ProgramsMTSRF

Since July 2006, Marine and Tropical Science Research Facility (MTSRF) funded researchers have authored or contributed to over one hundred scientific journal articles, books and book chapters. Peer-reviewed journal articles stemming from MTSRF funded research can be located via the various journal websites. Where possible, the following lists provide direct links to journal articles on the web.

Journal articles are listed in alphabetical order by lead author’s surname.

ANDERSON, A., Monasterio, C. and Shoo, L. P. (Submitted) Breeding behaviour of the poorly known Australian hylid frog Litoria longirostris. Herpetofauna.

ANTHONY, K. R., Hoogenboom, M. O., Maynard, J. A., Grottoli, A. and Middlebrook, R. (2009) Energetics approach to predicting mortality risk from environmental stress: A case study of coral bleaching. Functional Ecology 23(3): 539-550 [doi:10.1111/j.1365-2435.2008.01531.x]

ANTHONY, K. R. N., Kline, D. I., Diaz-Pulido, G., Dove, S. and Hoegh-Guldberg, O. (2008) Ocean acidification causes bleaching and productivity loss in coral reef builders. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 105(45): 17442-17446 [doi:10.1073/pnas.0804478105]

ARTHINGTON, A. H. (2009) Australian lungfish, Neoceratodus forsteri, threatened by a new dam. Environmental Biology of Fishes 84(2): 211-221 [doi:10.1007/s10641-008-9414-y]

ARTHINGTON, A. H., Naiman, M. E., McClain, E. and Nilsson, C. (2009) Preserving the biodiversity and ecological services of rivers: New challenges and research opportunities. Freshwater Biology 55: 1-16.

ASNER, G. P., Martin, R. E., Ford, A. J., Metcalfe, D. J. and Liddell, M. J. (2009) Leaf chemical and spectral diversity in Australian tropical forests. Ecological Applications 19(1): 236-253 [doi:10.1890/08-0023.1]

BAINBRIDGE, Z., Brodie, J., Faithful, J., Sydes, D. and Lewis, S. (2009) Identifying the land-based sources of suspended sediments, nutrients and pesticides discharged to the Great Barrier Reef from the Tully/Murray Basin, Queensland, Australia. Marine and Freshwater Research 60: 1081-1090 [doi:10.1071/MF08333]

BALCOMBE, S. R., Bunn, S. E., Arthington, A. H., Fawcett, J. H., McKenzie-Smith, F. J. and Wright, A. (2007) Fish larvae, growth and biomass relationships in an Australian arid zone river: Links between floodplains and waterholes. Freshwater Biology 52(12): 2385-2398 [doi:10.1111/j.1365-2427.2007.01855.x]

BALCOMBE, S. R. and Arthington, A. H. (2009) Temporal changes in fish abundance in response to hydrological variability in a dryland floodplain river. Marine Freshwater Research 60(2): 146-159 [doi:10.1071/MF08118]

BARBIER, E. B., Koch, E. W., Silliman, B. R., Hacker, S. D., Wolanski, E., Primavera, J., Granek, E. F., Polasky, S., Aswani, S., Cramer, L. A., Stoms, D. M., Kennedy, C. J., Bael, D., Kappel, C. V., Perillo, G. M. E. and Reed, D. J. (2008) Coastal ecosystem-based management with non-linear ecological functions and values. Science 319: 321-323 [doi:10.1126/science.1150349]

BARBIER, E. B., Koch, E. W., Silliman, B. R., Hacker, S. D., Wolanski, E., Primavera, J., Granek, E. F., Polasky, S., Aswani, S., Cramer, L. A., Stoms, D. M., Kennedy, C. J., Bael, D., Kappel, C. V., Perillo, G. M. E. and Reed, D. J. (2008) Vegetation’s role in coastal protection: Response. Science320: 176-177 [doi:10.1126/science.320.5873.176b]

BAY, L. K., Bjørn Nielsen, H., Jarmer, H., Seneca, F. and van Oppen, M. J. H. (2009) Transcriptomic variation in a coral reveals pathways of clonal organisation. Marine Genomics 2: 119-125 [doi:10.1016/j.margen.2009.07.004]

BAY, L. K., Howells, E. J. and van Oppen, M. J. H. (2009) Isolation, characterisation and cross amplification of thirteen microsatellite loci for coral endo-symbiotic dinoflagellates (Symbiodinium clade C). Conservation Genetics Resources 1: 199-203 [doi:10.1007/s12686-009-9048-1]

BAY, L. K., Ulstrup, K. E., Nielsen, H. B., Jarmer, H., Goffard, N., Willis, B. L., Miller, D. J. and van Oppen, M. J. H. (2009) Microarray analysis reveals transcriptional plasticity in the reef building coral Acropora millepora. Molecular Ecology 18(14): 3062-3075 [doi:10.1111/j.1365-294x.2009.04257.x]

BENNETT, S. and Bellwood, D. R. (In review) Latitudinal variation in macroalgal consumption by fishes on the Great Barrier Reef. Marine Ecology Progress Series.

BENNETT, S., Vergés, A. and Bellwood, D. R. (2010) Branching coral as a macroalgal refuge in a marginal coral reef system. Coral Reefs 29: 471-480.

BLÜTHGEN, N. and Stork, N. E. (2007) Ant mosaics in a tropical rainforest in Australia and elsewhere: A critical review. Austral Ecology32: 93-104 [doi:10.1111/j.1442-9993.2007.01744.x]

BOHNET, I. and Pert, P. (2010) Patterns, drivers and impacts of urban growth – A study from Cairns, Queensland, Australia from 1952 to 2031. Landscape and Urban Planning (In press) [doi:10.1016/j.landurbplan.2010.06.007]

BOHNET, I., Roebeling, P., Williams, K. J., Holzworth, D., van Grieken, M. E., Pert, P. L., Kroon, F. J., Westcott, D. A. and Brodie, J. (2010) Landscapes Toolkit – an intergrated modelling framework to assist stakeholders in exploring options for sustainable landscape development. Landscape Ecology (In review).

BOND, N. R., Lake, P. S. and Arthington, A. H. (2008) The impacts of drought on freshwater ecosystems: An Australian perspective. Hydrobiologia 600(1): 3-16 [doi:10.1007/s10750-008-9326-z]

BOURNE, D., Iida, Y., Uthicke, S. and Smith-Keune, C. (2008) Changes in coral-associated microbial communities during a bleaching event. The ISME Journal 2: 350-363.

BRODIE, J., Lewis, S., Bainbridge, Z., Mitchell, A., Kroon, F. and Waterhouse, J. (2009) Target setting for pollutant discharge management of rivers in the Great Barrier Reef catchment area. Marine and Freshwater Research 60: 1141-1149 [doi:10.1071/MF08339]

BRUNO, J. F., Selig, E. R., Casey, K. S., Page, C. A., Willis, B. L., Harvell, C. D., Sweatman, H. and Melendy, A. M. (2007) Thermal stress and coral cover as drivers of coral disease outbreaks. PLoS Biology 5(6): e124 [doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0050124]

BRUNO, J. F., Sweatman, H., Precht, W. F., Selig, E. R. and Schutte, V. G. W. (2009) Assessing evidence of phase shifts from coral to macroalgal dominance on coral reefs. Ecology 90(6): 1478-1484 [doi:10.1890/08-1781.1]

CARRUTHERS, T. J. B., Dennison, W. C., Kendrick, G. A., Waycott, M., Walker, D. I. and Cambridge, M. L. (2007) Seagrasses of south-west Australia: A conceptual synthesis of the world’s most diverse and extensive seagrass meadows. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 350(1-2): 21-45 [doi:10.1016/j.embe.2007.05.036]

CATTERALL, C. P., McKenna, S., Kanowski, J. and Piper, S. D. (2008) Do cyclones and forest fragmentation have synergistic effects? A before-after study of rainforest revegetation structure at multiple sites. Austral Ecology 33(4): 471-484 [doi:10.1111/j.1442-9993.2008.01902.x]

CHAZDON, R. L., Peres, C. A., Dent, D., Sheil, D., Lugo, A. E., Lamb, D., Stork, N. E. and Miller, S. E. (2009) The potential for species conservation in tropical secondary forests. Conservation Biology 23(6): 1406-1417 [doi:10.1111/j.1523-1739.2009.01338.x]

CHEAL, A. J., Wilson, S. K., Emslie, M. J., Dolman, A. M. and Sweatman, H. (2008) Responses of reef fish communities to coral declines on the Great Barrier Reef. Marine Ecology Progress Series 372: 211-223 [doi:10.3354/meps07708]

COGGAN, A., Whitten, S. M. and Bennett, J. (2010) Influences of transaction costs in environmental policy. Ecological Economics 69: 1777-1784 [doi:10.1016/j.ecolecon.2010.04.015]

COGHLAN, A. and Prideaux, B. (2009) Responding to stakeholder research needs using a visitor monitoring survey: The case of the Great Barrier Reef tourism industry. Tourism in Marine Environments 5(2-3): 175-185.

COGHLAN, A. and Prideaux, B. (2009) Welcome to the Wet Tropics: The importance of weather in reef tourism resilience. Current Issues in Tourism 12(2): 89-104 [doi:10.1080/13683500802596367]

COOPER, T. F., De’ath, G., Fabricius, K. E. and Lough, J. M. (2008) Declining coral calcification in massive Porites in two nearshore regions of the northern Great Barrier Reef. Global Change Biology 14: 529-538 [doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2007-01520.x]

COOPER, T. F., Gilmour, J. P. and Fabricius, K. E. (2009) Bioindicators of changes in water quality on coral reefs: Review and recommendations for monitoring programmes. Coral Reefs 28(3): 589-606 [doi:10.1007/s00338-009-0512-x]

COOPER, T. F., Ridd, P. V., Ulstrup, K. E., Humphrey, C., Slivkoff, M. and Fabricius, K. E. (2008) Temporal dynamics in coral bioindicators for water quality on coastal coral reefs of the Great Barrier Reef. Marine and Freshwater Research 59: 703-716 [doi: 10.1071/MF08016]

COOPER, T. F. and Ulstrup, K. E. (2009) Mesoscale variation in the photophysiology of the reef building coral Pocillopora damicornis along an environmental gradient. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 83(2): 186-196 [doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2009.03.015]

COOPER, T. F., Uthicke, S., Humphrey, C. and Fabricius, K. E. (2007) Gradients in water column nutrients, sediment parameters, irradiance and coral reef development in the Whitsunday region, central Great Barrier Reef. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 74(3): 458-470 [doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2007.05.020]

CULLEN, L. C., Butler, J. A., Hill, R. and Margules, C. R. (2008) Framework for the identification of linked cultural and biophysical indicators for the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability 4(2): 37-46.

CUTHILL, M, Ross, H., Maclean, K., Owens, K. and Witt, B. (2008) Reporting social outcomes of development: An analysis of diverse approaches. The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Science 3(6): 145-158.

CVITANOVIC, C. and Bellwood, D. R. (2009) Local variation in herbivore feeding activity on an inshore reef of the Great Barrier Reef. Coral Reefs 28: 127-133.

CVITANOVIC, C. and Hoey, A. S. (2010) Benthic community composition influences within-habitat variation in macroalgal browsing on the Great Barrier Reef. Marine and Freshwater Research (In press).

DAVIS, A., Lewis, S., Bainbridge, Z., Brodie, J. and Shannon, E. (2009) Pesticide residues in waterways of the lower Burdekin region: Challenges in ecotoxicological interpretation of monitoring data. Australasian Journal of Ecotoxicology 14: 89-108.

DAVIS, A., Lewis, S. E., Bainbridge, Z. T., Glendenning, L., Turner, R. D. R. and Brodie, J. E. (2011) Dynamics of herbicide transport and partitioning under event flow conditions in the lower Burdekin region, Australia. Marine Pollution Bulletin (in press) [doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2011.08.025]

DAY, T., Nagel, L., van Oppen, M. J. H. and Caley, M. J. (2008) Factors effecting the evolution of bleaching resistance in corals. The American Naturalist 171: E72-E88 [doi:10.1086/524945]

DE’ATH, G. and Fabricius, K. (2010) Water quality as a regional driver of coral biodiversity and macroalgae on the Great Barrier Reef. Ecological Applications 20(3): 840-850 [doi:10.1890/08-2023.1]

DEVLIN, M. and Schaffelke, B. (2009) Spatial extent of riverine flood plumes and exposure of marine ecosystems in the Tully coastal region, Great Barrier Reef. Marine and Freshwater Research 60: 1109-1122 [doi:10.1071/MF08343]

DEVNEY, C. A., Short, M. and Congdon, B. C. (2009) Cyclonic and anthropogenic influences on tern populations. Wildlife Research 36(5): 368-378 [doi:10.1071/WR08142]

DEVNEY, C. A., Short, M. and Congdon, B. C. (2009) Sensitivity of tropical seabirds to El Niño precursors. Ecology 90(5): 1175-1183 [doi:10.1890/08-0634.1]

DOVE, S. G., Lovell, C., Fine, M., Deckenback, J., Hoegh-Guldberg, O., Iglesias-Prieto, R. and Anthony, K. R. N. (2008) Host pigments: Potential facilitators of photosynthesis in coral symbioses. Plant, Cell and Environment 31(11): 1523-1533 [doi:10.1111/j.1365-3040.2008.01852.x]

DRYDEN, J., Grech, A., Moloney, J. and Hamann, M. (2008) Rezoning of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area: Does it afford greater protection for marine turtles? Wildlife Research 35(5): 477-485 [doi:10.1071/WR07087]

DUCKWORTH, A. (2009) Farming sponges to supply bioactive metabolites and bath sponges: A review. Marine Biotechnology 11: 669-679 [doi:10.1007/s10126-009-9213-2]

DUCKWORTH, A. R. and Wolff, C. W. (2007) Bath sponge aquaculture in Torres Strait, Australia: Effect of expant size, farming method and the environment on culture success. Aquaculture 271: 188-195 [doi:10.1016/j.aquaculture.2007.06.037]

DUCKWORTH, A. R. and Wolff, C. W. (2007) Patterns of abundance and size of Dictyoceratid sponges among neighbouring islands in central Torres Strait, Australia. Marine and Freshwater Research 58: 204-212 [doi:10.1071/MF06104]

DUCKWORTH, A. R., Wolff, C., Evans-Illidge, E., Whalan, S. and Lui, S. (2008) Spatial variability in community structure of Dictyoceratida sponges across Torres Strait, Australia. Continental Shelf Research 28: 2168-2173 [doi:10.1016/j.csr.2008.03.024]

DUCKWORTH, A. R., Wolff, C. W. and Luter, H. (2009) Patterns of abundance and size across varying spatial scales for the coral reef sponges Coscinoderma matthewsi. Marine Ecology Progress Series 396: 27-33 [doi:10.3354/meps08301]

EBERHARD, R., Robinson, C. J., Waterhouse, J., Parslow, J., Hart, B., Grayson, R. and Taylor, B. (2009) Adaptive management for water quality planning – from theory to practice. Marine and Freshwater Research 60: 1189-1195 [doi:10.1071/MF08347]

EMSLIE, M. J., Cheal, A. J., Sweatman, H. and Delean, S. (2008) Recovery from disturbance of coral and reef fish communities on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Marine Ecology Progress Series 371: 177-190 [doi:10.3354/meps07657]

ERWIN, C. A. and Congdon, B. C. (2007) Day-to-day variation in sea-surface temperature reduces sooty tern Sterna fuscata foraging success on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Marine Ecology Progress Series 331: 255-266 [doi:10.3354/meps331255]

FABRICIUS, K., Okaji, K. and De’ath, G. (2010) Three lines of evidence to link outbreaks of the crown-of-thorns seastar Acanthaster planci to the release of larval food limitation. Coral Reefs (Accepted for publication).

FREEBODY, K. (2007) Rainforest revegetation in the uplands of the Australian Wet Tropics: The Eacham Shire experience with planting models, outcomes and monitoring issues. Ecological Management and Restoration 8(2): 140-143 [doi:10.1111/j.1442-8903.2007.00351.x]

FREIBERG, M. and Turton, S. M. (2007) Importance of drought on the distribution of the birds nest fern, Asplenium nidus, in the canopy of a lowland tropical rainforest in north-eastern Australia. Austral Ecology 32(1): 70-76 [doi:10.1111/j.1442-9993.2007.01732.x]

FUENTES, M. M. P. B. and Hamann, M. (2009) A rebuttal to the claim natural beaches confer fitness benefits to nesting marine turtles. Biology Letters 5: 266-267 [doi:10.1098/rsbl.2008.0596]

FUENTES, M. M. P. B., Hamann, M. and Limpus, C. J. (2010) Past, current and future thermal profiles of green turtle nesting grounds: Implications from climate change. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 383: 56-64 [doi:10.1016/j.embe.2009.11.003]

FUENTES, M. M. P. B., Maynard, J. A., Guinea, M., Bell, I. P., Werdell, P. J. and Hamann, M. (2009) Proxy indicators of sand temperature help project impacts of global warming on sea turtles in northern Australia. Endangered Species Research 9: 33-40 [doi:10.3354/esr00224]

FUENTES, M., Dawson, J. L., Smithers, S. G., Hamann, M. and Limpus, C. (2009) Sedimentological characteristics of key sea turtle rookeries: Potential implications under projected climate change. Marine and Freshwater Research (In press).

FUENTES, M. M. P. B., Limpus, C. J. and Hamann, M. (2010) Vulnerability of sea turtle nesting grounds to climate change. Global Change Biology (In press).

GAUTHIER, A., Amiotte-Suchet, P., Nelson, P., Lévêque, J., Zeller, B. and Hénault, C. (2009) Dynamics of the water extractable organic carbon pool during mineralisation in soils from a Douglas fir plantation and an oak-beech forest – an incubation experiment. Plant Soil (Online) [doi:10.1007/s11104-009-0220-x]

GOOSEM, M. (2007) Fragmentation impacts caused by roads through rainforests. Current Science 93(11): 1587-1595.

GOTTSCHALK, S., Uthicke, S. and Heimann, K. (2007) Benthic diatom community composition in three regions of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Coral Reefs 26(2): 345-357 [doi:10.1007/s00338-007-0204-3]

GRECH, A. and Marsh, H. (2008) Rapid assessment of risks to a mobile marine mammal in an ecosystem-scale marine protected area. Conservation Biology 22(3): 711-720 [doi:10.1111/j.1523-1739.2008.00923.x]

GRECH, A., Marsh, H. and Coles, R. (2008) A spatial assessment of the risk to a mobile marine mammal from bycatch. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 18(7): 1127-1139 [doi:10.1002/aqc.943]

GRIMBACHER, P. S. and Stork, N. E. (2009) 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]

GRIMBACHER, P. S. and Stork, N. E. (2009) How do beetle assemblages respond to cyclonic disturbance of a fragmented tropical rainforest landscape? Oecologia 161(3): 591-599 [doi:10.1007/s00442-009-1399-5]

GRIMBACHER, P. S. and Stork, N. E. (2007) Vertical stratification of feeding guilds and body size in beetle assemblages from an Australian tropical rainforest. Austral Ecology 32: 77-85 [doi:10.1111/j.1442-9993.2007.01735.x]

GRIMBACHER, P. S., Catterall, C. P., Kanowski, J. and Proctor, H. C. (2007) Responses of ground-active beetle assemblages to different styles of reforestation on cleared rainforest land. Biodiversity and Conservation 16(7): 2167-2184 [doi:10.1007/s10531-006-9146-2]

GRIMBACHER, P. S. and Catterall, C. P. (2007) How much do site age, habitat structure and spatial isolation influence the restoration of rainforest beetle species assemblages? Biological Conservation 135(1) 107-118 [doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2006.10.002]

GRIMBACHER, P. S., Catterall, C. P. and Kitching, R. L. (2008) Detecting the effects of environmental change above the species level with beetles in a fragmented tropical rainforest landscape. Ecological Entomology 33(1): 66-79 [doi:10.1111/j.1365-2311-2007.00937.x]

GRIMBACHER, P. S., Catterall, C. P. and Stork, N. E. (2008) Do edge effects increase the susceptibility of rainforest fragments to structural damage resulting from a severe tropical cyclone? Austral Ecology 33(4): 525-531 [doi:1111/j.1442-9993.2008.01907.x]

HAMILTON, A. J., Basset, Y., Benke, K. K., Grimbacher, P. S., Miller, S. E., Novotný, V., Allan Samuelson, G., Storke, N. E., Weiblen, G. D. and Yen, J. D. L. (2010) Quantifying uncertainty in estimation of tropical arthropod species richness. The American Naturalist 176: 90-95 [doi:10.1086/652998]

HARDESTY, B. D. and Westcott, D. A. (2010) Persistence and spread in a new landscape: Dispersal ecology and genetics of Miconiainvasions in Australia. Acta Oecologica (Submitted).

HARRY, A. V., Tobin, A. J., Simpfendorfer, C. A., Welch, D. J., Mapleston, A., White, J., Williams, A. J. and Stapley, J. (2011) Evaluating catch and mitigating risk in a multispecies tropical, inshore shark fishery within the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. Marine and Freshwater Research 62: 710-721.

HAURI, C., Fabricius, K., Schaffelke, B. and Humphrey, C. (In review) Physical and chemical microenvironment underneath mat- and canopy-forming macroalgal assemblages in coral reefs, and their effects on understorey corals. PLoS One.

HAZEL, J., Lawler, I. and Hamann, M. (2009) Diving at the shallow end: Green turtle behaviour in near-shore foraging habitat. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 371(1): 84-92 [doi:10.1016/j.embe.2009.01.007]

HERON, S. F., Willis, B. L., Skirving, W. J., Eakin, C. M., Page, C. A. and Miller, I. R. (2010) Summer hot snaps and winter conditions: Modelling White Syndrome outbreaks on Great Barrier Reef corals. PLoS One 5(8): e12210 [doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0012210]

HILBERT, D. W., Graham, A. and Hopkins, M. S. (2007) Glacial and interglacial refugia within a long-term rainforest refugium: The Wet Tropics Bioregion of NE Queensland, Australia. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 251(1): 104-118 [doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2007.02.020]

HILL, R., Williams, K. J., Pert, P. L., Robinson, C. J., Dale, A. P., Westcott, D. A., Grace, R. A. and O’Malley, T. (2010) Adaptive community-based biodiversity conservation in Australia’s tropical rainforests. Environmental Conservation 37(1): 73-82 [doi: 10.1017/S0376892910000330]

HOSKIN, C. and Goosem, M. (2010 – In review) Road impacts on abundance, call traits and body size of rainforest frogs in northeast Australia. Ecology and Society.

HOWELLS, E. J., van Oppen, M. J. H. and Willis, B. L. (2009) High genetic differentiation and cross-shelf patterns of genetic diversity among Great Barrier Reef populations of Symbiodinium. Coral Reefs 28(1): 215-225 [doi:10.1007/s00338-008-0450-z]

HUGHES, A. O., Olley, J. M., Croke, J. C. and McKergow, L. A. (2008) Sediment source changes over the last 250 years in a dry-tropical catchment, central Queensland, Australia. Geomorphology 104(3-4): 262-275 [doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2008.09.003]

HUMPHREY, C. A., Codi King, S. and Klumpp, D. W. (2007) A multibiomarker approach in barramundi (Lates calcarifer) to measure exposure to contaminants in estuaries of tropical North Queensland. Marine Pollution Bulletin 54(10): 1569-1581 [doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2007.06.004]

HUMPHREY, C., Weber, M., Lott, C., Cooper, T. and Fabricius, K. (2008) Effects of suspended sediments, dissolved inorganic nutrients and salinity on fertilisation and embryo development in the coral Acropora millepora (Ehrenberg, 1834). Coral Reefs 27(4): 837-850 [doi:10.1007/s00338-008-0408-1]

ISAAC, J. L., VanDerWal, J., Johnson, C. N. and Williams, S. E. (2009) Resistance and resilience: Quantifying relative extinction risk in a diverse assemblage of Australian tropical rainforest vertebrates. Diversity and Distributions 15(2): 280-288 [doi:10.1111/j.1472-4642.2008.00531.x]

JONES, K. M. W. and Krockenberger, A. K. (2010) Plant defenses determine feeding preferences in a specialist rainforest folivore. Journal of Animal Ecology (In review).

KANIEWSKA, P., Anthony, K. R. N. and Hoegh-Guldberg, O. (2008) Variation in colony geometry modulates internal light levels in braching corals, Acropora humilis and Stylophora pistillata. Marine Biology 155(6): 649-660 [doi:10.1007/s00227-008-1061-5]

KANOWSKI, J. and Catterall, C. P. (2008) What influences biodiversity levels in rainforest plantations? Australian Forest Grower 31: 33-34.

KANOWSKI, J. and Catterall, C. P. (2010) Carbon stocks in above-ground biomass of monoculture plantations, mixed species plantations and environmental restoration plantings in north-east Australia. Ecological Management and Restoration 11(2) [doi:10.1111/j.1442-8903.2010.00529.x]

KANOWSKI, J., Catterall, C. P., McKenna, S. G. and Jensen, R. (2008) Impacts of Cyclone Larry on the vegetation structure of timber plantations, restoration plantings and rainforest on the Atherton Tableland, Australia. Austral Ecology 33(4): 485-494 [doi:10.1111/j.1442-9993.2008.01903.x]

KANOWSKI, J., Catterall, C. P. and Neilan, W. (2008) Potential value of weedy regrowth for rainforest restoration. Ecological Management and Restoration 9: 88-99 [doi:10.1111/j.1442-8903.2008.00399.x]

KANOWSKI, J., Winter, J. W. and Catterall, C. P. (2008) Impacts of Cyclone Larry on arboreal folivorous marsupials endemic to upland rainforests of the Atherton Tableland, Australia. Austral Ecology 33(4): 541-548 [doi:10.1111/j.1442-9993.2008.01909.x]

KARIM, F., Kinsey-Henderson, A., Wallace, J., Arthington, A. H. and Pearson, R. G. (2010) Hydrodynamic modelling of flood induced wetland connectivity in a tropical floodplain in North Queensland, Australia. Submitted to Hydrological Processes.

KARIM, F., Kinsey-Henderson, A., Wallace, J., Godfrey, P. and Arthington, A. H. (2010) Hydrodynamic modelling of wetland connectivity via the drainage network in a tropical floodplain in North Queensland, Australia. Submitted to Hydrological Processes.

KNIGHT, J. T. and Arthington, A. H. (2008) Distribution and habitat associations of the endangered Oxleyan pygmy perch, Nannoperca oxleyana Whitley, in eastern Australia. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 18(7): 1240-1254 [doi:10.1002/aqc.936]

KROCKENBERGER, A. and Kanowski, J. (2010) Thermal intolerance limits the distribution of a marsupial folivore. Oecologia (In review).

KROCKENBERGER, A., MacLagan, S. and Jones, K. M. W. (2010) Home range of a rainforest marsupial folivore, the green ringtail possum,Pseudochirops archeri. Austral Ecology (In review).

KROON, K., Robinson, C. and Dale, A. (2009) Integrating knowledge to inform water quality planning in the Tully-Murray basin, Australia. Marine and Freshwater Research 60: 1183-1188 [doi:10.1071/MF08349]

LAIDLAW, M., Kitching, R. L., Goodall, K., Small, A. and Stork, N. E. (2007) Temporal and spatial variation in an Australian tropical rainforest. Austral Ecology 32: 10-20 [doi:10.1111/j.1442-9993.2007.01739.x]

LALIBERTÉ, E., Wells, J. A., DeClerck, F., Metcalfe, D. J., Catterall, C. P., Queiroz, C., Aubin, I., Bonser, S. P., Ding, Y., Fraterrigo, J. M., McNamara, S., Morgan, J. W., Sánchez Merlos, D., Vesk, P. A. and Mayfield, M. A. (2010) Land-use intensification reduces functional redundancy and response diversity in plant communities. Ecology Letters 13: 76-86 [doi:10.1111/j.1461-0248.2009.01403.x]

LAMBRECHTS, J., Hanert, E., Deleersnijder, E., Bernard, P.-E., Legat, V., Remacle, J.-F. and Wolanski, E. (2008) A multi-scale model of the hydrodynamics of the whole Great Barrier Reef. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 79(1): 143-15 [doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2008.03.016]

LANE, M. B. and Robinson, C. J. (2009) Institutional complexity and environmental management: The challenge of integration and the promise of large-scale collaboration. Australasian Journal of Environmental Management 16: 27-39.

LAURANCE, W. F., Goosem, M. and Laurance, S. G. W. (2009) Impacts of roads and linear clearings on tropical forests. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 24(12): 659-669 [doi:10.1016/j.tree.2009.06.009]

LAWSON, T., Gillieson, D. and Goosem, M. (2007) Assessment of Riparian Rainforest Vegetation Change in Tropical North Queensland for Management and Restoration Purposes. Geographical Research 45(4): 387-397 [doi:10.1111/j.1745-5871.2007.00477.x]

LAWSON, T., Goosem, M. and Gillieson, D. (2008) Rapid assessment of habitat quality in riparian rainforest vegetation. Pacific Conservation Biology 14(1): 20-33.

LAWTON, R. J., Bay, L. K. and Pratchett, M. S. (2010) Isolation and characterization of microsatellite markers in the southern hake,Merluccius australis. Conservation Genetics Resources [doi:10.1007/s12686-010-9298-y]

LE GRAND, H. and Fabricius, K. (In review) Relationship of internal macrobioeroder densities to the nutrient status of coral reefs: Review and case study. Coral Reefs.

LEWIS, S. E., Brodie, J. E., Bainbridge, Z. T., Rohde, K. W., Davis, A. M., Masters, B. L., Maughan, M., Devlin, M. J., Mueller, J. F. and Schaffelke, B. (2009) Herbicides: A new threat to the Great Barrier Reef. Environmental Pollution (in press) [doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2009.03.006]

LI, J. and Hilbert, D. W. (2008) LIVES – A new habitat modelling technique for predicting the distribution of species’ occurrences using presence-only data based on limiting factor theory. Biodiversity and Conservation 17(13): 3079-3095 [doi:10.1007/s10531-007-9270-7]

LI, J., Hilbert, D. W., Parker, T. and Williams, S. E. (2009) How do species respond to climate change along an elevation gradient? A case study of the grey-headed robin (Heteromyias albispecularis). Global Change Biology 15(1): 255-267 [doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2008.01737.x]

LI, O. and Sutton, S. G. (2010) Communicating scientific information to recreational fishers. Human Dimensions of Wildlife 15(2): 106-118.

LIDDELL, M. J., Nieullet, N., Campoe, O. C. and Freiberg, M. (2007) 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]

LIKENS, G. E., Walker, K. F., Davies, P. E., Brookes, J., Olley, J., Young, W. J., Thoms, M. C., Lake, S., Gawne, B., Davis, J., Arthington, A. H., Thompson, R. and Oliver, R. L. (2009) Ecosystem science: Toward a new paradigm for managing Australia’s inland aquatic ecosystems. Marine and Freshwater Research 60(3): 271-279 [doi:10.1071/MF08188]

LUTER, H. M., Whalan, S. and Webster, N. S. (2010) Exploring the role of microorganisms in the disease-like syndrome affecting the sponge Ianthella basta. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 76(17): 5736-5744 [doi:10.1128/AEM.00653-10]

LUTER, H. M., Whalan, S. and Webster, N. S. (2010) Prevalence of tissue necrosis and brown spot lesions in a common marine sponge. Marine and Freshwater Research 61: 484-489 [doi:10.1071/MF09200]

LYNCH, A-M., Sutton, S. G. and Simpfendorfer, C. A. (2009) Implications of recreational fishing for elasmobranch conservation in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Aquatic Conservation: Marine Freshwater Ecosystems [doi:10.1002/aqc.1056]

MACKAY, S. J., James, C. and Arthington, A. H. (2009) Macrophytes as indicators of stream condition in the Wet Tropics region, Northern Queensland, Australia. Ecological Indicators (In press) [doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2009.06.017]

MAYNARD, J. A., Anthony, K. R. N., Harvell, C. D., Burgman, M. A., Beeden, R., Heron, S. F., Lamb, J. B. and Willis, B. L. (Submitted) Forecasting climate-driven coral disease outbreaks. Global Change Biology.

MAYNARD, J. A., Anthony, K. R. N., Marshall, P. A. and Masiri, L. (2008) Major bleaching events can lead to increased thermal tolerance in corals. Marine Biology 155(2): 173-182 [doi:10.1007/s00227-008-1015-y]

McCOOK, L. J., Ayling, T., Cappo, M., Choat, J. H., Evans, R. D., De Freitas, D. M., Heupel, M., Hughes, T. P., Jones, G. P., Mapstone, B., Marsh, H., Mills, M., Molloy, F., Pitcher, C. R., Pressey, R. L., Russ, G. R., Sutton, S., Sweatman, H., Tobin, R., Wachenfeld, D. R. and Williamson, D. H. (2010)Adaptive management of the Great Barrier Reef: A globally significant demonstration of the benefits of networks of marine reserves. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences [ http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2010/02/18/0909335107.full.pdf+html]

McNAMARA, K. E. and Prideaux, B. (In press) From the one forest to the next: A profile of visitors to Australia’s tropical rainforest and their past forest-based travel patterns. Sakal Tourism Journal / World Tourism Journal.

McNAMARA, K. E. and Prideaux, B. (Accepted) Threat or saviour? The case of tourism in Australia’s World Heritage rainforest. Consilience: The Journal of Sustainable Development.

MEDEIROS, S. E. F. and Arthington, A. H. (2008) Diel variation in food intake and diet composition of three native fish species in floodplain lagoons of the Macintyre River, Australia. Journal of Fish Biology 73(4): 1024-1032 [doi:10.1111/j.1095-8649.2008.01959.x]

MEDEIROS, E. S. F. and Arthington, A. H. (2008) The importance of zooplankton in the diets of three native fish species in floodplain waterholes of a dryland river, the Macintyre River, Australia. Hydrobiologia 614(1): 19-31 [doi:10.1007/s10750-008-9533-7]

METCALFE, D. J. and Ford, A. J. (2009) A re-evaluation of Queensland’s Wet Tropics based on ‘primitive’ plants. Pacific Conservation Biology(15)2: 80-86.

MORAN, C. and Catterall, C. P. (In press) Can functional traits predict ecological interactions? A case study using rain forest frugivores and plants in Australia. Biotropica (Early View) [doi:10.1111/j.1744-7429.2009.00594.x]

MORAN, C., Catterall, C. P. and Kanowski, J. (2009) Reduced dispersal of native plant species as a consequence of the reduced abundance of frugivore species in fragmented rainforest. Biological Conservation 142(3): 541-552 [doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2008.11.006]

MORITZ, C., Hoskin, C. J., MacKenzie, J. B., Phillips, B. L., Tonione, M., Silva, N., VanDerWal, J., Williams, S. E. and Graham, C. H. (2009)Identification and dynamics of a cryptic suture zone in tropical rainforest. Proceedings of the Royal Society B – Biological Sciences276(1660): 1235-1244 [doi:10.1098/rspb.2008.1622]

MURPHY, H. T., Metcalfe, D. J., Bradford, M. G., Ford, A. F., Galway, K. E., Sydes, T. A. and Westcott, D. J. (2008) Recruitment dynamics of invasive species in rainforest habitats following Cyclone Larry. Austral Ecology 33(4): 495-202 [doi:10.1111/j.1442-9993-2008.01904.x]

MURPHY, H. T., Hardesty, B. D., Fletcher, C. S., Metcalfe, D. J., Westcott, D. A. and Brooks, S. J. (2008) Predicting dispersal and recruitment ofMiconia calvescens (Melastomataceae) in Australian tropical rainforests. Biological Invasions 10(6): 1573-1464 [doi:10.1007/s10530-008-9246-x]

NAKAMURA, A., Catterall, C. P., House, A. P. N., Kitching, R. L. and Burwell, C. J. (2007) The use of ants and other soil and litter arthropods as bioindicators of the impacts of rainforest clearing and subsequent land use. Journal of Insect Conservation 11(2): 177-186 [doi:10.1007/s10841-006-9034-9]

NAKAMURA, A., Catterall, C. P., Burwell, C. J., Kitching, R. L. and House, A. P. N. (2009) Effects of shading and mulch depth on the colonisation of habitat patches by arthropods of rainforest soil and litter. Insect Conservation and Diversity 2: 221-231 [doi:10.1111/j.1752-4598.2009.00056.x]

NAKAMURA, A., Catterall, C. P., Burwell, C. J., Kitching, R. L. and House, A. P. N. (2009) Effects of mulch type and depth on the colonization of habitat patches by soil and litter arthropods. Pacific Conservation Biology 15: 197-208.

NAKAMURA, A., Catterall, C. P., Kitching, R. L., House, A. P. N. and Burwell, C. J. (2008) Effects of glyphosate herbicide on soil and litter macro-arthropods in rainforest: Implications for forest restoration. Ecological Management and Restoration 9: 127-133 [doi: 10.1111/j.1442-8903.2008.00404.x]

NAKAMURA, A., Catterall, C. P., Kitching, R. L., House, A. P. N. and Burwell, C. J. (2008) Effects of isolation on the colonisation of restored habitat patches by forest-dependent arthropods of soil and litter. Insect Conservation and Diversity 1(1): 9-21 [doi:10.1111/j.1752-4598.2007.00002.x]

NEGRI, A. P., Mortimer, M., Carter, S. and Müller, J. F. (2009) Persistent organochlorines and metals in estuarine mud crabs of the Great Barrier Reef. Marine Pollution Bulletin 58(5): 769-773 [doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2009.03.004]

NEGRI, A. P., Soo, R. M., Flores, F. and Webster, N. S. (2009) Bacillus insecticides are not acutely harmful to corals and sponges. Marine Ecology Progress Series 381: 157-165 [doi:10.3354/meps07933]

NOBES, K., Uthicke, S. and Henderson, R. (2008) Is light the limiting factor for the distribution of benthic symbiont bearing foraminifera on the Great Barrier Reef? Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 363(1-2): 48-57 [doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2008.06.015]

PEPLOW, L. M., Kingsford, M. J., Seymour, J. E. and van Oppen, M. J. H. (2009) Eight microsatellite loci for the Irukandji syndrome-causing carybdeid jellyfish, Carukia barnesi (Cubozoa, Cnidaria). Molecular Ecology Resources 9(2): 670-672 [doi:10.1111/j.1755-0998.2008.02509.x]

PERT, P. L., Butler, J. R. A., Brodie, J. E., Bruce, C., Honzák, M., Kroon, F. J., Metcalfe, D. J., Mitchell, D. and Wong, G. (2010) A catchment-based approach to mapping hydrological ecosystem services using riparian habitat: A case study from the Wet Tropics, Australia. Ecological Complexity 7: 378-388 [doi:10.1016/j.ecocom.2010.05.002]

PERT, P. L., Hill, R., Williams, K. J., Harding, E. K., O’Malley, T., Grace, R. A., Dale, A. P., Bohnet, I. and Butler, J. L. A. (2010) Scenarios for community-based approaches to biodiversity conservation: A case study from the Wet Tropics, Queensland, Australia. Australian Geographer 41(3): 285-306 [doi:10.1080/00049182.2010.498037]

PIPER, S. D., Catterall, C. P., Kanowski, J. J. and Proctor, H. C. (2009) Biodiversity recovery during rainforest reforestation as indicated by rapid assessment of epigaeic ants in tropical and subtropical Australia. Austral Ecology [doi:10.1111/j.1442-9993.2009.01943.x]

POFF, N. L., Richter, B. D., Arthington, A. H., Bunn, S. E., Naiman, R. J., Kendy, E., Acreman, M., Apse, C., Bledsoe, B. P., Freeman, M. C., Henriksen, J., Jacobson, R. B., Kennen, J. G., Merritt, D. M., O’Keeffe, J. H., Olden, J. D., Rogers, K., Tharme, R. E. and Warne, A. (2009) The ecological limits of hydrologic alteration (ELOHA): A new framework for developing regional environmental flow standards. Freshwater Biology (In press) [doi:10.1111/j.1365-2427.2009.02204.x]

POHLMAN, C. L., Goosem, M. and Turton, S. M. (2008) Effects of Severe Tropical Cyclone Larry on rainforest vegetation and understorey microclimate near a road, powerline and stream. Austral Ecology 33(4): 503-515 [doi:10.1111/j.1442-9993.2008.01905.x]

POHLMAN, C. L., Turton, S. M. and Goosem, M. (2009) Temporal variation in microclimate edge effects near powerlines, highways and streams in Australian tropical rainforest. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 149(1): 84-95 [doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2008.07.003]

POHLMAN, C. L., Turton, S. M. and Goosem, M. (2007) Edge effects of linear canopy openings on tropical rain forest understorey microclimate. Biotropica 39(1): 62-71 [doi:10.1111/j.1744-7429.2006.00238.x]

RICHMOND, R. H., Rongo, T., Golbuu, Y., Victor, S., Idechong, N., Davis, G., Kostka, W., Neth, L., Hamnett, M. and Wolanski, E. (2007) Watersheds and coral reefs: Conservation science, policy and implementation. BioScience 57(7): 598-607 [doi:10.1641/B570710]

ROBINSON, C. J., Margerum, R. D., Koontz, T. M., Mosely, C. and Lurie, S. (2010) Policy-level collaboratives for environmental management at the regional scale: Lessons and challenges from Australia and the United States. Society and Natural Resources (In press).

ROBINSON, C. J., Taylor, B. M., Pearson, L., O’Donohue, M. and Harman, B. (2009) A SMART assessment of water quality partnerships in Great Barrier Reef catchments. Australasian Journal of Environmental Management 17.

ROEBELING, P. C., van Grieken, M. E., Webster, A. J., Biggs, J. and Thorburn, P. (2009) Cost-effective water quality improvement in linked terrestrial and marine ecosystems: A spatial environmental-economic modelling approach. Marine and Freshwater Research 60: 1150-1158 [doi:10.1071/MF08346]

RUSS, G. R., Cheal, A. J., Dolman, A. M., Emslie, M. J., Evans, R. D., Miller, I, Sweatman, H. and Williamson, D. H. (2008) Rapid increase in fish numbers follows creation of world’s largest marine reserve network. Current Biology 18(12): R514-R515 [doi:10.1016/j.cub.2008.04.016]

SALMON, M., Hamann, M., Wyneken, J. and Schauble, C. (2009) Early swimming activity of hatchling flatback sea turtles Natator depressus: A test of the ‘predation risk’ hypothesis. Endangered Species Research 9: 41-47 [doi:10.3354/esr00233]

SAMPAYO, E. M., Dove, S. and Lajeunesse, T. C. (2009) Cohesive molecular genetic data delineate species diversity in the dinoflagellate genus Symbiodinium. Molecular Ecology 18(3): 500-519 [doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2008.04037.x]

SANGER, J. C., Kanowski, J., Catterall, C. P. and Woodford, R. (2008) Restoration of forest structure in managed regrowth at Rocky Creek Dam, Australia. Ecological Management and Restoration 9: 143-145 [doi:10.1111/j.1442-8903.2008.00413.x]

SANTANA GARCON, J., Grech, A., Moloney, J. and Hamann, M. (2009) Relative Exposure Index: An important factor in sea turtle nesting distribution. Aquatic Conservation (In Press) [doi:10.1002/aqc.1057]

SCHILLER, A., Ridgway, K. R., Steinberg, C. R. and Oke, P. R. (2009) Dynamics of three anomalous SST events in the Coral Sea. Geophysical Research Letters 36: L06606 [doi:10.1029/2008GL036997]

SHAW, M., Furnas, M. J., Fabricius, K. E., Haynes, D., Carter, S., Eaglesham, G. and Mueller, J. F. (2009) Monitoring pesticides in the Great Barrier Reef. Marine Pollution Bulletin (In press) [doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2009.08.026]

SHAW, M., Negri, A., Fabricius, K. and Mueller, J. (2009) Predicting water toxicity: Pairing passive sampling with bioassays on the Great Barrier Reef. Aquatic Toxicology 95: 108-116 [doi: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2009.08.007]

SHEAVES, M. and Johnston, R. (2010) Implications of spatial variability of fish assemblages for monitoring of Australia’s tropical estuaries. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Systems 20: 348-356 [doi:10.1002/aqc.1093]

SHEAVES, M., Johnston, R. and Connolly, R. (2010) Temporal dynamics of fish assemblages of natural and artificial tropical estuaries. Marine Ecology Progress Series 410: 143-157 [doi:10.3354/meps08655]

SHOO, L. P., Anderson, A. and Williams, S. E. (2009) On the isolated population of Lewin’s Honeyeater (Meliphaga lewinii amphochlora) from the McIlwraith Range uplands, Cape York Peninsula, Australia: Estimates of population szie and distribution. Emu – Austral Ornithology 109(4): 288-293 [doi:10.1071/MU08062]

SHOO, L. P. and VanDerWal, J. (2008) No simple relationship between above-ground tree growth and fine-litter production in tropical forests. Journal of Tropical Ecology 24(3): 347-350 [doi:10.1017/s0266467408004975]

SHOO, L. P., Storlie, C., VanDerWal, J., Little, J. and Williams, S. E. (2010) Targeted protection and restoration to conserve tropical biodiversity in a warming world. Global Change Biology [doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2010.02218.x]

SHOO, L. P., Storlie, C., Williams, Y. M. and Williams, S. E. (2010) Potential for mountaintop boulder fields to buffer species against extreme heat stress under climate change. International Journal of Biometeorology [doi:10.1007/s00484-009-0286-4]

SHORT, F., Carruthers, T., Dennison, W. and Waycott, M. (2007) Global seagrass distribution and diversity: A bioregional model. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 350(1-2): 3-20 [doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2007.06.012]

SMITH-KUENE, C. and Dove, S. (2008) Gene expression of a green fluorescent protein homolog as a host-specific biomarker of heat stress within a reef-building coral. Marine Biotechnology 10(2): 166-180 [doi:10.1007/s10126-007-9049-6]

SONTER, L., Metcalfe, D. J. and Mayfield, M. M. (2011) Assessing rainforest restoration: The value of buffer strips for the recovery of rainforest remnants in Australia’s Wet Tropics. Pacific Conservation Biology 16: 274-288.

SOUTER, P., Bay, L., Andreakis, N., Császár, N., Seneca, F. and van Oppen, M. J. H. (Submitted) A multi-locus, temperature stress related gene expression profile assay in Acropora millepora, a dominant reef-building coral.

SOUTER, P., Willis, B. L., Bay, L. K., Caley, J., Muirhead, A. and van Oppen, M. J. H. (Submitted) Geographic location and bleaching affect population genetic structure in four species of coral in the Acropora aspera group on the Great Barrier Reef.

STOECKL, N., Birtles, A., Farr, M., Mangott, A., Curnock, M. and Valentine, P. (2010) Live-aboard dive boats in the Great Barrier Reef: regional economic impact and the relative values of their target marine species. Tourism Economics 16(4): 995-1018 [doi:10.5367/te.2010.0005]

STORK, N. E. (2007) Biodiversity: World of insects. Nature 448: 657-658 [doi:10.1038/448657a]

STORK, N. E. (2007) Editorial: Dynamics and processes in the canopy of an Australian tropical rainforest. Austral Ecology 32: 2-3 [doi:10.1111/j.1442-9993.2007.01742.x]

STORK, N. E. (2007) Australian tropical forest canopy crane: New tools for new frontiers. Austral Ecology 32: 4-9 [doi:10.1111/j.1442-9993.2007.01740.x]

STORK, N. E. (2010) Re-assessing current extinction rates. Biodiversity and Conservation 19: 357-371 [doi:10.1007/s10531-009-9761-9]

STORK, N. E., Balston, J., Farquhar, G. D., Franks, P. J., Holtum, J. A. M. and Liddell, M. J. (2007) Tropical rainforest canopies and climate change. Austral Ecology 32: 105-112 [doi: 10.1111/j.1442-9993.2007.01741.x]

STORK, N. E., Coddington, J. A., Colwell, R. K., Chazdon, R. L., Dick, C. W., Peres, C. A., Sloan, S. and Willis, K. (2009) Vulnerability and Resilience of Tropical Forest Species to Land-use Change. Conservation Biology 23(6): 1438-1447 [doi:10.111/j.1523-1739.2009.01335.x]

STORK, N. E., Grimbacher, P. S., Storey, R., Oberprieler, R. G., Reid, C. and Adam Slipinski, S. (2008) What determines whether a species of insect is described? Evidence from the study of tropical forest beetles. Insect Conservation and Diversity 1(2): 114-119 [doi:10.1111/j.1752-4598.2008.000016.x]

SUPPIAH, R., Hennessy, K. J., Whetton, P. H., McInnes, K., Macadam, I., Bathols, J., Ricketts, J. and Page, C. M. (2007) Australian climate change projections derived from simulations performed for the IPCC 4th Assessment Report. Australian Meteorological Magazine 56: 131-152.

SUTTON, S. G. and Tobin, R. C. (2009) Recreational fishers’ attitudes towards the 2004 rezoning of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Environmental Conservation 36(3): 245-252 [doi:10.1017/S0376892909990270]

SWEATMAN, H. (2008) No-take reserves protect coral reefs from predatory starfish. Current Biology 18(14): R598-R599 [doi:10.1016/j.cub.2008.05.033]

TAYLOR, B. (2010) Between argument and coercion: Social coordination in rural environmental governance. Journal of Rural Studies[doi:10.1016/j.jrurstud.2010.05.002]

THOMAS, C. R., Gordon, I. J., Wooldridge, S. A. and Marshall, P. (Submitted) Ecological-economic risk trade-offs in the Great Barrier Reef: A pragmatic conceptual framework. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment.

TURTON, S. M. (2008) Editorial: Cyclones Larry and Monica: Ecological effects of two major disturbance events. Austral Ecology 33(4): 365-367 [doi:10.1111/j.1442-9993.2008.01893.x]

TURTON, S. M. (2008) Landscape-scale impacts of Cyclone Larry on the forests of northeast Australia, including comparisons with previous cyclones impacting the region between 1858 and 2006. Austral Ecology 33(4): 409-416 [doi:10.1111/j.1442-9993.2008.01896.x]

UTHICKE, S. and Altenrath, C. (2010) Water column nutrients control growth and C:N ratios of symbiont-bearing benthic foraminifera on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Limnology and Oceanography 55(4): 1681-1696 [doi:10.4319/lo.2010.55.4.1681]

UTHICKE, S. and McGuire, K. (2007) Bacterial communities in Great Barrier Reef calcareous sediments: Contrasting 16S rDNA libraries from nearshore and outer shelf reefs. Estuarine and Coastal Shelf Science 72(1-2): 188-200 [doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2006.10.017]

UTHICKE, S. and Nobes, K. (2008) Benthic Foraminifera as ecological indicators of water quality on the Great Barrier Reef. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 78(4): 763-773 [doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2008.02.014]

UTHICKE, S., Llewellyn, L. and Eder, F. (2009) Fluorescent lectin assay to quantify particulate marine polysaccharides on 96-well filtration plates. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods 7: 449-458.

UTHICKE, S., Thompson, A. and Schaffelke, B. (2010) Effectiveness of benthic foraminiferal and coral assemblages as water quality indicators on inshore reefs of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Coral Reefs 29: 209-225 [doi:10.1007/s00338-009-0574-9]

VANDERWAL, J., Shoo, L. P., Graham, C. and Williams, S. E. (2009) Selecting pseudo-absence data fro presence-only distribution modelling: How far should you stray from what you know? Ecological Modelling 220(4): 589-594 [doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2008.11.010]

VANDERWAL, J., Shoo, L. P., Johnson, C. N. and Williams, S. E. (2009) Abundance and the environmental niche: Environmental suitability estimated from niche models predicts the upper limit of local abundance. The American Naturalist 282-291 174(2): [doi:10.1086/600087]

VANDERWAL, J., Shoo, L. P. and Williams, S. E. (2009) New approaches to understanding late Quaternary climate fluctuations and refugial dynamics in Australian wet tropical rain forests. Journal of Biogeography 36(2): 291-301 [doi:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2008.01993.x]

VAN OOSTEROM, J., Codi King, S., Negri, A., Humphrey, C. and Mondon, J. (2010) Investigation of the mud crab (Scylla serrata) as a potential bio-monitoring species for tropical coastal marine environments of Australia. Marine Pollution Bulletin 60(2): 283-290 [doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2009.09.007]

WALLACE, J. S., Hawdon, A., Keen, R. and Stewart, L. (2009) The role of coastal floodplains in generating sediment and nutrient fluxes to the Great Barrier Reef lagoon in Australia. International Journal of Ecohydrology and Hydrobiology 8: 183-194.

WALLACE, J., Stewart, L., Hawdon, A., Keen, R., Karim, F. and Kemei, J. (2009) Flood water quality and marine sediment and nutrient loads from the Tully and Murray catchments in North Queensland, Australia. Marine and Freshwater Research 60: 1123-1131 [doi:10.1071/MF08356]

WEBSTER, A. J., Thorburn, P. J., Roebeling, P. C., Horan, H. L. and Biggs, J. S. (2009) The expected impact of climate change on nitrogen losses from wet tropical sugarcane production in the Great Barrier Reef region. Marine and Freshwater Research 60: 1159-1164 [doi:10.1071/MF08348]

WEEKS, S. J., Anthony, K. R. N., Bakun, A., Feldman, G. C. and Hoegh-Guldberg, O. (2008) Improved predictions of coral bleaching using seasonal baselines and higher spatial resolution. Limnology and Oceanography 53(4): 1369-1375.

WEEKS, S. J., Bakun, A., Steinberg, C. R., Brinkman, R. and Hoegh-Guldberg, O. (2010) The Capricorn Eddy: a prominent driver of the ecology and future of the southern Great Barrier Reef. Coral Reefs [doi:10.1007/s00338-010-0644-z]

WESTCOTT, D. A., Setter, M., Bradford, M. G., McKeown, A. and Setter, S. (2007) Cassowary dispersal of the invasive pond apple in a tropical rainforest: The contribution of subordinate dispersal modes in invasion. Diversity and Distributions 14(2): 432-439 [doi:10.1111/j.1472-4642.2007.00416.x]

WHITE, L. and Wolanski, E. (2008) Flow separation and vertical motions in a tidal flow interacting with a shallow-water island. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 77(3): 457-466 [doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2007.10.003]

WILLIAMS, A. J., Davies, C. R., Mapstone, B. D., Currey, L. M., Welch, D. J., Begg, G. A., Ballagh, A. C., Choat, J. H., Murchie, C. D. and Simpfendorfer, C. A. (2009) Age-based demography of humpback grouper Cromileptes altivelis: Implications for fisheries management and conservation. Endangered Species Research 9: 67-79

WILLIAMS, S. E., Shoo, L. P., Isaac, J. L., Hoffman, A. A. and Langham, G. (2008) Towards an integrated framework for assessing the vulnerability of species to cliamte change. PLoS Biology 6(12): 2621-2626 [doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060325]

WILLIAMS, S. E., VanDerWal, J., Isaac, J., Shoo, L. P., Storlie, C., Fox, S., Bolitho, E. E., Moritz, C., Hoskin, C. J. and Williams, Y. M. (2010)Distributions, life-history specialization, and phenology of the rain forest vertebrates in the Australian Wet Tropics. Ecology 91(8): 2493 [doi:10.1890/09-1069.1]

WILLIAMS, S. E., Williams, Y. M., VanDerWal, J., Isaac, J. L., Shoo, L. P. and Johnson, C. N. (2009) Ecological specialization and population size in a biodiversity hotspot: How rare species avoid extinction. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106(2): 19737-19741 [doi:10.1073/pnas.0901640106]

WILSON, S. K., Burgess, S. C., Cheal, A. J., Emslie, M., Fisher, R., Miller, I., Polunin, N. V. C. and Sweatman, H. P. A. (2008) Habitat utilisation by coral reef fish: Implications for specialists vs. generalists in a changing environment. Journal of Animal Ecology 77(2): 220-228 [doi:10.1111/j.1365-2656.2007.01341.x]

WILSON, S. K., Dolman, A. M., Cheal, A. J., Emslie, M. J., Pratchett, M. S. and Sweatman, H. P. A. (2009) Maintenance of fish diversity on disturbed coral reefs. Coral Reefs 28(1): 3-14 [doi:10.1007/s00338-008-0431-2]

WILSON, R. F., Goosem, M. W. and Wilson, G. W. (2008) Resilience of arboreal folivores to habitat damage by a severe tropical cyclone. Austral Ecology 33(4): 573-579 [doi:10.1111/j.1442-9993.2008.01913.x]

WOLANSKI, E., Fabricius, K. E., Cooper, T. F. and Humphrey, C. (2008) Wet season fine sediment dynamics on the inner shelf of the Great Barrier Reef. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 77(4): 755-762 [doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2007.10.014]

WOOLDRIDGE, S. A. (2010) Is the coral-algae symbiosis really ‘mutually beneficial’ for the partners? BioEssays 32(7): 615-625 [doi:10.1002/bies.200900182]

WOOLDRIDGE, S. A. (2009) A new conceptual model for the warm-water breakdown of the coral-algae endosymbiosis. Marine and Freshwater Research 60: 483-496 [doi:10.1071/MF08251]

WOOLDRIDGE, S. A. (2009) Water quality and coral bleaching thresholds: Formalising the linkage for the inshore reefs of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Marine Pollution Bulletin 58(5): 745-751 [doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2008.12.013]

WOOLDRIDGE, S. A. and Done, T. J. (2009) Improved water quality can ameliorate effects of climate change on corals. Ecological Applications 19(6): 1492-1499 [doi:10.1890/08-0963.1]

ZHAO, J.-x., Neil, D. T., Feng, Y.-x., Yu, K.-f. and Pandolfi, J. M. (2008) High-precision U-series dating of very young cyclone-transported coral reef blocks from Heron and Wistari reefs, southern Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Quaternary International 195(1-2): 122-127 [doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2008.06.004]

ZHAO, J.-x., Yu, K.-f. and Feng, Y.-x. (2009) High-precision 238U-234U-230Th disequilibrium dating of the recent past – A review. Quaternary Geochronology In Press [doi:10.1016/j.quageo.2009.01.012]


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