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Researcher: Styger, JK (Ms Jennifer Styger)

Fields of Research

Environmental Management
Wildlife and Habitat Management
Environmental Monitoring
Terrestrial Ecology
Natural Hazards
Conservation and Biodiversity

Research Objectives

Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity at Regional or Larger Scales
Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity of environments
Ecosystem Assessment and Management at Regional or Larger Scales
Land and Water Management of environments
Urban Land Evaluation
Mountain and High Country Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Australia (excl. Social Impacts)
Coastal and Estuarine Water Management

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Alpine treeline ecotone monitoring program: within the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area
Changes in lightning fire incidence in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, 1980-2016; Fire
Fire incidence, but not fire size, affects macropod densities; Austral Ecology
Less than 50 millimetres of rainfall in the previous month predicts fire in Tasmanian rainforest; Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Monitoring for the effects of climate change on the flora values of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area; Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Predicting fire in rainforest
Rainforest flammabililty: Determining the conditions for fire ignition and spread within fire-sensitive vegetation; School of Geography & Environmental Studies Conference, 2010
The effects of fire size on the abundance of Tasmanian herbivores; School of Geography and Environmental Studies Conference 2008
The impact of firefighting chemicals on natural values of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area
The reverse precautionary principle: science, the environment and the salmon aquaculture industry in Macquarie Harbour, Tasmania, Australia; Pacific Conservation Biology
Throughfall and its spatial variability in a temperate rainforest of simple structure; Physical Geography

Research Projects

Examining the potential for fire occurrence in non-flammable Tasmanian vegetation; Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water & Environment (DPIPWE)

Research Candidate Supervision