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Researcher: Styger, JK (Ms Jennifer Styger)

Fields of Research

Environmental management
Terrestrial ecology
Wildlife and habitat management
Pollution and contamination
Conservation and biodiversity
Natural hazards
Ecological impacts of climate change and ecological adaptation

Research Objectives

Terrestrial biodiversity
Other environmental management
Assessment and management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean ecosystems
Effects of climate change on Australia (excl. social impacts)
Coastal and estuarine systems and management
Evaluation, allocation, and impacts of land use
Ecosystem adaptation to climate change
Rehabilitation or conservation of terrestrial environments
Climate change adaptation measures (excl. ecosystem)

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
Impact of changes in lightning fire incidence on the values of the Tasmanian wilderness world heritage area; Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
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

A fire regime model for planned burning and ecological management in a changing climate; Department of Premier and Cabinet (DPAC)
Examining the potential for fire occurrence in non-flammable Tasmanian vegetation; Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water & Environment (DPIPWE)
Using pre and post LIDAR to assess the severity of the 2019 Tasmanian Bushfires; Bushfire and Natural Hazard CRC (BNHCRC)

Research Candidate Supervision