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Researcher: Holz, GK (Dr Greg Holz)

Fields of Research

Climate Change Processes
Surfacewater Hydrology
Tree Nutrition and Physiology
Soil Sciences
Crop and Pasture Production
Forestry Management and Environment
Agricultural Production Systems Simulation
Agricultural Hydrology (Drainage, Flooding, Irrigation, Quality, etc.)
Soil Chemistry (excl. Carbon Sequestration Science)
Environmental Sciences
Oenology and Viticulture
Agroforestry
Soil Physics
Farming Systems Research
Agricultural Systems Analysis and Modelling
Palaeoecology
Invasive Species Ecology
Forestry Pests, Health and Diseases
Forestry Fire Management
Landscape Ecology

Research Objectives

Climate Change Models
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Australia (excl. Social Impacts)
Hardwood Plantations
Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Land Management
Dairy Cattle
Environmentally Sustainable Animal Production
Sparseland, Permanent Grassland and Arid Zone Land and Water Management
Rehabilitation of Degraded Forest and Woodlands Environments
Plant Production and Plant Primary Products
Animal Production and Animal Primary Products
Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Water Management
Management of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Animal Production
Soils
Environment
Climate Change Adaptation Measures
Environmentally Sustainable Plant Production
Forest and Woodlands Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Understanding Australia's Past
Weather
Native Forests
Integration of Farm and Forestry
Climate Change Mitigation Strategies

Career Best Publications

Effect of shadecloth tree shelters on cold-induced photoinhibition, foliar anthocyanin and growth of Eucalyptus globulus and E. nitens seedlings during establishment; Australian Journal of Botany
Healthy food from a healthy environment; Dairy Industry Association of Australia Conference : Going Green to Say in the Black
Montagu River catchment: Intensive drainage, grazing and water quality; Proceedings of teh Australian Fertilizer Services Association Conference

Research Publications

A photobleaching event at the North Forest Products' Somerset nursery reduces growth of Eucaltyptus globulus seedlings; Tasforests
A regional response in mean westerly circulation and rainfall to projected climate warming over Tasmania, Australia; Climate Dynamics
Assessing rainfall trends and remote drivers in regional climate change projections: the demanding test case of Tasmania; National Conference of the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society
Climate change impacts and adaptation strategies for the mixed crop-livestock farming systems of Tasmania; Climate change impacts and adaptation strategies for the mixed crop-livestock farming systems of Tasmania
Climate Futures for Tasmania: climate modelling technical report
Climate Futures for Tasmania: extreme events technical report
Climate Futures for Tasmania: extreme tide and sea-level events technical report
Climate Futures for Tasmania: general climate impacts technical report
Climate Futures for Tasmania: impacts on agriculture technical report
Climate Futures for Tasmania: Severe Wind Hazard and Risk Technical Report
Climate Futures for Tasmania: water and catchments technical report
Climate predictions for Tasmania in 2100; Wine and Viticulture Journal
Cold-induced photoinhibition affects establishment of Eucalyptus nitens (Deane and Maiden) Maiden and Eucalyptus globulus Labill; Trees-Structure & Function
Cold-Induced Photoinhibition Affects Establishment of Eucalyptus Nitens and E. Globulus Seedlings; 43rd ASBMB, 18th ANZSCDB & 39th ASPP Annual Combined Conference
Developing a Catchment Model for a Rural Dominated Catchment in North West Tasmania; ModSim 07 : International Congress on Modelling and Simulation
Effect of antecedent soil moisture on preferential flow in a texture-contrast soil; Journal of Hydrology
Effect of shadecloth tree shelters on cold-induced photoinhibition, foliar anthocyanin and growth of Eucalyptus globulus and E. nitens seedlings during establishment; Australian Journal of Botany
Healthy food from a healthy environment; Dairy Industry Association of Australia Conference : Going Green to Say in the Black
High-resolution projections of surface water availability for Tasmania, Australia; Hydrology and Earth System Sciences
How are the Kiwis managing their nutrients?
How are the Kiwis managing their nutrients?
Hydropedology and preferential flow in the Tasmanian texture-contrast soils; Vadose Zone Journal
Impact of climate change on Tasmanian dryland pasture production; Food Security from Sustainable Agriculture
Impact of climatic and soil conditions on environmental fate of atrazine used under plantation forestry in Australia; Journal of Environmental Management
Impact of Competition from Weeds on Early Growth Eucalypts and Pines at Five Sites in Tasmania and Victoria; 18th Biennial Conference of the Institute of Foresters of Australia
Improved regional climate modelling through dynamical downscaling; National Conference of the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society
Modelling Extreme Events in a Changing Climate using Regional Dynamically- Downscaled Climate Projections; International Environmental Modelling and Software Society (iEMSs)
Modelling Responses of Perennial Ryegrass Pastures to Future Climate Scenarios in Tasmania; Australia-NZ Climate Forum 2010
Montagu River catchment: Intensive drainage, grazing and water quality; Proceedings of teh Australian Fertilizer Services Association Conference
Montagu River catchment: intensive drainage, grazing and water quality
On regional dynamical downscaling for the assessment and projection of temperature and precipitation extremes across Tasmania, Australia; Climate Dynamics
Performance of an empirical bias-correction of a high-resolution climate dataset; International Journal of Climatology
Performance of downscaled regional climate simulations using a variable-resolution regional climate model: Tasmania as a test case; Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres
Projected impact of climate change on Meander Valley: opportunities for agricultural enterprises
Seasonal variation in groundwater levels and quality under intensively drained and grazed pastures in the Montagu catchment, NW Tasmania; Agricultural Water Management
Sources and processes of contaminant loss from an intensively grazed catchment inferred from patterns in discharge and concentration of thirteen analytes using high intensity sampling; Journal of Hydrology

Research Projects

Forest Biosecurity and Preparedness for Climate Change; Department of Agriculture (DoA (Cwth))
Groundwater Quality in Intensively Grazed Areas of the Montagu Catchment; Natural Heritage Trust (NHT)
Montagu River Catchment: Intensive Grazing and Drainage and Water Quality; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Understanding and Manipulating Stress Physiology of Eucalypt Seedlings to Improve Survival and Growth; Australian Research Council (ARC)

Research Candidate Supervision

'Cold-induced photoinhibition, pigment chemistry, growth and nutrition of Eucalyptus nitens and E. globulus seedlings during establishment'.
Modelling Responses of Perennial Ryegrass Pastures to Future Climate Scenarios in Tasmania
Predicting Nitrogen Deficiency in Eucalyptus Nitens Plantations Using Soil Analysis and Budgetting Methods
Process based prediction of nutrient limitations to plants