eamus, D., Cleverly, J., Boulain, N., Grant, N. et al.
    Carbon and water fluxes in an arid-zone Acacia savannah woodland: an analyses of seasonal patterns and responses to rainfall events.
    Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 182-183: 25-238. doi: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2013.04.020
  18. (2013) Haverd, V., Raupach, M.R., Briggs, P.R., Canadell, J.G., et al.
    Multiple observation types reduce uncertainty in Australia's terrestrial carbon and water cycles.
    Biogeosciences 10: 2011-2040. doi: 10.5194/bg-10-2011-2013
  19. (2013) Ma, X., Huete, A., Yu, Q., Restrepo Coupe, N., et al.
    Spatial patterns and temporal dynamics in savanna vegetation phenology across the North Australian Tropical Transect.
    Remote Sensing of Environment 139: 97-115. doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2013.07.030
  20. (2013) Ponce-Campos, G.E., Moran, M.S., Heute, A., et al.
    Ecosystem resilience despite large-scale altered hydroclimatic conditions.
    Nature 494: 349–352. doi: 10.1038/nature11836
  21. (2012) Li, L., Wang, Y-P., Yu, Q., Park, B., et al.
    Improving the responses of the Australian community land surface model (CABLE) to seasonal drought.
    Journal of Geophysical Research 117: G04002. doi: 10.1029/2012JG002038

Books/Book Chapters

  1. (2013) Cleverly, J.
    Water use by Tamarix
    In: Tamarix. A Case Study of Ecological Change in the American West
    Sher, A and Quigley, M.F. (Eds.) Oxford University Press, New York, NY. pp. 85-98.


  1. (2013) Kemp, A.R.G.
    Physiological and meteorological control of water relations among Australian ecosystems.
    BSc(Honours) thesis, School of the Environment, University of Technology, Sydney.
  2. (2012) Jameson, J.
    The importance of biological soil crust in Australian semi-arid ecosystems.
    BSc (Honours) Thesis, School of the Environment, University of Technology, Sydney.
  3. Alice Mulga Contextual Information. The Ti-Tree Basin Aquifer.
    Department of Natural Resources, Environment and the Arts, Northern Territory of Australia, September 2007.

Victorian Dry Eucalypt SuperSite Publications

Journal Articles

  1. (2017) Farrell, C., Szota, C. and Arndt, S.K.
    Does the turgor loss point characterise drought response in dryland plants?
    Plant, Cell and Environment doi: 10.1111/pce.12948
  2. (2017) Fest B.F., Hinko-Najera N., Wardlaw T., Griffith D.W.T., Livesley S.J., and Arndt S.K.
    Soil methane oxidation in both dry and wet temperate eucalypt forests shows a near-identical relationship with soil air-filled porosity.
    Biogeosciences 14, 467–479. doi:10.5194/bg-14-467-2017
  3. (2017) Griebel, A., Bennett, L.T. and Arndt, S.K.
    Evergreen and ever growing – stem and canopy growth dynamics of a temperate eucalypt forest.
    Forest Ecology and Management 389, 417-426.
  4. (2016) Fest, B., Hinko-Najera, N., von Fischer, J.C., Livesley, S.J. & Arndt, S.K.
    Soil methane uptake increases under continuous throughfall reduction in a temperate evergreen, broadleaved eucalypt forest
    Ecosystems 1-12. doi: 10.1007/s10021-016-0030-y
  5. (2015) Cunningham, S., MacNally, R., Baker, P.J., Cavagnaro, T.R., Beringer, J., Thomson, J.R. & Thompson, R.M.
    Balancing the environmental benefits of reforestation in agricultural regions
    Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics. 17, 301-317. doi: 10.1016/j.ppees.2015.06.001
  6. (2015) Fest B.J., Wardlaw, T., Livesley, S.J., Duff, T.J and Arndt, S.K.
    Changes in soil moisture drive soil methane uptake along a fire regeneration chronosequence in a Eucalypt forest landscape.
    Global Change Biology 21, 4250-4264. doi: 10.1111/gcb.13003
  7. (2015) Griebel, A., Bennett, L.T., Culvenor, D.S., Newnham, G.J. and Arndt, S.K.
    Reliability and limitations of a novel terrestrial lidar scanner for continuous monitoring of forest canopy dynamics.
    Remote Sensing of Environment 166, 205-213. doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2015.06.014
  8. (2015) Fest, B.J., Livesley, S.J., von Fischer, J.C. & Arndt, S.K.
    Repeated fuel reduction burns have little long-term impact on soil greenhouse gas exchange in a dry sclerophyll eucalypt forest.
    Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 201, 17-25. doi: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2014.11.006
  9. (2015) Hinko-Najera, N., Fest, B., Livesley, S.J. & Arndt, S.K.
    Reduced throughfall decreases autotrophic respiration, but not heterotrophic respiration in a dry temperate broadleaved evergreen forest.
    Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 200: 66-77. doi: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2014.09.013
  10. (2014) Cunningham, S., Cavagnaro, T., MacNally, R., Keryn, P., Baker, P., Beringer, J., Thomson, J. & Thompson, R.
    Reforestation with native mixed-species plantings in a temperate continental climate effectively sequesters and stabilizes carbon within decades.
    Global Change Biology 21, 1552–1566. doi: 10.1111/gcb.12746.
  11. (2014) Hoogmoed, M., Cunningham, S., Baker, P., Beringer, J. & Cavagnaro, T.R.
    N-fixing trees in restoration plantings: effects on nitrogen supply and soil microbial communities.
    Soil Biology & Biochemistry 77, 203-212. doi: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2014.06.008
  12. (2014) Joiner, J., Yoshida, Y., Vasilkov, A.P., Schaefer, K., et al.
    The seasonal cycle of satellite chlorophyll fluorescence observations and its relationship to vegetation phenology and ecosystem-atmosphere carbon exchange.
    Remote Sensing of Environment 375-391. doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2014.06.022

Tumbarumba Wet Eucalypt SuperSite Publications

  1. (2015) Barraza, V., Restrepo-Coupe, N., Huete, A., Grings, F. & van Gorsel, E.
    Passive microwave and optical index approaches for estimating surface conductance and evapotranspiration in forest ecosystems
    Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 213, 126-137. doi: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2015.06.020
  2. (2015) van Dijk, A.I.J.M., Gash, J.H., van Gorsel, E., Blanken, P.D., et al.
    Rainfall interception and the coupled surface water and energy balance
    Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 214-215, 402-415. doi: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2015.09.006
  3. (2014) Barraza, V., Grings, F., Ferrazzoli, P., Huete, A., et al.
    Behavior of multitemporal and multisensor passive microwave indices in Southern Hemisphere ecosystems
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 119(12), 2231-2244. doi: 10.1002/2014JG002626
  4. (2012) Roger, E., Bino, G. & Ramp, D.
    Linking habitat suitability and road mortalities across geographic ranges
    Landscape Ecology 27, 167-1181. doi: 10.1007/s10980-012-9769-5
  5. (2011) Roger, E., Laffan, S.W. & Ramp, D.
    Road impacts a tipping point for wildlife populations in threatened landscapes
    Population Ecology 53, 215-227. doi: 10.1007/s10144-010-0209-6
  6. (2009) Roger, E. & Ramp, D.
    Incorporating habitat use in models of fauna fatalities on roads
    Diversity and Distributions 15, 223-231. doi: 10.1111/j.1472-4642.2008.00523.x


  1. Tumbarumba Contextual Information. Historic Soil Description at the Tumbarumba Site. Summary report. CEOP, Regional Hydroclimate Project: MDB. Soil Image.
  2. Tumbarumba Contextual Information. Bago State Forest Compartment 45 Harvest Plan. NSW Forestry Corporation, 2013. Harvest Plan.
  3. Tumbarumba Contextual Information. Bago/Maragle Hardwood Management Area NSW - A case Study for Monitoring Ecological Sustainable Management. Dalibor Hatich 1997. Forest Resources Series No.37. Scanned from hard-copy archives. Forest Research and Development Division, State Forests of New South Wales. ISBN 0 7310 9143 4.

For Tumbarumba pre-2012 publications, refer to

Across SuperSites Publications

  1. (2017) Fest B.F., Hinko-Najera N., Wardlaw T., Griffith D.W.T., Livesley S.J., and Arndt S.K.
    Soil methane oxidation in both dry and wet temperate eucalypt forests shows a near-identical relationship with soil air-filled porosity.
    Biogeosciences 14, 467–479. doi:10.5194/bg-14-467-2017
  2. (2017) Shi, H., Li, L., Eamus, D., Huete, A., Cleverly, J., et al.
    Assessing the ability of MODIS EVI to estimate terrestrial ecosystem gross primary production of multiple land cover types
    Ecological Indicators 72, 153-164. doi: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2016.08.022
  3. (2016) Beringer, J., Hutley, L.B., McHugh, I., Arndt, S.K., et al.
    An introduction to the Australian and New Zealand flux tower network – OzFlux
    Biogeosciences 13: 5895-5916. doi:10.5194/bg-13-5895-2016
  4. (2016) Bissett, A, Fitzgerald, A, et al.
    Introducing BASE: the Biomes of Australian Soil Environments soil microbial diversity database.
    GigaScience 5:21. doi: 10.1186/s13472-016-0126-5
  5. (2016) Karan, M., Liddell, M., Prober, S., Arndt, S., et al.
    The Australian SuperSite Network: a continental, long-term terrestrial ecosystem observatory.
    Science of the Total Environment 568, 1263-1274. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.05.170
  6. (2016) Moore, C.E., Brown, T., Keenan, T.F., Duursma, R.A., et al.
    Reviews and syntheses: Australian vegetation phenology: new insights from satellite remote sensing and digital repeat photography
    Biogeosciences 13: 5085-5102. doi:10.5194/bg-13-5085-2016
  7. (2016) Restrepo-Coupe, N., Huete, A., Davies, K., Cleverly, J. et al.
    MODIS vegetation products as proxies of photosynthetic potential along a gradient of meteorologically and biologically driven ecosystem productivity
    Biogeosciences 13: 5587-5608. doi:10.5194/bg-13-5587-2016
  8. (2016) van Gorsel, E., Wolf, S., Cleverly, J., Isaac, P., et al.
    Carbon uptake and water use in woodlands and forests in southern Australia during an extreme heat wave event in the “Angry Summer” of 2012/2013
    Biogeosciences 13: 5947-5964. doi:10.5194/bg-13-5947-2016
  9. (2015) Atkin, O.K., Bloomfield, K.J., Reich, P.B., Tjoelker, M.G. et al.
    Global variability in leaf respiration in relation to climate, plant functional types and leaf traits.
    New Phytologist 206(2): 614-636 doi: 10.1111nph.13253
  10. (2015) Broich, M., Huete, A., Paget, M., et al.
    A spatially explicit land surface phenology data product for science, monitoring and natural resources management applications
    Environmental Modelling & Software 64: 191-204. doi: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2014.11.017
  11. (2015) Fest B.J., Wardlaw, T., Livesley, S.J., Duff, T.J and Arndt, S.K.
    Changes in soil moisture drive soil methane uptake along a fire regeneration chronosequence in a Eucalypt forest landscape.
    Global Change Biology 21, 4250-4264. doi: 10.1111/gcb.13003
  12. (2015) Lin, Y-S., Medlyn, B.E., Duursma, R.A., et al.
    Optimal stomatal behaviour around the world
    Nature Climate Change 5, 459-464. doi: 10.1038/nclimate2550
  13. (2015) Woodgate, W., Jones, S.D., Suarez, L., Hill, M.J., Armston, J.D., Wilkes, P., Soto-Berelov, M., Haywood, A. and Mellor, A.
    Understanding the variability in ground-based methods for retrieving canopy openness, gap fraction, and leaf area index in diverse forest systems.
    Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 205: 83-95. doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2015.02.012
  14. (2014) Donohue, R.J., Hume, I.H., Roderick, M.L., McVicar, T.R., et al.
    Evaluation of the remote-sensing-based DIFFUSE model for estimating photosynthesis of vegetation.
    Remote Sensing of Environment 155: 349-365. doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2014.09.007
  15. (2014) Ma, X., Huete, A., Yu, Q., Restrepo Coupe, N., Beringer, J., et al.
    Parameterization of an ecosystem light-use-efficiency model for predicting savanna GPP using MODIS EVI.
    Remote Sensing of Environment, 154: 253-271. doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2014.08.025
  16. (2014) Shi, H., Li, L., Eamus, D., Cleverly, J., et al.
    Intrinsic climate dependency of ecosystem light and water-use-efficiencies across Australian biomes
    Environmental Research Letters 9: 104002 doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/9/10/104002.
  17. (2014) Yuan, W., Cai, W., Xia, J., Chen, J. et al.
    Global comparison of light use efficiency models for simulating terrestrial vegetation gross primary production based on the LaThuile database. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 192-193, 108-120. doi: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2014.03.007

Presentations at International Conferences

2015 AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA

2013 Asia Oceania Geochemical Society meeting, Brisbane
The Australian Supersite Network - Biogeochemical Observatories Session

2013 Ecological Society of America meeting, Minneapolis, USA

2013 European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria

  • Cleugh H, van Gorsel E, Held A, Huete A, Karan M, Liddell M, Phinn S & Prentice C
    Continental Scale research of the coupled carbon and water cycles in Australia

2013 INTECOL, London, UK

  • Bradford MG, Ford AJ, Green PT, Liddell MJ & Metcalfe DJ
    New permanent research plots in Australian tropical rainforest - floristics, stand structure and biomass

2013 American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, USA

  • Roehm CL, Atkin O, Ayres E, Berukoff SJ, Firzgerald M, Held AA, Hinckley ES, Kampe, TU, Liddell M, Phinn SR, Taylor RJ, Tazik D, Thibault KM & Thorpe A.
    Integrating data from multiple science networks to conduct cross-scale ecohydrological research

22nd Biennial Conference of the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation. San Diego, USA

  • Carlin G, Steven ADL, Hodge SJ, Moeseneder C & Franklin H
    Carbon dynamics and sequestration potential in an urbanizing estuary

DIADEMA Multitaxonomic Biodiversity Inventory Protocol Meeting, Paris, France, 6 October 2013

  • Ashton L, Kitching RL, Burwell CJ, Nakamura A, Maunsell S, McBroom J, Yong T, Basset Y, Gama daOliveria E, Whittaker T, Eastwood R & Hurley K
    What’s up is up: the universality of vertical stratification in rainforest moths