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Researcher: Blackman, CJ (Dr Christopher Blackman)

Fields of Research

Plant physiology
Biological adaptation
Evolutionary biology
Ecological physiology
Global change biology
Terrestrial ecology

Research Objectives

Terrestrial biodiversity
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Effects of climate change on Australia (excl. social impacts)
Ecosystem adaptation to climate change

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Climate drives vein anatomy in Proteaceae; 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
Two measures of leaf capacitance: insights into the water transport pathway and hydraulic conductance in leaves; Functional Plant Biology: An International Journal of Plant Function

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision