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Researcher: Forster, L (Ms Lynne Forster)

Fields of Research

Terrestrial ecology
Biogeography and phylogeography
Invertebrate biology
Forestry management and environment
Community ecology (excl. invasive species ecology)
Forest health and pathology
Forest ecosystems
Landscape ecology
Conservation and biodiversity

Research Objectives

Terrestrial biodiversity
Native forests
Hardwood plantations
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Evaluation, allocation, and impacts of land use
Rehabilitation or conservation of terrestrial environments

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A decade of change in the saproxylic beetle fauna of eucalypt logs in the Warra long-term log-decay experiment, Tasmania. 1. Description of the fauna and seasonality patterns; Biodiversity and Conservation
A decade of change in the saproxylic beetle fauna of eucalypt logs in the Warra long-term log-decay experiment, Tasmania. 2. Log-size effects, succession, and the functional significance of rare species; Biodiversity and Conservation
Biodiversity consequences of genetic variation in bark characteristics within a foundation tree species; Conservation Biology
Consistent community genetic effects in the context of strong environmental and temporal variation in Eucalyptus; Oecologia
Genetic and ontogenetic variation in an endangered tree structures dependent arthropod and fungal communities; PLoS ONE
How far is too far for saproxylicbeetles?; 3rd Combined Australian and New Zealand Entomological Societies Conference
Persistence of mature-forest biodiversity elements in a production-forest landscape managed under a Regional Forest Agreement
Responses of flora and fauna in wet eucalypt production forest to the intensity of disturbance in the surrounding landscape; Forest Ecology and Management
The extended community-level effects of genetic variation in foliar wax chemistry in the forest tree Eucalyptus globulus; Journal of Chemical Ecology
Trophic position determines functional and phylogenetic recovery after disturbance within a community; Functional Ecology
Webs, mandibles and capsules - is mapped vegetation type a surrogate for beetle and spider assemblages?; School of Geography and Environmental Studies Conference 2007
Webs, Mandibles and Capsules - Is Mapped Vegetation Type a Surrogate for Beetle and Spider Assemblages?

Research Projects

Management for Persistence of Saproxylic Biota in a Production Forest Landscape; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)

Research Candidate Supervision