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Researcher: Nichols, SC (Mr Scott Nichols)

Fields of Research

Tree nutrition and physiology
Plant physiology
Plant developmental and reproductive biology
Terrestrial ecology
Soil biology
Community ecology (excl. invasive species ecology)
Fire ecology
Forestry management and environment
Ecological physiology

Research Objectives

Native forests
Terrestrial biodiversity
Climate change adaptation measures (excl. ecosystem)
Climatological hazards (e.g. extreme temperatures, drought and wildfires)
Natural hazards
Clinical health

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Eucalyptus obliqua seedling growth in organic vs. mineral soil horizons; Frontiers in Plant Science
A grass–fire cycle eliminates an obligate-seeding tree in a tropical savanna; Ecology and Evolution
Are we waking up on the wrong side of the (ash) bed? Seedling growth of Eucalyptus obliqua in organic and mineral soils with relevance to native forest management; Ecological Society of Australia - 2011 Annual Confernce
Can Eucalyptus obliqua seedlings grow well in forest soils not subjected to fire?; Joint Soil Science Australia and New Zealand Society of Soil Science Conference
Characteristics of a multi-species conifer network of wood properties chronologies from Southern Australia; Dendrochronologia: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Tree Ring Science
Conservative water management in the widespread conifer genus Callitris; AOB Plants
Evaluating carbon storage in restoration plantings in the Tasmanian Midlands, a highly modified agricultural landscape; The Rangeland Journal
Land clearance not dieback continues to drive tree loss in a Tasmanian rural landscape; Regional Environmental Change
Post-fire restoration of Sphagnum bogs in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, Australia; Restoration Ecology
Variation in stem radial growth of the Australian conifer, Callitris columellaris, across the world's driest and least fertile vegetated continent; Trees

Research Projects

Atmospheric Pollen Concentration Hobart 2009

Research Candidate Supervision