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Researcher: Koch, A (Ms Amelia Koch)

Fields of Research

Wildlife and habitat management
Biogeography and phylogeography
Terrestrial ecology
Conservation and biodiversity
Forestry management and environment
Behavioural ecology
Landscape ecology
Environmental management
Fire ecology
Freshwater ecology

Research Objectives

Terrestrial biodiversity
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Assessment and management of freshwater ecosystems
Other environmental management
Fresh, ground and surface water systems and management
Native forests
Evaluation, allocation, and impacts of land use

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A model for predicting trees used by hollow-dwelling fauna in Eucalyptus obliqua production forest in Tasmania; Forests in Balance: Linking Tradition and Technology, XXII IUFRO World Congress
A proposed strategy for maintaining mature forest habitat in Tasmania's wood production forests; Ecological Management & Restoration
Amy, Hollows Project Officer; Forest Practices News
Bird use of native trees retained in young eucalypt plantations: species richness and use of hollows; Wildlife Research
Development of predictive models to assist the conservation of habitat for hollow-using fauna in Tasmania's production forest landscapes; The Ecological Society of America 91st Annual Meeting: Icons and Upstarts in Ecology
Does hollow occurrence vary with forest type? A case study in wet and dry Eucalyptus obliqua forest; Forest Ecology and Management
Endangered Australian top predator is frequently exposed to anticoagulant rodenticides; Science of The Total Environment
Environmental DNA detection of the giant freshwater crayfish (Astacopsis gouldi); Environmental DNA
Errors associated with two methods of assessing tree hollow occurrence and abundance in Eucalyptus obliqua forest, Tasmania; Forest Ecology and Management
Estimating accuracy of tree aging methods in a mature Eucalyptus obliqua forest, Tasmania; Australian Forestry
From guiding principles for the conservation of forest biodiversity to on-ground practice: Lessons from tree hollow management in Tasmania; Forest Ecology and Management
High frequency of lead exposure in the population of an endangered Australian top predator, the Tasmanian wedge-tailed eagle (Aquila audax fleayi); Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
Holes in trees: more than just a sign of bad wood
Hollow use by vertebrates in wet and dry Eucalyptus obliqua forest in Tasmania; Australasian Wildlife Management Society 17th Scientific Meeting and AGM
Hollow-using vertebrate fauna of Tasmania: distribution, hollow requirements and conservation status; Australian Journal of Zoology
How to choose a habitat tree; School of Geography and Environmental Studies Conference 2006
Long-term monitoring of the threatened lesser guineaflower Hibbertia calycina (DC.) N.A.Wakef. (Dilleniaceae) in Tasmania; Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Long-term survival of trees retained for hollow-using fauna in partially harvested forest in Tasmania, Australia; Forest Ecology and Management
Managing mature forest features: The production, accuracy and ecological relevance of a landscape-scale map; Ecological Management and Restoration
Research informs the improvement of hollow tree retention measures in Tasmania's production forests; Old Forests, New Management Conference: Conservation and use of old-growth forests in the 21st century
Results of a Survey to Gather Information on the Use of Tree Hollows by Birds in Tasmania; The Tasmanian Naturalist
Retention of large, old trees in alternatives to clearcutting with a comparison of ground- and helicopter-based assessments; Forest Ecology and Management
The Accuracy of Ground-based Estimates for Assessing Hollow Abundance; Australasian Wildlife Management Society Conference
The efficacy of common species as indicators: avian responses to disturbance in British Columbia, Canada; Biodiversity and Conservation
The relationship between introduced European Starlings and the reproductive activities of Mountain Bluebirds and Tree Swallows in British Columbia, Canada; Ibis: the international journal of avian science
The use of hollow-bearing trees by vertebrate fauna in wet and dry Eucalyptus obliqua forest, Tasmania; Wildlife Research
Tree hollows and their use by fauna in Eucalyptus obliqua forest; School of Geography and Environmental Studies Conference 2007
Tree hollows in Eucalyptus obliqua forests and their use by vertebrate fauna; School of Geography and Environmental Studies 2004 Conference
Tree hollows in Eucalyptus obliqua forests and their use by vertebrates; The 28th Annual Conference of the Ecological Society of Australia
Tree hollows in Tasmanian Eucalyptus obliqua forest and their use by vertebrate fauna
Using aerial photographs to remotely assess tree hollow availability; Biodiversity and Conservation
Using surveys of nest characteristics to assess the breeding activity of the Tasmanian Wedge-tailed Eagle; Corella
Validation of a landscape-scale planning tool for cavity-dependent wildlife; Austral Ecology

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision