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Researcher: Johnson, Karen (Dr Karen Johnson)

Fields of Research

Terrestrial Ecology
Conservation and Biodiversity
Plant Biology
Behavioural Ecology
Phylogeny and Comparative Analysis
Environmental Sciences

Research Objectives

Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity of environments
Ecosystem Assessment and Management at Regional or Larger Scales
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity at Regional or Larger Scales
Ecosystem Assessment and Management
Ecosystem Adaptation to Climate Change
Mountain and High Country Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Are there pollination syndromes in the Australian epacrids (Ericaceae: Styphelioideae)? A novel statistical method to identify key floral traits per syndrome; Annals of Botany
Bird Pollination of the Climbing Heath Prionotes Cerinthoides (Ericaceae); International Journal of Plant Sciences
Bird pollination of the Tasmanian endemic climbing heath, Prionotes Cerinthoides, (Ericaceae); School of Geography and Environmental Studies Conference 2009
Comparative floral presentation and bee-pollination in two Sprengelia species (Ericaceae); Cunninghamia
Ecological Observations and New Locations of a Rare Moss Ambuchanania leucobryoides (Ambuchananiaceae); Royal Society of Tasmania, Hobart. Papers and Proceedings
Fire history of the northern part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area and its associated regions; Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Nocturnal mammals, diurnal lizards, and the pollination ecology of the cryptic flowering Acrotriche serrulata (Ericaceae); International Journal of Plant Sciences
Pollination ecology and evolution of Epacrids
Pollination ecology of the Tasmanian epacrid; Ecological Society of Australia Conference
Supermatrices, supertrees and serendipitous scaffolding: Inferring a well-resolved, genus-level phylogeny of Styphelioideae (Ericaceae) despite missing data; Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution
The 'forgotten pollinators': visitors of Tasmanian heaths (plant family, Ericaceae); School of Geography and Environmental Studies Conference 2007
The vegetation and flora of the Coal River Nature Reserve; Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
To buzz or not to buzz: Bee behaviour on Sprengelia (Ericaceae); School of Geography & Environmental Studies Conference, 2010

Research Projects

Determining the Pollinators of Rare and Endangered Epacris Species: Implications for Conservation; Australian Flora Foundation (AFF)

Research Candidate Supervision