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Researcher: Watson, A (Dr Anne Watson)

Fields of Research

Freshwater Ecology
Environmental Science and Management
Environmental Management
Conservation and Biodiversity
Agricultural Land Management
Environmental Rehabilitation (excl. Bioremediation)
Population, Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics
Natural Resource Management
Agricultural Hydrology (Drainage, Flooding, Irrigation, Quality, etc.)
Landscape Ecology

Research Objectives

Land and Water Management of environments
Ecosystem Assessment and Management
Mountain and High Country Land and Water Management
Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water for Urban and Industrial Use
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Fresh, Ground and Surface Water Environments
Coastal and Estuarine Water Management
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Forest and Woodlands Environments
Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Fresh, Ground and Surface Water Environments (excl. Urban and Industrial Use)
Plant Production and Plant Primary Products
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Forest and Woodlands Land Management
Consumption Patterns, Population Issues and the Environment
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Land Management

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Australia's Biodiversity Conservation Strategy 2010-2020: Scientists' letter of concern
Australia's Biodiversity Conservation Strategy 2010-2020: Scientists' letter of concern; Ecological Management and Restoration
Book review: Biodiversity and Insect Pests: Key Issues for Sustainable Management; Austral Ecology
Burning Rivers: Revival of Four Urban-Industrial Rivers that Caught on Fire
Feeding-preference trials confirm unexpected stable isotope analysis results: freshwater macroinvertebrates do consume macrophytes; Marine and Freshwater Research
Is turbidity in a shallow Tasmanian lake controlled by wind or by the extent of macrophyte coverage?; Australian Society for Limnology Conference 2017
Joining the dots: Integrating climate and hydrological projections with freshwater ecosystem values to develop adaptation options for conserving freshwater biodiversity; National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility
Litter retention in Tasmanian headwater streams after clear-fell logging; Hydrobiologia: The International Journal on Limnology and Marine Sciences
Occurrence of macroinvertebrates in Great Lake in autumn 2016
The importance of headwater streams
The Powers That Be: Global Energy for the Twenty-first Century and Beyond

Research Projects

Algae species composition and nutrient dynamics of a regulated river; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Developing a Holistic Flow Framework for Tasmania's Catchments; Natural Heritage Trust (NHT)
Flow Regimes and the Distribution and Use of Detritus in a River; Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water & Environment (DPIPWE)
Invertebrates of Great Lake

Research Candidate Supervision