Faculty of Science and Technology

Reeves, Jessica (Dr) - Research

Current research project/students

  • Lake Keilambete and Western Victorian Lakes; Long-term climate variability - AINSE grant ALNGRA13008, $17,000
  • Lower Barwon Wetlands - Reedy Lake Contaminants: Adam Trewarn (Honours) - AINSE grant ALNGRA14037, $8000
  • Lake Macquarie Razor Clams - Contaminants and climate indicators
  • Murray Wetlands - recent impacts - Garry Heinitz, Paulo Silva (Honours)
  • Riverine Plain Palaeoecology - Scott Williams (PhD)

Consulting and other activities

  • Lower Barwon Advisory Group
  • Southern Hemisphere Assessment of PalaeoEnvironments (SHAPE) – INQUA project #1303

Publications/conferences

Books

  1. Reeves, J.M. and Buckeridge, J.S., 2012. The Urban Sanctuary: Algae and Marine Invertebrates of Ricketts Point Marine Sanctuary. 128 pp. ISBN 978-0-9804483-5-1.
  2. Reeves, J.M (Ed.), 2010. Biodiversity research - Safeguarding the Future. Biology International special publication No. 48, 92 pp. ISSN 02532069.

Refereed journal articles

  1. Reeves, J.M., Barrows, T.T., Cohen, T.J., Kiem, A.S., Bostock, H.C., Fitzsimmons, K., Jansen, J.D., Kemp, J., Krause, C., Petherick, L., Phipps, S. and OZ-INTIMATE members, 2013. Climate variability over the last 35,000 years recorded in marine and terrestrial archives in the Australian region: an OZ-INTIMATE compilation. Quaternary Science Reviews 74: 21-34.
  2. Petherick, L., Bostock, H.C., Cohen, T.J., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Fletcher, M.S., Tibby, J., Reeves, J., Moss, P., Barrows, T.T., Mooney, S.D., Kemp, J., Jansen, J.D., Nanson, G.C., Dosseto, A., 2013. Climatic records over the past 30 ky from temperate Australia - a synthesis from the OZ-INTIMATE workgroup. Quaternary Science Reviews 74: 58-77.
  3. Reeves, J.M., Bostock, H., Ayliffe, L.K., Barrows, T.T., De Deckker, P., Devriendt, L.S., Dunbar, G.B., Drysdale, R.N., Fitzsimmons, K., Gagan, M., Griffiths, M.L., Haberle, S.G., Jansen, J.D., Krause, C., Lewis, S. McGregor, H.V., Mooney, S.D., Moss, P., Nanson, G.C., Purcell, A., van der Kaars, S., 2013. Palaeoenvironmental change in tropical Australia over the last 30,000. A synthesis from the OZ-INTIMATE working group. Quaternary Science Reviews 74: 97-114.  
  4. Buckeridge, J. St J. S. and Reeves, J.M., 2009. Some insights into how barnacles survive as sessile organisms. Integrative Zoology 4: 395-401.
  5. Reeves, J.M., Chivas, A.R, Garcia, A., Holt, S., Couapel, M.J.J., Jones, B.G., Cendon, D.I. and Fink, D., 2008. The sedimentary record of palaeoenvironments and sea-level change in the Golf of Carpentaria, Australia, through the last glacial cycle. Quaternary International 183: 3-22.
  6. Reeves, J.M., Chivas, A.R., Garcia, A. and De Deckker, P., 2007. Palaeoenvironmental change in the Golf of Carpentaria (Australia) since the last interglacial based on Ostracoda. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 246: 163-187
  7. 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
  8. Chivas, A.R., Garcia, A., van der Kaars, S., Couapel, M.J.J., Holt, S., Reeves, J.M., Wheeler, D.J., Switzer, A.D., Murray-Wallace, C.M., Banerjee, D., Price, D.M., Wang, S.X., Pearson, G., Edgar, N.T., Beaufort, L., De Deckker, P., Lawson, E., Cecil, C.B., (2001). Sea level and environmental changes since the Last Interglacial in the Golf of Carpentaria, Australia: An overview. Quaternary International 83-85: 19-46.

Refereed conference proceedings

  1. Grundell, R., Reeves, J.M., Gell, P.A., 2012. Industrial Past, Urban Future: the Barwon Estuary, Victoria, Australia. International Paleolimnology Symposium. Glasgow, 21-24 August, 2012. Abstracts Volume, p. 155.
  2. Reeves, J.M., Cohen, T.J. and OZ-INTIMATE members, 2012. Toward a climate event stratigraphy for the Australian region, 0-35 ka. In:  Magyari, E.K., Buczko, K., Szurdoki, E., Ujvari, G. (Eds.), CELL-50K workshop, Hungarian National History Museum Budapest, 12-15 November 2012. Abstracts Volume. ISBN 978-963-9877-15-3, p. 35.
  3. Reeves, J.M., 2012. OZ-INTIMATE: Toward a climate event stratigraphy for the Australian region, 0-35 ka. XVIII INQUA Congress, 21st-27th Joly, 2011, Bern, Switzerland Quaternary International 279-280: 395-396.
  4. Buckeridge, John St J. S. and Reeves, J., 2008. Solving the problem of predation: further insights as to how barnacles survive as sessile organisms. Proceedings of the XX International Congress of Zoology, 26-29th August, 2008, Paris France, p. 79.
  5. Reeves, J.M., 2007. Pilbara stygofauna - a freshwater heritage in an arid environment: a lesson for the Late Quaternary. International Quaternary Association meeting, Cairns, 28 Joly - 3 August, 2007. Quaternary International, 167-168: 339.
  6. Reeves, J.M., Chivas, A.R., Garcia, A., De Deckker, P., 2007.  International Quaternary Association meeting, Cairns, 28 Joly - 3 August, 2007. Quaternary International, 167-168: 339.
  7. Reeves, J.M., 2005. The relationship between ostracod species diversity and water chemistry in the subsurface of the Pilbara region, Western Australia. In J. Gibert (Ed.), World Subterranean Biodiversity, Proceedings of an International Symposium held 8-10th December 2004 in Villeurbanne, France. PASCALIS European Research Programme, p. 137.

Professional memberships and associations

  • Australasian Quaternary Association (Past President; 2012-2014)
  • Australian Archaeological Association (Member)
  • American Geophysical Association (Member)
  • International Research Group on Ostracods (Member)
  • AINSE (Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering) Councillor for FedUni;
  • Archaeology and Geosciences Specialist Panel
  • Australian Academy of Science, National Committee for Earth Sciences

Research interests

  • Human impact on the environment
  • Aquatic invertebrates (ostracods, foraminifers)
  • The Quaternary in Australia
  • Carbonate geochemistry
  • Palaeoclimate

Internal/external web links

Additional information

  • AINSE (Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering) Councillor for FedUni and Archaeology and Geosciences Specialist Panel
  • Australian Academy of Science, National Committee for Earth Sciences, EMCR Member