Papers from 2009


Application of anaesthetics for sex identification and bioactive compound recovery from wild Dicathais orbita, Warwick J. Noble, Rebecca R. Cocks, James O. Harris, and Kirsten Benkendorff

2009 Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 380:1/2 53-60.


Genetic diversity and connectivity in a brooding reef coral at the limit of its distribution, Annika ME Noreen, Peter Lynton Harrison, and Madeleine JH Van Oppen

2009 Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Biological Sciences 276:1675 3927-3935.


Relationships of the New Guinean songbird genera Amalocichla and Pachycare based on mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequences, Janette A. Norman, Walter E. Boles, and Leslie Christidis

2009 Journal of Avian Biology 40:6 640-645.


A multi-gene phylogeny reveals novel relationships for aberrant genera of Australo-Papuan core Corvoidea and polyphyly of the Pachycephalidae and Psophodidae (Aves: Passeriformes), Janette A. Norman, Per GP Ericson, Knud A. Jonsson, Jon Fjeldsa, and Leslie Christidis

2009 Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 52:2 488-497.

Potential for ecological health impacts of discharges from Skennars Head Wastewater Treatment Plant, Joanne Margaret Oakes and Bradley D. Eyre

2009 Ballina Shire Council.


Biogeneration of chromophoric dissolved organic matter by bacteria and krill in the Southern Ocean, Eva Ortega-Retuerta, Thomas K. Frazer, Carlos M. Duarte, Sergio Ruiz-Halpern, Antonio Tovar-Sa´nchez, Jesu´s M. Arrieta, and Isabel Reche

2009 Limnology and Oceanography 54:6 1941-1950.

Managing human activities in Cape Byron Marine Park, Andrew Page, David J. Lloyd, and RJ Payne

2009 18th NSW Coastal Conference 2009.


Resource inventory for conversion modelling, Graeme Palmer and Jerome K. Vanclay

2009 Forest growth and timber quality: crown models and simulation methods for sustainable forest management: Proceedings of an International Conference 145-150.


Ilex vomitoria Ait. (Yaupon): a native North American source of a caffeinated and antioxidant-rich tea, Matthew J. Palumbo, Stephen T. Talcott, and Francis E. Putz

2009 Economic Botany 63:2 130-137.

Human adaptive responses to catastrophic landscape disruptions during the Holocene, Numundo, PNG, Jeffrey F. Parr, William E. Boyd, Vicki Harriott, and Robin Torrence

2009 Geographical Research 47:2 155-174.


Sugarcane phytoliths: encapsulation and sequestration of a long-lived carbon fraction, Jeffrey F. Parr, Leigh A. Sullivan, and Robert Quirk

2009 Sugar Tech 11:1 17-21.

Teaching GIS and remote sensing undergraduate courses externally: reflections on a decade of experience, Sumith Pathirana

2009 32nd Applied Geography Conference.

Examining the impact of climate change on the spatial distribution of coastal wetland communities in the northeast NSW, Sumith Pathirana, Clement E. Akumu, and Serwan MJ Baban

2009 Papers of 32nd Applied Geography Conference.

Vegetation change detection using multi-temporal satellite data in the Horton Plain National Park, Sri Lanka, Sumith Pathirana, S Ediriweera, B MP Singhakumara, and P Wickramagamage

2009 Meeting Multiple Demands for Forest Information: New Technologies in Forest Data Gathering: IUFRO, The Global Network for Forestry Science Corporation Conference.


Study of potential risk of dengue disease outbreak in Sri Lanka using GIS and statistical modelling, Sumith Pathirana, Masato Kawabata, and Rohitha Goonatilake

2009 Journal of Rural and Tropical Public Health 8 8-17.


Abundance estimate of Australian east coast humpback whales (Group E1) in 2005 using multi year photo-identification data and capture-recapture analysis, David Paton, Lyndon O. Brooks, Daniel Burns, E Kniest, Peter Harrison, and Peter Baverstock

2009 International Whaling Committee Scientific Committee Meeting, SC/61/SH10.


Anthropogenic soils and tree distributions in a lowland forest in Bolivia, Clea Paz-Rivera and Francis E. Putz

2009 Biotropica 41:6 665-675.


A comparison of measurement methods for radium-226 on manganese fiber, Richard N. Peterson, William C. Burnett, Natasha Dimova, and Isaac R. Santos

2009 Limnology and Oceanography: Methods 7 196-205.


Effective fluorochrome marking of juvenile sea cucumbers for sea ranching and restocking, Steven W. Purcell and Bernard F. Blockmans

2009 Aquaculture 296:3-4 263-270.


Status and management of the sea cucumber fishery of La Grande Terre, New Caledonia. Programme ZoNéCo, Steven W. Purcell, H Gossuin, and NS Agudo


Changes in weight and length of sea cucumbers during conversion to processed beche-de-mer: filling gaps for some exploited tropical species, Steven W. Purcell, Hugues Gossuin, and Natacha S. Agudo

2009 SPC Beche-de-mer Information Bulletin 29 3-6.


Dangers of carbon-based conservation, F E. Putz and K H. Redford

2009 Global Environment Change 19:4 400-401.

Carbon benefits from avoiding and repairing forest degradation, Francis E. Putz and Robert Nasi

2009 Realising REDD+: national strategy and policy options 249-262.


Conserving carbon in tropical forests: pitfalls and possibilities, Francis E. Putz and P A. Zuidema

2009 Forests and Climate Change: adaptation and mitigation 19-24.


Treatment of an iron-rich ARD using waste carbonate rock: bench-scale reactor test results, Daniel Ray, Malcolm W. Clark, and Tracey Pitman

2009 Mine Water and the Environment 28:4 253-263.


Improving dimensional stability in plantation-grown E. pilularis and E. dunnii, Carolyn A. Raymond, Michael Henson, Marie-Chantale Pelletier, Steve Boyton, Bill Joe, Dane Thomas, Helen Smith, and Jerome K. Vanclay

2009 Forest and Wood Products Australia.


The timing of neotropical speciation dynamics: a reconstruction of myiopagis flycatcher diversification using phylogenetic and paleogeographic data, Frank E. Rheindt, Leslie Christidis, Gustavo S. Cabanne, Cristina Miyaki, and Janette A. Norman

2009 Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 53:3 961-971.


Mangrove islands, Peter Saenger

2009 Encyclopedia of Islands 591-593.


Recent 137Cs deposition in sediments of Admiralty Bay, Antarctica, Christian J. Sanders, Isaac R. Santos, Sambasiva R. Patchineelam, Carlos Schaefer, and Emmanoel V. Silva-Filho

2009 Journal of Environmental Radioactivity 101:5 421-424.


Land or ocean? assessing the driving forces of submarine groundwater discharge at a coastal site in the Gulf of Mexico, Isaac R. Santos, William C. Burnett, Jeffrey Chanton, Natasha Dimova, and Richard N. Peterson

2009 Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 114:C4.


Tidal pumping drives nutrient and dissolved organic matter dynamics in a Gulf of Mexico subterranean estuary, Isaac R. Santos, William C. Burnett, Thorsten Dittmar, I GNA Suryaputra, and Jeffrey Chanton

2009 Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 73:5 1325-1339.


Extended time series measurements of submarine groundwater discharge tracers (222Rn and CH4) at a coastal site in Florida, Isaac R. Santos, Natasha Dimova, Richard N. Peterson, Benjamin Mwashote, Jeffrey Chanton, and William C. Burnett

2009 Marine Chemistry 113:1-2 137-147.


Marine debris contamination along undeveloped tropical beaches from northeast Brazil, Isaac R. Santos, Ana C. Friedrich, and Juliana A. Ivar do Sul

2009 Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 148:1-4 455-462.


The steady-state region of attraction under linear feedback control: a numerical approach, Herry Santoso, Jie Bao, and Peter L. Lee

2009 Journal of Process Control 19:3 464-472.


Critical need for new definitions of "forest" and "forest degradation" in global climate change agreements, Nophea Sasaki and Francis E. Putz

2009 Conservation Letters 22:5 226-232.


Palaeoecology: a tool to improve the management of Australian estuaries, Krystyna M. Saunders and Kathryn H. Taffs

2009 Journal of Environmental Management 90:8 2730-2736.

Die entwicklung der tsunamiforschung nach der katastrophe vom 26. Dezember 2004, Anja Scheffers, Dieter Kelletat, and M Engel

2009 Geographische Rundschau 61:2 12-18.


Wave-emplaced coarse debris and megaclasts in Ireland and Scotland: boulder transport in a high-energy littoral environment, Anja Scheffers, Sander Scheffers, Dieter Kelletat, and Antony Browne

2009 Journal of Geology 117:5 553-573.


Tsunamis, hurricanes, the demise of coral reefs and shifts in prehistoric human populations in the Caribbean, Sander Scheffers, Jay Haviser, Antony Browne, and Anja Scheffers

2009 Quaternary International 195:1-2 69-87.


Severe storms drive holocene island evolution and coral reef biodiversity of the Houtman Abrolhos Archipelago, WA, Sander Scheffers, Anja Scheffers, and Dieter Kelletat

2009 IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science 6.


CO2 perturbation experiments: similarities and differences between dissolved inorganic carbon and total alkalinity manipulations, Kai G. Schulz, J Barcelos e Ramos, R E. Zeebe, and U Riebesell

2009 Biogeosciences 6 2145-2153.


Gametogenic and reproductive cycles of the sea anemone, Entacmaea quadricolor, Anna Scott and Peter Lynton Harrison

2009 Marine Biology 156:8 1659-1671.

Spatial and temporal patterns in a unique assemblage of host sea anemones and anemonefishes, Anna Scott, H A. Malcolm, Cristiana Damiano, and D L. Richardson

2009 Reefs of the Indopacific: Hopes for the future and lessons from the past: 84th Australian Coral Reef Society Conference.

Vocal behaviour of the squirrel glider (Petaurus norfolcensis), David Sharpe and Ross L. Goldingay

2009 Australian Journal of Zoology 57:1 55-64.


Reevaluating the taxonomic status of Ceriops australis (Rhizophoraceae) based on morphological and molecular evidence, Chiou-Rong Sheue, Yuen-Po Yang, Ho-Yi Liu, Fu-Shan Chou, Hsiu-Chin Chang, Peter Saenger, Christopher P. Mangion, Glenn Wightman, Jean WH Yong, and Chi-Chu Tsai

2009 Botanical Studies 50:1 89-100.


Strengthening RC beam- column connections with FRP strips, R Shrestha, Scott T. Smith, and B Samali

2009 Proceedings of the ICE- Structures and Buildings 162:5 323-334.

FRP anchors: recent advances in research and understanding, Scott T. Smith

2009 APFIS 2009: Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structures.

Seventh anniversary for Hong Kong chapter, Scott T. Smith

2009 Civil Engineers Australia 81:9.


Strengthening of one-way spanning RC slabs with cutouts using FRP composites, Scott T. Smith and S J. Kim

2009 Construction and Building Materials 23:4 1578-1590.


Detection and characterization of fatigue induced damage using electromechanical impedance technique, Cheekiong Soh and Yee Yan Lim

2009 Advanced Materials Research, 2nd International Conference on Multi-Functional Materials and Structures, MFMS-2009 79-82 2031-2034.


Development aid and access to water and sanitation in sub-Saharan Africa, Marco Stampini, Adeleke Salami, and Caroline A. Sullivan

2009 African Development Bank: Development Research Brief no. 9.

Ecological prioritisation of estuaries in the Waikato Region, Debra J. Stokes, Malene Felsing, and Catherine Beard

2009 Environment Waikato Internal Series 2009/03.


Surface elevation changes and sediment characteristics of intertidal surfaces undergoing mangrove expansion and mangrove removal, Waikaraka Estuary, Tauranga Harbour, New Zealand, Debra J. Stokes, Terry R. Healy, and Penelope J. Cooke

2009 International Journal of Ecology & Development 12.


The benthic ecology of expanding mangrove habitat, Tauranga Harbour, New Zealand, Debra J. Stokes, Terry R. Healy, and Norman Mason

2009 Coasts and Ports Conference 2009.

Poverty and the ethics of water development, Caroline A. Sullivan

2009 Water ethics 129-150.

Supporting strengths: securing adaptation to climate change impacts in developing countries, Caroline A. Sullivan

2009 World Vision Australia.

Assessing water vulnerability in the Orange River Basin in South Africa, Caroline A. Sullivan, N Diederichs, and Myles Mander

2009 NeWater technical report.


Water resources, climate change and human vulnerability, Caroline A. Sullivan and C Huntingford

2009 Proceedings of Interfacing modelling and simulation with mathematical and computational sciences: 18th IMACS World Congress, MODSIM09 2377-2383.

Development aid and access to water and sanitation in sub-Saharan Africa: volume I assessment of water and sanitation in sub-Saharan Africa: an overview and conclusions, Caroline A. Sullivan, Marco Stampini, Muriel Bonjean, and John Bromley

2009 African Development Bank.

Development aid and access to water and sanitation in sub-Saharan Africa: volume III The Watsan Index of development effectiveness: methodology, Caroline A. Sullivan, Marco Stampini, Muriel Bonjean, and John Bromley

2009 African Development Bank.


Improved identification of sulfidic soil materials by a modified incubation method, Leigh A. Sullivan, Nicholas J. Ward, Richard T. Bush, and Edward D. Burton

2009 Geoderma 149:1-2 33-38.


Effects of oyster death and shell disarticulation on associated communities of epibiota, Stephen A. Summerhayes, Melanie J. Bishop, Andrea Leigh, and Brendan P. Kelaher

2009 Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 379:1-2 60-67.


Can road-crossing structures improve population viability of an urban gliding mammal?, Brendan D. Taylor and Ross L. Goldingay

2009 Ecology and Society 14:2.


The impacts of Alqueva Dam in the development of the region, Fantina Tedim, Caroline A. Sullivan, and Marco Estrela

2009 NeWater project - New approaches to adaptive water management under uncertainty.

Volcanism and historical ecology on the Willaumez Peninsula, Papua New Guinea, Robin Torrence, Vince Neall, and William E. Boyd

2009 Pacific Science 64:4 507-535.


Bias in the journal impact factor, Jerome K. Vanclay

2009 Scientometrics 78:1 3-12.


Managing water use from forest plantations, Jerome K. Vanclay

2009 Forest Ecology and Management 257:2 385-389.


Tree diameter, height and stocking in even-aged forests, Jerome K. Vanclay

2009 Annals of Forest Science 66:7 702-709.


Calibrating the self-thinning frontier, Jerome K. Vanclay and Peter J. Sands

2009 Forest Ecology and Management 259:1 81-85.


Prospects for integrated timber–forage–livestock agroforestry systems for economic diversification in West Timor farming communities, Paul van Nimwegen, David J. Lloyd, and Jerome K. Vanclay

2009 Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research.


Post-fire tree stress and growth following smoldering duff fires, J Morgan Varner, Francis E. Putz, Joseph J. O'Brien, J Kevin Hiers, Robert J. Mitchell, and Doria R. Gordon

2009 Forest Ecology and Management 258:11 2467-2474.

Palaeotsunami signatures in holocene coastal geo-archives of the eastern Ionian Sea region, Greece, A Vott, G Bareth, H Bruckner, F Fountoulis, D Lang, D Kelletat, D Sakellariou, Anja Scheffers, and Sander Scheffers

2009 1st INQUA‐IGCP‐567 International Workshop on Earthquake Archaeology and Palaeoseismology.


The scleractinian corals of Moreton Bay, eastern Australia: high latitude, marginal assemblages with increasing species richness, Carden C. Wallace, Ida Fellegara, Paul R. Muir, and Peter Lynton Harrison

2009 Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 54:2 1-118.


Mineralogical control of rare earth elements in acid sulfate soils, Susan A. Welch, Andrew G. Christy, Lloyd Isaacson, and Dirk Kirste

2009 Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 73:1 44-64.


Selective logging and fire as drivers of alien grass invasion in a Bolivian tropical dry forest, J W. Weldman, B Mostacedo, M Peña-Clarosa, and F E. Putz

2009 Forest Ecology and Management 258:7 1643-1649.


Histochemical correlations between egg capsule laminae and the female gonoduct reveal the process of capsule formation in the Muricidae (Neogastropoda: Mollusca), Chantel B. Westley and Kirsten Benkendorff

2009 Invertebrate Reproduction and Development 52:1/2 81-92.

The distribution of precursors and biosynthetic enzymes required for Tyrian purple genesis in the hypobranchial gland, gonoduct, an egg masses of Dicathais orbita (Gmelin, 1791) (Neogastropoda: Muricidae), Chantel B. Westley and Kirsten Benkendorff

2009 ​Proceedings of the Symposium "Neogastropod Origins, Phylogeny, Evolutionary Pathways and Mechanisms" held during the 2007 World Congress of Malacology, in 'Nautilus' 123:3 148-153.


Tree and forest measurement, Philip W. West


Classifying sheep grazing environments using satellite data to quantify genotype by environment interactions, Michael B. Whelan, D J. Cottle, K G. Geenty, and D J. Brown

2009 Proceedings of the 18th Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics Conference: Matching genetics and environment : a new look at an old topic 52-55.

Characteristics of flowering stems and raceme position in macadamia, J D. Wilkie, M Sedgley, S Morris, S Muldoon, and T Olesen

2009 The Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology 84:4 387-392.

Geomorphic controls on post-flood water quality on a coastal floodplain, Vanessa NL Wong, Scott G. Johnston, Richard T. Bush, Leigh A. Sullivan, and Chrisy Clay

2009 Proceedings of Ancient landscapes - modern perspectives: 7th International Conference on Geomorphology.


Environmental degradation and biofouling of 'green' plastics including short and medium chain length polyhydroxyalkanoate, Catherine A. Woolnough, Lachlan H. Yee, Tim Charlton, and John R. Foster

2009 Polymer International 59:5 658-667.

'Green Plastics': surface rugosity, biofouling and biodegradation: the relationship between surface roughness, microbial colonisation and biodegradation of environmentally-friendly 'green' plastics, Catherine A. Woolnough, Lachlan H. Yee, and John R. Foster


Sodium alginate facilitates reductive dechlorination of hexachloro-1,3-butadiene in vadose zone soil, Lachlan H. Yee, Vibeke Aagaard, Angela Johnstone, Staffan J. Kjelleberg, and Michael Manefield

2009 11th Pacific Polymer Conference (PPC11).

Papers from 2008

Coastal wetland monitoring using ASTER and landsat satellite data, Clement E. Akumu, Sumith Pathirana, Serwan MJ Baban, and Daniel J. Bucher

2008 Coast to Coast Conference.

Enduring geohazards in the Caribbean: moving from the reactive to the proactive, Serwan MJ Baban


Transforming geohazards management in Trinidad and Tobago from reactive to a proactive mode, Serwan MJ Baban

2008 Enduring geohazards in the Caribbean region, moving from the reactive to the proactive 181-191.

Developing early warning systems for managing geohazards (landslides and floods) in the Caribbean region, Serwan MJ Baban and Kelly Aliasgar

2008 Enduring geohazards in the Caribbean region, moving from the reactive to the proactive 225-243.

Mapping flood prone areas a geoinformatics approach, Serwan MJ Baban and Francis Canisius

2008 Enduring geohazards in the Caribbean region, moving from the reactive to the proactive 157-178.

Using GIS to develop and evaluate flood risk assessment and flood sensitivity maps for a watershed in Trinidad and Tobago, Serwan MJ Baban and R Kantasingh

2008 Enduring geohazards in the Caribbean region, moving from the reactive to the proactive 124-140.

Examining coastal erosion issues in Darwin, north Australia using field based data and geoinformatics, Serwan MJ Baban, Sumith Pathirana, K Aliasgar, and Abdulla Habibi

2008 Darwin City Council.

Mapping coastal benthic habitats in the Burnett Mary region using remotely sensed imagery, Serwan MJ Baban, Sumith Pathirana, K Aliasgar, and Abdulla Habibi

2008 Central Queensland University.

Recognising and managing unstable slopes in Trinidad and Tobago, Serwan MJ Baban and J B. Ritter

2008 Enduring geohazards in the Caribbean region, moving from the reactive to the proactive 206-224.

Developing a GIS based landslide susceptibility map for tropical mountainous environments, using geo-environmental indicators, Serwan MJ Baban and Kamal Sant

2008 Enduring geohazards in the Caribbean region, moving from the reactive to the proactive 64-80.

Planning for hillside terrains, Serwan MJ Baban and Dane S. Thomas

2008 Enduring geohazards in the Caribbean region, moving from the reactive to the proactive 40-63.

Managing development in the hillsides of Trinidad and Tobago using geoinformatics, Serwan MJ Baban, Deborah Thomas, Francis Canisius, and Kamal J. Sant

2008 Sustainable Development 16:5 314-328.

Correlation accurately predicts hydrate forming pressure of pure components, Alireza Bahadori

2008 Journal of Canadian Petroleum Technology 47:2 13-16.


New correlation accurately predicts thermal conductivity of liquid paraffin hydrocarbons, Alireza Bahadori

2008 Journal of the Energy Institute 81:1 59-61.

Predicting densities of glycol solutions, Alireza Bahadori, Y Hajizadeh, and S Mokhatab

2008 Petroleum Technology Quarterly 13:2 47-48.


Novel approaches for the prediction of destiny of glycol solutions, Alireza Bahadori, Y Hajizadeh, H B. Vuthaluru, M O. Tade, and S Mokhatab

2008 Journal of Natural Gas Chemistry 17:3 298-302.