Faculty of Science and Technology

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Kattel, G. R. (2011). Cladocera in Mountain Lakes of Northwest Europe: Ecology, Techniques and Values for Reconstructing Climate Change at Regional Scale. First Edition, ISBN 978-3-8443-8615-8, Lambert Academic Publishing, Köln, Germany.

Book chapters

Battarbee, R., Bennion, H., Rose, N. & Gell. P. (2012). Human Impact on Freshwater ecosystems. In Matthews, J.A. (ed). The SAGE Handbook of Environmental Change. Chapter 27.

Casanova, M.T. and Nairn, L.C. (submitted) Bryophytes and macroalgae in Australian riverine landscapes in Vegetation of Australian Riverine Landscapes, book under contract with CSIRO Publishing

Gell, P. (2010). With the Benefit of Hindsight: The utility of palaeoecology in wetland condition assessment and identification of restoration targets. In: Batty, L., Hallberg, K. (Eds). Ecology of Industrial Pollution. Ecological Review Series, CUP & the British Ecological Society: 162-188.

Kattel, G.R. & Gell, P. (2012). Configuring management strategies for rapid environmental change of large river floodplain lakes, In: Environmental Change, Young S (Ed), Intech Open Access Publisher.

Kingsford, R.T., Brandis, K., Jenkins, K.M, Nairn, L., Rayner, T. (2010) Measuring ecosystem responses to flow, across organism scales. in Overton & Saintilan, eds., Ecosystem Response Modelling in the Murray-Darling Basin, CSIRO PUBLISHING, Melbourne

Peer-reviewed publications

Atazadeh, I., Mills, K., Barton, A. and Gell, P. (2012). Configuring consumptive water transfers or ecological benefit: an algal response model for water resource operations. Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium, 2012 Conference Proceedings, Engineers Australia, pp. 848-855.

AugustinusP,Cochran U, KattelG. R., D'CostaD, Shane P. (2011). Paleolimnology of Onepoto Maar Paleolake from ca 30 000 to 9 000 cal yr BP, Auckland, New Zealand.

Barton, A.F., Keller, R. J. and Katopodis, C. (2009). "Verification of a Numerical Model for the Prediction of Low Slope Vertical Slot Fishway Hydraulics." Australian Journal of Water Resources 13(1): 53-60.

Barton, A. F., Sargison, J. E., Osborn, J. E., Perkins, K. and Hallegraeff, G. (2010). Characterizing the roughness of freshwater biofilms using a photogrammetric methodology. Biofouling: The Journal of Bioadhesion and Biofilm Research, 26 (4), pp. 439 – 448.

Barton, A. F., Wallis, M., Sargison, J., Buia, A. and Walker, G. (2008). "Hydraulic roughness of biofouled pipes, biofilm character, and measured improvements from cleaning." ASCE Journal of Hydraulic Engineering 134(6): 852-857.

Camens, A.B. and Carey, S.P. (2013). Contemporaneous trace and body fossils from a Late Pleistocene lakebed in Victoria, Australia, allow assessment of bias in the fossil record. PloS One 10.1371/journal.pone.0052957.

Carey S.P., Camens A.B., Cupper M.L., Grün R., Hellstrom J., McKnight S.W., McLennan I., Pickering D.A., Trusler P. & Aubert M. (2011). A diverse Pleistocene marsupial trackway assemblage from the Victorian Volcanic Plains, Australia. Quaternary Science Reviews 30, 591-610.

Finlayson, M., Davis, J., Gell, P., Kingsford, R., Parton, K. & Smith, P.(2011). The status of wetlands and the predicted effect of global climate change: the situation in Australia. Aquatic Sciences. DOI: 10.1007/s00027-011-0232-5

Gell, P., Fluin, J., Tibby, J., Hancock, G., Harrison, J., Zawadzki, A., Haynes, D., Khanum, S.,Little, F. & Walsh, B. (2009). Anthropogenic Acceleration of Sediment Accretion in Lowland Floodplain Wetlands, Murray-Darling Basin, Australia. Geomorphology, 108: 122-126.

Gell, P., Mills, K. & Grundell, R. (2012). The legacy of climate and catchment change: the real challenge for wetland management. Hydrobiologia. doi: 10.1007/s10750-012-1163-4

Godoy, W. and Barton, A. F. (2010). Modelling the Environmental Water Reserve: A Case Study Exploring the Effects of the Environment's Water Entitlement in a Complex Water Supply System. Australian Journal of Water Resources. 14(2): 157-167.

Grundell, R., Gell, P., Mills, K. and Zawadzki, A. (2012) Interaction between a river and its wetland: evidence from spatial variability in diatom and radioisotope records. Journal of Paleolimnology. 47: 205-219.

Kattel, G.R. & Sirocko, F. (2011). Palaeocladocerans as indicators of environmental, cultural and archaeological developments in Eifel maar lakes region (West Germany) during the Lateglacial and Holocene periods. Hydrobiologia doi: 10.1007/s10750-011-0872-4

Kattel, G.R. (2011) Can we improve management practice of lakes using cladoceran zooplankton? River Research & Applications, doi: 10.1002/rra.1527.

Mills, K., Ryves, D.B. (2012). Diatom-based models for inferring past water chemistry in western Ugandan crater lakes. Journal of Paleolimnology 48: 383-399.

Mills, K., Ryves, D.B., Anderson, N.J. & Tyler, J. (in review). Expressions of climate perturbations in western Uganda during the last 1000 years. Climate of the Past.

Mills, K., Gell, P., Hesse, P., Jones, R., Kershaw, P., Drysdale, R. & McDonald, J. (2012). Palaeoclimate studies and natural-resource management in the Murray-Darling Basin I: past, present and future climates. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences.

Mills, K., Gell, P., Gergis, J., Baker, P., Finlayson, M., Hesse, P., Jones, R., Kershaw, P., Pearson, S., Treble, P., Barr, C., Brookhouse, M., Drysdale, R., McDonald, J., Haberle, S., Reid, M., Thoms, M., Tibby, J. (in press) Palaeoclimate studies and natural resource management in the Murray-Darling Basin II: unravelling past human impact and climate variability. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences.

Petherick, L., Bostock, H., Cohen, T., Fitzsimmons, K., Tibby, J., Moss, P., Mooney, S., Barrows, T., Reeves, J., Kemp, J., Jansen, J., Nanson, G., De Deckker, P., Fletcher, M., Dosseto, A. and OZ-INTIMATE members, (2013). Climatic records over the past 35 ka from temperate Australia – a synthesis from the OZ-INTIMATE workgroup.

Reeves, J.M., Barrows, T.T., Cohen, T.J., Kiem, A.S., Bostock, H.C., Fitzsimmons, K., Krause, C., Petherick, L., Phipps, S.J., Jansen, J. and OZ-INTIMATE members, (2013). Climate variability recorded in marine and terrestrial archives in the Australian region over the last 35,000 years: an OZ-INTIMATE compilation. Quaternary Science Reviews. doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2013.01.001

Reeves, J.M., Bostock, H., Ayliffe, L.K., Cohen, T.J., De Deckker, P., Devriendt, L.S., Dunbar, G.B., Drysdale, R.N., Fitzsimmons, K., Gagan, M., Griffiths, M.L., Haberle, S.G., Hope, G., Jansen, J., Krause, C., Lewis, S. McGregor, H.V., Mooney, S.D., Moss, P., Nanson, G., Purcell, A., van der Kaars, S., (2013). Palaeoenvironmental records from tropical Australasia and their climatic interpretation. A synthesis from the OZ-INTIMATE working group.

Reeves, J.M., Chivas, A.R., Garcia, A. and De Deckker, P., (2007). The use of Ostracoda in the palaeoenvironmental reconstruction of the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia, from the Last Interglacial to Present. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 246: 163-187.

Reeves, J.M., De Deckker, P. and Halse, S., (2007). Groundwater ostracods from the arid Pilbara, northwestern Australia: distribution and water chemistry Hydrobiologia 585: 99-118.

Sachindra, D. A., Huang, F., Barton, A. F. and Perera, B. J. C. (2012). "Least Square Support Vector and Multi-Linear Regression for Statistically Downscaling General Circulation Model Outputs to Catchment Streamflows." Journal of Climatology. Article first published online: 27 April 2012. DOI: 10.1002/joc.3493.

Seddon, A.W.R., Mackay, A.W., Baker, A, Birks, H.J.B. Ellis, E., Gillson, L., Johnson, E., Juggins, S, Willis, K., Buck, C., Froyd, C.A., Jones, V., Macias-Fauria, M., Nogués-Bravo, D., Punyasena, S., Breman, E., Gill, J., Mills, K., Morris, J., Roland, T., Tanentzap, A . (in press) and the Palaeo50 working group.Looking forward through the past. Identification of fifty priority research questions in palaeoecology. Journal of Ecology.

Soepbrowati, T., Hadisusanto, S, Gell, P. & Zawadzki, A. (2012). The diatom stratigraphy of Rawapening Lake, implying eutrophication history. American Journal of Environmental Science, 8(3): 334-344.


Brandis, K., Nairn, L., Porter, J. Kingsford, R.T. (2009). Preliminary assessment for the environmental water requirements of waterbird species in the Murray Darling Basin. Report to the Department of Water, Environment, Heritage and the Arts. University of New South Wales.

Nairn, L.C., and Kingsford R.T. (2012) Wetland distribution and land use in the Murray-Darling Basin. A report to the Australian Floodplain Association. Australian Wetlands, Rivers and Landscapes Centre, University of NSW, Sydney.

Nairn, L., Brandis, K Kingsford, R.T. Steinfeld, C. Ren, S. Rayner, T. (2010) A case study of risks to flows and floodplain ecosystems posed by structures on the Macquarie Floodplain. A report to the Murray Darling Basin Authority. Australian Wetlands, Rivers and Landscapes Centre, University of NSW, Sydney.

Nairn, L.C., R.T. Kingsford, S. Nebel, K.J. Brandis, M.M. Head, K.M. Jenkins, J.L. Porter and T.S. Rayner (2009). Macquarie Marshes-Darling Wetlands Endangered Ecological Community Study. Final Report to DEWHA. University of New South Wales.

Nairn, L.C. (2008) Redgum Health in the Macquarie Marshes Nature Reserve. University of NSW, Sydney.

Waters, C., Nairn, L and Melville, G. (2010) Seed bank Study of "Pillicawarrina" in the Macquarie Marshes . Report to the N.S.W. Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water