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Researcher: Jordan, GJ (Associate Professor Greg Jordan)

Fields of Research

Terrestrial Ecology
Plant Systematics and Taxonomy
Biogeography and Phylogeography
Plant Physiology
Palaeoecology
Evolutionary Biology
Palaeontology (incl. Palynology)
Plant Biology
Biological Adaptation
Population, Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics
Palaeoclimatology
Speciation and Extinction
Conservation and Biodiversity
Evolutionary Impacts of Climate Change
Forestry Management and Environment
Plant Developmental and Reproductive Biology
Phylogeny and Comparative Analysis
Landscape Ecology
Forestry Pests, Health and Diseases
Phycology (incl. Marine Grasses)
Environmental Management
Tree Improvement (Selection and Breeding)
Ecological Impacts of Climate Change
Community Ecology
Plant Cell and Molecular Biology
Global Change Biology
Environmental Monitoring
Quantitative Genetics (incl. Disease and Trait Mapping Genetics)
Forestry Sciences
Molecular Evolution
Structural Geology
Invertebrate Biology
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Fish Pests and Diseases
Zoology
Stratigraphy (incl. Biostratigraphy and Sequence Stratigraphy)
Gene Expression (incl. Microarray and other genome-wide approaches)
Environmental Education and Extension

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Forest and Woodlands Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Native Forests
Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity at Regional or Larger Scales
Hardwood Plantations
Ecosystem Adaptation to Climate Change
Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
Climate and Climate Change
Forest and Woodlands Land Management
Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity of environments
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Forest and Woodlands Environments
Control of Animal Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species in Forest and Woodlands Environments
Environment
Expanding Knowledge in the Chemical Sciences
Remnant Vegetation and Protected Conservation Areas
Ornamentals, Natives, Flowers and Nursery Plants
Law Enforcement
Harvesting and Transport of Forest Products
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Fresh, Ground and Surface Water Environments
Climate Change Models
Dental Health
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Environments
Natural Hazards in Forest and Woodlands Environments
Social Impacts of Climate Change and Variability
Mining Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Rural Water Evaluation (incl. Water Quality)
Mountain and High Country Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Environmentally Sustainable Mineral Resource Activities
Remnant Vegetation and Protected Conservation Areas at Regional or Larger Scales
Atmospheric Composition (incl. Greenhouse Gas Inventory)
Water Allocation and Quantification
Heritage
Remnant Vegetation and Protected Conservation Areas in Forest and Woodlands Environments

Career Best Publications

A critical framework for the assessment of biological palaeoproxies: predicting past climate and levels of atmospheric CO2 from fossil leaves; New Phytologist
An investigation of long-distance dispersal based on species native to both Tasmania and New Zealand; Australian Journal of Botany
Evolution of stomatal responsiveness to CO2 and optimization of water-use efficiency among land plants; New Phytologist
Extent and timing of floristic exchange between Australian and Asian rain forests; Journal of Biogeography
Leaf maximum photosynthetic rate and venation are linked by hydraulics; Plant Physiology
Palaeoendemic plants provide evidence for persistence of open, well-watered vegetation since the Cretaceous; Global Ecology and Biogeography
Phylogenetic biome conservatism on a global scale; Nature
Pliocene reversal of late Neogene aridification; National Academy of Sciences of The United States of America. Proceedings
Solar Radiation as a factor in the evolution of scleromorphic leaf anatomy in Proteaceae; American Journal of Botany
Testing the impact of calibration on molecular divergence times using a fossil-rich group: the case of Nothofagus (Fagales); Systematic Biology

Research Publications

Banksieaephyllum taylorii (Proteaceae) from the Late Paleocene of New South Wales and its relevance to the origin of Australia's scleromorphic flora; Australian Systematic Botany
Nothofagus subgenus Brassospora (Nothofagaceae) leaf fossils from New Zealand: a link to Australia and New Guinea?; Linnean Society. Botanical Journal
A common boundary between distinct northern and southern morphotypes in two unrelated Tasmanian rainforest species; Australian Journal of Botany
A critical framework for the assessment of biological palaeoproxies: predicting past climate and levels of atmospheric CO2 from fossil leaves; New Phytologist
A fertile pinnule fragment with spores of Dicksonia from early Oligocene sediments in Tasmania; Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology
A geographic mosaic of genetic variation within a foundation tree species and its community-level consequences; Ecology
A middle-late eocene inflorescence of Caryophyllaceae from Tasmania, Australia; American Journal of Botany
A New Early Pleistocene Species of Nothofagus and the Climatic Implications of Co-occurring Nothofagus Fossils; Australian Systematic Botany
A species list for the bryophytes and ferns occurring as epiphytes on Tasmanian tree ferns; Hikobia
A study of titanium release into body organs following the insertion of single threaded screw implants into the mandibles of sheep; Australian Dental Journal
A toothed Lauraceae leaf from the early Eocene of Tasmania, Australia; International Journal of Plant Sciences
Acclimation to humidity modifies the link between leaf size and the density of veins and stomata; Plant, Cell and Environment
Amphistomatic leaf surfaces independently regulate gas exchange in response to variations in evaporative demand; Tree Physiology
An Early to Middle Pleistocene Flora of Subalpine Affinities in Lowland Western Tasmania; Australian Journal of Botany
An in situ, late pleistocene Melaleuca fossil forest at Coal Head, western Tasmania, Australia; Aust. J. Botany
An investigation of long-distance dispersal based on species native to both Tasmania and New Zealand; Australian Journal of Botany
Augmentation of abscisic acid (ABA) levels by drought does not induce short-term stomatal sensitivity to CO2 in two divergent conifer species; Journal of Experimental Botany
Biology and Biologists
Bird assemblages in Tasmanian clearcuts are influenced by the age of eucalypt regeneration but not by distance from mature forest; Global Ecology and Conservation
Cell expansion not cell differentiation predominantly co-ordinates veins and stomata within and among herbs and woody angiosperms grown under sun and shade; Annals of Botany
Cenozoic Fossil Plant Locations in Tasmania
Cenozoic Plant Macrofossil sites of Tasmania; Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Cenozoic vegetation in Tasmania: Macrofossil evidence; History of the Australian Vegetation: Cretaceous to Recent
Characteristics of mammal communities in Tasmanian forests: exploring the influence of forest type and disturbance history; Wildlife Research
Chloroplast evidence for geographic stasis of the Australian bird-dispersed shrub Tasmannia lanceolata (Winteraceae); Molecular Ecology
Climate drives vein anatomy in Proteaceae; American Journal of Botany
Comparative biogeography of New Zealand trees: species richness, height, leaf traits and range sizes; New Zealand Journal of Ecology
Conifer species adapt to low-rainfall climates by following one of two divergent pathways; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Contrasts between the climatic ranges of fossil and extant taxa: causes and consequences for palaeoclimatic estimates; Australian Journal of Botany
Cretaceous-Neogene evolution of Tasmania; Geological Evolution of Tasmania: Geological Society of Australia Special Publication
Cryptogamic diversity on coarse woody debris; Old Forests, New Management Conference: Conservation and use of old-growth forests in the 21st century
Decline of a biome: evolution, contraction, fragmentation, extinction and invasion of the Australian mesic zone biota; Journal of Biogeography
Deep history of wildfire in Australia; Australian Journal of Botany
Development of nuclear and mitochondrial microsatellite markers for the relictual conifer genus Athrotaxis (Cupressaceae); Conservation Genetics Resources
Development of nuclear microsatellite markers for the Tasmanian endemic conifer Diselma archeri Hook. F. (Cupressaceae); Conservation Genetics Resources
Differential leaf expansion can enable hydraulic acclimation to sun and shade; Plant, Cell and Environment
Discrimination between seedlings of Eucalyptus globulus, E. nitens and their F1 hybrid using near-infrared reflectance spectroscopy and foliar oil content; Silvae Genetica
Diverse fossil epacrids (Styphelioideae; Ericaceae) from early Pleistocene sediments at Stony Creek Basin, Victoria, Australia; International Journal of Plant Sciences
Do leaves of plants on phosphorus-impoverished soils contain high concentrations of phenolic defence compounds?; Functional Ecology
Does moisture affect the partitioning of bryophytes between terrestrial and epiphytic substrates within cool temperate rain forests?; Bryologist
Drought tolerance and avoidance in the localised endemic Leptospermum grandiflorum and co-occurring species; Australian Systematic Botany
Early Eocene Ripogonum (Liliales: Ripogonaceae) leaf macrofossils from southern Australia; Australian Systematic Botany
Early evidence of xeromorphy in angiosperms: stomatal encryption in a new eocene species of Banksia (Proteaceae) from Western Australia; American Journal of Botany
Early ontogenetic trajectories vary among defence chemicals in seedlings of a fast-growing eucalypt; Austral Ecology
Early seedling establishment on aged Tasmanian tin mine tailings constrained by nutrient deficiency and soil structure, not toxicity; Soil Research
Early Tertiary macrofossils of proteaceae from Tasmania; Australian Systematic Botany
Early-Middle Pleistocene leaves of extinct and extant Proteaceae from western Tasmania, Australia; Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society
Environmental adaptation in stomatal size independent of the effects of genome size; New Phytologist
Environmental niche modelling fails to predict Last Glacial Maximum refugia: niche shifts, microrefugia or incorrect palaeoclimate estimates?; Global Ecology and Biogeography
Eocene continental climates and latitudinal temperature gradients: Comment; Geology
Eocene vegetation of New Zealand and Australia: High latitude “tropics” in the Southern Hemisphere; 22nd International Senckenberg Conference
Epiphytic ferns and bryophytes of Tasmanian tree-ferns: A comparison of diversity and composition between two host species; Austral Ecology
Ericaceae; The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants
Eucryphia (Cunoniaceae) reproductive and leaf macrofossils from Australian Cainozoic sediments; Australian Systematic Botany
Evidence of Pleistocene plant extinction and diversity from Regatta Point, Western Tasmania, Australia; Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society
Evolution of stomatal responsiveness to CO2 and optimization of water-use efficiency among land plants; New Phytologist
Evolutionary radiations of Proteaceae are triggered by the interaction between traits and climates in open habitats; Global Ecology and Biogeography
Exploration of the Eucalyptus globulus gene pool; Eucalyptus in a Changing World
Extent and timing of floristic exchange between Australian and Asian rain forests; Journal of Biogeography
Extinct conifers and conifer diversity in the Early Pleistocene of western Tasmania; Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology
Ferns are less dependent on passive dilution by cell expansion to coordinate leaf vein and stomatal spacing than angiosperms; PLoS One
Fire in Australia: how was the biota prepared for human occupation?; Australian Journal of Botany
Fire is a major driver of patterns of genetic diversity in two co-occurring Tasmanian palaeoendemic conifers; Journal of Biogeography
Fossil Ericaceae from New Zealand: deconstructing the use of fossil evidence in historical biogeography; American Journal of Botany
Fossil evidence for a hyperdiverse sclerophyll flora under a non-Mediterranean-type climate; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Fossil evidence for open, Proteaceae-dominated heathlands and fire in the Late Cretaceous of Australia; American Journal of Botany
Fossil leaf economics quantified: calibration, Eocene case study, and implications; Paleobiology
Fossil leaves of Banksia, Banksieae and pretenders: resolving the fossil genus Banksieaephyllum; Australian Systematic Botany
Fossil Record of Bryophytes; Flora of Australia
Genetic differentiation in spite of high gene flow in the dominant rainforest tree of southeastern Australia, Nothofagus cunninghamii; Heredity
Genetic diversity, population structure and conservation of Eucalyptus globulus ssp globulus
Genetic variation in North Forest Products' Eucalyptus globulus ssp. globulus base population trials
Genetic variation in the juvenile leaf morphology of Eucalyptus globulus Labill. ssp globulus; Forest Genetics
Giant cuticular pores in Eidothea zoexylocarya (Proteaceae) leaves; American Journal of Botany
Giant Eucalypt forests - A globally unique fire-adapted rain forest
Giant eucalypts – globally unique fire-adapted rain-forest trees?; New Phytologist
Glacial refugia and reticulate evolution: the case of the Tasmanian eucalypts; Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences
Gondwanan conifer clones imperilled by bushfire; Scientific Reports
Habitat type and dispersal mode underlie the capacity for plant migration across an intermittent seaway; Annuals of Botany
High conifer diversity in Oligo-Miocene New Zealand; Australian Systematic Botany
History and Paleoecology of Australian Nothofagus forests.; The Ecology and Biogeography of Nothofagus Forests
How do soil nutrients affect within-plant patterns of herbivory in seedlings of Eucalyptus nitens?; Oecologia
How does ontogeny in a Eucalyptus species affect patterns of herbivory by Brushtail Possums?; Functional Ecology
Identification of races in Eucalyptus globulus ssp globulus based on growth traits in Tasmania and geographic distribution; Silvae Genetica
Impact of distance to mature forest on the recolonisation of bryophytes in a regenerating Tasmanian wet eucalypt forest; Australian Journal of Botany
Impacts on soils from cable-logging steep slopes in northeastern Tasmania, Australia; Forest Ecology and Management
Incontinence in aging leaves: Deteriorating water relations with leaf age in Agastachys odorata (Proteaceae), a shrub with very long-lived leaves; Functional Plant Biology
Internal coordination between hydraulics and stomatal control in leaves ; Plant, Cell & Environment
Is there a ‘suboptimal’ woody species height? A response to Scheffer et al.; Trends in Ecology and Evolution
IVG Forest Conservation Report 3B
Key periods in the evolution of the flora and vegetation in Western Tasmania I. the early-middle Pleistocene; Australian Journal of Botany
Last interglacial climates of south-eastern Australia: plant and beetle-based reconstructions from Yarra Creek, King Island, Tasmania; Quaternary Science Reviews: International Multidisciplinary Review and Research Journal
Late Pleistocene vegetation and climate near Melaleuca Inlet, South-western Tasmania; Australian Journal of Botany
Leaf cuticular morphology links platanaceae and proteaceae; International Journal of Plant Sciences
Leaf fossils of Banksia (Proteaceae) from New Zealand: an Australian abroad; American Journal of Botany
Leaf fossils of Proteaceae tribe Persoonieae from the Late Oligocene-Early Miocene of New Zealand; Australian Systematic Botany
Leaf fossils of the ancient Tasmanian relict Microcachrys (Podocarpaceae) from New Zealand; American Journal of Botany
Leaf gigantism in coastal areas: morphological and physiological variation in four species on the Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania; Australian Journal of Botany
Leaf hydraulic vulnerability influences species' bioclimatic limits in a diverse group of woody angiosperms; Oecologia
Leaf hydraulic vulnerability is related to conduit dimensions and drought resistance across a diverse range of woody angiosperms; New Phytologist
Leaf hydraulics and drought stress: response, recovery and survivorship in four woody temperate plant species; Plant, Cell and Environment
Leaf maximum photosynthetic rate and venation are linked by hydraulics; Plant Physiology
Letting giants be – rethinking active fire management of old-growth eucalypt forest in the Australian tropics; Journal of Applied Ecology
Linking changes in community composition and function under climate change; Ecological Applications
Living near the edge: being close to mature forest increases the rate of succession in beetle communities; Ecological Applications
Low but structured chloroplast diversity in Atherosperma moschatum (Atherospermataceae) suggests bottlenecks in response to the Pleistocene glacials; Annals of Botany
Macrofossil evidence of past diversity of Proteaceae in Tasmania; Proteaceae: an international symposium on the biology of Proteaceae
Macrofossils as indicators of Plio-Pleistocene climates in Tasmania and Antarctica; Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Macrofossils associated with the fossil fern spore Cyatheacidites annulatus and their significance for Southern hemisphere biogeography; Review of Palaeobotany & Palynology
Microclimate through space and time: microclimatic variation at the edge of regeneration forests over daily, yearly and decadal time scales; Forest Ecology and Management
Microclimatic edge effects in a recently harvested forest: do remnant forest patches create the same impact as large forest areas?; Forest Ecology and Management
Microsatellites for use in Nothofagus cunninghamii (Nothofagaceae) and related species; Molecular Ecology Notes
Morphometric analysis of Correa lawrenceana (Rutaceae) and the reinstatement of var. ferruginea endemic to Tasmania; Australian Systematic Botany
Mosses from Early Pleistocene sediments in western Tasmania; Alcheringa
Moving beyond the guild concept: developing a practical functional trait framework for terrestrial beetles; Ecological Entomology
Near-tropical Early Eocene terrestrial temperatures at the Australo-Antarctic margin, western Tasmania; Geology
Oligocene leaves of Epacridaceae from Little Rapid River, Tasmania, and the identification of fossil Epacridaceae leaves; Australian Systematic Botany
Palaeoendemic plants provide evidence for persistence of open, well-watered vegetation since the Cretaceous; Global Ecology and Biogeography
Paleo-Antarctic rainforest into the modern Old World tropics: the rich past and threatened future of the “southern wet forest survivors”; American Journal of Botany
Partially pyritised Holocene Banksia cones from Tianjara Plateau, New South Wales; Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales
Past and present variability in leaf length of evergreen members of Nothofagus subgenus Lophozonia related to ecology and population dynamics; New Phytologist
Past, present and future refugia for Tasmania's palaeoendemic flora; Journal of Biogeography
Phosphorus limits Eucalyptus grandis seedling growth in an unburnt rain forest soil; Frontiers in Plant Science
Phylogenetic biome conservatism on a global scale; Nature
Phylogeny and infrageneric classification of Correa Andrews (Rutaceae) on the basis of nuclear and chloroplast DNA; Plant Systematics and Evolution
Plant macrofossils as bioclimatic indicators during the Plio-Pleistocene
Plant traits demonstrate that temperate and tropical giant eucalypt forests are ecologically convergent with rainforest not savanna; PLOS One
Pliocene reversal of late Neogene aridification; National Academy of Sciences of The United States of America. Proceedings
Proteaceae leaf fossils from the Oligo-Miocene of New Zealand: New species and evidence of biome and trait conservatism; Australian Systematic Botany
Providing a population genetic framework for exploitation of eucalypt genetic resources: The case of Eucalyptus globulus; Australian Plant Breeding Conference
Quantitative genetic evidence that the timing of vegetative phase change in Eucalyptus globulus ssp globulus is an adaptive trait; Australian Journal of Botany
Reconciliation time: resolving the conflicts between paleaoenvironmental science and evolution; Quaternary Australasia
Reproductive success of a colony of the introduced bumblebee Bombus terrestris (L.) (Hymenoptera : Apidae) in a Tasmanian National Park; Australian Journal of Entomology
Riparian Vegetation in Tasmania: Factors affecting regeneration and recruitment
Seed ferns survived the end-Cretaceous mass extinction in Tasmania; American Journal of Botany
Sensitivity of leaf size and shape to climate: global patterns and paleoclimatic applications; New Phytologist
Short- and long-term benefits for forest biodiversity of retaining unlogged patches in harvested areas; Forest Ecology and Management
Solar Radiation as a factor in the evolution of scleromorphic leaf anatomy in Proteaceae; American Journal of Botany
Spore germination and early gametophyte development of the soft tree fern Dicksonia antarctica. ; Tasforests
Strong, independent, quantitative genetic control of the timing of vegetative phase change and first flowering in Eucalyptus globulus ssp globulus (Tasmanian Blue Gum); Heredity
Succession of mosses, liverworts and ferns on coarse woody debris, in relation to forest age and log decay in Tasmanian wet eucalypt forest; Forest Ecology and Management
Susceptibility of Eucalyptus globulus ssp globulus to sawfly (Perga affinis ssp insularis) attack and its potential impact on plantation productivity; Forest Ecology and Management
Taxodiaceous macrofossils from Tertiary and Quaternary sediments in Tasmania; Australian Systematic Botany
Temporal persistence of edge effects on bryophytes within harvested forests; Forest Ecology and Management
Tertiary and Quaternary fossil wood from Kerguelen (southern Indian Ocean); Academie des Sciences. Comptes Rendus. Serie 2a. Sciences de la Terre et des Planetes
Tertiary History and Origins of the Flora and Vegetation; Vegetation of Tasmania
Tertiary History and Origins of the Flora and Vegetation; Vegetation of Tasmania
Testing the biases in the rich Cenozoic angiosperm macrofossil record; International Journal of Plant Sciences
Testing the impact of calibration on molecular divergence times using a fossil-rich group: the case of Nothofagus (Fagales); Systematic Biology
The Cenozoic history of New Zealand temperate rainforests: comparisons with southern Australia and South America; New Zealand Journal of Botany
The effectiveness of streamside versus upslope reserves in conserving log-associated bryophytes of native production forests; Forest Ecology and Management
The effects of fire intensity on the regeneration of mixed forest tree species in the Clear Hill/Mount Wedge area; Tasforests
The Eocene macrofossil floras of Australia.; Fifth Quadrennial Conference of the International Organisation of Palaeobotany.
The evolutionary history of Nothofagus (Nothofagaceae); Australian Systematic Botany
The evolutionary relations of sunken, covered, and encrypted stomata to dry habitats in Proteaceae; American Journal of Botany
The fossil record of Australian Proteaceae; Flora of Australia
The fossil record of ferns and fern allies in Tasmania; Flora of Australia
The fossil record of the Epacridaceae; Annals of Botany
The harvested side of edges: Effect of retained forests on the re-establishment of biodiversity in adjacent harvested areas; Forest Ecology and Management
The impacts of leaf shape and arrangement on light interception and potential photosynthesis in southern beech (Nothofagus cunninghamii); Functional Plant Biology
The Macrofossil Record of Proteaceae in Tasmania: a Review with New Species; Australian Systematic Botany
The major Australian cool temperate rainforest tree Nothofagus cunninghamii withstood Pleistocene glacial aridity within multiple regions: evidence from the chloroplast; New Phytologist
The Phylogenetic Affinites of Nothofagus (Nothofagaceae) Leaf Fossils Based on Combined Molecular and Morphological Data; Int. J. Plant Sci.
The spatial pattern and scale of variation in Eucalyptus globulus ssp. globulus: Variation in seedling abnormalities and early growth; Australian Journal of Botany
The taphonomy of a remarkable leaf bed assemblage from the Late Oligocene-Early Miocene Gore Lignite Measures, southern New Zealand; International Journal of Coal Geology
Towards understanding the fossil record better: insights from recently deposited plant macrofossils in a sclerophyll-dominated subalpine environment; Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology
Transient hybridization, not homoploid hybrid speciation, between ancient and deeply divergent conifers; American Journal of Botany
TreeFlip - Life-size guide to the trees of Tasmania
Trophic position determines functional and phylogenetic recovery after disturbance within a community; Functional Ecology
Tropical palms and arums at near-polar latitudes: fossil pollen evidence from the Tamar and Macquarie Grabens, northern Tasmania; Royal Society of Tasmania, Hobart. Papers and Proceedings
Two fossil species of Metrosideros (Myrtaceae) from the Oligo-Miocene Golden Fleece locality in Tasmania, Australia; American Journal of Botany
Two new Banksia species from Pleistocene sediments in Western Tasmania; Australian Systematic Botany
Uncertainty in leaf physiognomic climate estimates; Fifth Quadrennial Conference of the International Organisation of Palaeobotany.
Uncertainty in palaeoclimatic reconstructions based on leaf physiognomy; Australian Journal of Botany
Unified changes in cell size permit coordinated leaf evolution; New Phytologist
Using fossil leaves as evidence for open vegetation; Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology
Variation in the Eucalyptus globulus complex revisited; Australian Journal of Botany
Vein density is independent of epidermal cell size in Arabidopsis mutants; Functional Plant Biology
Water loss physiology and the evolution within the Tasmanian conifer genus Athrotaxis (Cupressaceae); Australian Journal of Botany
Water supply and demand remain balanced during leaf acclimation of Nothofagus cunninghamii trees; New Phytologist
When did the mistletoe family Loranthaceae become extinct in Tasmania? Review and conjecture; Peopled Landscapes (Terra Australis 34)
Whole range and regional-based ecological niche models predict differing exposure to 21st century climate change in the key cool temperate rainforest tree southern beech (Nothofagus cunninghamii); Austral Ecology
Why we should retain Nothofagus sensu lato; Australian Systematic Botany
Wind affects morphology, function, and chemistry of eucalypt tree seedlings; International Journal of Plant Sciences

Research Projects

2009 R1 - Southern Connection IV; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
A functional trait approach to understanding the impacts of current forest management practices on beetle diversity; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
A new integrated approach for ecologically sustainable forest management; Australian Research Council (ARC)
a) When Do Chemical Defences against Herbivores First Develop in Seedlings? b) Does Alpha Pinene, the Dominant Oil in Eucalyptus Nitens Seedlings Deter Herbivores?; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Assessment of Cenozoic plant locations in Tasmania; Australian Heritage Commission (AHC)
Capturing Proteus: 65 million years of ecosystem change revealed through evolution of Proteaceae in Australasia; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Developing an index for classifying forest maturity; Ecological Society of Australia Limited (ESAI)
Ecological and evolutionary responses of three important Australian plant groups; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Fire, air, water and earth: Using fossils to discover the evolution of Australias open vegetation; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Fossil and living Nothofagus leaf anatomy as a bioindicator of past and future climate; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Global Differentiation of the Conifer Flora; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Managing Variable Retention Harvesting to Maintain Forest Biodiversity - Effects of Forest Influence and Successional Stage on Recolonisation; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Mobility, Stasis or Extinction? The Response of Plants to Long-Term Environmental Change; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Mobility, stasis or extinction? The response of plants to long-term environmental change; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Present and Past Relationships Between Leaf Morphology and Water Relations in the Tasmanian Conifer Athrotaxis; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Reconstructing the evolution of climatic tolerances in conifers; Australian Research Council (ARC)
The Effects of Forest Influence and Successional Stage on beetle Diversity; Institute of Foresters of Australia (IFA)
The Role of Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide in Fostering Hyperdiversity in Australian Conifer Palaeofloras; Australian Research Council (ARC)
VII Southern Connection Congress; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Why can't Far North Queensland's iconic Rose Gums (Eucalyptus grandis) regenerate in rain forest? - examining the regeneration niche of a tropical giant eucalypt; Wet Tropics Management Authority (WTMA)
Why our Biota is Unique: Ecophysiological Response, Adaptive Radiation and Changing Environments in Cainozoic Australia; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Assessment of areas of significance for the conservation of Tasmania's eucalypt genetic resources and locations of evolutionary refugia within possible high conservation Tasmanian eucalypt forest
Forensic botany, Lake Leake murder investigation
Machine learning algorithms to classify bird calls from acoustic data
Rainforests and Vine Thickets of Australia
Rosebery Mine Flora and Fauna Survey
Fossil conifers from Stony Creek Basin

Research Candidate Supervision

Are Giant Eucalypt Forests Rain Forests?
Biodiversity outcomes of plantation expansion into agricultural and native forest landscapes
Biogeographical and Ecological Predictors of Disjunction in the Tasmanian and New Zealand Flora
Cryptogam Succession in Relation to Forest Age and Log Decay Progression in Tasmanian Wet Eucalypt Forest
Evolutionary Innovations in the Stomatal Control of Vascular Plants
How amphistomous leaves relate to the evolution of open vegetation
Investigating the Evolutionary Aspects of Water Use Efficiency in Plants in Relation to Salinity and Drought
Jurassic Palaeoenvironment at Lune River.
Leaf functional significance within the Australian Proteaceae
Leaf Hydraulics- Implications for Understanding Leaf Structure and Function, Drought Resistance and Community Assembly
Light use strategies in Tasmanian Flora.
Links Between Ontogeny, Chemical and Physical Characteristics of Foliage and Mammalian Herbivory in Eucalyptus nitens
Managing variable retention harvesting to maintain forest biodiversity - effects of forest influence and successional stage on the recolonisation of beetles
Nought to 100 in 5 Million Years- Rapid Speciation in Helicia Lour. and Invasion of Papua New Guinea and SE Asia
Plant Hydraulics, Water Supply and Damand, and Plasiticity.
Plant-climate interaction in the Palaeogene of Tasmania based on fossil wood.
Range-wide Chloroplast DNA Phylogeographies of Three Widespread Australian Cool Temperate Rainforest Plants
Southeastern Australian Quaternary Plant Macrofossils as Indicators of Interactions Between Plants, Climate and Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide
The Effects of Forest Influence on Vascular and Non-Vascular Plants
The Influence of Plant Species on Soil Processes in a Tasmanian Grassland
The primary establishment of native understory species as a means of facillitating the restoration of Eucalypt woodlands in oldfield sites